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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 1,629 40.5 38.2-42.7 1,441 31.4 29.4-33.5 1,238 28.1 26.2-30.1
AGE
18-24 228 108 52.3 42.6-61.8 75 31.9 23.5-41.6 45 15.9 10.3-23.7
25-34 586 254 43.9 38.3-49.6 181 30.7 25.7-36.3 151 25.4 20.7-30.8
35-44 759 279 39.5 34.5-44.6 286 33.6 29.2-38.4 194 26.9 22.7-31.6
45-54 835 332 42.6 37.6-47.7 292 31.0 26.7-35.7 211 26.4 22.2-31.1
55-64 719 241 34.8 29.6-40.4 257 33.5 28.7-38.7 221 31.7 26.9-36.9
65-74 630 218 34.0 28.9-39.6 202 32.4 27.4-37.8 210 33.6 28.3-39.2
75+ 522 186 36.8 30.9-43.2 141 26.0 20.8-32.0 195 37.1 31.3-43.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 569 230 43.1 37.0-49.5 132 21.3 16.7-26.8 207 35.5 29.8-41.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,272 528 44.4 40.2-48.7 345 26.1 22.6-30.0 399 29.4 25.9-33.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,153 432 41.5 37.1-46.0 405 32.5 28.5-36.7 316 26.1 22.5-30.0
College Graduate 1,305 435 34.6 30.8-38.6 557 39.8 36.1-43.7 313 25.5 22.3-29.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 456 194 47.1 40.1-54.1 113 23.0 18.0-29.0 149 29.9 24.2-36.3
$15,000- 24,999 732 305 42.7 37.3-48.3 207 26.5 21.9-31.6 220 30.8 25.8-36.3
$25,000- 34,999 472 185 39.7 32.9-46.9 159 34.3 27.7-41.5 128 26.0 20.3-32.8
$35,000- 49,999 572 225 43.2 37.0-49.7 206 32.3 26.9-38.1 141 24.5 19.7-30.1
$50,000-74,999 485 152 37.8 31.7-44.3 209 36.5 30.9-42.4 124 25.7 20.7-31.4
$75,000+ 576 192 36.9 31.6-42.5 241 40.8 35.5-46.3 143 22.4 18.1-27.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 242 86 35.9 29.1-43.4 100 40.7 34.0-47.9 56 23.3 17.8-29.9
Guilford 199 71 39.4 31.5-47.9 72 33.6 26.7-41.3 56 27.0 20.6-34.5
Mecklenburg 181 59 33.7 26.5-41.8 61 31.0 24.2-38.8 61 35.3 27.9-43.5
Orange 236 63 33.0 22.7-45.2 107 36.9 27.5-47.3 66 30.2 20.4-42.2
Wake 196 67 35.5 28.4-43.3 85 40.7 33.3-48.6 44 23.7 17.3-31.6
Chatham/Lee 172 72 46.0 37.7-54.6 59 33.2 26.0-41.3 41 20.8 15.1-28.0
Nash/Wilson 149 55 35.8 27.9-44.5 53 35.3 27.2-44.4 41 28.9 21.2-38.0
Craven/Pamlico 217 78 38.9 31.8-46.4 76 34.0 27.3-41.4 63 27.2 21.2-34.1
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 253 103 39.9 33.2-47.1 79 33.3 26.6-40.7 71 26.8 21.1-33.3
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 107 40.6 32.4-49.2 67 22.7 17.1-29.4 100 36.8 27.8-46.7
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 64 32.5 24.6-41.6 72 38.0 29.3-47.6 48 29.5 20.7-40.0
Graham/Swain/Jackson 227 91 42.3 34.6-50.3 63 26.7 20.7-33.7 73 31.1 24.6-38.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 118 54 48.0 38.2-57.9 32 23.4 16.4-32.4 32 28.6 20.5-38.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 174 66 39.5 31.4-48.1 43 23.1 17.1-30.4 65 37.5 29.8-45.9
Northeast NC I 137 48 35.1 26.9-44.3 55 42.2 33.4-51.5 34 22.7 16.1-30.9
Northeast NC II 220 99 45.6 38.2-53.2 68 30.6 24.1-37.8 53 23.9 18.2-30.6
Northeastern Partnership 357 147 42.7 36.8-48.8 123 33.8 28.4-39.6 87 23.5 19.0-28.8
Mountain AHEC 728 278 41.2 36.4-46.2 250 33.4 29.1-37.9 200 25.4 21.6-29.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,308 522 42.7 38.5-47.1 411 30.0 26.2-34.1 375 27.3 23.8-31.1
Piedmont 1,817 639 37.6 34.5-40.9 658 32.9 30.0-35.9 520 29.5 26.7-32.5
Western NC 1,183 468 45.9 41.7-50.2 372 29.1 25.8-32.7 343 25.0 21.7-28.6

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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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