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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 9,478 6,768 68.9 67.7-70.0 2,710 31.1 30.0-32.3
RACE
White 7,042 5,183 71.6 70.2-72.9 1,859 28.4 27.1-29.8
African American 1,802 1,267 68.9 66.1-71.6 535 31.1 28.4-33.9
Asian 49 18 38.3 21.9-57.7 31 61.7 42.3-78.1
Native American 201 145 70.1 60.4-78.2 56 29.9 21.8-39.6
Other Minorities 323 114 30.0 24.3-36.2 209 70.0 63.8-75.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 368 154 38.8 32.9-45.1 214 61.2 54.9-67.1
-English Speaking 179 103 58.6 49.7-67.0 76 41.4 33.0-50.3
-Spanish Speaking 189 51 25.0 18.2-33.3 138 75.0 66.7-81.8
Non-Hispanic 9,098 6,606 70.4 69.2-71.6 2,492 29.6 28.4-30.8
AGE
18-24 505 78 14.1 10.8-18.2 427 85.9 81.8-89.2
25-34 1,497 261 18.6 16.2-21.1 1,236 81.4 78.9-83.8
35-44 1,728 1,081 62.9 60.0-65.7 647 37.1 34.3-40.0
45-54 1,755 1,605 91.4 89.7-92.9 150 8.6 7.1-10.3
55-64 1,552 1,477 95.5 93.9-96.6 75 4.5 3.4- 6.1
65-74 1,304 1,229 94.8 93.2-96.1 75 5.2 3.9- 6.8
75+ 1,081 996 93.5 91.6-94.9 85 6.5 5.1- 8.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,522 1,129 68.7 65.5-71.7 393 31.3 28.3-34.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,835 2,072 69.9 67.6-72.0 763 30.1 28.0-32.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,466 1,757 70.5 68.2-72.7 709 29.5 27.3-31.8
College Graduate 2,642 1,802 66.4 64.1-68.6 840 33.6 31.4-35.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,231 901 69.3 65.8-72.6 330 30.7 27.4-34.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,710 1,201 67.2 64.3-70.0 509 32.8 30.0-35.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,065 687 61.2 57.5-64.9 378 38.8 35.1-42.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,148 789 67.8 64.4-70.9 359 32.2 29.1-35.6
$50,000-74,999 1,009 713 70.4 66.8-73.7 296 29.6 26.3-33.2
$75,000+ 1,121 823 70.9 67.6-74.1 298 29.1 25.9-32.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,150 2,621 81.2 79.3-82.9 529 18.8 17.1-20.7
No 6,101 4,003 63.3 61.8-64.8 2,098 36.7 35.2-38.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 166 118 64.3 54.0-73.4 48 35.7 26.6-46.0
Non-Veteran 9,277 6,637 69.0 67.8-70.2 2,640 31.0 29.8-32.2
Currently Serving 35 13 41.8 24.1-61.9 22 58.2 38.1-75.9

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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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