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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 4,291 560 12.7 11.3-14.3 3,731 87.3 85.7-88.7
AGE
18-24 228 12 4.9 2.1-10.9 216 95.1 89.1-97.9
25-34 583 51 9.4 6.4-13.6 532 90.6 86.4-93.6
35-44 753 84 11.6 8.7-15.3 669 88.4 84.7-91.3
45-54 834 123 16.3 12.7-20.6 711 83.7 79.4-87.3
55-64 715 92 12.6 9.1-17.3 623 87.4 82.7-90.9
65-74 625 93 15.5 11.7-20.2 532 84.5 79.8-88.3
75+ 524 102 18.9 14.6-24.0 422 81.1 76.0-85.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 567 150 28.4 22.9-34.6 417 71.6 65.4-77.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,265 181 16.7 13.7-20.2 1,084 83.3 79.8-86.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,149 125 7.9 6.1-10.2 1,024 92.1 89.8-93.9
College Graduate 1,301 102 6.4 4.9- 8.4 1,199 93.6 91.6-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 454 120 30.0 23.5-37.5 334 70.0 62.5-76.5
$15,000- 24,999 728 105 14.0 10.6-18.4 623 86.0 81.6-89.4
$25,000- 34,999 470 46 11.5 7.7-17.0 424 88.5 83.0-92.3
$35,000- 49,999 570 55 10.9 7.7-15.2 515 89.1 84.8-92.3
$50,000-74,999 483 36 6.4 3.8-10.4 447 93.6 89.6-96.2
$75,000+ 575 29 4.8 2.9- 7.7 546 95.2 92.3-97.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 242 27 10.4 6.9-15.4 215 89.6 84.6-93.1
Guilford 199 24 15.8 10.1-23.8 175 84.2 76.2-89.9
Mecklenburg 180 21 11.1 7.0-17.3 159 88.9 82.7-93.0
Orange 236 20 6.0 3.5-10.0 216 94.0 90.0-96.5
Wake 196 19 8.1 5.1-12.8 177 91.9 87.2-94.9
Chatham/Lee 172 16 8.3 4.9-13.8 156 91.7 86.2-95.1
Nash/Wilson 150 20 13.1 8.1-20.6 130 86.9 79.4-91.9
Craven/Pamlico 218 32 13.2 9.2-18.6 186 86.8 81.4-90.8
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 249 35 13.1 9.2-18.2 214 86.9 81.8-90.8
Appalachian/Wilkes 272 32 9.0 6.0-13.2 240 91.0 86.8-94.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 32 13.1 8.6-19.5 152 86.9 80.5-91.4
Graham/Swain/Jackson 226 32 12.4 8.5-17.8 194 87.6 82.2-91.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 115 16 13.2 8.0-21.0 99 86.8 79.0-92.0
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 173 30 14.2 9.8-20.1 143 85.8 79.9-90.2
Northeast NC I 133 18 11.9 7.3-18.7 115 88.1 81.3-92.7
Northeast NC II 220 36 17.7 12.4-24.6 184 82.3 75.4-87.6
Northeastern Partnership 353 54 16.1 11.9-21.4 299 83.9 78.6-88.1
Mountain AHEC 725 90 12.6 9.5-16.6 635 87.4 83.4-90.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,303 192 14.9 12.0-18.3 1,111 85.1 81.7-88.0
Piedmont 1,811 219 11.8 9.9-14.0 1,592 88.2 86.0-90.1
Western NC 1,177 149 12.2 9.7-15.2 1,028 87.8 84.8-90.3

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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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