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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 14,811 9,140 59.0 58.0-60.1 5,671 41.0 39.9-42.0
-Eastern NC 4,955 2,948 56.7 55.0-58.4 2,007 43.3 41.6-45.0
GENDER
Male 1,774 923 49.7 46.9-52.5 851 50.3 47.5-53.1
Female 3,181 2,025 63.0 60.9-65.0 1,156 37.0 35.0-39.1
RACE
White 3,277 2,126 62.8 60.8-64.8 1,151 37.2 35.2-39.2
African American 1,239 598 45.9 42.5-49.2 641 54.1 50.8-57.5
Other Minorities 14 13 92.8 62.0-99.0 1 7.2 1.0-38.0
AGE
18-24 329 145 36.3 30.2-43.0 184 63.7 57.0-69.8
25-34 804 399 48.0 43.9-52.2 405 52.0 47.8-56.1
35-44 873 476 53.1 49.2-57.0 397 46.9 43.0-50.8
45-54 909 572 59.8 55.8-63.7 337 40.2 36.3-44.2
55-64 862 575 65.4 61.3-69.2 287 34.6 30.8-38.7
65-74 674 439 65.5 61.1-69.6 235 34.5 30.4-38.9
75+ 484 330 68.6 63.6-73.3 154 31.4 26.7-36.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 845 385 39.0 34.9-43.4 460 61.0 56.6-65.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,586 851 51.2 48.2-54.2 735 48.8 45.8-51.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,301 821 61.9 58.8-65.0 480 38.1 35.0-41.2
College Graduate 1,214 883 72.1 69.1-75.0 331 27.9 25.0-30.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 657 311 41.9 37.1-46.9 346 58.1 53.1-62.9
$15,000- 24,999 925 502 48.5 44.4-52.7 423 51.5 47.3-55.6
$25,000- 34,999 587 327 53.3 48.5-57.9 260 46.7 42.1-51.5
$35,000- 49,999 658 414 60.9 56.3-65.2 244 39.1 34.8-43.7
$50,000-74,999 531 346 62.1 57.1-66.8 185 37.9 33.2-42.9
$75,000+ 549 394 71.2 66.6-75.3 155 28.8 24.7-33.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,737 1,045 57.2 54.2-60.1 692 42.8 39.9-45.8
No 3,122 1,861 57.0 54.8-59.2 1,261 43.0 40.8-45.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 705 441 62.8 58.6-66.8 264 37.2 33.2-41.4
Non-Veteran 4,116 2,426 55.4 53.5-57.3 1,690 44.6 42.7-46.5
Currently Serving 134 81 58.1 48.0-67.5 53 41.9 32.5-52.0

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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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