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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 15,028 12,791 82.9 82.1-83.8 2,237 17.1 16.2-17.9
-Forsyth County 447 383 83.0 78.4-86.7 64 17.0 13.3-21.6
GENDER
Male 162 139 84.5 77.1-89.9 23 15.5 10.1-22.9
Female 285 244 81.6 75.5-86.4 41 18.4 13.6-24.5
RACE
White 323 293 89.3 84.6-92.6 30 10.7 7.4-15.4
Other 122 88 66.6 56.0-75.8 34 33.4 24.2-44.0
AGE
18-44 171 131 70.6 62.0-77.9 40 29.4 22.1-38.0
45+ 275 251 91.8 87.4-94.7 24 8.2 5.3-12.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 166 130 71.7 62.9-79.1 36 28.3 20.9-37.1
Some College + 281 253 89.5 84.5-93.1 28 10.5 6.9-15.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 232 182 72.6 65.1-79.0 50 27.4 21.0-34.9
$50,000+ 138 132 95.4 89.9-98.0 6 4.6 2.0-10.1

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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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