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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 818 80 7.2 5.5- 9.5 416 50.4 46.0-54.8 195 24.9 21.3-28.8 15 1.5 0.8- 2.8 112 16.1 12.7-20.1
GENDER
Male 315 21 5.5 3.2- 9.3 166 52.0 45.1-59.0 77 24.3 19.1-30.3 6 1.6 0.6- 4.0 45 16.6 11.3-23.6
Female 503 59 9.1 6.8-12.0 250 48.6 43.5-53.8 118 25.5 21.0-30.6 9 1.3 0.6- 3.0 67 15.5 11.8-20.0
RACE
White 608 63 8.1 5.9-10.9 319 51.3 46.5-56.1 146 27.1 22.9-31.8 9 1.0 0.5- 2.2 71 12.5 9.5-16.2
Other 201 17 5.6 3.1- 9.9 89 46.7 37.4-56.3 49 20.5 14.7-27.9 6 2.6 0.9- 6.7 40 24.6 16.5-35.0
AGE
18-44 402 28 5.3 3.3- 8.5 202 49.5 43.3-55.7 100 24.7 19.9-30.4 4 1.3 0.4- 3.6 68 19.2 14.3-25.3
45+ 414 52 10.4 7.7-13.9 213 51.9 46.4-57.4 95 25.1 20.6-30.2 10 1.7 0.8- 3.3 44 10.9 7.8-15.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 204 20 7.8 4.2-14.1 79 37.6 28.8-47.3 49 22.4 15.9-30.7 5 1.3 0.4- 4.0 51 30.9 22.0-41.6
Some College + 612 60 7.0 5.3- 9.3 336 55.5 50.8-60.2 145 25.8 21.7-30.2 10 1.5 0.7- 3.3 61 10.2 7.7-13.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 330 36 8.1 5.0-12.7 154 46.2 38.8-53.8 76 21.6 16.5-27.7 6 1.1 0.4- 3.1 58 23.0 16.4-31.3
$50,000+ 384 30 5.6 3.8- 8.2 212 54.9 48.9-60.7 100 27.6 22.6-33.2 6 1.8 0.7- 4.5 36 10.1 7.0-14.4

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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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