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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 3,228 823 25.5 23.7-27.5 2,405 74.5 72.5-76.3
GENDER
Male 1,356 333 24.0 21.4-26.9 1,023 76.0 73.1-78.6
Female 1,872 490 27.4 24.9-30.0 1,382 72.6 70.0-75.1
RACE
White 2,437 636 26.7 24.6-29.0 1,801 73.3 71.0-75.4
African American 558 130 22.6 18.5-27.2 428 77.4 72.8-81.5
Asian 9 3 32.4 9.2-69.3 6 67.6 30.7-90.8
Native American 92 22 23.4 14.6-35.3 70 76.6 64.7-85.4
Other Minorities 114 25 18.7 11.7-28.4 89 81.3 71.6-88.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 118 23 18.5 11.5-28.2 95 81.5 71.8-88.5
-English Speaking 54 9 20.9 10.4-37.7 45 79.1 62.3-89.6
-Spanish Speaking 64 14 17.3 9.3-30.0 50 82.7 70.0-90.7
Non-Hispanic 3,109 799 25.9 24.0-27.9 2,310 74.1 72.1-76.0
AGE
18-24 219 55 25.3 18.8-33.3 164 74.7 66.7-81.2
25-34 595 141 22.8 19.0-27.2 454 77.2 72.8-81.0
35-44 753 182 22.5 19.2-26.3 571 77.5 73.7-80.8
45-54 714 197 29.1 25.0-33.5 517 70.9 66.5-75.0
55-64 563 153 27.2 22.8-32.0 410 72.8 68.0-77.2
65-74 276 72 30.4 23.6-38.1 204 69.6 61.9-76.4
75+ 103 23 24.4 15.6-36.0 80 75.6 64.0-84.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 693 147 22.1 18.4-26.4 546 77.9 73.6-81.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,159 286 24.1 21.2-27.3 873 75.9 72.7-78.8
Some Post-H.S. 849 228 26.7 23.1-30.6 621 73.3 69.4-76.9
College Graduate 522 161 32.4 27.6-37.6 361 67.6 62.4-72.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 515 110 21.6 17.4-26.5 405 78.4 73.5-82.6
$15,000- 24,999 690 168 24.7 20.8-29.2 522 75.3 70.8-79.2
$25,000- 34,999 439 122 26.8 22.0-32.3 317 73.2 67.7-78.0
$35,000- 49,999 476 144 28.7 24.0-33.8 332 71.3 66.2-76.0
$50,000-74,999 308 100 31.4 25.6-37.9 208 68.6 62.1-74.4
$75,000+ 263 77 31.1 24.6-38.4 186 68.9 61.6-75.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,217 287 23.8 21.0-26.9 930 76.2 73.1-79.0
No 1,959 522 26.4 24.0-28.9 1,437 73.6 71.1-76.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 423 111 27.2 22.4-32.6 312 72.8 67.4-77.6
Non-Veteran 2,756 692 24.8 22.8-26.9 2,064 75.2 73.1-77.2
Currently Serving 48 20 46.8 31.0-63.2 28 53.2 36.8-69.0

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 cigarettes in entire lifetime and now smoke daily or occasionally.

^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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