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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 15,019 2,492 16.6 15.8-17.4 12,527 83.4 82.6-84.2
-Forsyth County 448 55 11.7 8.8-15.3 393 88.3 84.7-91.2
GENDER
Male 162 13 7.2 3.9-12.7 149 92.8 87.3-96.1
Female 286 42 15.7 11.5-21.1 244 84.3 78.9-88.5
RACE
White 324 32 9.8 6.8-14.0 292 90.2 86.0-93.2
Other 122 23 16.5 10.6-25.0 99 83.5 75.0-89.4
AGE
18-44 171 28 15.7 10.6-22.6 143 84.3 77.4-89.4
45+ 276 27 8.8 5.8-13.1 249 91.2 86.9-94.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 166 27 18.4 12.4-26.3 139 81.6 73.7-87.6
Some College + 282 28 7.7 5.2-11.3 254 92.3 88.7-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 232 46 20.4 15.1-27.0 186 79.6 73.0-84.9
$50,000+ 138 3 2.1 0.6- 6.3 135 97.9 93.7-99.4

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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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