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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,299 1,299 28.9 26.9-30.9 3,000 71.1 69.1-73.1
AGE
18-24 228 43 19.9 13.3-28.6 185 80.1 71.4-86.7
25-34 584 145 23.4 18.9-28.5 439 76.6 71.5-81.1
35-44 755 184 25.2 20.9-30.0 571 74.8 70.0-79.1
45-54 835 256 32.4 27.8-37.3 579 67.6 62.7-72.2
55-64 718 269 40.1 34.8-45.6 449 59.9 54.4-65.2
65-74 628 239 36.9 31.6-42.5 389 63.1 57.5-68.4
75+ 522 157 25.6 20.7-31.3 365 74.4 68.7-79.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 568 212 31.0 25.6-36.9 356 69.0 63.1-74.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,269 413 31.9 28.1-36.0 856 68.1 64.0-71.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,149 353 28.8 25.0-32.8 796 71.2 67.2-75.0
College Graduate 1,304 317 25.1 21.8-28.7 987 74.9 71.3-78.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 454 171 34.4 28.2-41.2 283 65.6 58.8-71.8
$15,000- 24,999 728 249 34.4 29.2-40.1 479 65.6 59.9-70.8
$25,000- 34,999 473 137 25.2 19.6-31.7 336 74.8 68.3-80.4
$35,000- 49,999 569 168 29.0 23.6-35.1 401 71.0 64.9-76.4
$50,000-74,999 483 134 28.7 23.4-34.7 349 71.3 65.3-76.6
$75,000+ 576 147 26.4 21.8-31.6 429 73.6 68.4-78.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 242 77 30.5 24.4-37.4 165 69.5 62.6-75.6
Guilford 200 61 29.1 22.5-36.7 139 70.9 63.3-77.5
Mecklenburg 181 52 26.8 20.3-34.4 129 73.2 65.6-79.7
Orange 236 54 25.2 15.9-37.5 182 74.8 62.5-84.1
Wake 194 58 31.9 24.9-39.9 136 68.1 60.1-75.1
Chatham/Lee 172 58 31.0 24.0-39.0 114 69.0 61.0-76.0
Nash/Wilson 149 56 36.3 28.2-45.2 93 63.7 54.8-71.8
Craven/Pamlico 218 57 25.1 19.4-31.9 161 74.9 68.1-80.6
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 252 87 33.3 27.0-40.3 165 66.7 59.7-73.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 271 84 27.6 20.9-35.6 187 72.4 64.4-79.1
Franklin/Gran./Vance 183 68 36.3 27.3-46.3 115 63.7 53.7-72.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 226 71 26.3 20.5-33.1 155 73.7 66.9-79.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 118 33 29.0 20.9-38.8 85 71.0 61.2-79.1
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 173 52 28.6 21.8-36.6 121 71.4 63.4-78.2
Northeast NC I 137 35 22.3 15.9-30.4 102 77.7 69.6-84.1
Northeast NC II 220 68 30.5 24.0-37.8 152 69.5 62.2-76.0
Northeastern Partnership 357 103 28.2 23.2-33.9 254 71.8 66.1-76.8
Mountain AHEC 726 227 30.4 26.0-35.2 499 69.6 64.8-74.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,307 393 29.2 25.5-33.2 914 70.8 66.8-74.5
Piedmont 1,815 539 28.6 25.8-31.7 1,276 71.4 68.3-74.2
Western NC 1,177 367 29.0 25.5-32.9 810 71.0 67.1-74.5

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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