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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 432 55 11.8 8.9-15.4 377 88.2 84.6-91.1
GENDER
Male 154 15 8.1 4.7-13.6 139 91.9 86.4-95.3
Female 278 40 14.8 10.8-20.0 238 85.2 80.0-89.2
RACE
White 261 53 19.0 14.4-24.6 208 81.0 75.4-85.6
Other 167 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 166 99.5 96.4-99.9
AGE
18-44 207 42 17.7 12.8-23.9 165 82.3 76.1-87.2
45+ 223 13 5.8 3.3-10.0 210 94.2 90.0-96.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 165 16 10.1 6.0-16.6 149 89.9 83.4-94.0
Some College + 266 39 12.9 9.3-17.6 227 87.1 82.4-90.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 242 28 10.5 7.1-15.2 214 89.5 84.8-92.9
$50,000+ 106 18 15.4 9.5-23.9 88 84.6 76.1-90.5

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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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