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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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 14,998 2,790 19.6 18.8-20.4 4,515 30.9 29.9-31.8 4,483 30.1 29.2-31.1 2,094 13.0 12.3-13.7 1,116 6.4 6.0- 6.9
-Eastern NC 5,032 855 18.1 16.8-19.5 1,390 27.4 25.9-28.9 1,569 31.7 30.1-33.3 789 15.3 14.1-16.6 429 7.5 6.7- 8.4
GENDER
Male 1,815 331 19.2 17.0-21.5 493 26.8 24.4-29.3 558 31.5 28.9-34.1 281 15.6 13.6-17.8 152 7.0 5.8- 8.4
Female 3,217 524 17.2 15.6-18.8 897 27.9 26.1-29.8 1,011 31.9 30.0-33.8 508 15.0 13.6-16.6 277 8.0 7.0- 9.2
RACE
White 3,316 621 19.8 18.2-21.4 1,030 31.2 29.3-33.1 959 29.3 27.5-31.2 438 12.3 11.1-13.6 268 7.5 6.5- 8.6
African American 1,271 182 16.7 14.0-19.7 258 21.4 18.7-24.4 437 33.2 30.1-36.5 267 20.0 17.5-22.7 127 8.8 7.2-10.6
Other Minorities 14 2 9.5 1.9-35.8 6 52.3 24.2-79.1 4 25.7 8.5-56.1 2 12.5 2.9-40.6 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 335 77 20.9 16.2-26.5 117 33.7 27.4-40.5 113 34.8 28.1-42.1 24 9.7 5.3-17.3 4 1.0 0.3- 2.8
25-34 822 202 25.9 22.4-29.7 290 33.0 29.4-36.9 257 31.9 28.1-35.8 65 8.4 6.3-11.3 8 0.8 0.4- 1.7
35-44 888 198 23.2 19.8-27.1 290 31.7 28.1-35.4 265 30.4 26.9-34.1 101 11.1 8.9-13.8 34 3.6 2.4- 5.4
45-54 920 159 17.5 14.8-20.5 244 25.9 22.7-29.4 307 34.5 30.8-38.4 140 15.4 12.7-18.5 70 6.8 5.2- 8.8
55-64 874 116 13.8 11.1-17.0 202 21.8 18.6-25.2 265 29.4 25.9-33.2 166 20.9 17.7-24.6 125 14.2 11.7-17.1
65-74 681 67 10.8 8.3-13.9 147 22.9 19.3-26.9 199 29.7 25.8-33.9 161 21.6 18.2-25.4 107 15.0 12.0-18.6
75+ 492 32 6.6 4.4- 9.8 94 19.2 15.1-24.0 155 32.0 27.3-37.1 130 25.8 21.5-30.5 81 16.4 12.9-20.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 864 77 9.6 7.3-12.5 107 13.1 10.3-16.6 264 32.5 28.3-37.0 230 27.0 22.9-31.4 186 17.9 15.1-21.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,619 220 15.8 13.5-18.4 406 25.7 23.1-28.4 554 33.7 30.9-36.6 304 17.7 15.6-20.0 135 7.1 5.9- 8.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,320 230 19.0 16.5-21.7 430 32.3 29.4-35.3 422 32.7 29.7-35.8 158 10.5 8.8-12.4 80 5.6 4.3- 7.2
College Graduate 1,220 326 27.1 24.2-30.2 445 35.6 32.5-38.8 324 27.0 24.2-30.1 97 8.1 6.5-10.2 28 2.2 1.4- 3.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 668 57 10.3 7.5-13.9 74 9.0 6.8-11.8 198 29.1 24.8-33.9 174 28.4 23.5-33.9 165 23.2 19.5-27.2
$15,000- 24,999 947 127 14.7 11.7-18.4 221 21.4 18.3-25.0 311 34.4 30.4-38.6 203 21.2 18.0-24.8 85 8.3 6.5-10.5
$25,000- 34,999 592 105 16.6 13.5-20.2 185 31.5 27.3-36.0 197 33.1 28.8-37.6 79 14.3 11.2-18.1 26 4.6 2.9- 7.0
$35,000- 49,999 666 126 18.7 15.5-22.4 230 34.7 30.6-39.1 211 31.6 27.6-35.9 76 12.0 9.4-15.2 23 3.0 1.8- 4.9
$50,000-74,999 539 117 21.9 18.1-26.3 218 38.2 33.6-43.0 157 31.6 27.1-36.4 37 6.3 4.4- 8.9 10 2.0 1.0- 3.9
$75,000+ 549 183 34.1 29.7-38.8 204 34.8 30.5-39.4 124 24.0 20.1-28.5 33 6.4 4.3- 9.3 5 0.7 0.3- 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,741 113 7.4 6.0- 9.1 257 15.4 13.5-17.6 484 28.2 25.6-30.9 500 28.4 25.9-31.1 387 20.5 18.4-22.8
No 3,122 717 23.5 21.7-25.3 1,088 33.6 31.6-35.6 1,029 33.3 31.3-35.4 257 8.6 7.3-10.0 31 1.1 0.6- 1.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 717 101 14.2 11.4-17.6 204 28.3 24.7-32.3 235 34.4 30.5-38.5 111 15.0 12.3-18.2 66 8.1 6.2-10.6
Non-Veteran 4,169 700 18.0 16.6-19.6 1,127 26.6 25.0-28.3 1,309 31.9 30.1-33.7 674 15.9 14.5-17.4 359 7.6 6.7- 8.5
Currently Serving 136 53 41.2 31.9-51.2 56 42.0 32.7-52.0 21 11.7 7.2-18.6 3 1.7 0.5- 5.9 3 3.3 0.9-12.1

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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: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
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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