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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 14,808 2,331 17.5 16.8-18.4 12,477 82.5 81.6-83.2
-Buncombe County 364 66 21.0 16.5-26.3 298 79.0 73.7-83.5
GENDER
Male 140 47 34.1 26.1-43.1 93 65.9 56.9-73.9
Female 224 19 8.5 5.3-13.4 205 91.5 86.6-94.7
RACE
White 324 61 22.0 17.2-27.8 263 78.0 72.2-82.8
Other 38 4 12.4 4.4-30.3 34 87.6 69.7-95.6
AGE
18-44 132 35 30.6 22.4-40.3 97 69.4 59.7-77.6
45+ 232 31 14.6 10.1-20.6 201 85.4 79.4-89.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 130 29 25.4 17.8-34.8 101 74.6 65.2-82.2
Some College + 234 37 18.5 13.2-25.2 197 81.5 74.8-86.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 208 41 21.8 16.0-29.0 167 78.2 71.0-84.0
$50,000+ 89 16 22.2 14.0-33.4 73 77.8 66.6-86.0

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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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