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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,314 4,012 92.9 91.6-94.1 150 3.1 2.4- 4.1 152 3.9 3.1- 5.0
AGE
18-24 230 206 88.4 79.4-93.8 12 4.9 1.9-12.3 12 6.6 2.8-14.9
25-34 586 560 96.0 92.4-98.0 12 1.8 0.6- 5.2 14 2.1 0.9- 5.0
35-44 760 734 96.9 94.9-98.1 14 1.4 0.7- 2.7 12 1.7 0.8- 3.5
45-54 835 806 96.8 94.8-98.0 15 1.7 0.9- 3.4 14 1.5 0.7- 3.0
55-64 720 691 95.2 92.1-97.0 11 1.1 0.5- 2.2 18 3.7 2.0- 6.8
65-74 630 583 93.4 90.3-95.6 29 4.3 2.6- 7.2 18 2.3 1.3- 4.1
75+ 524 405 75.6 69.7-80.8 57 10.5 7.1-15.5 62 13.8 10.0-18.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 572 481 83.3 78.2-87.4 38 5.2 3.2- 8.6 53 11.5 8.0-16.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,274 1,169 92.3 89.4-94.4 58 4.7 2.9- 7.6 47 3.0 2.0- 4.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,153 1,090 93.6 90.5-95.8 28 2.0 1.1- 3.4 35 4.4 2.6- 7.5
College Graduate 1,306 1,267 97.4 96.1-98.3 25 1.7 1.0- 2.8 14 0.9 0.4- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 457 399 83.8 77.7-88.4 30 7.0 4.2-11.5 28 9.2 5.7-14.6
$15,000- 24,999 735 677 92.4 89.1-94.7 25 2.8 1.6- 4.9 33 4.8 2.9- 7.8
$25,000- 34,999 472 452 96.4 93.2-98.2 10 2.1 0.8- 5.5 10 1.5 0.7- 3.3
$35,000- 49,999 573 546 95.0 90.7-97.3 16 2.7 1.0- 6.6 11 2.4 1.0- 5.5
$50,000-74,999 485 469 97.7 95.7-98.8 9 1.1 0.5- 2.3 7 1.2 0.5- 3.2
$75,000+ 577 556 96.4 93.8-98.0 16 2.4 1.3- 4.4 5 1.2 0.4- 3.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 242 226 92.6 87.7-95.7 8 4.0 1.9- 8.5 8 3.3 1.6- 6.9
Guilford 199 194 97.6 93.4-99.1 2 1.0 0.2- 5.1 3 1.4 0.4- 5.1
Mecklenburg 181 174 97.3 94.2-98.8 4 1.6 0.6- 4.3 3 1.1 0.3- 3.7
Orange 236 219 89.5 78.5-95.2 9 2.2 1.1- 4.5 8 8.2 3.1-20.3
Wake 197 185 94.0 89.2-96.7 7 4.3 2.0- 9.1 5 1.7 0.7- 4.1
Chatham/Lee 173 161 93.5 88.3-96.5 9 5.1 2.5-10.1 3 1.4 0.4- 4.6
Nash/Wilson 149 135 90.5 83.4-94.8 7 4.8 2.2-10.2 7 4.7 1.9-11.3
Craven/Pamlico 217 204 93.5 88.5-96.5 7 4.4 2.0- 9.6 6 2.0 0.9- 4.6
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 253 237 93.6 88.9-96.4 9 2.6 1.3- 5.2 7 3.8 1.6- 8.7
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 251 92.0 87.2-95.1 10 2.8 1.4- 5.6 13 5.1 2.6- 9.8
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 166 89.2 81.4-93.9 11 7.9 3.7-16.0 7 2.9 1.3- 6.4
Graham/Swain/Jackson 228 210 91.5 85.9-95.0 10 4.1 2.0- 8.4 8 4.4 2.0- 9.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 118 110 93.5 87.0-96.8 6 4.5 2.0-10.1 2 2.0 0.5- 8.2
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 174 162 92.9 87.5-96.1 4 2.6 0.9- 7.0 8 4.5 2.2- 9.2
Northeast NC I 137 131 96.0 90.2-98.4 3 2.8 0.8- 9.3 3 1.2 0.4- 3.8
Northeast NC II 220 204 92.0 85.9-95.6 6 4.6 1.8-11.3 10 3.4 1.8- 6.4
Northeastern Partnership 357 335 93.1 88.6-95.9 9 4.1 1.9- 8.9 13 2.8 1.6- 5.0
Mountain AHEC 730 677 92.7 89.9-94.8 26 3.0 1.9- 4.8 27 4.3 2.7- 6.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,308 1,215 92.4 89.3-94.6 42 2.4 1.6- 3.5 51 5.2 3.2- 8.4
Piedmont 1,820 1,697 93.1 91.1-94.6 66 3.7 2.5- 5.3 57 3.3 2.3- 4.6
Western NC 1,186 1,100 93.2 91.2-94.9 42 2.6 1.8- 3.8 44 4.1 2.8- 6.0

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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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