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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 5,547 4,634 80.8 79.4-82.2 913 19.2 17.8-20.6
RACE
White 4,192 3,666 87.0 85.7-88.3 526 13.0 11.7-14.3
African American 893 711 76.8 73.0-80.3 182 23.2 19.7-27.0
Asian 40 33 84.8 68.5-93.5 7 15.2 6.5-31.5
Native American 91 65 72.1 59.1-82.3 26 27.9 17.7-40.9
Other Minorities 301 133 35.1 28.7-42.0 168 64.9 58.0-71.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 303 141 37.7 31.2-44.6 162 62.3 55.4-68.8
-English Speaking 102 82 74.1 61.4-83.7 20 25.9 16.3-38.6
-Spanish Speaking 201 59 25.0 18.4-33.0 142 75.0 67.0-81.6
Non-Hispanic 5,236 4,486 84.8 83.6-86.0 750 15.2 14.0-16.4
AGE
18-24 335 205 52.9 46.0-59.7 130 47.1 40.3-54.0
25-34 902 675 71.4 67.4-75.1 227 28.6 24.9-32.6
35-44 1,097 881 77.2 73.7-80.4 216 22.8 19.6-26.3
45-54 1,048 892 85.1 82.0-87.8 156 14.9 12.2-18.0
55-64 1,007 868 87.8 85.3-90.0 139 12.2 10.0-14.7
65-74 694 668 94.9 91.6-97.0 26 5.1 3.0- 8.4
75+ 445 426 96.3 93.7-97.8 19 3.7 2.2- 6.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 968 656 59.6 55.4-63.6 312 40.4 36.4-44.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,583 1,275 78.1 75.2-80.7 308 21.9 19.3-24.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,300 1,110 84.0 81.2-86.5 190 16.0 13.5-18.8
College Graduate 1,684 1,582 94.1 92.5-95.4 102 5.9 4.6- 7.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 508 331 57.4 51.2-63.4 177 42.6 36.6-48.8
$15,000- 24,999 836 559 61.1 56.6-65.4 277 38.9 34.6-43.4
$25,000- 34,999 668 553 80.2 76.1-83.8 115 19.8 16.2-23.9
$35,000- 49,999 828 750 89.3 86.3-91.7 78 10.7 8.3-13.7
$50,000-74,999 790 738 93.3 90.9-95.1 52 6.7 4.9- 9.1
$75,000+ 897 870 97.0 95.4-98.1 27 3.0 1.9- 4.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,648 1,368 78.2 75.2-81.0 280 21.8 19.0-24.8
No 3,689 3,107 82.2 80.5-83.8 582 17.8 16.2-19.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,769 1,594 90.3 88.3-91.9 175 9.7 8.1-11.7
Non-Veteran 3,625 2,894 76.2 74.3-78.0 731 23.8 22.0-25.7
Currently Serving 134 130 97.8 92.7-99.4 4 2.2 0.6- 7.3

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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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