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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 4,296 1,406 29.6 27.7-31.7 2,890 70.4 68.3-72.3
AGE
18-24 227 37 14.9 9.4-23.0 190 85.1 77.0-90.6
25-34 584 110 17.2 13.3-22.0 474 82.8 78.0-86.7
35-44 754 177 22.5 18.6-27.0 577 77.5 73.0-81.4
45-54 834 270 33.4 28.8-38.4 564 66.6 61.6-71.2
55-64 717 253 34.9 29.8-40.4 464 65.1 59.6-70.2
65-74 627 256 36.8 31.5-42.5 371 63.2 57.5-68.5
75+ 524 296 55.6 49.2-61.9 228 44.4 38.1-50.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 568 321 55.8 49.5-62.0 247 44.2 38.0-50.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,269 428 33.4 29.6-37.5 841 66.6 62.5-70.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,148 338 23.1 19.9-26.7 810 76.9 73.3-80.1
College Graduate 1,302 317 20.7 17.8-23.9 985 79.3 76.1-82.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 455 262 59.1 52.2-65.6 193 40.9 34.4-47.8
$15,000- 24,999 730 277 34.2 29.2-39.5 453 65.8 60.5-70.8
$25,000- 34,999 470 136 25.2 19.6-31.8 334 74.8 68.2-80.4
$35,000- 49,999 571 134 24.6 19.6-30.4 437 75.4 69.6-80.4
$50,000-74,999 483 96 18.6 14.2-24.0 387 81.4 76.0-85.8
$75,000+ 574 92 14.0 10.7-18.2 482 86.0 81.8-89.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 240 90 36.2 29.7-43.2 150 63.8 56.8-70.3
Guilford 199 58 29.1 22.1-37.1 141 70.9 62.9-77.9
Mecklenburg 180 52 27.7 21.1-35.5 128 72.3 64.5-78.9
Orange 236 63 21.8 13.4-33.4 173 78.2 66.6-86.6
Wake 196 47 21.9 16.2-28.8 149 78.1 71.2-83.8
Chatham/Lee 173 55 29.8 22.7-38.0 118 70.2 62.0-77.3
Nash/Wilson 150 61 37.8 29.7-46.7 89 62.2 53.3-70.3
Craven/Pamlico 218 78 33.5 27.0-40.8 140 66.5 59.2-73.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 250 88 32.8 26.5-39.7 162 67.2 60.3-73.5
Appalachian/Wilkes 272 79 24.4 18.7-31.1 193 75.6 68.9-81.3
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 73 36.5 27.6-46.5 111 63.5 53.5-72.4
Graham/Swain/Jackson 228 79 29.7 23.6-36.6 149 70.3 63.4-76.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 117 39 31.1 22.8-40.8 78 68.9 59.2-77.2
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 172 63 33.5 26.1-41.9 109 66.5 58.1-73.9
Northeast NC I 134 43 30.9 23.0-40.1 91 69.1 59.9-77.0
Northeast NC II 220 71 32.8 26.0-40.3 149 67.2 59.7-74.0
Northeastern Partnership 354 114 32.3 26.8-38.3 240 67.7 61.7-73.2
Mountain AHEC 725 272 37.0 32.5-41.8 453 63.0 58.2-67.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,304 435 31.1 27.2-35.3 869 68.9 64.7-72.8
Piedmont 1,813 545 26.9 24.2-29.8 1,268 73.1 70.2-75.8
Western NC 1,179 426 35.7 31.8-39.9 753 64.3 60.1-68.2

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*Data for this table were derived from questions 1,2,3,4 in the Disability, Quality of Life Module (page 51) of the BRFSS 2003 questionnaire.

^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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