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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,513 5,031 77.9 76.7-79.2 1,482 22.1 20.8-23.3
RACE
White 5,078 3,938 78.4 77.0-79.8 1,140 21.6 20.2-23.0
African American 1,162 910 79.6 76.6-82.3 252 20.4 17.7-23.4
Asian 16 8 49.1 19.6-79.2 8 50.9 20.8-80.4
Native American 136 97 68.6 57.8-77.8 39 31.4 22.2-42.2
Other Minorities 86 51 51.7 38.2-65.0 35 48.3 35.0-61.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 128 81 58.9 47.8-69.3 47 41.1 30.7-52.2
-English Speaking 89 65 73.7 61.0-83.4 24 26.3 16.6-39.0
-Spanish Speaking 39 16 37.0 20.0-57.9 23 63.0 42.1-80.0
Non-Hispanic 6,379 4,945 78.4 77.1-79.6 1,434 21.6 20.4-22.9
AGE
40-44 894 598 67.8 63.8-71.5 296 32.2 28.5-36.2
45-54 1,748 1,332 76.6 74.1-79.0 416 23.4 21.0-25.9
55-64 1,540 1,274 83.8 81.4-86.0 266 16.2 14.0-18.6
65-74 1,291 1,082 84.8 82.2-87.1 209 15.2 12.9-17.8
75+ 1,040 745 73.1 69.7-76.2 295 26.9 23.8-30.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,174 812 69.0 65.6-72.3 362 31.0 27.7-34.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,051 1,532 74.6 72.1-76.9 519 25.4 23.1-27.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,649 1,299 79.3 76.6-81.7 350 20.7 18.3-23.4
College Graduate 1,632 1,384 86.0 83.9-87.8 248 14.0 12.2-16.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 927 630 67.6 63.8-71.1 297 32.4 28.9-36.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,183 839 70.2 66.9-73.4 344 29.8 26.6-33.1
$25,000- 34,999 659 507 74.8 70.2-78.9 152 25.2 21.1-29.8
$35,000- 49,999 719 587 80.5 76.4-84.0 132 19.5 16.0-23.6
$50,000-74,999 656 561 85.1 80.9-88.5 95 14.9 11.5-19.1
$75,000+ 759 646 85.9 82.9-88.5 113 14.1 11.5-17.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,624 1,969 76.5 74.4-78.4 655 23.5 21.6-25.6
No 3,759 2,968 79.0 77.3-80.6 791 21.0 19.4-22.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 101 78 74.8 59.7-85.6 23 25.2 14.4-40.3
Non-Veteran 6,402 4,944 78.0 76.7-79.2 1,458 22.0 20.8-23.3
Currently Serving 10 9 90.7 54.2-98.8 1 9.3 1.2-45.8

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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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