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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,538 1,059 19.6 18.3-20.9 1,685 31.3 29.8-32.9 1,682 30.5 29.0-32.0 736 12.8 11.8-14.0 376 5.8 5.1- 6.5
RACE
White 4,186 858 21.1 19.6-22.7 1,348 33.6 31.9-35.4 1,218 28.5 26.9-30.2 492 10.8 9.7-11.9 270 6.0 5.2- 6.9
African American 892 132 17.1 14.0-20.8 232 28.5 24.9-32.3 285 31.3 27.7-35.0 160 16.2 13.6-19.2 83 6.9 5.4- 8.8
Asian 40 12 23.4 12.4-39.8 14 45.2 28.3-63.3 10 24.6 12.7-42.2 2 2.5 0.6-10.2 2 4.3 0.9-17.8
Native American 91 12 23.3 12.2-40.0 23 26.7 16.5-40.1 31 28.7 18.6-41.4 12 11.3 5.8-20.8 13 10.1 5.5-17.6
Other Minorities 300 39 10.0 6.9-14.3 54 15.6 11.2-21.4 132 47.5 40.2-54.8 67 25.4 19.1-32.8 8 1.5 0.7- 3.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 301 37 10.9 7.5-15.4 60 17.3 12.7-23.0 136 47.8 40.7-55.1 61 22.7 16.8-29.9 7 1.3 0.6- 3.1
-English Speaking 101 23 26.9 17.6-38.7 38 38.3 27.6-50.2 32 27.6 18.5-39.1 6 6.5 2.2-18.0 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0
-Spanish Speaking 200 14 5.4 3.0- 9.7 22 10.1 5.9-16.8 104 54.7 45.8-63.3 55 28.2 20.7-37.1 5 1.5 0.6- 3.9
Non-Hispanic 5,229 1,019 20.3 19.0-21.7 1,622 32.6 31.1-34.2 1,545 28.9 27.5-30.4 674 11.9 10.9-13.0 369 6.2 5.5- 7.0
AGE
18-24 337 82 19.6 15.3-24.7 127 39.1 32.7-45.8 101 32.5 26.2-39.4 21 7.8 4.4-13.6 6 1.0 0.4- 2.5
25-34 901 245 26.0 22.7-29.6 323 35.7 32.0-39.6 258 29.7 26.1-33.5 70 8.4 6.3-11.1 5 0.3 0.1- 0.7
35-44 1,096 263 24.2 21.2-27.5 396 35.0 31.7-38.4 313 30.0 26.7-33.4 92 8.6 6.6-11.1 32 2.3 1.5- 3.4
45-54 1,045 205 20.1 17.3-23.2 307 29.7 26.4-33.2 325 29.8 26.6-33.2 137 13.9 11.4-16.9 71 6.5 4.9- 8.5
55-64 1,005 139 15.0 12.3-18.2 269 28.1 24.8-31.7 306 29.0 25.7-32.4 171 16.9 14.3-19.9 120 11.0 8.8-13.6
65-74 694 86 12.7 10.0-16.0 173 25.7 22.0-29.8 203 29.9 26.0-34.2 143 19.6 16.3-23.4 89 12.1 9.5-15.3
75+ 441 33 7.0 4.8-10.0 87 22.3 17.7-27.7 168 39.6 34.2-45.2 100 19.8 15.9-24.4 53 11.3 8.3-15.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 965 76 8.0 6.1-10.3 148 15.7 13.1-18.9 327 37.3 33.4-41.4 254 26.2 22.7-30.1 160 12.7 10.5-15.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,579 221 13.8 11.8-16.0 480 31.7 28.9-34.6 549 35.2 32.4-38.2 230 14.1 12.0-16.4 99 5.3 4.2- 6.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,299 233 18.7 16.3-21.4 441 36.1 32.9-39.3 419 30.8 27.9-33.9 129 8.7 7.2-10.5 77 5.7 4.4- 7.4
College Graduate 1,683 526 32.8 30.1-35.7 615 37.3 34.5-40.2 383 21.6 19.4-24.0 121 6.5 5.3- 7.9 38 1.9 1.3- 2.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 505 37 7.5 5.1-11.0 70 15.4 11.6-20.4 143 29.5 24.3-35.3 122 25.5 20.2-31.7 133 22.0 17.9-26.8
$15,000- 24,999 831 89 10.3 7.8-13.4 186 22.3 19.0-26.1 300 37.9 33.8-42.2 173 20.5 17.3-24.2 83 9.0 6.9-11.6
$25,000- 34,999 666 107 15.6 12.7-19.1 214 34.1 29.9-38.6 224 32.7 28.7-37.0 90 13.6 10.8-17.1 31 3.9 2.6- 5.8
$35,000- 49,999 827 157 18.7 15.7-22.1 284 35.6 31.7-39.6 257 30.6 27.0-34.4 94 11.4 9.1-14.2 35 3.8 2.6- 5.6
$50,000-74,999 792 183 22.3 19.1-25.9 308 40.7 36.7-44.8 233 28.8 25.3-32.6 56 6.7 4.9- 8.9 12 1.5 0.8- 2.7
$75,000+ 895 299 34.7 31.0-38.6 340 36.6 33.0-40.5 205 23.4 20.3-26.8 44 4.6 3.1- 6.6 7 0.7 0.3- 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,643 112 7.5 6.1- 9.2 309 19.9 17.6-22.5 465 29.0 26.3-31.9 416 24.8 22.3-27.5 341 18.8 16.6-21.1
No 3,686 916 24.7 23.0-26.4 1,327 36.2 34.3-38.1 1,141 30.8 29.0-32.6 276 7.7 6.6- 8.9 26 0.6 0.4- 1.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,767 271 16.2 14.2-18.5 472 27.9 25.5-30.6 591 33.2 30.6-35.8 274 14.7 12.8-16.9 159 7.9 6.6- 9.5
Non-Veteran 3,618 734 20.4 18.8-22.1 1,156 32.5 30.6-34.4 1,060 29.8 28.0-31.7 457 12.4 11.1-13.8 211 4.9 4.1- 5.8
Currently Serving 134 52 40.3 31.3-50.1 53 40.6 31.5-50.4 23 14.1 8.9-21.7 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 4 3.7 1.2-11.2

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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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