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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 16,326 1,128 6.5 6.0- 7.0 7,858 47.7 46.7-48.8 4,172 25.4 24.5-26.4 369 2.1 1.8- 2.4 2,799 18.2 17.4-19.1
-Union County 366 27 7.1 4.5-11.0 183 49.5 43.4-55.5 98 26.3 21.4-31.9 8 1.7 0.8- 3.8 50 15.4 11.2-20.7
GENDER
Male 150 14 7.8 4.2-14.1 72 49.1 40.0-58.2 38 25.7 18.5-34.4 3 1.4 0.4- 5.1 23 16.1 10.1-24.6
Female 216 13 6.3 3.3-11.8 111 50.0 42.3-57.6 60 27.1 20.9-34.3 5 2.1 0.8- 5.3 27 14.6 9.7-21.4
RACE
White 308 24 7.2 4.5-11.3 155 49.9 43.3-56.4 83 26.0 20.9-31.8 6 1.5 0.6- 3.8 40 15.5 10.8-21.6
Other 57 3 6.8 1.9-22.0 28 48.5 33.9-63.4 15 27.9 15.8-44.4 2 2.6 0.6-10.5 9 14.2 7.1-26.3
AGE
18-44 161 8 5.7 2.5-12.3 86 50.3 41.4-59.1 46 27.6 20.5-36.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 20 15.8 9.9-24.3
45+ 201 19 9.1 5.6-14.4 94 48.4 40.6-56.2 52 25.1 19.0-32.5 6 2.3 1.0- 5.1 30 15.1 10.4-21.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 153 5 3.8 1.2-11.3 65 41.5 32.5-51.2 48 30.2 22.4-39.4 5 2.3 0.9- 5.9 30 22.1 14.7-31.9
Some College + 213 22 9.4 5.8-14.8 118 55.0 47.2-62.6 50 23.6 17.5-31.0 3 1.4 0.4- 4.6 20 10.7 6.6-16.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 172 13 8.4 4.2-16.0 79 44.6 35.7-53.9 54 27.9 20.8-36.3 4 1.8 0.6- 5.1 22 17.2 10.7-26.6
$50,000+ 145 11 6.2 3.3-11.5 77 53.2 44.1-62.1 36 26.2 18.8-35.3 3 1.6 0.4- 6.0 18 12.7 7.7-20.1

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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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