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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 680 535 75.8 71.4-79.6 83 12.2 9.7-15.3 47 8.4 6.1-11.4 15 3.6 1.8- 7.2
GENDER
Male 258 199 75.5 68.4-81.4 32 11.4 7.8-16.3 21 8.5 5.5-13.0 6 4.6 1.6-12.3
Female 422 336 76.1 70.7-80.7 51 13.0 9.7-17.2 26 8.3 5.2-12.9 9 2.7 1.3- 5.3
RACE
White 537 417 74.4 69.8-78.6 65 12.4 9.6-16.0 42 10.2 7.3-14.0 13 3.0 1.7- 5.3
Other 141 116 79.6 68.0-87.7 18 11.7 7.0-19.1 5 3.0 1.1- 8.5 2 5.6 1.1-23.4
AGE
18-44 287 200 67.4 60.4-73.6 43 15.3 11.2-20.6 31 10.9 7.3-15.9 13 6.5 3.1-13.0
45+ 391 334 85.2 80.8-88.8 40 8.8 6.3-12.1 15 5.6 3.3- 9.4 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 139 121 84.9 76.3-90.7 11 8.3 4.5-14.8 5 4.8 1.8-12.0 2 2.1 0.4- 9.8
Some College + 540 413 73.5 68.5-78.0 72 13.2 10.2-16.8 42 9.3 6.7-12.9 13 4.0 1.9- 8.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 241 195 79.1 71.7-85.0 28 10.7 7.0-15.9 12 7.1 3.5-14.0 6 3.1 1.2- 7.7
$50,000+ 350 267 72.6 66.3-78.0 45 13.5 9.9-18.2 31 9.9 6.9-14.1 7 4.0 1.4-10.9

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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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