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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 14,811 9,140 59.0 58.0-60.1 5,671 41.0 39.9-42.0
-Buncombe County 365 264 68.2 62.4-73.6 101 31.8 26.4-37.6
GENDER
Male 141 91 60.3 50.9-68.9 50 39.7 31.1-49.1
Female 224 173 76.0 69.2-81.7 51 24.0 18.3-30.8
RACE
White 324 237 69.7 63.7-75.2 87 30.3 24.8-36.3
Other 39 25 56.5 37.5-73.7 14 43.5 26.3-62.5
AGE
18-44 133 81 54.9 45.1-64.3 52 45.1 35.7-54.9
45+ 232 183 77.3 70.5-82.9 49 22.7 17.1-29.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 131 80 55.5 45.5-65.1 51 44.5 34.9-54.5
Some College + 234 184 75.7 68.7-81.6 50 24.3 18.4-31.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 208 141 64.0 56.2-71.1 67 36.0 28.9-43.8
$50,000+ 89 71 78.2 67.0-86.4 18 21.8 13.6-33.0

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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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