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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,028 12,791 82.9 82.1-83.8 2,237 17.1 16.2-17.9
-Eastern NC 5,039 4,208 80.8 79.2-82.2 831 19.2 17.8-20.8
GENDER
Male 1,816 1,501 78.9 76.2-81.4 315 21.1 18.6-23.8
Female 3,223 2,707 82.4 80.7-84.0 516 17.6 16.0-19.3
RACE
White 3,320 2,928 87.3 85.8-88.7 392 12.7 11.3-14.2
African American 1,273 999 76.4 73.0-79.5 274 23.6 20.5-27.0
Other Minorities 14 12 75.6 32.4-95.3 2 24.4 4.7-67.6
AGE
18-24 332 241 64.0 56.3-71.0 91 36.0 29.0-43.7
25-34 822 629 73.4 69.3-77.1 193 26.6 22.9-30.7
35-44 890 716 79.2 75.3-82.6 174 20.8 17.4-24.7
45-54 927 746 79.8 76.3-83.0 181 20.2 17.0-23.7
55-64 876 739 83.7 80.1-86.7 137 16.3 13.3-19.9
65-74 679 649 95.1 92.1-97.0 30 4.9 3.0- 7.9
75+ 494 470 94.7 91.6-96.7 24 5.3 3.3- 8.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 866 616 61.1 56.3-65.7 250 38.9 34.3-43.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,622 1,306 78.6 75.8-81.1 316 21.4 18.9-24.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,321 1,125 84.8 82.2-87.0 196 15.2 13.0-17.8
College Graduate 1,221 1,154 94.8 93.1-96.0 67 5.2 4.0- 6.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 671 478 66.2 61.0-71.0 193 33.8 29.0-39.0
$15,000- 24,999 949 671 64.0 59.5-68.3 278 36.0 31.7-40.5
$25,000- 34,999 593 512 85.0 81.3-88.1 81 15.0 11.9-18.7
$35,000- 49,999 668 610 88.9 85.3-91.7 58 11.1 8.3-14.7
$50,000-74,999 540 524 96.8 94.6-98.1 16 3.2 1.9- 5.4
$75,000+ 550 532 96.8 94.6-98.1 18 3.2 1.9- 5.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,748 1,460 79.8 77.0-82.3 288 20.2 17.7-23.0
No 3,122 2,611 81.4 79.5-83.2 511 18.6 16.8-20.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 717 638 89.3 86.4-91.6 79 10.7 8.4-13.6
Non-Veteran 4,176 3,428 78.3 76.5-80.0 748 21.7 20.0-23.5
Currently Serving 136 133 97.9 91.8-99.5 3 2.1 0.5- 8.2

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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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