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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 4,307 279 6.2 5.2- 7.4 4,028 93.8 92.6-94.8
AGE
18-24 228 12 5.8 2.7-12.2 216 94.2 87.8-97.3
25-34 585 41 7.2 4.7-10.9 544 92.8 89.1-95.3
35-44 757 37 3.7 2.4- 5.8 720 96.3 94.2-97.6
45-54 836 32 2.9 1.6- 5.1 804 97.1 94.9-98.4
55-64 718 30 3.5 2.0- 6.0 688 96.5 94.0-98.0
65-74 629 58 10.0 7.0-14.2 571 90.0 85.8-93.0
75+ 525 69 15.2 10.9-21.0 456 84.8 79.0-89.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 569 107 19.2 14.7-24.6 462 80.8 75.4-85.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,272 61 4.1 2.7- 6.0 1,211 95.9 94.0-97.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,152 59 5.0 3.4- 7.2 1,093 95.0 92.8-96.6
College Graduate 1,305 51 3.5 2.2- 5.4 1,254 96.5 94.6-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 455 60 13.1 9.4-18.0 395 86.9 82.0-90.6
$15,000- 24,999 731 56 8.9 6.1-12.8 675 91.1 87.2-93.9
$25,000- 34,999 470 31 7.0 3.8-12.4 439 93.0 87.6-96.2
$35,000- 49,999 572 17 3.5 1.7- 7.1 555 96.5 92.9-98.3
$50,000-74,999 485 22 3.0 1.7- 5.1 463 97.0 94.9-98.3
$75,000+ 577 17 2.1 1.1- 4.0 560 97.9 96.0-98.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 242 10 4.3 2.2- 8.3 232 95.7 91.7-97.8
Guilford 199 13 6.4 3.4-11.5 186 93.6 88.5-96.6
Mecklenburg 181 10 6.2 3.3-11.5 171 93.8 88.5-96.7
Orange 236 10 4.0 1.9- 8.2 226 96.0 91.8-98.1
Wake 196 5 1.7 0.7- 4.3 191 98.3 95.7-99.3
Chatham/Lee 172 8 6.6 2.8-14.8 164 93.4 85.2-97.2
Nash/Wilson 150 10 6.1 3.1-11.4 140 93.9 88.6-96.9
Craven/Pamlico 218 8 3.2 1.5- 6.7 210 96.8 93.3-98.5
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 251 28 11.0 7.4-16.0 223 89.0 84.0-92.6
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 29 7.2 4.8-10.8 245 92.8 89.2-95.2
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 6 2.7 1.2- 6.4 178 97.3 93.6-98.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 227 23 8.9 5.6-13.8 204 91.1 86.2-94.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 117 10 8.1 4.1-15.4 107 91.9 84.6-95.9
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 174 18 8.4 5.1-13.4 156 91.6 86.6-94.9
Northeast NC I 136 10 10.0 5.2-18.4 126 90.0 81.6-94.8
Northeast NC II 220 6 1.8 0.7- 4.1 214 98.2 95.9-99.3
Northeastern Partnership 356 16 4.0 2.4- 6.8 340 96.0 93.2-97.6
Mountain AHEC 728 52 7.1 4.7-10.5 676 92.9 89.5-95.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,309 72 4.3 3.0- 6.2 1,237 95.7 93.8-97.0
Piedmont 1,816 101 6.5 5.0- 8.4 1,715 93.5 91.6-95.0
Western NC 1,182 106 8.0 6.1-10.5 1,076 92.0 89.5-93.9

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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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