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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 4,299 206 3.9 3.1- 4.8 4,093 96.1 95.2-96.9
AGE
18-24 228 7 3.3 1.1- 9.3 221 96.7 90.7-98.9
25-34 585 19 2.3 1.1- 4.7 566 97.7 95.3-98.9
35-44 756 28 3.3 1.9- 5.6 728 96.7 94.4-98.1
45-54 832 70 5.6 4.1- 7.7 762 94.4 92.3-95.9
55-64 718 35 3.2 1.9- 5.4 683 96.8 94.6-98.1
65-74 626 24 4.2 2.3- 7.6 602 95.8 92.4-97.7
75+ 525 22 5.5 2.9-10.2 503 94.5 89.8-97.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 568 30 5.7 3.4- 9.6 538 94.3 90.4-96.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,270 49 3.6 2.3- 5.7 1,221 96.4 94.3-97.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,150 64 3.4 2.3- 4.9 1,086 96.6 95.1-97.7
College Graduate 1,302 63 3.8 2.6- 5.5 1,239 96.2 94.5-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 455 30 5.1 3.2- 8.0 425 94.9 92.0-96.8
$15,000- 24,999 730 39 4.3 2.8- 6.5 691 95.7 93.5-97.2
$25,000- 34,999 471 18 3.3 1.2- 8.8 453 96.7 91.2-98.8
$35,000- 49,999 570 29 4.1 2.4- 7.0 541 95.9 93.0-97.6
$50,000-74,999 483 23 3.2 1.6- 6.3 460 96.8 93.7-98.4
$75,000+ 577 24 3.3 1.9- 5.7 553 96.7 94.3-98.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 242 16 4.9 2.9- 8.4 226 95.1 91.6-97.1
Guilford 198 10 3.9 2.0- 7.4 188 96.1 92.6-98.0
Mecklenburg 180 6 2.6 1.1- 5.9 174 97.4 94.1-98.9
Orange 235 19 7.6 4.0-14.2 216 92.4 85.8-96.0
Wake 196 4 1.4 0.5- 3.9 192 98.6 96.1-99.5
Chatham/Lee 172 5 3.1 1.2- 7.8 167 96.9 92.2-98.8
Nash/Wilson 150 2 1.0 0.2- 3.9 148 99.0 96.1-99.8
Craven/Pamlico 218 19 7.1 4.4-11.5 199 92.9 88.5-95.6
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 251 11 4.4 2.4- 8.0 240 95.6 92.0-97.6
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 17 4.9 2.8- 8.5 257 95.1 91.5-97.2
Franklin/Gran./Vance 183 6 2.4 1.0- 5.6 177 97.6 94.4-99.0
Graham/Swain/Jackson 226 13 5.5 2.9- 9.9 213 94.5 90.1-97.1
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 116 5 4.7 1.9-11.5 111 95.3 88.5-98.1
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 173 6 3.9 1.2-11.9 167 96.1 88.1-98.8
Northeast NC I 136 6 3.7 1.6- 8.2 130 96.3 91.8-98.4
Northeast NC II 219 8 2.6 1.2- 5.5 211 97.4 94.5-98.8
Northeastern Partnership 355 14 2.9 1.6- 5.1 341 97.1 94.9-98.4
Mountain AHEC 727 44 4.6 3.2- 6.6 683 95.4 93.4-96.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,306 61 4.5 2.9- 7.0 1,245 95.5 93.0-97.1
Piedmont 1,811 76 3.2 2.3- 4.4 1,735 96.8 95.6-97.7
Western NC 1,182 69 4.8 3.5- 6.6 1,113 95.2 93.4-96.5

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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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