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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,811 9,140 59.0 58.0-60.1 5,671 41.0 39.9-42.0
-Rowan County 442 250 52.8 47.3-58.2 192 47.2 41.8-52.7
GENDER
Male 154 78 46.9 38.3-55.8 76 53.1 44.2-61.7
Female 288 172 58.0 51.4-64.2 116 42.0 35.8-48.6
RACE
White 369 221 57.5 51.6-63.2 148 42.5 36.8-48.4
Other 71 28 34.0 22.6-47.6 43 66.0 52.4-77.4
AGE
18-44 174 86 45.0 36.8-53.4 88 55.0 46.6-63.2
45+ 267 164 59.6 52.5-66.3 103 40.4 33.7-47.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 238 115 44.3 37.1-51.8 123 55.7 48.2-62.9
Some College + 204 135 63.7 55.9-70.9 69 36.3 29.1-44.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 255 138 47.1 40.1-54.3 117 52.9 45.7-59.9
$50,000+ 103 63 59.1 48.2-69.1 40 40.9 30.9-51.8

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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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