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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 1,750 35 2.8 1.8- 4.3 1,715 97.2 95.7-98.2
AGE
18-24 113 7 8.6 3.2-20.8 106 91.4 79.2-96.8
25-34 319 7 3.0 1.2- 7.0 312 97.0 93.0-98.8
35-44 340 6 2.0 0.8- 5.1 334 98.0 94.9-99.2
45-54 332 8 3.2 1.1- 9.1 324 96.8 90.9-98.9
55-64 256 3 1.9 0.5- 6.5 253 98.1 93.5-99.5
65-74 220 3 1.5 0.5- 4.6 217 98.5 95.4-99.5
75+ 159 0 0.0 . - . 159 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 375 3 0.6 0.2- 2.3 372 99.4 97.7-99.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 567 8 2.7 1.1- 6.6 559 97.3 93.4-98.9
Some Post-H.S. 457 9 1.9 0.9- 4.1 448 98.1 95.9-99.1
College Graduate 348 15 6.1 3.3-11.2 333 93.9 88.8-96.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 380 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 379 99.8 98.7- 100
$15,000- 24,999 429 9 1.6 0.8- 3.3 420 98.4 96.7-99.2
$25,000- 34,999 226 8 7.4 3.1-16.6 218 92.6 83.4-96.9
$35,000- 49,999 174 4 2.2 0.6- 7.0 170 97.8 93.0-99.4
$50,000-74,999 92 3 3.3 1.0- 9.8 89 96.7 90.2-99.0
$75,000+ 79 3 5.5 1.6-16.9 76 94.5 83.1-98.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 635 7 1.7 0.7- 4.1 628 98.3 95.9-99.3
No 1,095 28 3.4 2.1- 5.6 1,067 96.6 94.4-97.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 2 4.9 1.2-18.1 47 95.1 81.9-98.8
Non-Veteran 1,691 33 2.8 1.8- 4.3 1,658 97.2 95.7-98.2
Currently Serving 10 0 0.0 . - . 10 100 . - .

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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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