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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 892 132 17.1 14.0-20.8 232 28.5 24.9-32.3 285 31.3 27.7-35.0 160 16.2 13.6-19.2 83 6.9 5.4- 8.8
AGE
18-24 60 15 18.4 10.3-30.5 20 37.2 23.5-53.3 22 40.9 26.4-57.1 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 2 2.3 0.5- 9.6
25-34 140 35 26.3 18.6-35.7 45 33.9 25.6-43.4 47 32.3 24.0-41.8 11 6.7 3.4-12.6 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5
35-44 177 39 27.8 19.3-38.4 62 32.9 25.1-41.8 46 26.7 19.6-35.2 22 9.9 6.2-15.5 8 2.6 1.2- 5.7
45-54 176 19 11.0 6.9-17.2 37 26.0 18.7-35.1 70 35.6 28.0-44.1 36 20.8 14.5-29.0 14 6.4 3.6-11.4
55-64 168 10 6.9 3.3-13.9 41 27.4 19.7-36.7 45 23.1 16.8-30.8 45 27.7 20.3-36.5 27 15.0 9.9-22.0
65-74 105 8 6.5 3.1-13.5 19 16.4 9.7-26.4 35 40.1 28.9-52.4 29 26.2 17.4-37.4 14 10.7 5.9-18.7
75+ 61 4 6.4 2.2-16.8 8 20.0 9.1-38.5 17 29.3 17.8-44.2 16 25.7 15.2-40.1 16 18.6 10.6-30.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 222 16 7.7 4.4-13.3 35 17.6 12.1-24.9 61 29.4 22.3-37.5 61 27.4 20.9-35.1 49 17.9 13.1-24.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 334 45 16.4 11.5-23.0 84 26.5 21.2-32.7 121 35.8 29.8-42.2 63 16.8 12.7-21.8 21 4.5 2.8- 7.2
Some Post-H.S. 191 31 17.8 11.9-25.6 62 35.8 28.1-44.3 70 34.3 27.0-42.4 21 9.1 5.7-14.3 7 3.1 1.3- 6.9
College Graduate 143 40 30.8 21.7-41.6 51 38.6 29.0-49.2 33 20.1 13.5-28.8 14 8.7 4.7-15.8 5 1.8 0.7- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 17 14.8 8.6-24.3 21 14.3 8.9-22.0 33 23.9 16.5-33.5 37 25.8 18.1-35.3 38 21.2 14.8-29.4
$15,000- 24,999 178 21 16.2 9.0-27.4 35 23.2 16.1-32.1 60 30.5 22.9-39.3 43 21.6 15.3-29.7 19 8.5 5.1-13.8
$25,000- 34,999 110 16 16.9 9.9-27.4 30 30.3 21.3-41.0 39 32.0 23.2-42.3 20 16.8 10.5-25.8 5 4.0 1.5-10.1
$35,000- 49,999 122 22 19.4 12.4-29.0 37 30.2 21.6-40.5 43 33.1 24.3-43.3 15 14.0 8.0-23.6 5 3.3 1.3- 8.4
$50,000-74,999 99 15 16.3 9.4-26.6 44 46.0 34.8-57.7 34 32.4 22.9-43.5 6 5.3 1.9-13.9 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 65 21 33.2 19.8-50.0 29 42.5 28.6-57.6 14 22.3 12.6-36.3 1 2.0 0.3-13.0 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 307 22 7.2 4.5-11.4 38 14.1 10.0-19.5 74 23.8 18.5-30.1 98 33.7 27.7-40.3 75 21.2 16.6-26.6
No 542 105 21.4 17.3-26.2 184 35.6 30.9-40.7 190 33.9 29.3-38.8 57 8.5 6.3-11.4 6 0.6 0.2- 1.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 261 32 13.1 8.9-18.9 64 28.1 21.9-35.3 98 36.9 30.2-44.2 46 15.4 11.2-20.9 21 6.5 3.9-10.5
Non-Veteran 597 89 17.7 13.8-22.5 153 27.9 23.7-32.6 180 29.7 25.4-34.3 113 17.3 14.0-21.1 62 7.4 5.6- 9.8
Currently Serving 28 10 44.2 24.6-65.7 14 46.5 26.8-67.4 4 9.3 3.1-25.0 0 0.0 . - . 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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