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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,223 3,022 18.6 17.8-19.4 5,233 32.2 31.2-33.1 5,268 30.7 29.8-31.7 2,490 13.5 12.8-14.1 1,210 5.1 4.8- 5.5
-Wake County 860 199 22.5 19.2-26.1 332 39.1 35.0-43.4 217 26.9 23.1-31.0 93 10.0 7.9-12.5 19 1.5 0.9- 2.6
GENDER
Male 331 81 23.3 18.3-29.3 132 40.8 34.3-47.7 79 26.5 20.8-33.2 32 8.1 5.4-12.1 7 1.2 0.5- 2.7
Female 529 118 21.6 17.8-26.0 200 37.3 32.6-42.3 138 27.2 22.7-32.2 61 11.9 9.1-15.5 12 1.9 1.0- 3.8
RACE
White 639 167 26.1 22.3-30.3 256 40.3 35.8-44.9 146 23.9 19.9-28.4 57 8.3 6.1-11.2 13 1.4 0.7- 2.7
Other 212 31 14.1 8.6-22.2 73 36.6 27.9-46.2 67 33.5 25.5-42.6 35 13.9 9.5-19.8 6 1.9 0.8- 4.6
AGE
18-44 419 108 23.7 19.1-29.0 176 41.7 35.8-47.8 99 26.5 21.3-32.4 34 7.6 5.2-11.2 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0
45+ 439 90 20.5 16.5-25.1 156 35.1 30.3-40.2 117 27.4 22.7-32.6 59 13.8 10.6-17.8 17 3.3 1.9- 5.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 30 11.6 7.3-17.9 58 29.0 20.6-39.3 77 38.6 29.9-48.2 41 17.8 12.3-24.9 10 3.0 1.4- 6.2
Some College + 643 169 26.9 22.9-31.3 274 43.2 38.7-47.8 140 22.1 18.5-26.3 51 6.8 5.0- 9.1 9 1.0 0.5- 2.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 348 55 13.3 9.5-18.5 122 38.1 31.0-45.7 99 29.9 23.5-37.2 61 16.2 12.0-21.5 11 2.5 1.3- 5.1
$50,000+ 398 120 31.0 25.8-36.7 177 41.9 36.4-47.6 81 22.4 17.7-28.0 18 4.3 2.6- 6.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6

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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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