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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,488 4,001 62.5 61.0-64.0 2,487 37.5 36.0-39.0
RACE
White 5,054 3,127 63.0 61.3-64.6 1,927 37.0 35.4-38.7
African American 1,161 732 63.9 60.3-67.3 429 36.1 32.7-39.7
Asian 16 7 46.8 17.8-78.1 9 53.2 21.9-82.2
Native American 136 72 51.6 40.7-62.3 64 48.4 37.7-59.3
Other Minorities 86 38 37.4 25.2-51.3 48 62.6 48.7-74.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 128 56 43.1 32.6-54.2 72 56.9 45.8-67.4
-English Speaking 89 46 55.3 42.9-67.2 43 44.7 32.8-57.1
-Spanish Speaking 39 10 24.8 10.4-48.4 29 75.2 51.6-89.6
Non-Hispanic 6,354 3,941 63.0 61.5-64.5 2,413 37.0 35.5-38.5
AGE
40-44 895 515 58.1 54.0-62.1 380 41.9 37.9-46.0
45-54 1,747 1,089 61.8 58.9-64.6 658 38.2 35.4-41.1
55-64 1,540 1,038 68.6 65.7-71.4 502 31.4 28.6-34.3
65-74 1,281 847 67.0 63.7-70.1 434 33.0 29.9-36.3
75+ 1,025 512 51.7 47.9-55.4 513 48.3 44.6-52.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,162 575 49.1 45.5-52.7 587 50.9 47.3-54.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,044 1,228 60.5 57.8-63.1 816 39.5 36.9-42.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,648 1,041 62.6 59.6-65.6 607 37.4 34.4-40.4
College Graduate 1,627 1,154 72.9 70.2-75.4 473 27.1 24.6-29.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 918 450 48.2 44.3-52.2 468 51.8 47.8-55.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,177 659 55.9 52.3-59.3 518 44.1 40.7-47.7
$25,000- 34,999 662 408 58.7 53.8-63.5 254 41.3 36.5-46.2
$35,000- 49,999 717 473 65.5 61.0-69.7 244 34.5 30.3-39.0
$50,000-74,999 654 473 71.7 67.1-75.9 181 28.3 24.1-32.9
$75,000+ 758 553 74.2 70.4-77.6 205 25.8 22.4-29.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,614 1,479 57.8 55.4-60.1 1,135 42.2 39.9-44.6
No 3,746 2,447 65.7 63.8-67.6 1,299 34.3 32.4-36.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 102 73 67.4 53.0-79.1 29 32.6 20.9-47.0
Non-Veteran 6,376 3,920 62.4 60.9-63.9 2,456 37.6 36.1-39.1
Currently Serving 10 8 85.9 53.3-97.0 2 14.1 3.0-46.7

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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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