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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,161 732 63.9 60.3-67.3 429 36.1 32.7-39.7
AGE
40-44 185 112 59.7 50.3-68.5 73 40.3 31.5-49.7
45-54 344 211 63.5 57.1-69.5 133 36.5 30.5-42.9
55-64 260 182 70.2 62.8-76.7 78 29.8 23.3-37.2
65-74 222 147 63.4 54.7-71.4 75 36.6 28.6-45.3
75+ 150 80 59.3 49.9-68.0 70 40.7 32.0-50.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 317 170 55.6 49.1-61.9 147 44.4 38.1-50.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 375 246 66.1 59.8-71.8 129 33.9 28.2-40.2
Some Post-H.S. 275 177 60.1 52.2-67.6 98 39.9 32.4-47.8
College Graduate 193 138 75.5 68.0-81.8 55 24.5 18.2-32.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 267 148 57.4 50.4-64.2 119 42.6 35.8-49.6
$15,000- 24,999 280 154 58.0 51.0-64.7 126 42.0 35.3-49.0
$25,000- 34,999 125 83 63.5 51.7-73.8 42 36.5 26.2-48.3
$35,000- 49,999 108 75 63.5 51.1-74.3 33 36.5 25.7-48.9
$50,000-74,999 62 50 69.3 50.5-83.3 12 30.7 16.7-49.5
$75,000+ 47 37 80.2 65.3-89.7 10 19.8 10.3-34.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 532 301 60.5 55.6-65.3 231 39.5 34.7-44.4
No 595 408 66.2 60.9-71.1 187 33.8 28.9-39.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 28 19 59.4 31.1-82.6 9 40.6 17.4-68.9
Non-Veteran 1,130 711 64.0 60.4-67.4 419 36.0 32.6-39.6
Currently Serving 3 2 77.9 24.2-97.5 1 22.1 2.5-75.8

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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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