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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,478 6,768 68.9 67.7-70.0 2,710 31.1 30.0-32.3
-Buncombe County 226 171 75.7 69.2-81.3 55 24.3 18.7-30.8
GENDER
Male 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Female 226 171 75.7 69.2-81.3 55 24.3 18.7-30.8
RACE
White 202 153 75.4 68.4-81.3 49 24.6 18.7-31.6
Other 23 17 77.3 55.4-90.4 6 22.7 9.6-44.6
AGE
18-44 83 41 49.2 37.9-60.6 42 50.8 39.4-62.1
45+ 143 130 92.6 87.3-95.8 13 7.4 4.2-12.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 82 62 76.9 65.7-85.3 20 23.1 14.7-34.3
Some College + 144 109 75.1 66.6-82.0 35 24.9 18.0-33.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 130 93 71.3 62.0-79.1 37 28.7 20.9-38.0
$50,000+ 55 44 78.8 64.9-88.2 11 21.2 11.8-35.1

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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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