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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,020 10,558 68.3 67.3-69.2 2,005 12.5 11.9-13.2 2,457 19.2 18.4-20.1
-Eastern NC 5,042 3,371 64.1 62.4-65.7 711 13.1 12.0-14.2 960 22.9 21.3-24.5
GENDER
Male 1,816 1,114 59.2 56.4-62.0 231 12.0 10.4-13.8 471 28.8 26.1-31.5
Female 3,226 2,257 68.5 66.5-70.4 480 14.0 12.7-15.4 489 17.6 15.9-19.3
RACE
White 3,320 2,294 68.0 66.0-69.8 489 14.3 12.9-15.7 537 17.8 16.2-19.4
African American 1,275 849 63.4 59.9-66.8 171 12.1 10.2-14.2 255 24.5 21.3-28.0
Other Minorities 14 9 59.9 27.6-85.4 2 7.9 1.7-29.6 3 32.2 9.1-69.2
AGE
18-24 335 164 44.4 37.4-51.6 41 9.1 6.3-12.9 130 46.5 39.4-53.8
25-34 822 483 55.6 51.5-59.7 76 8.4 6.5-10.7 263 36.0 32.0-40.2
35-44 889 578 62.3 58.2-66.3 101 10.4 8.3-13.0 210 27.3 23.6-31.4
45-54 926 636 67.2 63.4-70.9 121 12.4 10.2-15.1 169 20.3 17.2-23.9
55-64 875 630 72.3 68.5-75.8 135 14.9 12.4-17.9 110 12.8 10.2-16.0
65-74 680 509 72.0 67.6-76.0 128 21.1 17.4-25.3 43 6.9 4.9- 9.7
75+ 495 357 72.2 67.0-76.7 106 20.3 16.6-24.7 32 7.5 4.7-11.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 869 538 54.3 49.7-58.9 107 10.0 7.9-12.6 224 35.6 31.1-40.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,623 1,101 65.2 62.2-68.1 210 11.0 9.4-12.8 312 23.8 21.1-26.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,321 892 65.7 62.5-68.7 188 14.0 11.9-16.4 241 20.3 17.7-23.1
College Graduate 1,220 834 68.4 65.2-71.4 204 17.2 14.9-19.9 182 14.4 12.2-16.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 669 440 62.8 57.6-67.7 89 10.1 8.0-12.8 140 27.1 22.5-32.3
$15,000- 24,999 949 591 56.6 52.2-60.9 104 9.0 7.2-11.2 254 34.4 30.1-38.9
$25,000- 34,999 593 403 67.0 62.4-71.2 78 11.2 8.8-14.2 112 21.8 18.0-26.1
$35,000- 49,999 667 450 63.3 58.8-67.6 85 14.1 11.2-17.6 132 22.6 18.9-26.7
$50,000-74,999 540 383 70.9 66.3-75.1 72 13.2 10.3-16.7 85 15.9 12.6-19.9
$75,000+ 549 416 75.5 71.1-79.4 71 13.2 10.3-16.8 62 11.3 8.6-14.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,749 1,173 64.8 61.9-67.6 337 17.9 15.9-20.1 239 17.3 15.0-20.0
No 3,123 2,088 64.1 61.9-66.2 354 10.8 9.6-12.1 681 25.2 23.2-27.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 717 446 61.5 57.3-65.6 124 17.4 14.4-20.8 147 21.1 17.8-24.7
Non-Veteran 4,179 2,862 65.6 63.7-67.4 560 11.9 10.8-13.0 757 22.6 20.8-24.4
Currently Serving 136 58 40.2 31.0-50.0 26 21.5 14.1-31.2 52 38.4 29.3-48.3

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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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