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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 1,427 577 40.8 37.7-43.9 850 59.2 56.1-62.3
RACE
White 1,102 464 42.5 39.0-46.0 638 57.5 54.0-61.0
African American 241 90 37.9 30.7-45.6 151 62.1 54.4-69.3
Asian 7 1 32.2 5.2-80.5 6 67.8 19.5-94.8
Native American 32 12 39.8 19.9-63.7 20 60.2 36.3-80.1
Other Minorities 34 8 22.6 8.9-46.6 26 77.4 53.4-91.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 36 10 25.1 10.7-48.6 26 74.9 51.4-89.3
-English Speaking 18 7 30.0 12.2-56.8 11 70.0 43.2-87.8
-Spanish Speaking 18 3 21.9 4.8-60.8 15 78.1 39.2-95.2
Non-Hispanic 1,389 565 41.2 38.1-44.3 824 58.8 55.7-61.9
AGE
18-24 69 36 48.4 34.8-62.3 33 51.6 37.7-65.2
25-34 175 65 34.5 26.7-43.3 110 65.5 56.7-73.3
35-44 277 96 36.7 30.1-43.8 181 63.3 56.2-69.9
45-54 329 126 36.7 30.6-43.2 203 63.3 56.8-69.4
55-64 297 143 51.9 45.0-58.7 154 48.1 41.3-55.0
65-74 177 68 39.6 31.7-48.2 109 60.4 51.8-68.3
75+ 99 41 38.5 28.1-50.1 58 61.5 49.9-71.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 208 76 35.9 28.5-44.0 132 64.1 56.0-71.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 426 173 42.0 36.5-47.6 253 58.0 52.4-63.5
Some Post-H.S. 369 151 37.8 32.0-43.8 218 62.2 56.2-68.0
College Graduate 420 176 45.0 39.3-50.9 244 55.0 49.1-60.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 131 53 38.5 29.2-48.6 78 61.5 51.4-70.8
$15,000- 24,999 178 69 40.8 32.3-50.0 109 59.2 50.0-67.7
$25,000- 34,999 171 61 34.3 26.6-43.0 110 65.7 57.0-73.4
$35,000- 49,999 225 93 40.6 33.3-48.4 132 59.4 51.6-66.7
$50,000-74,999 223 83 40.4 32.9-48.3 140 59.6 51.7-67.1
$75,000+ 247 106 43.5 36.3-51.0 141 56.5 49.0-63.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 473 200 41.6 36.5-46.9 273 58.4 53.1-63.5
No 949 376 40.5 36.8-44.4 573 59.5 55.6-63.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 478 202 42.8 37.6-48.1 276 57.2 51.9-62.4
Non-Veteran 929 368 39.9 36.1-43.8 561 60.1 56.2-63.9
Currently Serving 20 7 31.0 14.4-54.5 13 69.0 45.5-85.6

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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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