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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 8,095 6,276 75.3 74.0-76.5 1,819 24.7 23.5-26.0
GENDER
Male 3,450 2,161 63.7 61.7-65.6 1,289 36.3 34.4-38.3
Female 4,645 4,115 88.9 87.7-90.0 530 11.1 10.0-12.3
RACE
White 6,028 4,680 75.8 74.4-77.2 1,348 24.2 22.8-25.6
African American 1,397 1,115 78.4 75.6-81.0 282 21.6 19.0-24.4
Asian 57 47 81.6 66.8-90.7 10 18.4 9.3-33.2
Native American 154 110 71.6 62.1-79.6 44 28.4 20.4-37.9
Other Minorities 403 275 62.8 56.3-69.0 128 37.2 31.0-43.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 433 298 64.3 58.0-70.1 135 35.7 29.9-42.0
-English Speaking 173 123 68.8 59.5-76.8 50 31.2 23.2-40.5
-Spanish Speaking 260 175 62.4 54.3-69.9 85 37.6 30.1-45.7
Non-Hispanic 7,652 5,970 76.3 75.0-77.5 1,682 23.7 22.5-25.0
AGE
18-24 442 348 75.3 69.2-80.4 94 24.7 19.6-30.8
25-34 1,784 1,384 74.4 71.6-77.0 400 25.6 23.0-28.4
35-44 2,183 1,692 75.2 72.8-77.5 491 24.8 22.5-27.2
45-54 2,040 1,603 76.7 74.3-79.0 437 23.3 21.0-25.7
55-64 1,272 975 74.7 71.5-77.7 297 25.3 22.3-28.5
65-74 283 206 72.4 65.5-78.4 77 27.6 21.6-34.5
75+ 53 35 69.7 53.4-82.2 18 30.3 17.8-46.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 794 509 62.5 57.9-66.8 285 37.5 33.2-42.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,260 1,648 68.0 65.3-70.5 612 32.0 29.5-34.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,181 1,704 76.1 73.7-78.4 477 23.9 21.6-26.3
College Graduate 2,850 2,409 84.9 83.2-86.4 441 15.1 13.6-16.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 376 291 71.9 64.2-78.5 85 28.1 21.5-35.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,177 906 72.5 68.8-75.9 271 27.5 24.1-31.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,070 826 73.2 69.6-76.5 244 26.8 23.5-30.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,352 1,065 76.2 73.2-78.9 287 23.8 21.1-26.8
$50,000-74,999 1,334 1,061 79.0 76.2-81.5 273 21.0 18.5-23.8
$75,000+ 1,563 1,297 83.1 80.7-85.3 266 16.9 14.7-19.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,521 1,174 73.6 70.5-76.5 347 26.4 23.5-29.5
No 6,453 5,000 75.5 74.1-76.8 1,453 24.5 23.2-25.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 849 569 67.2 63.2-70.9 280 32.8 29.1-36.8
Non-Veteran 7,096 5,609 76.5 75.2-77.8 1,487 23.5 22.2-24.8
Currently Serving 150 98 67.9 58.9-75.8 52 32.1 24.2-41.1

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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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