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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,271 226 4.0 3.3- 4.8 292 6.6 5.5- 8.0 245 4.8 4.0- 5.8 3,508 84.5 82.8-86.0
AGE
18-24 228 7 3.1 1.3- 7.0 10 4.7 1.7-12.2 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 210 91.7 84.6-95.7
25-34 584 15 2.0 1.0- 3.9 22 3.9 2.1- 7.1 10 1.8 0.7- 4.7 537 92.3 88.5-95.0
35-44 752 26 2.6 1.5- 4.3 28 3.0 1.8- 5.0 27 3.2 2.0- 5.2 671 91.3 88.4-93.5
45-54 829 34 3.0 1.9- 4.8 56 8.6 5.8-12.5 60 5.9 4.1- 8.4 679 82.5 78.2-86.1
55-64 713 37 4.8 3.0- 7.5 61 9.1 5.9-13.8 61 8.2 5.9-11.2 554 77.9 72.8-82.2
65-74 621 44 6.1 4.1- 9.1 59 7.6 5.2-10.8 42 5.3 3.4- 8.2 476 81.0 76.5-84.8
75+ 515 60 8.9 6.3-12.6 55 12.4 8.6-17.7 44 10.1 6.4-15.6 356 68.6 62.1-74.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 555 54 8.2 5.6-11.9 78 15.2 10.7-21.1 76 14.8 10.8-20.0 347 61.8 55.3-67.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,258 74 4.0 2.9- 5.4 79 8.4 6.0-11.6 88 6.0 4.5- 8.0 1,017 81.6 78.1-84.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,150 51 3.2 2.2- 4.6 81 4.8 3.4- 6.6 41 2.6 1.7- 3.9 977 89.4 87.0-91.5
College Graduate 1,299 47 3.1 2.0- 4.6 54 3.1 2.1- 4.6 40 1.6 1.0- 2.6 1,158 92.2 90.1-93.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 448 40 9.0 5.7-13.8 64 15.4 9.9-23.2 77 16.9 12.5-22.3 267 58.8 51.4-65.7
$15,000- 24,999 726 51 7.1 4.9-10.1 61 8.0 5.5-11.4 44 5.9 3.8- 9.0 570 79.1 74.4-83.1
$25,000- 34,999 469 21 3.1 1.7- 5.6 23 5.0 2.2-11.1 21 3.1 1.7- 5.5 404 88.8 83.2-92.7
$35,000- 49,999 571 15 2.1 1.0- 4.0 26 5.7 3.5- 9.1 16 2.1 1.1- 4.0 514 90.2 86.3-93.0
$50,000-74,999 483 11 1.3 0.6- 2.7 17 4.5 2.3- 8.5 13 2.0 0.9- 4.5 442 92.2 88.0-95.0
$75,000+ 575 9 0.8 0.3- 2.0 18 1.6 0.9- 3.1 6 1.0 0.4- 2.8 542 96.5 94.4-97.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 237 10 3.9 2.0- 7.4 23 9.1 5.8-14.0 8 3.7 1.8- 7.8 196 83.3 77.4-87.9
Guilford 198 8 3.3 1.6- 6.7 10 4.1 2.1- 7.9 6 2.2 0.9- 5.3 174 90.4 85.5-93.8
Mecklenburg 181 12 5.9 3.1-10.9 9 5.4 2.5-11.1 5 2.5 0.8- 7.0 155 86.3 79.5-91.1
Orange 234 8 1.8 0.9- 3.8 15 3.7 2.1- 6.5 4 1.1 0.4- 3.0 207 93.4 89.9-95.7
Wake 196 6 2.9 1.3- 6.8 8 2.9 1.4- 5.9 3 1.1 0.3- 3.2 179 93.1 88.8-95.8
Chatham/Lee 172 12 5.3 2.9- 9.5 12 9.2 4.7-17.2 9 4.8 2.3- 9.8 139 80.7 72.6-86.8
Nash/Wilson 148 10 6.2 3.1-11.7 16 9.4 5.6-15.4 10 6.1 3.1-11.7 112 78.3 70.5-84.5
Craven/Pamlico 216 16 6.8 4.1-11.1 18 9.3 5.6-15.1 10 3.8 1.9- 7.3 172 80.1 73.5-85.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 248 25 8.5 5.6-12.7 24 8.6 5.4-13.3 16 7.0 4.1-11.4 183 76.0 69.6-81.3
Appalachian/Wilkes 270 17 5.6 3.1- 9.9 11 3.5 1.8- 6.5 18 4.8 2.9- 8.0 224 86.1 80.7-90.2
Franklin/Gran./Vance 183 8 4.3 1.8- 9.6 13 4.5 2.5- 8.0 15 6.1 3.5-10.4 147 85.1 78.8-89.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 227 6 2.7 1.1- 6.5 26 10.3 6.7-15.4 11 3.3 1.8- 6.1 184 83.7 77.9-88.3
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 115 5 4.4 1.7-11.3 5 2.3 0.9- 5.6 9 8.4 4.2-16.2 96 84.9 76.3-90.7
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 172 9 4.4 2.0- 9.2 8 4.7 1.7-12.2 20 9.6 6.1-15.0 135 81.3 73.7-87.0
Northeast NC I 135 10 6.6 3.4-12.4 8 5.0 2.4-10.3 11 7.6 4.1-13.8 106 80.8 72.9-86.8
Northeast NC II 220 15 6.8 3.5-12.7 11 5.0 2.6- 9.3 12 4.9 2.6- 8.8 182 83.3 76.7-88.3
Northeastern Partnership 355 25 6.8 4.1-11.0 19 5.0 3.0- 8.2 23 5.6 3.6- 8.7 288 82.6 77.5-86.8
Mountain AHEC 721 26 3.8 2.3- 6.1 70 9.9 7.0-13.8 50 7.8 5.6-10.7 575 78.5 74.1-82.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,298 82 5.0 3.6- 6.9 84 7.4 5.0-10.7 79 4.8 3.4- 6.7 1,053 82.8 79.1-85.9
Piedmont 1,802 86 3.5 2.6- 4.6 108 5.8 4.4- 7.5 82 4.0 2.9- 5.4 1,526 86.8 84.5-88.8
Western NC 1,171 58 4.2 3.0- 5.8 100 8.2 6.2-10.9 84 7.6 5.8- 9.9 929 80.0 76.6-83.0

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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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