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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 379 314 74.6 68.3-80.0 65 25.4 20.0-31.7
GENDER
Male 153 123 73.0 63.4-80.9 30 27.0 19.1-36.6
Female 226 191 76.4 67.9-83.1 35 23.6 16.9-32.1
RACE
White 317 278 81.6 74.9-86.8 39 18.4 13.2-25.1
Other 60 34 47.6 33.4-62.2 26 52.4 37.8-66.6
AGE
18-44 164 111 61.8 52.6-70.3 53 38.2 29.7-47.4
45+ 211 199 90.7 83.7-94.9 12 9.3 5.1-16.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 158 117 59.7 49.5-69.1 41 40.3 30.9-50.5
Some College + 220 196 84.9 77.6-90.2 24 15.1 9.8-22.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 178 142 66.6 56.4-75.4 36 33.4 24.6-43.6
$50,000+ 149 128 82.9 74.6-88.9 21 17.1 11.1-25.4

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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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