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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,478 6,768 68.9 67.7-70.0 2,710 31.1 30.0-32.3
-Forsyth County 285 201 69.1 62.9-74.7 84 30.9 25.3-37.1
GENDER
Male 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Female 285 201 69.1 62.9-74.7 84 30.9 25.3-37.1
RACE
White 198 149 73.6 66.3-79.8 49 26.4 20.2-33.7
Other 85 50 58.4 46.4-69.4 35 41.6 30.6-53.6
AGE
18-44 112 37 33.0 24.3-43.1 75 67.0 56.9-75.7
45+ 172 163 96.5 93.1-98.3 9 3.5 1.7- 6.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 84 70.8 60.6-79.3 30 29.2 20.7-39.4
Some College + 171 117 67.9 59.7-75.1 54 32.1 24.9-40.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 157 98 63.0 54.3-70.8 59 37.0 29.2-45.7
$50,000+ 74 58 75.0 62.6-84.3 16 25.0 15.7-37.4

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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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