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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake County

Reaction to Race

How do OTHER PEOPLE usually classify you in this country. Would you say White, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, American Indian or Alaska Native, multiracial or some other group?*

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  Total
Respond.#
White Black or African American Hispanic or Latino American Indian Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,441 4,932 72.7 70.9-74.5 965 17.1 15.6-18.7 226 5.9 4.8- 7.2 154 1.5 1.1- 2.0 164 2.8 2.2- 3.5
Wake County 412 304 70.3 64.4-75.6 68 16.4 12.2-21.7 12 4.9 2.7- 8.6 4 1.8 0.7- 5.0 24 6.6 4.2-10.1
GENDER
Male 174 126 68.8 59.6-76.7 25 15.4 9.4-24.2 8 6.5 3.2-12.9 4 3.5 1.3- 9.4 11 5.8 3.0-11.0
Female 238 178 71.9 64.6-78.3 43 17.5 12.6-23.9 4 3.1 1.1- 8.2 0 0.0 . - . 13 7.4 4.0-13.2
RACE
White 301 295 98.1 95.7-99.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5
Other 109 7 4.1 1.7- 9.7 67 55.1 43.4-66.3 10 14.8 7.9-25.8 3 5.2 1.6-15.4 22 20.7 13.1-31.1
AGE
18-44 232 157 65.0 56.9-72.3 46 18.2 12.6-25.6 12 7.8 4.4-13.6 2 1.5 0.3- 6.5 15 7.5 4.3-12.7
45+ 177 147 80.6 71.9-87.1 20 12.4 7.2-20.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.4 0.6- 9.3 8 4.6 2.0-10.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 105 66 54.9 43.5-65.8 20 16.6 10.1-26.2 8 12.8 6.3-24.2 2 3.7 0.8-14.7 9 12.0 5.9-22.9
Some College + 307 238 75.7 68.8-81.5 48 16.4 11.4-23.0 4 2.1 0.8- 5.6 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 15 4.6 2.7- 8.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 148 91 54.2 44.2-63.9 36 22.3 15.2-31.4 8 9.8 4.8-19.0 1 1.9 0.3-12.5 12 11.8 6.3-20.9
$50,000+ 173 149 83.5 74.0-90.0 15 10.9 5.4-20.8 3 2.9 0.9- 8.8 0 0.0 . - . 6 2.7 1.2- 6.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 392 355 89.2 84.9-92.4 20 6.0 3.7- 9.6 6 1.5 0.7- 3.4 4 1.6 0.5- 4.7 7 1.8 0.8- 3.8
Forsyth 455 336 72.3 67.2-76.9 89 19.3 15.4-23.8 14 4.4 2.5- 7.7 4 1.3 0.5- 3.5 12 2.7 1.4- 5.0
Guilford 401 273 62.0 55.7-68.0 107 29.3 23.8-35.4 12 5.3 2.7- 9.9 3 0.9 0.2- 3.8 6 2.5 1.0- 6.3
Henderson/Transylvania 454 419 86.3 78.9-91.4 12 5.4 1.9-14.1 13 5.3 2.9- 9.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 9 2.5 1.1- 5.6
Mecklenburg 428 257 53.2 46.9-59.3 122 26.6 22.0-31.9 26 13.3 8.5-20.2 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3 19 5.8 3.2-10.0
Orange 426 348 79.3 73.7-84.0 39 9.8 6.7-14.2 17 5.4 3.1- 9.2 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 21 5.3 3.3- 8.3
Pitt 406 280 65.2 59.3-70.6 107 29.2 24.1-34.9 8 1.7 0.7- 3.7 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 8 3.3 1.5- 7.2
Randolph 406 363 88.9 84.7-92.1 17 3.3 1.8- 5.8 20 6.5 4.0-10.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5
Robeson 419 184 39.1 33.4-45.1 83 19.0 14.2-24.9 25 10.5 6.8-16.1 109 27.0 22.0-32.7 18 4.4 2.5- 7.5
Western NC 635 591 92.0 88.8-94.3 22 2.8 1.8- 4.5 11 2.9 1.4- 5.7 4 0.7 0.2- 1.8 7 1.7 0.7- 3.7
Piedmont NC 846 684 76.3 72.0-80.2 103 14.2 11.0-18.1 36 6.3 4.3- 9.1 7 1.5 0.7- 3.2 16 1.7 0.9- 3.2
Eastern NC 761 538 69.1 64.7-73.1 176 22.6 19.2-26.4 26 5.5 3.2- 9.2 8 0.6 0.3- 1.3 13 2.2 1.2- 4.2

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*Only four most common categories presented and the remaining categories are collapsed into Other category

#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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