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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 14,808 2,331 17.5 16.8-18.4 12,477 82.5 81.6-83.2
GENDER
Male 5,431 1,695 29.7 28.3-31.2 3,736 70.3 68.8-71.7
Female 9,377 636 6.3 5.7- 6.9 8,741 93.7 93.1-94.3
RACE
White 11,098 1,803 19.6 18.6-20.5 9,295 80.4 79.5-81.4
African American 2,638 369 13.4 11.9-15.1 2,269 86.6 84.9-88.1
Asian 88 5 6.8 2.6-16.5 83 93.2 83.5-97.4
Native American 287 102 28.8 22.9-35.6 185 71.2 64.4-77.1
Other Minorities 613 40 5.7 3.8- 8.3 573 94.3 91.7-96.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 660 43 5.5 3.9- 7.7 617 94.5 92.3-96.1
-English Speaking 275 30 12.2 8.2-17.8 245 87.8 82.2-91.8
-Spanish Speaking 385 13 2.4 1.3- 4.4 372 97.6 95.6-98.7
Non-Hispanic 14,131 2,286 18.4 17.6-19.3 11,845 81.6 80.7-82.4
AGE
18-24 825 134 17.6 14.5-21.2 691 82.4 78.8-85.5
25-34 2,360 410 18.9 17.0-21.0 1,950 81.1 79.0-83.0
35-44 2,771 499 20.3 18.4-22.2 2,272 79.7 77.8-81.6
45-54 2,758 401 15.6 14.0-17.4 2,357 84.4 82.6-86.0
55-64 2,530 375 17.4 15.5-19.4 2,155 82.6 80.6-84.5
65-74 1,983 283 15.9 13.9-18.1 1,700 84.1 81.9-86.1
75+ 1,511 222 15.9 13.6-18.4 1,289 84.1 81.6-86.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,444 546 22.6 20.5-24.9 1,898 77.4 75.1-79.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,333 689 18.1 16.7-19.7 3,644 81.9 80.3-83.3
Some Post-H.S. 3,717 557 17.4 15.8-19.0 3,160 82.6 81.0-84.2
College Graduate 4,288 535 14.2 12.9-15.6 3,753 85.8 84.4-87.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,717 327 19.5 17.1-22.2 1,390 80.5 77.8-82.9
$15,000- 24,999 2,501 413 18.8 16.8-21.0 2,088 81.2 79.0-83.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,713 267 18.7 16.4-21.3 1,446 81.3 78.7-83.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,953 341 19.0 16.9-21.2 1,612 81.0 78.8-83.1
$50,000-74,999 1,779 297 18.9 16.7-21.2 1,482 81.1 78.8-83.3
$75,000+ 2,003 293 16.1 14.2-18.2 1,710 83.9 81.8-85.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,781 893 20.7 19.2-22.2 3,888 79.3 77.8-80.8
No 9,786 1,400 16.2 15.3-17.2 8,386 83.8 82.8-84.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,912 500 26.1 23.8-28.6 1,412 73.9 71.4-76.2
Non-Veteran 12,730 1,764 15.6 14.8-16.5 10,966 84.4 83.5-85.2
Currently Serving 164 67 43.3 34.7-52.4 97 56.7 47.6-65.3

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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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