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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,478 6,768 68.9 67.7-70.0 2,710 31.1 30.0-32.3
-Wake County 365 245 65.0 59.1-70.4 120 35.0 29.6-40.9
GENDER
Male 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Female 365 245 65.0 59.1-70.4 120 35.0 29.6-40.9
RACE
White 271 188 68.9 62.4-74.8 83 31.1 25.2-37.6
Other 90 53 53.2 41.3-64.7 37 46.8 35.3-58.7
AGE
18-44 180 68 38.0 30.3-46.3 112 62.0 53.7-69.7
45+ 180 172 95.0 88.3-98.0 8 5.0 2.0-11.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 88 62 63.4 50.8-74.3 26 36.6 25.7-49.2
Some College + 276 182 65.4 58.8-71.5 94 34.6 28.5-41.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 137 89 61.9 52.0-70.8 48 38.1 29.2-48.0
$50,000+ 132 87 66.1 56.8-74.3 45 33.9 25.7-43.2

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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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