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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,308 3,286 76.7 74.7-78.5 244 5.5 4.5- 6.7 778 17.8 16.2-19.6
AGE
18-24 228 160 71.8 62.5-79.5 19 8.3 4.3-15.5 49 19.9 13.6-28.3
25-34 586 430 73.2 67.9-78.0 34 7.5 4.7-11.6 122 19.3 15.3-24.0
35-44 759 601 80.5 76.0-84.3 34 2.4 1.5- 3.9 124 17.1 13.4-21.5
45-54 835 690 83.0 79.0-86.3 33 3.8 2.3- 6.1 112 13.3 10.3-16.9
55-64 719 595 82.1 77.2-86.1 38 5.3 3.2- 8.6 86 12.6 9.2-17.0
65-74 630 482 78.9 74.2-83.0 37 5.1 3.2- 8.1 111 15.9 12.4-20.3
75+ 522 306 59.1 52.8-65.1 49 9.4 6.3-13.7 167 31.5 26.0-37.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 569 334 57.9 51.6-64.0 57 9.6 6.6-13.9 178 32.4 26.8-38.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,272 910 72.7 68.8-76.3 84 6.6 4.7- 9.0 278 20.7 17.5-24.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,153 926 81.0 77.4-84.2 63 4.8 3.1- 7.3 164 14.2 11.5-17.3
College Graduate 1,305 1,112 84.8 81.6-87.5 39 3.2 2.0- 5.0 154 12.0 9.6-15.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 456 301 64.5 57.7-70.8 36 9.7 6.1-15.3 119 25.7 20.5-31.8
$15,000- 24,999 732 532 72.2 67.0-76.9 43 5.6 3.7- 8.2 157 22.2 17.9-27.2
$25,000- 34,999 472 363 78.2 71.9-83.5 31 7.7 4.3-13.4 78 14.1 10.3-19.1
$35,000- 49,999 572 469 77.5 71.2-82.7 26 5.9 3.4-10.2 77 16.6 12.0-22.4
$50,000-74,999 485 387 79.9 74.3-84.5 27 5.8 3.2-10.4 71 14.3 10.6-19.1
$75,000+ 576 497 87.8 83.8-91.0 19 2.6 1.4- 4.7 60 9.6 6.8-13.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 242 195 79.6 73.1-84.8 12 5.8 3.3-10.3 35 14.6 10.1-20.5
Guilford 199 154 79.0 72.1-84.5 11 4.8 2.6- 8.9 34 16.2 11.4-22.6
Mecklenburg 181 147 80.4 73.2-86.1 8 4.6 2.1- 9.5 26 15.0 10.1-21.7
Orange 236 192 77.3 65.2-86.1 8 2.2 1.1- 4.6 36 20.4 11.9-32.9
Wake 196 159 80.7 73.3-86.4 3 1.8 0.6- 5.6 34 17.5 12.0-24.7
Chatham/Lee 172 140 84.2 77.9-89.0 8 3.8 1.8- 7.8 24 12.0 7.9-17.7
Nash/Wilson 149 120 79.3 70.6-86.0 6 5.8 2.4-13.2 23 14.9 9.5-22.7
Craven/Pamlico 217 167 76.2 69.2-82.0 15 7.0 4.1-11.7 35 16.7 11.7-23.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 253 177 71.2 64.5-77.0 17 5.8 3.4- 9.6 59 23.0 17.7-29.4
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 194 69.2 61.1-76.3 13 4.5 2.4- 8.3 67 26.3 19.7-34.1
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 141 76.6 68.3-83.2 13 8.0 4.1-14.8 30 15.4 10.4-22.3
Graham/Swain/Jackson 227 172 77.0 70.3-82.5 12 4.4 2.4- 7.8 43 18.6 13.6-25.1
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 118 83 66.7 56.6-75.5 11 10.1 5.2-18.5 24 23.2 15.8-32.8
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 174 132 74.1 65.7-81.1 13 8.8 4.6-16.3 29 17.0 11.6-24.3
Northeast NC I 137 98 72.6 63.8-79.9 11 7.4 3.9-13.6 28 20.0 13.7-28.3
Northeast NC II 220 162 75.3 68.2-81.2 15 7.7 4.2-13.8 43 17.0 12.3-23.0
Northeastern Partnership 357 260 74.5 69.0-79.4 26 7.6 4.7-12.1 71 17.8 13.9-22.6
Mountain AHEC 728 558 77.4 73.3-81.1 42 5.6 3.9- 8.1 128 17.0 13.7-20.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,308 974 74.5 70.7-77.9 91 6.4 4.7- 8.7 243 19.1 16.0-22.6
Piedmont 1,817 1,429 78.0 75.1-80.6 86 4.8 3.5- 6.4 302 17.3 14.9-19.9
Western NC 1,183 883 76.0 72.3-79.4 67 6.3 4.2- 9.4 233 17.6 15.0-20.7

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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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