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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,627 2,623 18.2 17.4-19.0 12,004 81.8 81.0-82.6
-Catawba County 365 69 21.6 16.3-27.9 296 78.4 72.1-83.7
GENDER
Male 146 22 20.1 12.3-31.1 124 79.9 68.9-87.7
Female 219 47 23.2 17.4-30.3 172 76.8 69.7-82.6
RACE
White 333 68 23.4 17.7-30.2 265 76.6 69.8-82.3
Other 30 1 7.7 1.1-38.5 29 92.3 61.5-98.9
AGE
18-44 145 45 33.2 23.9-44.0 100 66.8 56.0-76.1
45+ 217 24 11.2 7.4-16.7 193 88.8 83.3-92.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 192 28 21.9 14.1-32.4 164 78.1 67.6-85.9
Some College + 172 41 21.4 15.5-28.7 131 78.6 71.3-84.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 212 39 21.5 14.3-31.1 173 78.5 68.9-85.7
$50,000+ 76 17 21.6 13.0-33.7 59 78.4 66.3-87.0

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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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