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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
True False Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,131 1,772 56.7 54.1-59.3 503 16.4 14.5-18.5 856 26.9 24.7-29.3
AGE
18-24 230 144 59.2 49.4-68.4 35 16.6 10.5-25.3 51 24.1 16.7-33.5
25-34 587 367 63.2 57.5-68.6 101 18.9 14.7-23.9 119 17.9 14.0-22.6
35-44 761 442 57.3 52.2-62.3 135 17.5 13.8-21.8 184 25.2 21.0-30.0
45-54 833 443 54.9 49.8-59.8 145 15.6 12.3-19.6 245 29.5 25.2-34.3
55-64 720 376 49.0 43.6-54.5 87 12.9 9.4-17.4 257 38.1 33.0-43.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 249 116 43.9 34.5-53.8 44 25.8 17.7-35.9 89 30.3 22.5-39.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 889 420 48.4 43.4-53.5 174 20.0 16.2-24.3 295 31.6 27.2-36.4
Some Post-H.S. 882 506 56.8 51.7-61.7 145 16.1 12.6-20.4 231 27.1 22.9-31.8
College Graduate 1,109 730 66.4 62.3-70.3 139 11.5 9.1-14.4 240 22.1 18.7-25.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 253 143 57.7 48.2-66.6 32 11.8 6.8-19.8 78 30.5 23.0-39.2
$15,000- 24,999 485 253 53.7 46.9-60.4 103 24.0 18.7-30.4 129 22.3 17.6-27.8
$25,000- 34,999 369 201 54.6 46.3-62.7 72 20.0 14.1-27.5 96 25.4 18.7-33.5
$35,000- 49,999 487 274 49.3 42.5-56.2 79 20.6 15.3-27.3 134 30.1 24.0-36.9
$50,000-74,999 443 256 58.6 52.1-64.8 75 15.9 11.7-21.2 112 25.5 20.3-31.5
$75,000+ 540 353 64.4 58.7-69.7 59 9.0 6.3-12.7 128 26.6 21.8-32.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 165 96 58.2 49.3-66.6 21 14.7 9.2-22.6 48 27.0 20.2-35.2
Guilford 150 94 60.2 50.7-69.1 18 13.8 8.0-22.6 38 26.0 18.6-35.0
Mecklenburg 142 81 55.0 45.8-63.8 20 15.2 9.6-23.2 41 29.8 22.1-38.9
Orange 191 127 59.3 46.0-71.3 21 10.6 5.7-19.0 43 30.1 18.7-44.7
Wake 162 108 70.6 62.7-77.5 16 8.9 5.3-14.5 38 20.5 14.8-27.7
Chatham/Lee 118 72 64.1 53.9-73.2 17 12.2 7.3-19.6 29 23.7 16.0-33.7
Nash/Wilson 99 55 55.7 44.6-66.2 17 17.0 10.5-26.3 27 27.3 18.4-38.5
Craven/Pamlico 152 80 53.7 44.9-62.3 28 17.4 11.8-25.0 44 28.9 21.6-37.4
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 181 89 49.3 41.0-57.7 36 20.6 14.5-28.6 56 30.0 22.7-38.5
Appalachian/Wilkes 205 107 54.4 44.2-64.2 34 16.0 10.7-23.1 64 29.6 21.7-39.1
Franklin/Gran./Vance 137 81 58.8 47.8-68.9 26 20.9 13.0-31.8 30 20.3 13.2-30.0
Graham/Swain/Jackson 158 82 50.6 41.4-59.7 30 19.7 13.4-28.1 46 29.7 22.1-38.6
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 89 51 58.2 46.8-68.7 13 13.6 7.6-23.2 25 28.2 19.2-39.2
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 123 70 57.8 47.8-67.2 20 15.7 10.1-23.7 33 26.5 18.6-36.2
Northeast NC I 95 44 47.7 37.1-58.6 23 26.0 17.4-36.8 28 26.3 18.2-36.4
Northeast NC II 152 87 59.5 50.5-67.8 32 21.4 14.8-29.8 33 19.2 13.5-26.5
Northeastern Partnership 247 131 56.2 49.1-63.1 55 22.6 17.1-29.3 61 21.1 16.3-27.0
Mountain AHEC 507 284 58.6 52.8-64.1 80 15.8 12.0-20.5 143 25.6 21.1-30.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 935 515 57.8 52.8-62.6 168 17.7 14.2-21.9 252 24.5 20.6-28.8
Piedmont 1,356 804 56.4 52.6-60.1 196 15.9 13.2-19.0 356 27.7 24.5-31.3
Western NC 840 453 56.0 51.0-60.9 139 15.8 12.7-19.5 248 28.2 23.9-32.9

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being less than age 65.

^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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