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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 312 256 79.6 73.8-84.4 33 11.7 8.1-16.7 13 5.1 2.9- 9.0 10 3.5 1.8- 6.7
GENDER
Male 122 98 78.0 68.5-85.3 16 15.0 9.0-24.0 4 3.6 1.2-10.0 4 3.3 1.2- 8.9
Female 190 158 81.3 74.1-86.8 17 8.3 5.1-13.2 9 6.7 3.3-12.9 6 3.8 1.6- 8.5
RACE
White 276 228 80.5 74.5-85.3 30 11.9 8.1-17.1 10 4.2 2.1- 8.1 8 3.4 1.6- 7.0
Other 34 26 73.2 51.9-87.4 3 11.0 2.7-35.6 3 11.3 3.5-31.0 2 4.5 1.1-17.0
AGE
18-44 110 80 73.6 63.8-81.6 18 15.6 9.6-24.4 8 7.6 3.6-15.2 4 3.2 1.1- 8.4
45+ 198 173 84.8 77.4-90.0 15 8.5 4.7-15.0 5 3.1 1.2- 7.9 5 3.6 1.4- 8.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 116 100 82.8 72.1-89.9 9 9.3 4.2-19.2 5 6.4 2.5-15.6 2 1.5 0.4- 6.0
Some College + 195 156 78.5 71.1-84.3 23 12.5 8.1-18.8 8 4.5 2.1- 9.3 8 4.6 2.2- 9.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 141 114 76.8 67.1-84.3 13 9.9 5.2-18.2 7 6.6 3.0-13.9 7 6.7 3.1-13.8
$50,000+ 128 104 79.7 70.7-86.4 17 14.3 8.7-22.6 6 5.1 2.1-11.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3

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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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