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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake County

Risk Factors

Ever Physically Assaulted*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,444 1,294 19.5 18.0-21.0 5,150 80.5 79.0-82.0
Wake County 412 79 17.2 13.5-21.7 333 82.8 78.3-86.5
GENDER
Male 177 31 16.1 11.1-22.8 146 83.9 77.2-88.9
Female 235 48 18.5 13.5-24.8 187 81.5 75.2-86.5
RACE
White 301 51 15.9 11.9-21.1 250 84.1 78.9-88.1
Other 109 27 19.9 12.7-29.7 82 80.1 70.3-87.3
AGE
18-44 233 48 17.8 13.1-23.9 185 82.2 76.1-86.9
45+ 176 31 16.5 11.3-23.5 145 83.5 76.5-88.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 26 19.8 12.9-29.2 77 80.2 70.8-87.1
Some College + 309 53 16.3 12.2-21.6 256 83.7 78.4-87.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 148 36 22.7 15.8-31.5 112 77.3 68.5-84.2
$50,000+ 173 31 15.7 10.7-22.4 142 84.3 77.6-89.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 396 82 21.8 17.3-27.2 314 78.2 72.8-82.7
Forsyth 450 100 19.9 16.1-24.3 350 80.1 75.7-83.9
Guilford 406 69 15.8 12.0-20.5 337 84.2 79.5-88.0
Henderson/Transylvania 456 88 17.4 13.8-21.7 368 82.6 78.3-86.2
Mecklenburg 429 96 20.9 16.6-26.1 333 79.1 73.9-83.4
Orange 418 85 22.3 14.8-32.2 333 77.7 67.8-85.2
Pitt 406 84 18.7 14.8-23.3 322 81.3 76.7-85.2
Randolph 412 84 21.5 16.6-27.4 328 78.5 72.6-83.4
Robeson 415 89 19.1 15.0-24.0 326 80.9 76.0-85.0
Western NC 633 127 18.4 15.3-22.0 506 81.6 78.0-84.7
Piedmont NC 853 149 17.5 14.5-20.9 704 82.5 79.1-85.5
Eastern NC 758 162 22.6 19.0-26.6 596 77.4 73.4-81.0

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*Data in this table were derived from the three physical violence questions

#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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