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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 832 684 75.3 70.6-79.5 148 24.7 20.5-29.4
GENDER
Male 322 260 72.3 64.6-78.9 62 27.7 21.1-35.4
Female 510 424 78.6 73.4-83.1 86 21.4 16.9-26.6
RACE
White 617 540 82.7 77.9-86.7 77 17.3 13.3-22.1
Other 208 142 59.6 49.7-68.9 66 40.4 31.1-50.3
AGE
18-44 399 289 65.6 58.9-71.8 110 34.4 28.2-41.1
45+ 431 393 90.4 86.4-93.3 38 9.6 6.7-13.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 208 139 50.9 41.3-60.5 69 49.1 39.5-58.7
Some College + 622 543 85.2 81.3-88.4 79 14.8 11.6-18.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 336 241 60.4 52.2-68.1 95 39.6 31.9-47.8
$50,000+ 385 351 88.0 82.7-91.8 34 12.0 8.2-17.3

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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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