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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland County

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 16,780 13,877 74.7 73.6-75.7 2,903 25.3 24.3-26.4
-Cumberland County 444 368 78.2 72.0-83.4 76 21.8 16.6-28.0
GENDER
Male 158 134 77.2 66.1-85.5 24 22.8 14.5-33.9
Female 286 234 79.2 72.8-84.5 52 20.8 15.5-27.2
RACE
White 274 232 79.1 70.5-85.7 42 20.9 14.3-29.5
Other 167 133 76.4 66.6-84.0 34 23.6 16.0-33.4
AGE
18-44 200 140 67.3 58.0-75.4 60 32.7 24.6-42.0
45+ 240 224 93.2 87.9-96.3 16 6.8 3.7-12.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 161 123 67.7 55.6-77.8 38 32.3 22.2-44.4
Some College + 281 244 85.0 78.8-89.6 37 15.0 10.4-21.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 249 195 72.6 63.3-80.3 54 27.4 19.7-36.7
$50,000+ 151 135 88.7 81.6-93.3 16 11.3 6.7-18.4

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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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