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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Not allowed Allowed in some areas Allowed in all areas No official policy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,256 5,635 89.7 88.6-90.7 345 5.9 5.1- 6.8 158 2.4 2.0- 3.0 118 2.0 1.6- 2.5
-Eastern NC 1,936 1,717 87.1 84.8-89.1 122 7.3 5.7- 9.3 57 3.4 2.5- 4.7 40 2.2 1.5- 3.2
GENDER
Male 603 513 82.5 77.8-86.3 52 9.9 6.9-14.1 22 4.5 2.8- 7.3 16 3.1 1.7- 5.4
Female 1,333 1,204 90.4 88.3-92.2 70 5.4 4.0- 7.3 35 2.6 1.7- 3.8 24 1.6 1.0- 2.4
RACE
White 1,256 1,116 87.5 85.0-89.7 73 6.2 4.7- 8.2 39 3.9 2.6- 5.7 28 2.4 1.5- 3.6
African American 491 435 87.8 83.7-91.0 38 8.8 6.1-12.6 12 2.4 1.2- 4.7 6 1.0 0.4- 2.4
Other Minorities 4 4 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 139 120 83.5 69.0-92.0 13 12.9 5.2-28.7 4 2.5 0.8- 7.8 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3
25-34 436 396 89.5 85.2-92.6 28 6.8 4.4-10.5 10 3.2 1.6- 6.3 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3
35-44 503 445 87.9 83.9-91.0 30 6.7 4.4- 9.9 15 2.3 1.2- 4.2 13 3.2 1.6- 6.2
45-54 492 434 87.7 83.7-90.8 32 5.9 4.0- 8.7 14 3.7 2.0- 6.5 12 2.8 1.4- 5.6
55-64 296 261 83.6 76.1-89.1 18 9.1 5.1-15.6 9 5.1 2.2-11.7 8 2.2 1.0- 4.8
65-74 50 42 84.1 69.8-92.4 1 1.5 0.2- 9.8 4 6.9 2.4-18.3 3 7.5 2.3-22.0
75+ 8 8 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 153 118 74.9 62.8-84.1 22 16.7 8.6-29.8 7 5.2 2.4-11.0 6 3.2 1.3- 7.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 589 503 83.4 79.1-86.9 49 10.3 7.4-14.0 24 3.9 2.4- 6.3 13 2.5 1.3- 4.7
Some Post-H.S. 571 510 89.2 85.4-92.1 35 5.5 3.6- 8.3 14 2.7 1.4- 5.0 12 2.6 1.2- 5.4
College Graduate 620 583 93.4 90.1-95.6 16 2.5 1.5- 4.4 12 2.9 1.3- 6.2 9 1.2 0.6- 2.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 127 97 75.0 57.6-86.9 21 21.2 9.8-40.0 6 2.4 0.8- 6.9 3 1.4 0.4- 4.9
$15,000- 24,999 339 286 82.1 76.3-86.7 25 8.9 5.6-13.6 18 6.6 3.9-10.9 10 2.5 1.2- 5.0
$25,000- 34,999 267 240 90.4 85.5-93.8 16 6.4 3.6-11.1 4 1.0 0.4- 2.7 7 2.2 1.0- 5.1
$35,000- 49,999 341 294 82.9 77.0-87.5 28 8.5 5.5-12.7 9 3.9 1.9- 7.8 10 4.8 2.2- 9.8
$50,000-74,999 304 281 91.0 86.1-94.2 17 7.0 4.1-11.8 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5 3 1.3 0.4- 3.8
$75,000+ 313 295 93.8 89.8-96.2 6 2.3 0.9- 5.6 8 2.8 1.3- 5.7 4 1.2 0.4- 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 393 341 87.0 82.3-90.7 30 6.9 4.4-10.5 13 3.4 1.8- 6.4 9 2.7 1.1- 6.4
No 1,500 1,339 87.2 84.5-89.5 89 7.5 5.6- 9.9 42 3.3 2.2- 4.8 30 2.0 1.3- 3.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 208 184 86.1 78.2-91.5 10 5.4 2.6-11.0 9 6.3 2.6-14.2 5 2.2 0.8- 5.6
Non-Veteran 1,652 1,461 86.9 84.4-89.1 109 7.8 6.0-10.1 47 3.0 2.1- 4.2 35 2.3 1.5- 3.5
Currently Serving 76 72 93.5 81.9-97.9 3 3.3 1.0-10.1 1 3.2 0.5-19.2 0 0.0 . - .

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported working indoors most of the time.

^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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