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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson County

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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
-Robeson County 369 26 8.6 5.5-13.3 343 91.4 86.7-94.5
GENDER
Male 117 8 8.1 3.9-16.2 109 91.9 83.8-96.1
Female 252 18 9.0 5.1-15.4 234 91.0 84.6-94.9
RACE
White 140 16 12.5 7.2-20.7 124 87.5 79.3-92.8
Other 226 9 5.1 2.4-10.5 217 94.9 89.5-97.6
AGE
18-44 153 17 13.4 7.8-21.9 136 86.6 78.1-92.2
45+ 214 9 4.7 2.1-10.3 205 95.3 89.7-97.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 224 10 6.4 3.3-12.2 214 93.6 87.8-96.7
Some College + 144 16 12.4 6.8-21.6 128 87.6 78.4-93.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 242 15 7.1 4.0-12.4 227 92.9 87.6-96.0
$50,000+ 38 4 12.7 4.5-30.7 34 87.3 69.3-95.5

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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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