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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 1,162 910 79.6 76.6-82.3 252 20.4 17.7-23.4
AGE
40-44 185 127 68.6 59.3-76.7 58 31.4 23.3-40.7
45-54 346 268 80.5 75.6-84.7 78 19.5 15.3-24.4
55-64 260 219 85.2 78.7-90.0 41 14.8 10.0-21.3
65-74 221 185 82.7 74.6-88.5 36 17.3 11.5-25.4
75+ 150 111 78.1 70.4-84.3 39 21.9 15.7-29.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 317 233 74.4 68.5-79.5 84 25.6 20.5-31.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 375 294 79.9 74.7-84.3 81 20.1 15.7-25.3
Some Post-H.S. 276 220 78.6 70.9-84.7 56 21.4 15.3-29.1
College Graduate 193 162 86.9 81.0-91.1 31 13.1 8.9-19.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 267 198 75.4 69.2-80.7 69 24.6 19.3-30.8
$15,000- 24,999 282 197 71.4 64.8-77.1 85 28.6 22.9-35.2
$25,000- 34,999 123 100 83.4 74.3-89.6 23 16.6 10.4-25.7
$35,000- 49,999 108 93 85.5 74.8-92.2 15 14.5 7.8-25.2
$50,000-74,999 62 54 76.5 56.0-89.2 8 23.5 10.8-44.0
$75,000+ 47 41 88.2 74.8-94.9 6 11.8 5.1-25.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 531 410 79.8 75.8-83.2 121 20.2 16.8-24.2
No 596 473 79.4 74.7-83.4 123 20.6 16.6-25.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 28 20 64.2 33.6-86.5 8 35.8 13.5-66.4
Non-Veteran 1,131 887 80.0 77.0-82.7 244 20.0 17.3-23.0
Currently Serving 3 3 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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