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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,357 3,885 87.8 86.1-89.3 472 12.2 10.7-13.9
AGE
18-24 230 176 74.0 64.7-81.6 54 26.0 18.4-35.3
25-34 591 494 83.9 79.0-87.7 97 16.1 12.3-21.0
35-44 765 645 84.1 80.0-87.6 120 15.9 12.4-20.0
45-54 841 754 91.3 88.4-93.5 87 8.7 6.5-11.6
55-64 729 646 89.7 85.3-93.0 83 10.3 7.0-14.7
65-74 637 623 97.2 92.7-98.9 14 2.8 1.1- 7.3
75+ 533 518 96.1 91.9-98.2 15 3.9 1.8- 8.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 581 489 80.4 74.4-85.3 92 19.6 14.7-25.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,290 1,111 83.3 79.5-86.4 179 16.7 13.6-20.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,163 1,029 88.0 84.6-90.7 134 12.0 9.3-15.4
College Graduate 1,314 1,248 95.1 93.1-96.6 66 4.9 3.4- 6.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 461 359 74.6 67.3-80.8 102 25.4 19.2-32.7
$15,000- 24,999 738 589 78.5 73.7-82.7 149 21.5 17.3-26.3
$25,000- 34,999 478 417 84.0 78.0-88.7 61 16.0 11.3-22.0
$35,000- 49,999 575 524 86.3 80.7-90.4 51 13.7 9.6-19.3
$50,000-74,999 488 470 96.8 94.2-98.2 18 3.2 1.8- 5.8
$75,000+ 581 575 98.9 96.6-99.6 6 1.1 0.4- 3.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 245 214 86.8 81.1-90.9 31 13.2 9.1-18.9
Guilford 201 191 91.6 84.2-95.7 10 8.4 4.3-15.8
Mecklenburg 183 173 92.6 86.1-96.2 10 7.4 3.8-13.9
Orange 237 227 93.5 81.9-97.9 10 6.5 2.1-18.1
Wake 197 186 92.6 85.5-96.3 11 7.4 3.7-14.5
Chatham/Lee 175 157 90.6 84.9-94.2 18 9.4 5.8-15.1
Nash/Wilson 151 135 85.5 76.2-91.5 16 14.5 8.5-23.8
Craven/Pamlico 221 207 93.9 89.6-96.5 14 6.1 3.5-10.4
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 258 224 84.8 78.2-89.6 34 15.2 10.4-21.8
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 217 76.3 69.1-82.3 57 23.7 17.7-30.9
Franklin/Gran./Vance 185 169 91.5 85.9-95.0 16 8.5 5.0-14.1
Graham/Swain/Jackson 229 197 85.2 79.1-89.8 32 14.8 10.2-20.9
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 119 100 82.9 74.0-89.2 19 17.1 10.8-26.0
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 177 154 83.0 74.4-89.2 23 17.0 10.8-25.6
Northeast NC I 138 122 88.9 81.5-93.5 16 11.1 6.5-18.5
Northeast NC II 220 192 83.3 76.4-88.5 28 16.7 11.5-23.6
Northeastern Partnership 358 314 84.9 79.6-89.0 44 15.1 11.0-20.4
Mountain AHEC 737 643 86.6 82.7-89.7 94 13.4 10.3-17.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,325 1,182 87.7 84.4-90.3 143 12.3 9.7-15.6
Piedmont 1,836 1,692 89.4 86.9-91.5 144 10.6 8.5-13.1
Western NC 1,196 1,011 82.9 79.3-86.0 185 17.1 14.0-20.7

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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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