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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,275 818 17.8 16.2-19.6 2,887 69.2 67.1-71.3 374 8.5 7.3- 9.9 18 0.4 0.2- 0.8 178 4.0 3.1- 5.0
AGE
18-24 229 38 13.7 8.3-21.7 159 73.4 63.9-81.2 20 6.3 2.9-13.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 10 6.3 2.8-13.9
25-34 588 92 16.3 12.4-21.2 424 73.3 67.8-78.1 56 8.4 5.8-12.0 2 0.5 0.1- 2.7 14 1.6 0.6- 3.8
35-44 762 152 18.0 14.5-22.2 524 69.7 64.8-74.1 66 9.2 6.6-12.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 19 3.0 1.6- 5.4
45-54 836 167 18.8 15.4-22.8 590 71.4 66.7-75.6 56 6.7 4.5- 9.8 6 0.9 0.3- 2.3 17 2.2 1.1- 4.4
55-64 718 146 17.4 13.9-21.6 480 67.4 61.8-72.5 62 11.2 7.5-16.5 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2 27 3.9 2.3- 6.7
65-74 624 117 20.4 16.0-25.5 420 66.8 61.2-72.0 56 7.7 5.3-11.0 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 30 5.1 3.0- 8.4
75+ 487 104 21.7 16.6-27.8 266 57.7 51.1-64.0 54 10.3 7.1-14.6 3 1.3 0.4- 3.9 60 9.1 6.0-13.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 539 71 13.6 9.7-18.7 311 56.9 50.3-63.3 89 17.2 12.3-23.6 9 2.2 1.0- 4.6 59 10.1 6.8-14.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,265 174 12.2 9.8-15.0 890 72.3 68.5-75.8 135 11.4 9.0-14.4 6 0.2 0.1- 0.8 60 3.9 2.8- 5.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,156 227 17.8 14.8-21.3 819 73.0 68.9-76.7 79 5.9 4.2- 8.3 2 0.1 0.0- 0.8 29 3.1 1.7- 5.6
College Graduate 1,308 346 24.9 21.6-28.6 862 67.9 64.1-71.5 69 4.7 3.4- 6.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 30 2.3 1.2- 4.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 444 67 14.1 10.1-19.3 263 61.0 53.8-67.8 74 15.3 10.3-22.3 7 1.9 0.7- 5.1 33 7.6 4.7-12.0
$15,000- 24,999 722 112 14.6 11.2-18.7 493 66.2 60.4-71.5 77 12.6 8.9-17.5 6 1.0 0.3- 2.8 34 5.7 3.3- 9.9
$25,000- 34,999 475 87 16.2 12.0-21.5 329 72.5 66.2-78.1 47 9.9 6.5-14.6 0 0.0 . - . 12 1.5 0.7- 3.0
$35,000- 49,999 572 115 18.3 13.9-23.7 402 71.6 65.6-76.9 41 7.0 4.5-10.6 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 13 2.9 1.3- 6.2
$50,000-74,999 487 102 18.1 14.0-23.1 354 76.7 71.3-81.3 23 4.0 2.3- 6.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.9 6 0.6 0.3- 1.4
$75,000+ 580 144 23.3 18.9-28.3 411 72.5 67.3-77.2 19 3.1 1.7- 5.6 0 0.0 . - . 6 1.1 0.4- 3.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 241 52 18.8 14.2-24.5 159 70.0 63.4-75.8 22 8.1 5.2-12.4 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 7 2.5 1.1- 5.5
Guilford 198 40 20.5 14.5-28.1 137 69.7 61.7-76.6 17 7.9 4.6-13.2 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 3 1.2 0.4- 3.8
Mecklenburg 183 43 22.4 16.5-29.6 121 67.5 59.7-74.5 12 6.3 3.3-11.4 0 0.0 . - . 7 3.8 1.7- 8.5
Orange 236 78 27.6 19.7-37.3 138 65.6 55.5-74.5 15 5.3 2.9- 9.3 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.5 0.5- 4.0
Wake 196 47 24.9 18.7-32.3 136 69.0 61.4-75.7 7 3.8 1.8- 8.0 0 0.0 . - . 6 2.3 1.0- 5.1
Chatham/Lee 174 37 20.5 14.7-27.8 116 69.2 61.3-76.1 14 7.0 4.0-12.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 6 3.0 1.3- 6.8
Nash/Wilson 146 22 12.5 8.1-19.0 104 72.3 63.6-79.5 14 9.9 5.8-16.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 5 5.0 1.9-12.5
Craven/Pamlico 218 46 19.8 14.8-26.1 146 67.6 60.4-74.1 17 8.3 4.9-13.8 0 0.0 . - . 9 4.2 2.1- 8.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 252 32 11.7 7.8-17.1 177 71.6 64.8-77.6 33 12.5 8.6-17.7 0 0.0 . - . 10 4.2 2.0- 8.9
Appalachian/Wilkes 267 33 10.7 7.2-15.7 194 69.8 58.9-78.9 26 15.1 7.1-29.2 2 0.6 0.2- 2.6 12 3.7 1.9- 7.1
Franklin/Gran./Vance 181 33 16.0 10.7-23.2 122 63.9 53.6-73.1 13 10.4 5.1-20.1 3 2.5 0.7- 8.6 10 7.1 2.6-18.3
Graham/Swain/Jackson 226 49 21.5 16.0-28.3 142 64.1 56.5-71.0 21 10.3 6.5-15.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.6 12 3.5 1.9- 6.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 116 23 23.2 15.4-33.4 69 55.6 45.5-65.3 17 14.4 8.9-22.7 0 0.0 . - . 7 6.7 3.1-14.2
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 171 22 11.2 7.2-17.2 124 71.3 62.6-78.6 11 9.1 4.4-17.7 0 0.0 . - . 14 8.4 4.9-14.2
Northeast NC I 136 26 19.5 13.1-27.9 83 62.9 53.8-71.2 16 9.9 5.9-16.2 0 0.0 . - . 11 7.7 4.1-14.0
Northeast NC II 214 50 24.1 18.1-31.3 140 64.4 56.7-71.5 19 9.3 5.5-15.2 0 0.0 . - . 5 2.2 0.8- 6.0
Northeastern Partnership 350 76 22.8 18.0-28.4 223 64.0 57.9-69.7 35 9.5 6.4-13.8 0 0.0 . - . 16 3.8 2.1- 6.5
Mountain AHEC 724 147 18.1 14.8-21.9 472 68.3 63.8-72.5 72 10.1 7.6-13.4 4 0.4 0.1- 1.5 29 3.0 1.9- 4.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,293 234 16.4 13.6-19.7 877 69.8 65.8-73.6 113 9.2 6.9-12.2 3 0.3 0.1- 1.2 66 4.3 3.0- 6.0
Piedmont 1,808 380 18.9 16.5-21.5 1,220 69.2 66.1-72.1 137 7.4 5.8- 9.4 9 0.5 0.2- 1.2 62 4.0 2.7- 5.7
Western NC 1,174 204 16.6 13.7-20.1 790 68.6 64.5-72.4 124 10.9 8.5-14.0 6 0.4 0.1- 1.0 50 3.5 2.3- 5.4

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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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