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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,802 1,267 68.9 66.1-71.6 535 31.1 28.4-33.9
AGE
18-24 116 25 18.2 11.4-27.8 91 81.8 72.2-88.6
25-34 327 82 26.5 21.0-32.8 245 73.5 67.2-79.0
35-44 352 228 64.2 57.6-70.2 124 35.8 29.8-42.4
45-54 347 318 93.2 89.9-95.5 29 6.8 4.5-10.1
55-64 262 250 96.2 93.1-97.9 12 3.8 2.1- 6.9
65-74 225 206 91.3 85.1-95.1 19 8.7 4.9-14.9
75+ 162 148 92.9 87.6-96.0 14 7.1 4.0-12.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 385 311 78.1 72.5-82.9 74 21.9 17.1-27.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 592 407 67.6 62.7-72.2 185 32.4 27.8-37.3
Some Post-H.S. 468 314 66.8 61.2-72.0 154 33.2 28.0-38.8
College Graduate 354 232 65.3 58.9-71.3 122 34.7 28.7-41.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 387 271 66.1 59.8-71.9 116 33.9 28.1-40.2
$15,000- 24,999 444 294 66.9 61.2-72.1 150 33.1 27.9-38.8
$25,000- 34,999 234 153 64.4 56.4-71.6 81 35.6 28.4-43.6
$35,000- 49,999 180 128 72.5 64.5-79.2 52 27.5 20.8-35.5
$50,000-74,999 93 75 74.7 60.4-85.1 18 25.3 14.9-39.6
$75,000+ 80 53 64.9 51.8-76.1 27 35.1 23.9-48.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 645 540 82.8 78.8-86.2 105 17.2 13.8-21.2
No 1,095 688 62.1 58.4-65.7 407 37.9 34.3-41.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 33 55.4 36.7-72.6 17 44.6 27.4-63.3
Non-Veteran 1,742 1,231 69.5 66.7-72.1 511 30.5 27.9-33.3
Currently Serving 10 3 33.5 10.8-67.7 7 66.5 32.3-89.2

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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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