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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,803 1,299 70.8 68.1-73.4 251 13.2 11.4-15.2 253 16.0 13.9-18.4
AGE
18-24 116 69 55.0 43.5-66.1 16 11.2 5.7-20.9 31 33.7 23.6-45.7
25-34 327 234 68.6 61.7-74.7 28 10.1 6.3-15.8 65 21.4 16.3-27.5
35-44 353 245 70.0 63.9-75.4 46 12.8 9.3-17.5 62 17.2 12.9-22.5
45-54 347 256 73.1 66.9-78.4 47 12.6 9.0-17.5 44 14.3 10.3-19.6
55-64 262 196 74.3 67.1-80.3 41 15.6 11.2-21.3 25 10.2 6.0-16.8
65-74 225 171 75.9 68.1-82.2 40 15.9 11.3-21.9 14 8.2 4.1-15.8
75+ 162 120 76.4 68.1-83.1 31 16.9 11.2-24.8 11 6.6 3.6-12.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 385 265 66.1 60.1-71.7 64 15.2 11.5-19.8 56 18.7 14.1-24.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 593 420 70.9 66.1-75.2 88 12.9 10.1-16.3 85 16.2 12.8-20.4
Some Post-H.S. 468 348 71.2 65.5-76.4 48 11.5 8.2-15.9 72 17.3 13.1-22.4
College Graduate 354 265 74.4 68.4-79.6 49 13.7 10.0-18.6 40 11.9 8.3-16.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 387 270 67.2 60.9-72.9 60 15.9 11.6-21.5 57 16.9 12.7-22.2
$15,000- 24,999 444 309 67.8 62.1-73.1 52 10.2 7.5-13.7 83 22.0 17.3-27.6
$25,000- 34,999 234 181 78.6 71.7-84.2 20 6.8 4.2-10.8 33 14.6 9.8-21.2
$35,000- 49,999 180 136 70.4 61.3-78.1 20 12.1 7.4-19.4 24 17.4 11.2-26.1
$50,000-74,999 93 72 76.2 64.3-85.1 15 15.5 9.0-25.4 6 8.2 3.1-20.2
$75,000+ 80 62 80.0 68.9-87.8 9 9.6 4.7-18.5 9 10.5 5.1-20.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 645 458 70.8 66.4-74.8 129 19.8 16.3-23.7 58 9.4 7.1-12.4
No 1,095 798 71.3 67.7-74.6 114 9.9 8.0-12.4 183 18.7 15.9-22.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 33 60.5 42.4-76.2 7 16.8 7.4-33.9 10 22.7 11.1-40.7
Non-Veteran 1,742 1,260 71.2 68.5-73.9 241 13.0 11.2-15.0 241 15.8 13.7-18.2
Currently Serving 10 5 45.0 17.7-75.7 3 36.0 11.5-70.9 2 18.9 4.5-53.9

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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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