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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake County

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,729 5,767 83.3 81.7-84.8 962 16.7 15.2-18.3
Wake County 432 382 86.2 81.2-90.1 50 13.8 9.9-18.8
GENDER
Male 184 164 85.2 76.9-90.9 20 14.8 9.1-23.1
Female 248 218 87.3 81.1-91.7 30 12.7 8.3-18.9
RACE
White 312 294 93.2 87.9-96.3 18 6.8 3.7-12.1
Other 118 86 70.5 59.1-79.8 32 29.5 20.2-40.9
AGE
18-44 244 205 81.6 74.5-87.1 39 18.4 12.9-25.5
45+ 184 173 93.9 86.3-97.5 11 6.1 2.5-13.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 79 65.8 54.1-75.8 32 34.2 24.2-45.9
Some College + 321 303 93.7 88.5-96.6 18 6.3 3.4-11.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 156 120 72.0 61.9-80.3 36 28.0 19.7-38.1
$50,000+ 177 176 98.8 92.3-99.8 1 1.2 0.2- 7.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 411 347 80.4 75.0-84.9 64 19.6 15.1-25.0
Forsyth 465 412 86.6 82.2-90.1 53 13.4 9.9-17.8
Guilford 423 374 83.6 77.2-88.4 49 16.4 11.6-22.8
Henderson/Transylvania 475 398 79.5 73.9-84.1 77 20.5 15.9-26.1
Mecklenburg 447 397 84.3 78.3-88.9 50 15.7 11.1-21.7
Orange 440 395 89.6 85.5-92.7 45 10.4 7.3-14.5
Pitt 418 360 83.3 78.0-87.6 58 16.7 12.4-22.0
Randolph 431 380 85.4 80.2-89.4 51 14.6 10.6-19.8
Robeson 443 327 70.1 64.2-75.4 116 29.9 24.6-35.8
Western NC 658 553 80.9 76.5-84.6 105 19.1 15.4-23.5
Piedmont NC 886 764 83.7 80.1-86.7 122 16.3 13.3-19.9
Eastern NC 800 678 83.1 79.4-86.3 122 16.9 13.7-20.6

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#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** 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, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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