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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 1,281 1,221 95.2 93.4-96.5 60 4.8 3.5- 6.6
AGE
18-24 116 105 87.7 76.7-93.9 11 12.3 6.1-23.3
25-34 315 307 96.0 91.0-98.2 8 4.0 1.8- 9.0
35-44 296 287 97.1 93.3-98.7 9 2.9 1.3- 6.7
45-54 206 204 99.6 98.4-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6
55-64 141 130 94.4 89.6-97.0 11 5.6 3.0-10.4
65-74 113 104 90.1 79.8-95.4 9 9.9 4.6-20.2
75+ 83 73 91.6 84.3-95.7 10 8.4 4.3-15.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 218 196 89.1 82.8-93.3 22 10.9 6.7-17.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 430 408 94.5 90.7-96.8 22 5.5 3.2- 9.3
Some Post-H.S. 359 353 99.0 97.6-99.6 6 1.0 0.4- 2.4
College Graduate 271 261 95.0 89.3-97.8 10 5.0 2.2-10.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 265 248 94.1 88.9-96.9 17 5.9 3.1-11.1
$15,000- 24,999 312 301 95.4 90.8-97.8 11 4.6 2.2- 9.2
$25,000- 34,999 184 180 96.4 87.7-99.0 4 3.6 1.0-12.3
$35,000- 49,999 135 133 97.9 90.4-99.5 2 2.1 0.5- 9.6
$50,000-74,999 71 70 99.2 94.6-99.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4
$75,000+ 60 60 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 372 346 94.4 91.1-96.5 26 5.6 3.5- 8.9
No 862 831 95.9 93.6-97.3 31 4.1 2.7- 6.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 37 37 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,234 1,174 95.0 93.1-96.4 60 5.0 3.6- 6.9
Currently Serving 10 10 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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* Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator

^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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