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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,482 3,565 65.0 63.4-66.6 600 10.7 9.7-11.7 447 8.7 7.8- 9.7 805 14.0 12.9-15.2 65 1.6 1.1- 2.2
RACE
White 4,152 2,900 70.6 68.9-72.2 398 9.5 8.5-10.6 299 7.4 6.5- 8.5 538 12.2 11.0-13.5 17 0.3 0.2- 0.5
African American 872 455 53.7 49.6-57.7 140 15.4 12.8-18.5 93 11.5 8.9-14.8 171 17.5 14.7-20.6 13 1.9 1.0- 3.6
Asian 41 29 78.4 61.9-89.0 7 11.2 4.7-24.4 4 5.2 1.8-14.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.1 0.7-28.3
Native American 91 46 56.7 43.4-69.2 12 11.1 5.7-20.3 16 19.5 10.6-33.1 17 12.7 7.2-21.5 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 296 112 37.8 30.9-45.3 41 12.1 8.3-17.2 33 13.2 8.7-19.6 76 24.9 19.2-31.5 34 12.0 7.8-17.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 299 115 38.4 31.5-45.7 41 12.2 8.5-17.3 36 14.4 9.7-20.7 74 23.7 18.2-30.2 33 11.4 7.3-17.2
-English Speaking 99 61 60.2 48.0-71.2 20 19.6 11.9-30.6 7 9.1 4.0-19.2 10 11.0 5.0-22.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
-Spanish Speaking 200 54 31.2 23.3-40.3 21 9.8 5.9-15.9 29 16.1 10.4-24.1 64 27.9 21.0-36.0 32 15.1 9.8-22.6
Non-Hispanic 5,176 3,444 67.5 65.9-69.0 558 10.5 9.6-11.6 411 8.2 7.3- 9.2 731 13.1 12.1-14.3 32 0.7 0.4- 1.0
AGE
18-24 334 233 66.7 59.8-72.9 34 8.8 5.9-13.0 26 8.6 5.2-13.7 33 11.6 7.9-16.7 8 4.3 1.8-10.0
25-34 895 575 62.2 58.1-66.1 110 12.6 10.1-15.5 91 10.6 8.3-13.5 104 12.8 10.2-16.0 15 1.9 1.0- 3.3
35-44 1,087 726 66.0 62.4-69.5 135 12.7 10.5-15.4 88 8.4 6.4-10.8 125 10.8 8.8-13.1 13 2.1 1.1- 4.2
45-54 1,035 722 69.9 66.3-73.2 103 9.5 7.5-11.8 84 9.0 6.9-11.6 115 10.6 8.5-13.0 11 1.1 0.6- 2.1
55-64 997 645 65.3 61.6-68.8 121 10.7 8.7-13.1 84 8.7 6.8-11.1 140 14.6 12.0-17.6 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6
65-74 683 387 58.4 53.9-62.7 68 9.6 7.3-12.3 53 8.2 6.0-11.3 169 23.0 19.4-27.0 6 0.9 0.4- 2.0
75+ 433 263 63.7 58.2-68.9 28 6.6 4.4- 9.8 19 4.6 2.8- 7.5 118 24.4 20.0-29.4 5 0.7 0.2- 2.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 948 362 40.5 36.5-44.7 120 12.1 9.8-14.8 103 11.6 9.1-14.5 328 31.5 27.9-35.4 35 4.3 2.9- 6.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,560 931 59.0 55.9-62.0 204 12.4 10.6-14.5 151 11.6 9.5-14.0 258 15.4 13.4-17.6 16 1.6 0.8- 3.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,287 889 67.8 64.6-70.9 146 12.4 10.3-14.9 120 9.3 7.5-11.5 125 9.6 7.8-11.8 7 0.8 0.3- 1.8
College Graduate 1,677 1,379 83.7 81.5-85.7 129 6.9 5.6- 8.4 71 3.7 2.8- 4.9 91 5.2 4.0- 6.7 7 0.5 0.2- 1.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 488 183 37.7 32.0-43.8 56 9.6 6.9-13.2 67 14.3 10.5-19.3 171 32.2 27.0-38.0 11 6.1 3.0-11.9
$15,000- 24,999 824 392 46.9 42.6-51.2 114 13.5 10.9-16.7 81 12.2 9.2-15.9 207 23.4 20.0-27.2 30 3.9 2.6- 6.0
$25,000- 34,999 659 398 60.2 55.7-64.6 96 15.7 12.6-19.3 62 8.9 6.7-11.8 101 14.5 11.7-17.8 2 0.7 0.1- 3.6
$35,000- 49,999 825 581 69.4 65.5-73.1 92 11.6 9.2-14.5 62 8.4 6.3-11.1 88 10.5 8.3-13.1 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
$50,000-74,999 787 594 75.9 72.3-79.1 76 9.6 7.5-12.2 57 7.1 5.3- 9.4 56 6.8 5.1- 9.0 4 0.6 0.2- 2.0
$75,000+ 893 769 85.6 82.6-88.2 63 7.2 5.4- 9.6 36 4.2 2.8- 6.1 25 3.0 1.9- 4.7 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,627 914 55.6 52.5-58.6 196 11.6 9.9-13.6 154 10.9 9.0-13.2 346 20.4 18.1-22.9 17 1.5 0.7- 3.0
No 3,653 2,524 69.0 67.1-70.8 377 10.2 9.1-11.4 270 7.5 6.5- 8.7 436 11.6 10.4-13.0 46 1.7 1.2- 2.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,748 1,153 67.9 65.3-70.5 198 10.2 8.8-11.9 125 7.2 5.7- 9.0 259 14.0 12.2-16.0 13 0.6 0.3- 1.3
Non-Veteran 3,582 2,281 62.9 60.9-64.9 391 11.1 9.9-12.4 318 9.6 8.4-10.9 542 14.4 13.1-15.9 50 2.0 1.4- 2.8
Currently Serving 133 122 92.9 86.6-96.4 5 2.8 1.0- 7.6 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3 3 2.5 0.7- 9.0 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6

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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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