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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 821 42 6.0 4.2- 8.5 779 94.0 91.5-95.8
GENDER
Male 331 15 5.7 3.1-10.0 316 94.3 90.0-96.9
Female 490 27 6.4 4.1- 9.7 463 93.6 90.3-95.9
RACE
White 634 34 6.0 4.0- 8.7 600 94.0 91.3-96.0
African American 130 4 2.7 0.9- 7.6 126 97.3 92.4-99.1
Asian 3 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
Native American 22 2 22.5 5.9-57.3 20 77.5 42.7-94.1
Other Minorities 25 1 12.5 1.9-51.6 24 87.5 48.4-98.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 23 2 20.2 5.3-53.4 21 79.8 46.6-94.7
-English Speaking 9 1 21.4 3.2-69.2 8 78.6 30.8-96.8
-Spanish Speaking 14 1 19.6 3.0-65.5 13 80.4 34.5-97.0
Non-Hispanic 797 40 5.4 3.8- 7.7 757 94.6 92.3-96.2
AGE
18-24 55 4 10.1 3.0-28.5 51 89.9 71.5-97.0
25-34 141 4 2.4 0.8- 6.8 137 97.6 93.2-99.2
35-44 182 11 6.6 3.3-12.8 171 93.4 87.2-96.7
45-54 196 7 3.8 1.6- 8.4 189 96.2 91.6-98.4
55-64 152 11 9.9 4.9-18.8 141 90.1 81.2-95.1
65-74 72 5 7.6 3.0-18.0 67 92.4 82.0-97.0
75+ 23 0 0.0 . - . 23 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 146 8 6.4 3.0-13.4 138 93.6 86.6-97.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 286 13 4.4 2.3- 8.2 273 95.6 91.8-97.7
Some Post-H.S. 227 12 7.0 3.5-13.6 215 93.0 86.4-96.5
College Graduate 161 9 7.0 3.3-14.5 152 93.0 85.5-96.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 110 4 7.0 1.9-22.4 106 93.0 77.6-98.1
$15,000- 24,999 168 6 4.0 1.5-10.3 162 96.0 89.7-98.5
$25,000- 34,999 122 7 5.9 2.6-13.0 115 94.1 87.0-97.4
$35,000- 49,999 142 8 6.9 3.1-14.7 134 93.1 85.3-96.9
$50,000-74,999 100 3 2.8 0.8- 9.5 97 97.2 90.5-99.2
$75,000+ 77 5 8.3 3.0-20.8 72 91.7 79.2-97.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 287 14 5.2 2.7- 9.5 273 94.8 90.5-97.3
No 521 27 6.4 4.1- 9.8 494 93.6 90.2-95.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 111 11 10.7 5.4-20.0 100 89.3 80.0-94.6
Non-Veteran 690 29 5.1 3.3- 7.9 661 94.9 92.1-96.7
Currently Serving 20 2 5.3 1.1-22.5 18 94.7 77.5-98.9

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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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