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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,998 2,790 19.6 18.8-20.4 4,515 30.9 29.9-31.8 4,483 30.1 29.2-31.1 2,094 13.0 12.3-13.7 1,116 6.4 6.0- 6.9
-Wake County 593 176 28.4 24.4-32.8 216 36.6 32.3-41.1 142 26.1 22.1-30.5 42 7.3 5.1-10.3 17 1.6 1.0- 2.7
GENDER
Male 230 67 27.6 21.6-34.5 89 38.4 31.7-45.7 55 25.5 19.5-32.6 16 7.8 4.4-13.3 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2
Female 363 109 29.2 24.2-34.8 127 34.7 29.5-40.4 87 26.6 21.7-32.2 26 6.8 4.5-10.1 14 2.6 1.5- 4.6
RACE
White 433 147 33.2 28.4-38.4 164 39.2 34.2-44.5 90 21.3 17.2-26.0 24 5.0 3.2- 7.9 8 1.2 0.6- 2.5
Other 153 28 18.4 12.1-27.1 47 28.8 21.2-37.7 51 37.7 28.9-47.3 18 12.5 7.3-20.5 9 2.6 1.3- 5.3
AGE
18-44 323 110 30.8 25.5-36.7 116 35.4 29.7-41.6 75 26.3 20.9-32.5 22 7.5 4.5-12.1 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 264 64 24.2 18.7-30.8 98 38.4 31.9-45.4 66 26.4 20.7-33.0 20 7.2 4.5-11.6 16 3.7 2.2- 6.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 24 15.3 9.9-22.8 41 24.1 17.5-32.1 50 37.6 28.9-47.2 27 18.4 12.0-27.2 14 4.7 2.6- 8.1
Some College + 436 152 33.8 28.9-39.1 175 41.8 36.6-47.2 91 21.3 17.2-25.9 15 2.7 1.6- 4.5 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 212 45 18.7 13.5-25.3 63 27.2 20.9-34.7 63 35.5 28.0-43.7 26 14.4 9.2-21.9 15 4.2 2.4- 7.2
$50,000+ 244 91 35.6 29.1-42.6 107 45.2 38.3-52.2 37 16.3 11.7-22.2 8 2.8 1.3- 5.6 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8

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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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