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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,452 8,673 91.1 90.3-91.8 779 8.9 8.2- 9.7
GENDER
Female 9,452 8,673 91.1 90.3-91.8 779 8.9 8.2- 9.7
RACE
White 7,026 6,526 92.4 91.5-93.2 500 7.6 6.8- 8.5
African American 1,796 1,620 90.0 88.1-91.6 176 10.0 8.4-11.9
Asian 47 31 72.7 55.2-85.2 16 27.3 14.8-44.8
Native American 200 179 89.0 81.9-93.6 21 11.0 6.4-18.1
Other Minorities 321 263 78.6 72.0-84.0 58 21.4 16.0-28.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 366 299 79.8 73.8-84.8 67 20.2 15.2-26.2
-English Speaking 178 152 88.2 82.4-92.3 26 11.8 7.7-17.6
-Spanish Speaking 188 147 74.0 64.8-81.5 41 26.0 18.5-35.2
Non-Hispanic 9,073 8,363 91.7 90.9-92.4 710 8.3 7.6- 9.1
AGE
18-24 504 399 74.0 68.6-78.8 105 26.0 21.2-31.4
25-34 1,495 1,369 91.2 89.1-92.8 126 8.8 7.2-10.9
35-44 1,725 1,631 94.0 92.4-95.2 94 6.0 4.8- 7.6
45-54 1,753 1,654 93.5 91.8-94.9 99 6.5 5.1- 8.2
55-64 1,550 1,449 93.0 91.1-94.5 101 7.0 5.5- 8.9
65-74 1,301 1,190 91.3 89.1-93.1 111 8.7 6.9-10.9
75+ 1,067 927 88.1 85.6-90.2 140 11.9 9.8-14.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,512 1,285 83.7 81.1-86.1 227 16.3 13.9-18.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,826 2,555 89.1 87.4-90.6 271 10.9 9.4-12.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,462 2,308 92.8 91.2-94.1 154 7.2 5.9- 8.8
College Graduate 2,638 2,514 95.3 94.2-96.1 124 4.7 3.9- 5.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,226 1,064 85.2 82.4-87.7 162 14.8 12.3-17.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,707 1,539 89.3 87.3-91.1 168 10.7 8.9-12.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,063 983 91.1 88.4-93.2 80 8.9 6.8-11.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,146 1,083 93.9 91.8-95.5 63 6.1 4.5- 8.2
$50,000-74,999 1,009 975 96.7 95.1-97.8 34 3.3 2.2- 4.9
$75,000+ 1,121 1,083 95.4 93.4-96.8 38 4.6 3.2- 6.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,138 2,832 89.0 87.4-90.4 306 11.0 9.6-12.6
No 6,091 5,652 92.3 91.3-93.1 439 7.7 6.9- 8.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 166 158 93.2 86.2-96.7 8 6.8 3.3-13.8
Non-Veteran 9,251 8,484 91.0 90.2-91.8 767 9.0 8.2- 9.8
Currently Serving 35 31 91.0 76.0-97.0 4 9.0 3.0-24.0

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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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