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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,019 2,492 16.6 15.8-17.4 12,527 83.4 82.6-84.2
-Alamance County 401 69 16.7 12.9-21.3 332 83.3 78.7-87.1
GENDER
Male 122 18 15.8 9.8-24.6 104 84.2 75.4-90.2
Female 279 51 17.3 12.9-22.9 228 82.7 77.1-87.1
RACE
White 313 51 14.5 10.8-19.3 262 85.5 80.7-89.2
Other 86 18 23.8 14.5-36.5 68 76.2 63.5-85.5
AGE
18-44 142 25 17.9 11.8-26.4 117 82.1 73.6-88.2
45+ 258 44 15.9 11.4-21.6 214 84.1 78.4-88.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 200 46 25.4 18.9-33.3 154 74.6 66.7-81.1
Some College + 200 23 8.3 5.2-13.0 177 91.7 87.0-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 245 55 21.6 16.2-28.0 190 78.4 72.0-83.8
$50,000+ 81 6 5.8 2.3-14.1 75 94.2 85.9-97.7

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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 (MAHEC): 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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