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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 16,654 927 5.2 4.7- 5.6 980 4.7 4.3- 5.1 1,114 5.2 4.8- 5.6 13,633 85.0 84.3-85.6
-Alamance County 446 15 3.3 1.8- 6.0 24 4.7 2.7- 7.9 31 7.1 3.9-12.5 376 84.9 79.3-89.2
GENDER
Male 140 5 4.1 1.5-10.4 4 3.3 0.8-12.7 12 9.3 3.5-22.5 119 83.3 70.9-91.1
Female 306 10 2.8 1.5- 5.3 20 5.6 3.4- 9.1 19 5.5 3.2- 9.3 257 86.0 81.2-89.8
RACE
White 338 13 3.5 2.0- 6.3 19 5.0 2.6- 9.5 24 6.5 4.1-10.2 282 84.9 79.7-89.0
Other 105 2 2.9 0.6-12.5 5 3.9 1.5- 9.6 7 8.6 2.1-29.3 91 84.6 68.3-93.3
AGE
18-44 166 3 2.2 0.6- 7.4 3 2.5 0.6-10.5 6 6.2 1.9-18.3 154 89.1 78.1-95.0
45+ 278 12 4.7 2.5- 8.5 21 7.2 4.5-11.3 25 8.3 5.3-12.7 220 79.9 74.1-84.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 212 10 5.2 2.5-10.3 11 3.8 1.9- 7.2 18 10.6 4.8-21.6 173 80.5 70.6-87.6
Some College + 231 5 1.6 0.6- 4.6 13 5.6 2.5-11.7 11 3.1 1.7- 5.7 202 89.7 83.7-93.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 254 9 4.4 2.1- 9.2 18 6.9 3.6-12.8 23 10.1 4.8-19.9 204 78.6 69.4-85.6
$50,000+ 114 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 4 2.2 0.7- 6.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 108 97.2 93.2-98.9

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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