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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,356 3,143 69.7 67.5-71.8 796 18.6 16.9-20.4 417 11.7 10.2-13.5
AGE
18-24 231 124 46.2 36.8-55.8 38 18.1 11.5-27.2 69 35.8 26.8-45.8
25-34 591 384 64.7 59.0-70.0 105 18.2 14.1-23.1 102 17.1 13.1-22.0
35-44 765 554 72.9 68.2-77.1 125 15.2 12.1-19.0 86 11.9 8.9-15.8
45-54 840 620 73.0 68.3-77.3 138 18.1 14.4-22.5 82 8.9 6.6-11.9
55-64 729 558 76.3 71.6-80.5 136 19.5 15.7-23.9 35 4.2 2.5- 7.0
65-74 636 465 74.2 68.9-78.8 147 22.1 17.9-26.9 24 3.7 1.8- 7.7
75+ 533 411 73.4 67.2-78.7 105 23.4 18.2-29.4 17 3.3 1.7- 6.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 581 435 73.0 67.0-78.2 101 17.8 13.5-23.1 45 9.2 6.1-13.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,289 951 70.8 66.8-74.6 210 17.0 14.1-20.3 128 12.2 9.4-15.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,163 816 67.6 63.0-71.8 235 19.0 15.8-22.6 112 13.4 10.1-17.7
College Graduate 1,314 932 68.9 65.0-72.5 250 20.2 17.1-23.8 132 10.9 8.6-13.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 460 318 72.2 66.2-77.5 77 15.9 11.8-21.0 65 12.0 8.7-16.2
$15,000- 24,999 738 527 65.7 59.9-71.0 115 17.2 13.1-22.1 96 17.2 13.0-22.3
$25,000- 34,999 478 354 70.8 63.6-77.1 70 13.0 9.1-18.2 54 16.2 11.1-23.2
$35,000- 49,999 574 419 76.5 70.8-81.3 109 14.6 11.2-18.9 46 8.9 5.6-14.0
$50,000-74,999 488 361 72.0 66.1-77.3 91 19.6 15.2-24.9 36 8.4 5.4-12.7
$75,000+ 581 442 72.8 67.4-77.6 100 19.4 15.2-24.3 39 7.8 5.2-11.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 245 179 73.8 67.2-79.5 44 16.7 12.1-22.5 22 9.5 6.1-14.6
Guilford 200 132 66.0 57.8-73.3 48 22.4 16.4-29.7 20 11.6 7.0-18.7
Mecklenburg 183 139 76.7 69.3-82.7 33 17.3 12.2-24.1 11 6.0 3.1-11.3
Orange 237 148 61.1 50.1-71.1 49 19.2 12.1-29.0 40 19.7 12.8-29.1
Wake 197 144 71.1 63.2-77.9 33 15.9 11.2-22.2 20 12.9 7.9-20.4
Chatham/Lee 175 127 69.4 60.5-77.0 39 24.0 17.0-32.8 9 6.6 3.3-12.6
Nash/Wilson 151 118 77.9 69.7-84.4 26 15.8 10.7-22.7 7 6.2 2.7-13.6
Craven/Pamlico 221 161 70.9 63.6-77.3 39 18.3 13.1-24.9 21 10.8 6.8-16.6
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 258 210 81.5 75.4-86.4 32 12.6 8.5-18.2 16 5.9 3.5- 9.8
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 197 66.0 55.4-75.2 46 20.6 11.9-33.2 31 13.4 9.1-19.4
Franklin/Gran./Vance 185 147 77.5 67.9-84.8 26 15.1 8.8-24.6 12 7.5 4.1-13.4
Graham/Swain/Jackson 229 175 76.9 70.2-82.4 30 11.9 8.1-17.2 24 11.2 7.3-16.8
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 119 80 66.5 56.5-75.2 23 18.6 12.1-27.6 16 14.9 9.0-23.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 177 135 76.7 68.6-83.3 33 16.0 11.3-22.3 9 7.2 3.1-15.7
Northeast NC I 138 105 76.2 67.5-83.2 19 12.2 7.6-18.9 14 11.6 6.5-19.7
Northeast NC II 221 151 65.9 58.2-72.9 40 17.3 12.2-23.9 30 16.8 11.6-23.8
Northeastern Partnership 359 256 68.8 62.7-74.3 59 15.9 11.8-20.9 44 15.4 11.2-20.8
Mountain AHEC 737 541 71.8 67.1-76.0 126 17.8 14.4-21.8 70 10.5 7.6-14.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,325 951 68.0 63.6-72.0 246 19.4 16.2-23.0 128 12.6 9.6-16.5
Piedmont 1,835 1,306 69.5 66.3-72.4 355 18.8 16.5-21.5 174 11.7 9.6-14.2
Western NC 1,196 886 73.0 68.9-76.7 195 16.6 13.6-20.1 115 10.4 7.9-13.6

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* Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 and employed for wages included

^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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