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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 467 376 72.9 66.5-78.6 91 27.1 21.4-33.5
GENDER
Male 165 126 71.0 59.8-80.1 39 29.0 19.9-40.2
Female 302 250 74.7 67.5-80.8 52 25.3 19.2-32.5
RACE
White 385 325 79.4 73.1-84.6 60 20.6 15.4-26.9
Other 79 48 47.8 33.3-62.7 31 52.2 37.3-66.7
AGE
18-44 152 93 53.7 43.4-63.7 59 46.3 36.3-56.6
45+ 315 283 90.8 86.9-93.6 32 9.2 6.4-13.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 260 201 71.3 62.4-78.7 59 28.7 21.3-37.6
Some College + 207 175 75.0 64.9-82.9 32 25.0 17.1-35.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 305 234 69.2 61.5-76.0 71 30.8 24.0-38.5
$50,000+ 97 85 82.1 70.1-90.0 12 17.9 10.0-29.9

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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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