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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 3,731 2,495 67.0 65.1-68.9 1,236 33.0 31.1-34.9
RACE
White 2,940 2,003 69.4 67.4-71.4 937 30.6 28.6-32.6
African American 608 404 64.7 59.8-69.4 204 35.3 30.6-40.2
Asian 13 2 21.4 4.8-59.8 11 78.6 40.2-95.2
Native American 63 38 60.0 42.7-75.0 25 40.0 25.0-57.3
Other Minorities 88 36 29.5 19.3-42.2 52 70.5 57.8-80.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 87 43 37.6 25.6-51.3 44 62.4 48.7-74.4
-English Speaking 43 33 69.0 47.5-84.5 10 31.0 15.5-52.5
-Spanish Speaking 44 10 18.8 8.7-36.0 34 81.2 64.0-91.3
Non-Hispanic 3,638 2,450 68.1 66.2-69.9 1,188 31.9 30.1-33.8
AGE
40-44 563 220 39.2 34.3-44.3 343 60.8 55.7-65.7
45-54 1,031 590 57.9 54.2-61.6 441 42.1 38.4-45.8
55-64 993 771 78.6 75.3-81.5 222 21.4 18.5-24.7
65-74 685 555 82.4 78.8-85.5 130 17.6 14.5-21.2
75+ 440 347 79.1 74.1-83.3 93 20.9 16.7-25.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 669 388 56.2 51.4-60.9 281 43.8 39.1-48.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,024 633 61.2 57.3-64.9 391 38.8 35.1-42.7
Some Post-H.S. 859 607 71.2 67.5-74.7 252 28.8 25.3-32.5
College Graduate 1,169 861 74.7 71.6-77.6 308 25.3 22.4-28.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 378 231 56.0 49.1-62.7 147 44.0 37.3-50.9
$15,000- 24,999 515 337 64.1 58.6-69.4 178 35.9 30.6-41.4
$25,000- 34,999 396 255 64.3 58.6-69.7 141 35.7 30.3-41.4
$35,000- 49,999 572 380 68.9 64.2-73.2 192 31.1 26.8-35.8
$50,000-74,999 531 357 69.4 64.7-73.7 174 30.6 26.3-35.3
$75,000+ 626 450 72.0 67.5-76.0 176 28.0 24.0-32.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,330 984 74.0 71.0-76.8 346 26.0 23.2-29.0
No 2,280 1,449 64.3 61.9-66.7 831 35.7 33.3-38.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,590 1,237 78.3 75.7-80.7 353 21.7 19.3-24.3
Non-Veteran 2,110 1,235 59.0 56.4-61.6 875 41.0 38.4-43.6
Currently Serving 30 22 71.1 49.7-85.9 8 28.9 14.1-50.3

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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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