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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Doctor/other health care provider Worksite School Media Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 780 90 12.1 9.5-15.2 70 9.5 7.2-12.4 11 1.0 0.5- 1.9 450 56.5 52.1-60.8 159 21.0 17.6-24.8
GENDER
Male 309 36 11.6 8.0-16.5 27 9.7 6.2-14.7 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 176 56.3 49.5-62.9 67 21.7 16.5-27.9
Female 471 54 12.5 9.0-17.0 43 9.3 6.6-12.8 8 1.3 0.6- 2.8 274 56.7 51.1-62.2 92 20.2 16.1-25.1
RACE
White 599 68 12.4 9.4-16.3 57 10.0 7.3-13.5 9 1.0 0.5- 2.0 340 55.1 50.1-60.0 125 21.4 17.6-25.9
African American 126 12 8.4 4.5-15.3 9 6.5 3.2-12.6 0 0.0 . - . 82 64.8 53.8-74.4 23 20.3 12.4-31.5
Asian 3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 21 5 32.9 12.9-61.9 1 3.1 0.4-19.7 2 12.0 2.8-39.1 8 26.0 11.8-48.0 5 25.9 9.9-52.6
Other Minorities 25 4 10.6 3.1-30.7 3 17.1 5.5-42.4 0 0.0 . - . 13 57.7 35.2-77.3 5 14.6 5.6-33.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 23 2 7.4 1.4-30.9 4 21.6 7.6-47.7 0 0.0 . - . 13 58.9 35.4-78.9 4 12.2 4.1-30.9
-English Speaking 9 1 3.6 0.5-23.6 4 60.5 26.8-86.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 21.5 5.0-58.7 2 14.3 3.0-47.7
-Spanish Speaking 14 1 9.4 1.3-45.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 11 79.6 49.2-94.0 2 11.0 2.4-38.0
Non-Hispanic 756 87 12.2 9.5-15.5 66 8.9 6.7-11.8 11 1.1 0.5- 2.0 437 56.5 52.0-60.8 155 21.4 17.9-25.3
AGE
18-24 52 8 12.2 5.4-25.2 3 9.7 2.4-31.5 2 1.5 0.4- 5.9 26 45.3 29.4-62.3 13 31.3 17.2-50.0
25-34 131 21 14.7 8.9-23.4 13 9.4 5.1-16.7 6 4.1 1.8- 9.0 61 49.4 39.2-59.7 30 22.4 15.2-31.9
35-44 173 14 9.7 4.9-18.2 21 12.9 8.2-19.8 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 100 56.8 47.8-65.4 37 20.2 14.0-28.2
45-54 186 21 13.0 8.1-20.2 19 9.0 5.5-14.5 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 111 60.7 51.8-68.9 34 17.1 11.6-24.6
55-64 149 17 11.0 6.4-18.5 13 10.3 5.1-19.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 84 51.4 41.5-61.2 34 27.2 18.8-37.6
65-74 67 8 13.2 5.3-29.6 1 2.5 0.3-15.6 0 0.0 . - . 52 77.4 61.8-87.9 6 6.9 2.7-16.4
75+ 22 1 4.8 0.7-27.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 16 78.9 55.5-91.8 5 16.3 5.6-39.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 142 17 11.0 6.5-18.1 5 6.6 2.4-17.1 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 91 62.9 52.3-72.5 27 19.0 11.8-29.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 274 32 11.7 7.9-17.0 24 9.5 6.1-14.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 160 57.0 49.6-64.0 57 21.6 16.0-28.4
Some Post-H.S. 218 28 13.4 8.3-20.9 22 9.4 5.9-14.8 5 2.4 1.0- 5.8 118 52.9 44.5-61.1 45 21.9 15.9-29.3
College Graduate 146 13 11.9 6.4-21.1 19 12.6 7.4-20.6 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2 81 53.9 43.8-63.7 30 20.7 13.6-30.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 107 14 9.8 5.2-17.7 3 3.3 0.9-11.2 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 70 71.3 60.5-80.0 19 15.4 9.4-24.2
$15,000- 24,999 161 20 14.1 8.7-22.0 10 8.9 4.0-18.4 3 1.4 0.4- 4.6 87 47.4 37.9-57.1 41 28.2 19.8-38.5
$25,000- 34,999 115 10 12.5 5.8-24.8 12 8.1 4.3-14.7 4 3.0 1.1- 8.1 68 62.2 50.4-72.7 21 14.2 8.1-23.8
$35,000- 49,999 136 21 16.8 10.3-26.2 17 14.4 8.5-23.4 2 1.0 0.2- 5.1 68 42.9 33.4-53.0 28 24.9 16.6-35.6
$50,000-74,999 89 9 13.0 6.2-25.5 9 9.9 4.8-19.4 0 0.0 . - . 55 60.8 48.2-72.1 16 16.2 9.5-26.5
$75,000+ 77 7 6.8 2.8-15.7 10 12.1 5.5-24.3 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 43 55.6 41.9-68.5 16 24.9 14.6-39.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 272 35 13.9 9.4-20.1 16 5.8 3.3- 9.8 5 1.2 0.5- 3.2 167 57.4 50.0-64.4 49 21.7 16.0-28.8
No 496 53 10.8 7.8-14.7 53 11.5 8.4-15.6 6 0.9 0.4- 2.2 279 57.0 51.5-62.4 105 19.8 15.8-24.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 103 11 14.0 7.4-24.9 8 6.1 2.9-12.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 58 53.1 41.8-64.2 25 25.9 17.1-37.2
Non-Veteran 658 73 10.8 8.2-14.1 57 9.5 6.9-12.8 10 1.1 0.5- 2.1 387 58.3 53.5-63.0 131 20.3 16.7-24.6
Currently Serving 19 6 34.9 14.8-62.5 5 26.4 9.9-53.9 0 0.0 . - . 5 26.1 10.0-53.1 3 12.5 3.7-34.6

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

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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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