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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 1,550 1,215 79.8 77.2-82.2 335 20.2 17.8-22.8
-Eastern NC 596 467 78.7 74.3-82.6 129 21.3 17.4-25.7
GENDER
Male 211 161 76.4 68.6-82.7 50 23.6 17.3-31.4
Female 385 306 81.0 76.1-85.1 79 19.0 14.9-23.9
RACE
White 340 257 75.2 68.8-80.6 83 24.8 19.4-31.2
African American 214 175 81.5 74.4-87.0 39 18.5 13.0-25.6
Other Minorities 1 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 10 7 80.2 48.2-94.6 3 19.8 5.4-51.8
25-34 23 19 78.8 53.1-92.4 4 21.2 7.6-46.9
35-44 38 29 72.5 53.7-85.7 9 27.5 14.3-46.3
45-54 92 78 81.7 68.2-90.3 14 18.3 9.7-31.8
55-64 155 129 86.9 80.3-91.6 26 13.1 8.4-19.7
65-74 174 135 73.6 63.7-81.6 39 26.4 18.4-36.3
75+ 100 67 71.5 59.9-80.8 33 28.5 19.2-40.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 168 121 72.2 61.7-80.7 47 27.8 19.3-38.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 203 156 75.5 67.4-82.1 47 24.5 17.9-32.6
Some Post-H.S. 138 122 88.8 81.2-93.6 16 11.2 6.4-18.8
College Graduate 85 67 83.0 73.4-89.7 18 17.0 10.3-26.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 144 113 79.5 69.6-86.7 31 20.5 13.3-30.4
$15,000- 24,999 128 100 77.6 66.7-85.6 28 22.4 14.4-33.3
$25,000- 34,999 60 50 82.7 68.9-91.2 10 17.3 8.8-31.1
$35,000- 49,999 54 46 81.8 64.1-91.9 8 18.2 8.1-35.9
$50,000-74,999 35 24 73.2 55.2-85.8 11 26.8 14.2-44.8
$75,000+ 25 21 91.1 76.2-97.1 4 8.9 2.9-23.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 366 290 78.5 72.6-83.4 76 21.5 16.6-27.4
No 211 165 79.5 71.8-85.6 46 20.5 14.4-28.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 106 83 81.3 72.1-88.0 23 18.7 12.0-27.9
Non-Veteran 490 384 78.0 72.8-82.4 106 22.0 17.6-27.2

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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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