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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 5,543 746 14.3 13.1-15.5 4,797 85.7 84.5-86.9
RACE
White 4,192 474 11.8 10.7-13.1 3,718 88.2 86.9-89.3
African American 892 175 18.6 15.8-21.8 717 81.4 78.2-84.2
Asian 39 4 14.0 4.9-33.9 35 86.0 66.1-95.1
Native American 90 19 17.3 10.2-27.7 71 82.7 72.3-89.8
Other Minorities 301 71 26.9 20.6-34.3 230 73.1 65.7-79.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 302 64 24.2 18.1-31.5 238 75.8 68.5-81.9
-English Speaking 101 13 13.1 7.1-23.0 88 86.9 77.0-92.9
-Spanish Speaking 201 51 28.0 20.4-37.1 150 72.0 62.9-79.6
Non-Hispanic 5,233 681 13.4 12.3-14.6 4,552 86.6 85.4-87.7
AGE
18-24 338 56 16.9 12.1-23.1 282 83.1 76.9-87.9
25-34 899 138 16.7 13.7-20.2 761 83.3 79.8-86.3
35-44 1,096 175 18.2 15.4-21.3 921 81.8 78.7-84.6
45-54 1,047 162 15.7 13.0-18.7 885 84.3 81.3-87.0
55-64 1,005 132 12.8 10.5-15.4 873 87.2 84.6-89.5
65-74 695 45 5.8 4.0- 8.4 650 94.2 91.6-96.0
75+ 444 37 7.8 5.4-11.3 407 92.2 88.7-94.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 963 224 24.7 21.3-28.6 739 75.3 71.4-78.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,586 245 16.4 14.2-18.9 1,341 83.6 81.1-85.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,301 178 14.5 12.2-17.2 1,123 85.5 82.8-87.8
College Graduate 1,683 97 5.6 4.5- 7.0 1,586 94.4 93.0-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 507 161 33.5 27.8-39.6 346 66.5 60.4-72.2
$15,000- 24,999 832 207 27.4 23.6-31.6 625 72.6 68.4-76.4
$25,000- 34,999 666 96 16.9 13.5-20.9 570 83.1 79.1-86.5
$35,000- 49,999 827 61 7.6 5.7-10.1 766 92.4 89.9-94.3
$50,000-74,999 791 51 6.6 4.8- 8.9 740 93.4 91.1-95.2
$75,000+ 897 28 3.7 2.4- 5.8 869 96.3 94.2-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,647 365 23.8 21.2-26.6 1,282 76.2 73.4-78.8
No 3,688 349 10.3 9.1-11.7 3,339 89.7 88.3-90.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,771 169 9.5 7.9-11.5 1,602 90.5 88.5-92.1
Non-Veteran 3,619 568 16.6 15.1-18.2 3,051 83.4 81.8-84.9
Currently Serving 134 6 5.4 2.3-12.3 128 94.6 87.7-97.7

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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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