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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake County

Reaction to Race

Within the past 12 months at work, do you feel you were treated worse than, the same as, or better than people of other races?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Worse than other races Same as other races Better than other races Worse than some, better than others Encountered people of same race
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,888 228 6.7 5.6- 8.0 3,415 86.8 85.0-88.4 142 3.8 2.9- 4.9 52 1.6 0.9- 2.7 51 1.1 0.7- 1.7
Wake County 300 20 7.1 4.2-11.8 262 86.1 80.4-90.3 15 6.1 3.4-10.7 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
GENDER
Male 145 11 8.2 4.1-15.8 124 83.9 75.3-89.9 8 6.9 3.3-14.2 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 0 0.0 . - .
Female 155 9 5.5 2.6-11.1 138 89.2 81.9-93.7 7 4.8 1.9-11.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
RACE
White 216 5 2.9 1.1- 7.3 202 93.9 89.4-96.5 6 2.1 0.9- 4.9 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
Other 83 15 16.5 8.7-28.9 59 68.6 54.6-79.8 9 15.0 7.3-28.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 183 14 7.2 4.1-12.6 160 87.5 80.8-92.0 7 4.5 1.9-10.4 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 113 6 7.1 2.4-19.2 98 82.9 71.1-90.6 8 9.3 4.2-19.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 71 6 6.9 2.7-16.7 57 82.7 70.3-90.6 5 7.3 2.4-19.9 2 2.2 0.5- 8.6 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6
Some College + 229 14 7.2 3.8-13.1 205 87.2 80.4-91.8 10 5.7 2.8-11.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 106 11 10.6 4.7-21.9 84 78.2 66.2-86.7 9 9.7 4.4-20.0 2 1.6 0.4- 6.5 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 142 7 5.4 2.4-11.5 130 91.1 84.0-95.2 4 3.1 1.0- 9.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 234 4 1.7 0.6- 4.8 207 88.9 83.6-92.6 15 5.7 3.2-10.0 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 7 3.5 1.6- 7.5
Forsyth 278 18 6.9 3.9-11.8 232 84.8 79.2-89.1 15 4.7 2.7- 8.2 5 1.1 0.4- 3.0 8 2.5 1.2- 5.1
Guilford 248 20 9.6 5.9-15.4 216 85.8 79.5-90.4 5 1.8 0.6- 4.7 6 2.3 0.8- 6.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
Henderson/Transylvania 219 10 4.3 2.2- 8.3 194 90.1 84.9-93.6 10 4.2 2.1- 8.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.4 0.5- 3.7
Mecklenburg 295 36 11.3 7.7-16.1 241 81.1 74.8-86.1 9 4.6 2.1-10.1 6 2.3 0.9- 5.5 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4
Orange 275 10 3.8 1.8- 7.7 245 88.6 82.7-92.7 17 7.1 4.0-12.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9
Pitt 262 11 5.7 2.7-11.5 234 88.6 82.4-92.8 8 2.1 0.9- 4.6 6 2.4 1.0- 5.9 3 1.2 0.4- 4.1
Randolph 248 10 5.1 2.4-10.3 229 92.3 87.0-95.6 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 4 1.0 0.3- 3.7 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2
Robeson 237 16 4.7 2.7- 8.1 211 92.4 88.5-95.0 5 1.7 0.7- 4.2 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0
Western NC 343 15 6.9 3.7-12.5 307 87.1 81.5-91.3 9 2.8 1.4- 5.4 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5 10 2.8 1.3- 5.7
Piedmont NC 512 35 7.1 4.9-10.2 449 86.1 81.6-89.6 16 3.9 2.2- 6.9 8 2.2 0.8- 6.3 4 0.6 0.2- 1.9
Eastern NC 437 23 5.0 3.0- 8.0 388 89.1 85.0-92.2 15 3.1 1.7- 5.6 7 1.7 0.7- 4.4 4 1.1 0.3- 3.9

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*This queston was asked of respondents who reported being employed for wages, self-employed, or out of work for less than one year.

#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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