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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,797 250 16.1 13.9-18.5 415 24.6 22.1-27.2 637 34.9 32.2-37.7 337 16.5 14.6-18.5 158 8.0 6.7- 9.5
AGE
18-24 116 21 19.5 12.2-29.8 42 36.3 26.3-47.8 43 38.7 28.1-50.5 10 5.4 2.6-11.0 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 327 81 28.9 23.2-35.5 105 31.8 25.9-38.5 106 28.9 23.5-35.0 31 9.1 6.1-13.4 4 1.2 0.4- 3.3
35-44 352 64 19.4 14.4-25.5 90 26.3 20.8-32.5 129 35.4 29.5-41.7 56 15.6 11.5-20.9 13 3.4 1.8- 6.2
45-54 346 37 9.8 6.8-13.8 77 22.8 17.7-28.7 137 43.2 36.7-49.9 71 18.6 14.4-23.7 24 5.7 3.5- 9.0
55-64 261 20 10.3 5.7-17.9 48 18.2 13.4-24.2 97 36.1 29.4-43.4 56 19.3 14.5-25.1 40 16.1 11.5-22.2
65-74 225 20 11.8 6.8-19.6 28 15.0 9.5-23.0 70 31.5 24.2-39.8 65 23.2 17.6-30.0 42 18.5 13.3-25.1
75+ 159 6 4.0 1.5-10.3 21 18.2 11.6-27.5 51 25.3 18.8-33.1 48 31.1 23.0-40.6 33 21.4 14.6-30.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 383 37 11.0 7.7-15.6 41 13.4 9.4-18.8 117 28.8 23.7-34.6 101 23.8 19.3-29.0 87 22.9 18.3-28.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 591 75 14.1 10.9-17.9 121 22.8 18.8-27.5 217 35.2 30.4-40.2 135 20.9 17.4-24.9 43 7.1 5.0- 9.8
Some Post-H.S. 466 67 16.0 12.0-21.0 139 31.6 26.5-37.3 175 37.3 32.0-42.9 65 11.3 8.4-15.0 20 3.8 2.3- 6.3
College Graduate 354 71 23.8 18.3-30.4 113 27.6 22.5-33.4 128 37.1 31.1-43.6 35 9.4 6.3-13.8 7 2.0 0.9- 4.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 386 38 11.6 8.2-16.1 58 18.9 13.9-25.2 108 25.6 20.9-31.0 106 23.7 19.3-28.9 76 20.1 15.8-25.4
$15,000- 24,999 443 55 12.2 8.9-16.4 96 22.2 17.6-27.5 164 37.7 32.1-43.5 92 20.2 16.0-25.1 36 7.8 5.4-11.1
$25,000- 34,999 234 36 16.1 11.2-22.6 70 29.8 23.2-37.5 95 40.2 32.6-48.3 31 13.4 8.9-19.5 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
$35,000- 49,999 180 28 17.5 11.4-25.8 49 23.1 17.1-30.4 79 46.3 37.7-55.1 18 9.9 6.0-15.7 6 3.3 1.3- 8.4
$50,000-74,999 92 18 19.4 11.8-30.4 31 38.8 27.0-52.0 29 27.3 17.5-40.0 11 10.6 5.5-19.4 3 3.9 1.1-12.9
$75,000+ 80 26 28.5 18.8-40.8 27 38.3 26.6-51.6 21 27.5 17.7-40.0 5 4.5 1.8-10.9 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 643 34 6.6 4.4- 9.7 68 11.0 8.3-14.5 188 28.8 24.7-33.2 209 31.1 27.0-35.6 144 22.5 18.8-26.5
No 1,091 210 21.3 18.3-24.7 334 31.4 28.1-35.0 421 37.6 34.0-41.3 116 8.9 7.2-10.9 10 0.8 0.4- 1.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 6 13.6 5.5-29.8 10 22.0 8.7-45.6 22 42.8 26.7-60.5 7 11.6 5.2-24.0 5 10.1 3.4-26.3
Non-Veteran 1,736 242 16.2 14.0-18.6 399 24.5 22.0-27.2 614 34.8 32.0-37.6 329 16.7 14.7-18.8 152 7.9 6.6- 9.4
Currently Serving 10 2 21.2 5.2-56.9 5 56.7 26.0-83.0 1 7.6 1.0-39.9 1 7.1 0.9-38.0 1 7.4 1.0-39.1

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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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