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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,345 902 22.2 20.4-24.2 1,371 31.9 29.8-34.0 1,180 28.3 26.3-30.4 582 11.5 10.2-13.0 310 6.1 5.2- 7.2
AGE
18-24 230 70 28.0 20.3-37.3 76 29.8 21.8-39.3 71 35.3 26.6-45.1 10 4.6 1.5-12.9 3 2.3 0.5- 9.6
25-34 590 178 28.6 23.7-34.0 228 38.4 33.0-44.1 144 27.2 22.3-32.8 33 4.4 2.8- 7.0 7 1.3 0.4- 3.8
35-44 763 230 32.4 28.0-37.2 278 36.0 31.2-41.0 168 20.9 17.0-25.3 69 8.6 6.2-11.9 18 2.1 1.2- 3.7
45-54 840 175 21.7 17.9-26.1 293 34.8 30.2-39.7 233 27.6 23.4-32.3 84 10.7 7.8-14.5 55 5.2 3.5- 7.5
55-64 726 121 16.3 12.4-21.0 212 28.0 23.5-32.9 205 29.8 25.0-35.1 116 15.7 12.1-20.3 72 10.2 7.5-13.8
65-74 634 83 14.1 10.7-18.5 156 26.5 21.9-31.7 204 31.9 26.7-37.6 123 19.1 14.9-24.0 68 8.4 5.9-11.8
75+ 531 43 6.9 4.2-11.2 119 22.3 17.4-28.0 139 30.5 24.8-36.8 144 22.7 18.3-27.8 86 17.6 13.2-23.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 577 31 7.4 4.2-12.7 93 16.0 12.0-21.0 158 31.4 25.8-37.5 164 23.2 18.5-28.8 131 22.0 17.5-27.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,288 188 15.3 12.6-18.5 373 30.7 26.9-34.8 414 33.3 29.3-37.4 208 14.5 12.0-17.4 105 6.3 4.6- 8.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,159 226 22.2 18.6-26.3 415 36.8 32.6-41.2 339 27.4 23.8-31.5 129 10.3 7.9-13.5 50 3.2 2.2- 4.8
College Graduate 1,312 456 35.5 31.9-39.4 487 35.7 32.0-39.5 265 22.8 19.5-26.6 80 4.4 3.3- 6.0 24 1.5 0.9- 2.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 458 38 11.6 6.7-19.3 81 15.1 11.3-19.9 116 29.5 23.3-36.4 125 22.1 17.4-27.6 98 21.8 16.8-27.6
$15,000- 24,999 735 103 13.5 10.0-18.0 214 29.9 25.1-35.2 224 32.0 26.9-37.5 137 17.2 13.5-21.8 57 7.3 5.0-10.8
$25,000- 34,999 476 80 18.0 12.7-24.9 171 34.1 27.9-40.9 148 31.3 25.0-38.3 52 11.3 7.5-16.6 25 5.4 2.7-10.6
$35,000- 49,999 575 135 25.0 19.8-31.1 212 38.0 32.1-44.4 175 28.3 23.1-34.2 39 7.2 4.8-10.6 14 1.5 0.8- 2.8
$50,000-74,999 488 145 30.0 24.7-35.9 196 41.7 35.7-48.0 110 20.7 16.1-26.3 30 6.1 3.6-10.2 7 1.4 0.4- 4.5
$75,000+ 581 225 37.6 32.5-43.0 227 38.1 32.9-43.7 103 20.2 16.0-25.3 26 4.0 2.3- 7.0 0 0.0 . - .
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 244 55 24.7 18.7-31.9 78 30.7 24.6-37.6 54 21.2 16.1-27.4 44 18.5 13.7-24.5 13 4.9 2.8- 8.6
Guilford 200 53 27.9 21.0-36.1 63 30.4 23.6-38.1 54 28.7 21.9-36.7 21 9.0 5.7-14.1 9 3.9 2.0- 7.7
Mecklenburg 183 53 30.5 23.5-38.4 69 36.0 28.8-43.9 38 21.4 15.4-29.0 16 8.3 4.9-13.8 7 3.8 1.6- 8.7
Orange 237 84 36.9 26.6-48.6 85 35.0 25.8-45.6 45 22.3 13.1-35.4 19 4.7 2.8- 7.7 4 1.1 0.4- 2.9
Wake 197 55 28.0 21.6-35.5 70 35.6 28.6-43.4 55 28.3 21.5-36.1 13 6.6 3.6-12.0 4 1.5 0.6- 4.0
Chatham/Lee 175 34 19.4 13.7-26.6 60 38.2 30.2-46.8 52 28.7 21.9-36.7 18 9.1 5.7-14.4 11 4.6 2.5- 8.5
Nash/Wilson 151 31 22.6 15.9-31.1 35 22.1 15.6-30.3 41 26.3 19.2-34.9 26 16.7 11.1-24.4 18 12.3 7.6-19.3
Craven/Pamlico 220 40 19.6 14.3-26.2 62 29.5 23.2-36.8 69 29.7 23.5-36.8 33 14.4 9.9-20.4 16 6.7 3.9-11.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 257 38 18.1 12.6-25.3 78 29.7 23.8-36.4 67 25.2 19.5-31.8 45 15.9 11.6-21.5 29 11.1 7.5-16.1
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 40 16.1 11.2-22.5 87 35.9 26.8-46.2 78 25.7 19.7-32.8 49 16.8 11.7-23.6 20 5.5 3.4- 8.8
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 36 21.3 14.2-30.6 61 33.2 24.9-42.6 47 25.9 18.2-35.3 19 11.6 6.0-21.3 21 8.1 5.0-12.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 228 44 20.1 14.7-26.8 62 31.0 23.7-39.3 73 31.9 25.3-39.2 32 11.7 7.9-16.8 17 5.4 3.2- 8.9
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 119 20 15.7 10.0-23.7 36 29.4 21.3-38.9 35 29.2 20.9-39.0 15 14.3 8.2-23.6 13 11.5 6.5-19.7
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 177 22 13.9 9.2-20.5 62 36.1 28.4-44.7 48 25.4 19.2-32.9 29 16.3 10.6-24.2 16 8.2 4.9-13.3
Northeast NC I 137 22 17.7 11.5-26.1 41 31.0 23.2-40.0 42 30.6 22.8-39.7 26 17.6 11.8-25.5 6 3.2 1.4- 7.2
Northeast NC II 220 45 22.0 16.3-29.0 68 28.2 22.2-35.0 60 30.6 23.8-38.4 30 11.9 8.0-17.4 17 7.3 4.4-11.9
Northeastern Partnership 357 67 20.8 16.2-26.3 109 28.9 24.0-34.4 102 30.6 25.1-36.7 56 13.5 10.1-17.8 23 6.1 3.9- 9.5
Mountain AHEC 735 150 21.5 17.6-25.8 216 30.5 26.2-35.1 196 23.2 19.5-27.2 114 15.6 12.4-19.6 59 9.3 6.6-12.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,322 254 22.2 18.8-26.1 409 31.2 27.3-35.3 365 28.2 24.4-32.3 187 10.4 8.4-12.8 107 8.0 5.9-10.7
Piedmont 1,831 435 22.9 20.3-25.7 607 32.8 29.8-35.8 485 29.1 26.1-32.2 206 11.1 9.2-13.4 98 4.2 3.2- 5.6
Western NC 1,192 213 20.2 16.8-24.0 355 30.4 26.6-34.5 330 26.0 22.7-29.7 189 14.3 11.9-17.2 105 9.1 7.0-11.6

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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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