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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 15,028 12,791 82.9 82.1-83.8 2,237 17.1 16.2-17.9
-Wake County 594 516 83.3 78.9-86.9 78 16.7 13.1-21.1
GENDER
Male 229 191 79.0 71.6-84.9 38 21.0 15.1-28.4
Female 365 325 87.5 82.7-91.1 40 12.5 8.9-17.3
RACE
White 433 401 91.7 87.8-94.4 32 8.3 5.6-12.2
Other 154 108 64.2 54.3-73.0 46 35.8 27.0-45.7
AGE
18-44 323 267 77.2 70.7-82.6 56 22.8 17.4-29.3
45+ 265 243 91.3 86.0-94.7 22 8.7 5.3-14.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 108 61.5 51.7-70.4 49 38.5 29.6-48.3
Some College + 436 407 92.3 88.5-94.9 29 7.7 5.1-11.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 212 163 68.7 59.9-76.2 49 31.3 23.8-40.1
$50,000+ 244 235 96.5 92.9-98.3 9 3.5 1.7- 7.1

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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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