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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 3,228 823 25.5 23.7-27.5 2,405 74.5 72.5-76.3
-Eastern NC 1,124 296 26.6 23.6-30.0 828 73.4 70.0-76.4
GENDER
Male 486 131 27.3 22.7-32.3 355 72.7 67.7-77.3
Female 638 165 25.9 22.0-30.1 473 74.1 69.9-78.0
RACE
White 779 219 28.8 25.0-32.8 560 71.2 67.2-75.0
African American 239 47 19.9 14.1-27.3 192 80.1 72.7-85.9
AGE
18-24 88 22 26.6 15.9-41.0 66 73.4 59.0-84.1
25-34 206 56 26.9 20.4-34.7 150 73.1 65.3-79.6
35-44 262 63 23.6 18.2-30.1 199 76.4 69.9-81.8
45-54 247 70 28.5 22.0-36.0 177 71.5 64.0-78.0
55-64 205 64 32.1 24.8-40.5 141 67.9 59.5-75.2
65-74 88 19 21.0 12.9-32.5 69 79.0 67.5-87.1
75+ 27 2 4.8 1.1-18.0 25 95.2 82.0-98.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 232 53 24.0 17.4-32.0 179 76.0 68.0-82.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 400 93 24.1 19.5-29.5 307 75.9 70.5-80.5
Some Post-H.S. 305 84 26.7 21.2-33.0 221 73.3 67.0-78.8
College Graduate 186 66 36.9 28.9-45.7 120 63.1 54.3-71.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 187 48 23.1 17.0-30.6 139 76.9 69.4-83.0
$15,000- 24,999 241 57 28.2 21.0-36.9 184 71.8 63.1-79.0
$25,000- 34,999 148 42 26.4 19.2-35.1 106 73.6 64.9-80.8
$35,000- 49,999 163 54 33.7 25.6-43.0 109 66.3 57.0-74.4
$50,000-74,999 103 34 30.4 21.2-41.4 69 69.6 58.6-78.8
$75,000+ 80 28 41.3 29.3-54.4 52 58.7 45.6-70.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 432 102 25.1 20.4-30.5 330 74.9 69.5-79.6
No 670 189 27.5 23.5-31.9 481 72.5 68.1-76.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 166 43 29.5 21.9-38.5 123 70.5 61.5-78.1
Non-Veteran 917 236 24.9 21.6-28.5 681 75.1 71.5-78.4
Currently Serving 41 17 46.6 29.7-64.2 24 53.4 35.8-70.3

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 cigarettes in entire lifetime and now smoke daily or occasionally.

^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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