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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 455 30 5.8 3.3- 9.9 28 4.0 2.7- 6.0 39 7.1 5.0-10.1 358 83.1 78.5-86.8
GENDER
Male 158 8 6.1 2.2-15.7 8 2.8 1.3- 6.0 14 7.0 3.9-12.2 128 84.1 75.5-90.0
Female 297 22 5.5 3.5- 8.5 20 5.1 3.2- 8.0 25 7.2 4.7-11.0 230 82.2 77.3-86.2
RACE
White 382 24 5.8 3.1-10.8 25 4.5 2.9- 6.8 33 7.2 4.9-10.4 300 82.5 77.4-86.7
Other 71 6 5.6 2.2-13.6 3 2.2 0.7- 6.8 5 5.8 2.1-14.8 57 86.4 76.0-92.7
AGE
18-44 145 8 5.2 1.7-15.4 3 1.5 0.5- 4.8 3 2.1 0.6- 6.7 131 91.2 82.2-95.8
45+ 310 22 6.3 4.0- 9.7 25 6.3 4.1- 9.4 36 11.7 8.2-16.3 227 75.8 70.3-80.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 252 21 8.5 4.4-15.8 19 4.6 2.8- 7.4 25 9.3 6.0-14.1 187 77.7 70.3-83.6
Some College + 203 9 2.5 1.2- 4.9 9 3.3 1.6- 6.6 14 4.5 2.5- 7.9 171 89.7 85.1-93.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 300 23 7.0 3.6-13.3 20 4.1 2.5- 6.6 35 9.7 6.7-14.0 222 79.2 72.8-84.4
$50,000+ 95 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5 2 2.4 0.6- 9.2 91 96.2 89.8-98.6

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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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