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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Indicators-WHITE FEMALES

In the past 12 months, have you seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional to get any kind of care for yourself?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 996 790 78.6 74.2-82.5 206 21.4 17.5-25.8
AGE
18-24 77 56 72.1 53.5-85.3 21 27.9 14.7-46.5
25-34 177 135 72.9 62.1-81.6 42 27.1 18.4-37.9
35-44 222 173 78.7 69.8-85.5 49 21.3 14.5-30.2
45-54 234 195 81.3 71.7-88.1 39 18.7 11.9-28.3
55-64 166 134 88.2 80.1-93.3 32 11.8 6.7-19.9
65-74 77 62 82.7 68.6-91.3 15 17.3 8.7-31.4
75+ 40 33 77.8 47.9-93.0 7 22.2 7.0-52.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 167 123 70.0 58.0-79.8 44 30.0 20.2-42.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 358 279 81.9 75.5-86.9 79 18.1 13.1-24.5
Some Post-H.S. 287 233 77.7 68.1-85.1 54 22.3 14.9-31.9
College Graduate 184 155 83.9 73.8-90.7 29 16.1 9.3-26.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 165 135 84.5 76.4-90.3 30 15.5 9.7-23.6
$15,000- 24,999 252 191 75.1 66.0-82.4 61 24.9 17.6-34.0
$25,000- 34,999 126 104 86.3 73.8-93.4 22 13.7 6.6-26.2
$35,000- 49,999 136 105 70.9 57.4-81.5 31 29.1 18.5-42.6
$50,000-74,999 89 75 85.6 73.1-92.9 14 14.4 7.1-26.9
$75,000+ 68 58 85.8 69.6-94.1 10 14.2 5.9-30.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 58 49 76.3 58.7-88.0 9 23.7 12.0-41.3
Guilford 34 26 78.7 56.9-91.2 8 21.3 8.8-43.1
Mecklenburg 34 30 90.1 73.5-96.8 4 9.9 3.2-26.5
Orange 27 19 65.6 29.5-89.7 8 34.4 10.3-70.5
Wake 28 27 97.7 84.9-99.7 1 2.3 0.3-15.1
Chatham/Lee 41 33 80.5 63.9-90.6 8 19.5 9.4-36.1
Nash/Wilson 32 30 95.9 83.8-99.1 2 4.1 0.9-16.2
Craven/Pamlico 58 52 88.9 76.8-95.1 6 11.1 4.9-23.2
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 78 62 82.7 72.4-89.7 16 17.3 10.3-27.6
Appalachian/Wilkes 68 50 69.9 55.4-81.2 18 30.1 18.8-44.6
Franklin/Gran./Vance 39 29 76.2 57.4-88.3 10 23.8 11.7-42.6
Graham/Swain/Jackson 49 40 82.7 67.9-91.5 9 17.3 8.5-32.1
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 35 22 66.1 48.0-80.4 13 33.9 19.6-52.0
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 45 35 83.3 70.2-91.4 10 16.7 8.6-29.8
Northeast NC I 35 27 80.3 62.0-91.0 8 19.7 9.0-38.0
Northeast NC II 54 37 63.2 46.8-77.0 17 36.8 23.0-53.2
Northeastern Partnership 89 64 67.5 54.0-78.5 25 32.5 21.5-46.0
Mountain AHEC 171 145 87.0 79.8-91.9 26 13.0 8.1-20.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 324 257 81.6 74.3-87.1 67 18.4 12.9-25.7
Piedmont 375 290 74.7 67.3-80.9 85 25.3 19.1-32.7
Western NC 297 243 84.6 79.1-88.9 54 15.4 11.1-20.9

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported smoking regularly within the past year.

^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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