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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 14,811 9,140 59.0 58.0-60.1 5,671 41.0 39.9-42.0
-Wake County 592 383 61.4 56.7-65.9 209 38.6 34.1-43.3
GENDER
Male 230 128 53.1 45.8-60.3 102 46.9 39.7-54.2
Female 362 255 69.6 64.0-74.8 107 30.4 25.2-36.0
RACE
White 430 299 66.5 61.2-71.4 131 33.5 28.6-38.8
Other 155 79 49.7 40.5-58.9 76 50.3 41.1-59.5
AGE
18-44 323 191 54.3 47.9-60.5 132 45.7 39.5-52.1
45+ 263 189 71.2 64.5-77.1 74 28.8 22.9-35.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 81 44.1 35.4-53.1 75 55.9 46.9-64.6
Some College + 434 301 68.7 63.5-73.4 133 31.3 26.6-36.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 212 116 46.6 38.8-54.6 96 53.4 45.4-61.2
$50,000+ 245 175 72.6 66.1-78.2 70 27.4 21.8-33.9

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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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