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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 1,550 1,215 79.8 77.2-82.2 335 20.2 17.8-22.8
GENDER
Male 580 457 80.6 76.4-84.1 123 19.4 15.9-23.6
Female 970 758 79.1 75.8-82.1 212 20.9 17.9-24.2
RACE
White 1,057 811 78.6 75.4-81.5 246 21.4 18.5-24.6
African American 407 332 81.9 76.8-86.0 75 18.1 14.0-23.2
Asian 4 3 48.6 8.1-91.0 1 51.4 9.0-91.9
Native American 42 34 85.6 68.9-94.1 8 14.4 5.9-31.1
Other Minorities 30 27 91.7 68.1-98.3 3 8.3 1.7-31.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 35 29 89.3 72.1-96.4 6 10.7 3.6-27.9
-English Speaking 22 18 91.7 77.9-97.2 4 8.3 2.8-22.1
-Spanish Speaking 13 11 86.7 49.5-97.7 2 13.3 2.3-50.5
Non-Hispanic 1,511 1,183 79.5 76.9-81.9 328 20.5 18.1-23.1
AGE
18-24 15 11 87.9 65.9-96.5 4 12.1 3.5-34.1
25-34 54 42 79.2 64.3-89.0 12 20.8 11.0-35.7
35-44 104 87 83.9 73.5-90.7 17 16.1 9.3-26.5
45-54 266 225 85.7 79.9-90.0 41 14.3 10.0-20.1
55-64 399 323 83.4 78.7-87.3 76 16.6 12.7-21.3
65-74 416 325 74.8 68.8-80.0 91 25.2 20.0-31.2
75+ 286 195 72.1 65.5-77.9 91 27.9 22.1-34.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 431 317 76.0 70.2-81.0 114 24.0 19.0-29.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 504 391 76.6 71.6-80.9 113 23.4 19.1-28.4
Some Post-H.S. 341 292 87.7 83.1-91.1 49 12.3 8.9-16.9
College Graduate 270 212 81.2 75.2-86.0 58 18.8 14.0-24.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 338 264 76.3 69.6-82.0 74 23.7 18.0-30.4
$15,000- 24,999 315 254 81.9 76.0-86.6 61 18.1 13.4-24.0
$25,000- 34,999 160 123 75.9 67.0-83.0 37 24.1 17.0-33.0
$35,000- 49,999 157 122 74.9 65.6-82.3 35 25.1 17.7-34.4
$50,000-74,999 111 90 84.7 76.1-90.6 21 15.3 9.4-23.9
$75,000+ 87 79 95.5 90.0-98.0 8 4.5 2.0-10.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 937 728 78.2 74.7-81.4 209 21.8 18.6-25.3
No 574 459 81.9 77.8-85.5 115 18.1 14.5-22.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 282 223 81.2 75.2-85.9 59 18.8 14.1-24.8
Non-Veteran 1,266 990 79.4 76.5-82.1 276 20.6 17.9-23.5
Currently Serving 1 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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