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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 15,028 12,791 82.9 82.1-83.8 2,237 17.1 16.2-17.9
GENDER
Male 5,547 4,634 80.8 79.4-82.2 913 19.2 17.8-20.6
Female 9,481 8,157 84.9 84.0-85.8 1,324 15.1 14.2-16.0
RACE
White 11,237 9,978 88.0 87.2-88.8 1,259 12.0 11.2-12.8
African American 2,695 2,169 79.4 77.2-81.3 526 20.6 18.7-22.8
Asian 89 74 84.7 74.1-91.4 15 15.3 8.6-25.9
Native American 293 219 73.3 65.8-79.6 74 26.7 20.4-34.2
Other Minorities 623 280 37.3 32.5-42.3 343 62.7 57.7-67.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 671 329 41.2 36.4-46.1 342 58.8 53.9-63.6
-English Speaking 281 229 79.4 72.2-85.2 52 20.6 14.8-27.8
-Spanish Speaking 390 100 23.4 18.4-29.2 290 76.6 70.8-81.6
Non-Hispanic 14,337 12,448 85.9 85.2-86.7 1,889 14.1 13.3-14.8
AGE
18-24 837 576 61.4 56.9-65.7 261 38.6 34.3-43.1
25-34 2,400 1,860 74.4 71.9-76.7 540 25.6 23.3-28.1
35-44 2,827 2,315 81.1 79.1-83.0 512 18.9 17.0-20.9
45-54 2,807 2,361 84.6 82.8-86.2 446 15.4 13.8-17.2
55-64 2,561 2,213 86.9 85.1-88.5 348 13.1 11.5-14.9
65-74 1,996 1,921 95.3 93.6-96.5 75 4.7 3.5- 6.4
75+ 1,525 1,474 96.9 95.7-97.8 51 3.1 2.2- 4.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,490 1,807 63.7 61.0-66.3 683 36.3 33.7-39.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,424 3,636 79.9 78.2-81.5 788 20.1 18.5-21.8
Some Post-H.S. 3,765 3,256 85.9 84.4-87.3 509 14.1 12.7-15.6
College Graduate 4,323 4,070 94.2 93.2-95.0 253 5.8 5.0- 6.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,739 1,257 65.5 62.1-68.7 482 34.5 31.3-37.9
$15,000- 24,999 2,547 1,844 66.8 64.2-69.3 703 33.2 30.7-35.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,734 1,479 82.8 80.2-85.0 255 17.2 15.0-19.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,976 1,822 90.6 88.9-92.2 154 9.4 7.8-11.1
$50,000-74,999 1,799 1,712 94.5 93.0-95.7 87 5.5 4.3- 7.0
$75,000+ 2,018 1,962 97.3 96.3-98.0 56 2.7 2.0- 3.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,796 4,052 81.2 79.5-82.8 744 18.8 17.2-20.5
No 9,784 8,379 83.9 82.9-84.8 1,405 16.1 15.2-17.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,935 1,738 90.0 88.1-91.6 197 10.0 8.4-11.9
Non-Veteran 12,899 10,867 81.4 80.5-82.4 2,032 18.6 17.6-19.5
Currently Serving 169 165 98.1 93.6-99.5 4 1.9 0.5- 6.4

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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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