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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,488 4,001 62.5 61.0-64.0 2,487 37.5 36.0-39.0
-Buncombe County 164 106 65.9 57.6-73.3 58 34.1 26.7-42.4
GENDER
Male 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Female 164 106 65.9 57.6-73.3 58 34.1 26.7-42.4
RACE
White 150 100 67.3 58.6-75.0 50 32.7 25.0-41.4
Other 13 6 54.7 26.8-80.0 7 45.3 20.0-73.2
AGE
18-44 24 15 62.3 40.9-79.8 9 37.7 20.2-59.1
45+ 140 91 66.6 57.5-74.5 49 33.4 25.5-42.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 58 30 53.7 39.5-67.3 28 46.3 32.7-60.5
Some College + 106 76 72.2 62.1-80.4 30 27.8 19.6-37.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 86 47 55.5 43.3-67.0 39 44.5 33.0-56.7
$50,000+ 42 35 82.4 66.7-91.7 7 17.6 8.3-33.3

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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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