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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 14,807 638 5.2 4.7- 5.7 14,169 94.8 94.3-95.3
GENDER
Male 5,431 486 8.9 8.0- 9.9 4,945 91.1 90.1-92.0
Female 9,376 152 1.7 1.4- 2.1 9,224 98.3 97.9-98.6
RACE
White 11,095 481 5.2 4.7- 5.8 10,614 94.8 94.2-95.3
African American 2,637 94 4.7 3.6- 6.0 2,543 95.3 94.0-96.4
Asian 88 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 87 99.6 97.3-99.9
Native American 289 18 6.5 3.6-11.5 271 93.5 88.5-96.4
Other Minorities 613 40 6.7 4.5- 9.9 573 93.3 90.1-95.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 660 36 6.4 4.2- 9.6 624 93.6 90.4-95.8
-English Speaking 275 9 3.8 1.8- 7.8 266 96.2 92.2-98.2
-Spanish Speaking 385 27 7.6 4.7-12.1 358 92.4 87.9-95.3
Non-Hispanic 14,129 599 5.1 4.6- 5.6 13,530 94.9 94.4-95.4
AGE
18-24 824 63 10.0 7.4-13.3 761 90.0 86.7-92.6
25-34 2,359 130 6.6 5.4- 8.1 2,229 93.4 91.9-94.6
35-44 2,771 121 4.5 3.6- 5.6 2,650 95.5 94.4-96.4
45-54 2,759 128 5.2 4.2- 6.3 2,631 94.8 93.7-95.8
55-64 2,530 98 4.2 3.3- 5.4 2,432 95.8 94.6-96.7
65-74 1,982 57 3.6 2.7- 4.9 1,925 96.4 95.1-97.3
75+ 1,511 39 3.3 2.3- 4.8 1,472 96.7 95.2-97.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,440 113 5.4 4.2- 6.9 2,327 94.6 93.1-95.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,338 178 5.0 4.2- 6.0 4,160 95.0 94.0-95.8
Some Post-H.S. 3,716 155 5.3 4.4- 6.3 3,561 94.7 93.7-95.6
College Graduate 4,287 192 5.1 4.3- 6.0 4,095 94.9 94.0-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,713 71 5.0 3.7- 6.7 1,642 95.0 93.3-96.3
$15,000- 24,999 2,503 103 5.0 3.9- 6.3 2,400 95.0 93.7-96.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,714 51 3.4 2.5- 4.6 1,663 96.6 95.4-97.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,952 88 5.1 4.0- 6.4 1,864 94.9 93.6-96.0
$50,000-74,999 1,780 95 6.6 5.3- 8.3 1,685 93.4 91.7-94.7
$75,000+ 2,003 103 5.8 4.6- 7.2 1,900 94.2 92.8-95.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,781 211 5.1 4.2- 6.0 4,570 94.9 94.0-95.8
No 9,787 418 5.2 4.7- 5.9 9,369 94.8 94.1-95.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,912 161 8.6 7.2-10.2 1,751 91.4 89.8-92.8
Non-Veteran 12,729 457 4.4 3.9- 4.9 12,272 95.6 95.1-96.1
Currently Serving 164 20 13.5 8.4-21.0 144 86.5 79.0-91.6

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever using any smokeless tobacco products.

^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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