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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,796 1,620 90.0 88.1-91.6 176 10.0 8.4-11.9
AGE
18-24 116 98 82.4 71.2-89.8 18 17.6 10.2-28.8
25-34 327 293 88.2 82.9-92.1 34 11.8 7.9-17.1
35-44 352 329 92.8 88.6-95.5 23 7.2 4.5-11.4
45-54 346 320 93.6 90.2-95.9 26 6.4 4.1- 9.8
55-64 261 237 90.4 84.8-94.1 24 9.6 5.9-15.2
65-74 224 198 88.0 80.7-92.7 26 12.0 7.3-19.3
75+ 159 134 85.3 77.9-90.6 25 14.7 9.4-22.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 382 324 83.1 77.8-87.4 58 16.9 12.6-22.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 591 538 90.8 87.3-93.5 53 9.2 6.5-12.7
Some Post-H.S. 466 426 91.4 87.5-94.1 40 8.6 5.9-12.5
College Graduate 354 329 92.5 88.5-95.2 25 7.5 4.8-11.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 385 340 88.5 83.8-92.0 45 11.5 8.0-16.2
$15,000- 24,999 443 402 89.6 85.6-92.7 41 10.4 7.3-14.4
$25,000- 34,999 234 217 93.8 89.5-96.4 17 6.2 3.6-10.5
$35,000- 49,999 180 166 89.8 81.6-94.6 14 10.2 5.4-18.4
$50,000-74,999 93 92 98.4 89.4-99.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.6
$75,000+ 80 76 96.5 90.3-98.8 4 3.5 1.2- 9.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 642 564 87.7 84.0-90.6 78 12.3 9.4-16.0
No 1,093 1,000 91.3 89.0-93.1 93 8.7 6.9-11.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 47 92.2 77.0-97.6 3 7.8 2.4-23.0
Non-Veteran 1,736 1,564 89.9 88.0-91.6 172 10.1 8.4-12.0
Currently Serving 10 9 90.4 53.7-98.7 1 9.6 1.3-46.3

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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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