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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland County

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,223 3,022 18.6 17.8-19.4 5,233 32.2 31.2-33.1 5,268 30.7 29.8-31.7 2,490 13.5 12.8-14.1 1,210 5.1 4.8- 5.5
-Cumberland County 455 76 18.2 14.0-23.3 125 30.1 24.9-36.0 160 34.4 29.1-40.1 69 13.3 10.2-17.1 25 4.1 2.6- 6.3
GENDER
Male 161 27 17.8 11.8-25.9 45 32.1 23.7-41.8 60 35.9 27.3-45.5 21 11.2 7.1-17.3 8 3.1 1.4- 6.8
Female 294 49 18.6 13.3-25.3 80 28.2 22.4-34.9 100 32.9 27.1-39.4 48 15.3 11.2-20.5 17 5.0 2.9- 8.5
RACE
White 282 45 17.2 12.0-24.0 90 33.0 26.4-40.4 97 34.5 27.6-42.2 33 10.5 7.2-15.1 17 4.7 2.7- 8.0
Other 170 31 20.0 13.6-28.5 34 25.0 16.9-35.2 62 34.5 26.6-43.4 35 17.3 11.8-24.6 8 3.2 1.4- 7.1
AGE
18-44 207 46 22.7 16.4-30.6 67 36.2 28.3-44.9 67 31.0 23.7-39.4 21 8.6 5.2-13.8 6 1.5 0.6- 3.6
45+ 244 29 11.7 7.6-17.4 57 21.6 16.4-27.9 91 38.6 31.7-46.1 48 20.2 15.1-26.5 19 7.8 4.7-12.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 166 26 20.2 12.9-30.2 34 22.7 14.8-33.1 59 34.4 25.2-45.0 36 17.4 11.7-25.1 11 5.3 2.7-10.0
Some College + 287 50 17.0 12.4-22.9 91 34.9 28.4-42.1 99 33.9 27.8-40.7 33 10.8 7.5-15.3 14 3.4 1.8- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 258 44 19.1 13.3-26.6 61 26.6 19.7-34.9 88 35.7 28.1-44.0 46 13.6 9.7-18.8 19 5.0 2.9- 8.3
$50,000+ 153 26 16.4 10.9-24.1 54 37.4 29.0-46.7 53 32.5 25.0-41.1 18 12.4 7.7-19.3 2 1.3 0.3- 4.9

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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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