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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 1,775 983 55.6 52.7-58.5 792 44.4 41.5-47.3
AGE
18-24 114 40 33.2 23.5-44.6 74 66.8 55.4-76.5
25-34 320 160 47.1 40.6-53.8 160 52.9 46.2-59.4
35-44 346 180 54.1 47.6-60.5 166 45.9 39.5-52.4
45-54 342 205 62.3 55.8-68.4 137 37.7 31.6-44.2
55-64 258 164 66.8 59.6-73.2 94 33.2 26.8-40.4
65-74 224 134 58.0 49.5-66.1 90 42.0 33.9-50.5
75+ 160 92 61.6 52.6-69.9 68 38.4 30.1-47.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 379 174 46.5 40.5-52.6 205 53.5 47.4-59.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 580 296 51.1 46.0-56.1 284 48.9 43.9-54.0
Some Post-H.S. 464 269 57.2 51.5-62.8 195 42.8 37.2-48.5
College Graduate 349 241 67.7 61.2-73.5 108 32.3 26.5-38.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 379 171 45.5 39.5-51.7 208 54.5 48.3-60.5
$15,000- 24,999 437 236 52.5 46.6-58.3 201 47.5 41.7-53.4
$25,000- 34,999 231 125 54.9 46.9-62.7 106 45.1 37.3-53.1
$35,000- 49,999 178 110 57.5 48.5-66.1 68 42.5 33.9-51.5
$50,000-74,999 92 62 72.3 60.8-81.4 30 27.7 18.6-39.2
$75,000+ 79 60 78.7 67.5-86.9 19 21.3 13.1-32.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 639 350 55.8 51.0-60.4 289 44.2 39.6-49.0
No 1,094 617 56.5 52.7-60.1 477 43.5 39.9-47.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 32 73.7 58.1-85.0 18 26.3 15.0-41.9
Non-Veteran 1,715 944 54.9 52.0-57.9 771 45.1 42.1-48.0
Currently Serving 10 7 77.2 44.3-93.5 3 22.8 6.5-55.7

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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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