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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 4,313 3,986 92.3 91.0-93.4 146 3.5 2.7- 4.5 181 4.2 3.4- 5.2
AGE
18-24 230 213 90.7 83.0-95.1 4 3.6 1.1-10.9 13 5.7 2.6-11.8
25-34 586 549 96.5 94.7-97.7 11 1.0 0.5- 2.1 26 2.5 1.5- 4.2
35-44 760 722 93.8 90.8-95.9 17 2.6 1.4- 5.0 21 3.6 2.1- 6.0
45-54 835 799 96.0 93.6-97.5 18 2.4 1.2- 4.6 18 1.6 0.8- 3.1
55-64 720 682 93.3 89.6-95.8 21 4.0 2.1- 7.5 17 2.7 1.4- 5.1
65-74 630 577 91.9 88.5-94.4 26 4.3 2.5- 7.2 27 3.8 2.3- 6.2
75+ 523 418 77.6 72.0-82.5 48 9.3 6.2-13.7 57 13.0 9.3-17.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 571 485 84.7 79.9-88.5 33 6.0 3.6- 9.8 53 9.4 6.6-13.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,274 1,185 94.2 92.0-95.9 42 2.6 1.5- 4.7 47 3.1 2.2- 4.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,153 1,077 92.7 90.0-94.8 35 3.2 2.0- 5.1 41 4.1 2.5- 6.4
College Graduate 1,306 1,235 93.9 91.7-95.6 33 3.1 1.9- 5.0 38 3.0 1.9- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 456 397 84.1 78.4-88.6 25 6.0 3.5- 9.9 34 9.9 6.4-15.0
$15,000- 24,999 735 673 91.2 87.0-94.1 26 2.6 1.4- 4.9 36 6.2 3.7-10.2
$25,000- 34,999 472 451 96.2 93.4-97.9 10 1.3 0.5- 3.0 11 2.5 1.2- 5.2
$35,000- 49,999 573 539 91.1 85.8-94.5 18 5.6 2.9-10.8 16 3.3 1.7- 6.3
$50,000-74,999 485 465 97.3 94.9-98.6 9 1.6 0.7- 3.6 11 1.1 0.4- 3.1
$75,000+ 577 548 94.7 91.7-96.7 15 2.9 1.5- 5.4 14 2.4 1.2- 4.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 242 229 94.2 89.8-96.8 7 3.2 1.4- 7.0 6 2.6 1.1- 6.1
Guilford 199 184 92.4 86.3-95.9 8 4.7 2.0-10.8 7 3.0 1.3- 6.6
Mecklenburg 181 172 95.3 90.6-97.7 3 1.8 0.6- 5.7 6 2.9 1.2- 7.1
Orange 236 219 82.2 66.0-91.6 9 11.3 3.8-28.9 8 6.5 2.1-18.8
Wake 197 180 90.3 84.1-94.2 8 4.8 2.3- 9.8 9 4.9 2.3-10.2
Chatham/Lee 173 163 95.3 91.3-97.5 6 2.6 1.1- 5.9 4 2.1 0.8- 5.4
Nash/Wilson 149 136 90.6 83.5-94.9 6 4.2 1.8- 9.5 7 5.1 2.1-11.9
Craven/Pamlico 217 195 90.7 85.8-94.0 9 4.2 2.1- 8.1 13 5.2 2.9- 9.1
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 253 239 94.1 89.3-96.8 6 1.8 0.8- 4.2 8 4.1 1.8- 9.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 254 87.2 72.3-94.7 10 3.0 1.5- 5.9 10 9.8 3.1-27.1
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 170 91.0 83.0-95.4 4 3.9 1.1-13.0 10 5.2 2.5-10.3
Graham/Swain/Jackson 228 214 94.2 89.7-96.8 8 2.6 1.3- 5.4 6 3.1 1.3- 7.7
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 118 104 90.5 84.1-94.5 7 4.7 2.1-10.0 7 4.8 2.2-10.0
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 174 164 94.2 89.2-97.0 3 1.3 0.4- 4.1 7 4.5 2.1- 9.4
Northeast NC I 137 131 96.1 90.3-98.5 4 3.1 1.0- 9.3 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3
Northeast NC II 220 196 91.3 86.9-94.3 11 4.1 2.2- 7.6 13 4.6 2.6- 8.0
Northeastern Partnership 357 327 92.6 89.3-95.0 15 3.8 2.2- 6.6 15 3.6 2.1- 6.0
Mountain AHEC 730 680 92.9 90.2-94.9 22 2.4 1.5- 4.1 28 4.6 3.0- 7.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,308 1,195 92.7 90.5-94.5 48 3.1 1.9- 4.8 65 4.2 3.0- 6.0
Piedmont 1,820 1,687 92.0 90.1-93.6 63 4.1 3.0- 5.8 70 3.9 2.9- 5.2
Western NC 1,185 1,104 92.5 89.7-94.7 35 2.1 1.4- 3.2 46 5.3 3.4- 8.2

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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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