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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,711 11,218 79.9 79.0-80.8 1,390 11.0 10.3-11.7 736 5.9 5.4- 6.5 367 3.2 2.8- 3.7
-Rowan County 370 305 82.1 77.1-86.1 36 9.3 6.4-13.1 17 5.5 3.3- 9.0 12 3.2 1.7- 6.0
GENDER
Male 125 104 83.6 75.3-89.5 13 9.7 5.4-16.9 6 4.8 2.1-10.7 2 1.9 0.5- 7.4
Female 245 201 80.7 74.3-85.8 23 8.8 5.7-13.4 11 6.1 3.2-11.3 10 4.4 2.2- 8.5
RACE
White 320 266 82.7 77.4-87.0 29 9.4 6.3-13.8 13 4.2 2.3- 7.4 12 3.8 2.0- 6.9
Other 48 37 77.4 60.8-88.3 7 8.8 3.8-18.8 4 13.8 5.2-31.8 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 91 62 71.5 60.3-80.6 15 13.8 7.9-23.1 8 9.0 4.3-17.8 6 5.7 2.5-12.6
45+ 279 243 87.7 82.8-91.4 21 6.8 4.3-10.6 9 3.6 1.8- 7.2 6 1.9 0.7- 4.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 199 169 83.7 76.6-88.9 17 9.1 5.3-15.1 8 4.3 2.0- 9.0 5 2.9 1.1- 7.3
Some College + 171 136 80.2 72.6-86.0 19 9.4 5.8-15.0 9 6.8 3.4-13.2 7 3.6 1.6- 8.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 230 191 83.3 77.0-88.2 22 9.3 5.7-14.7 10 4.3 2.2- 8.3 7 3.1 1.3- 7.0
$50,000+ 85 69 81.3 70.8-88.6 9 9.3 4.7-17.5 3 4.7 1.5-14.1 4 4.7 1.7-12.7

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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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