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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 5,364 834 15.9 14.7-17.1 4,530 84.1 82.9-85.3
RACE
White 4,064 785 20.4 18.9-21.9 3,279 79.6 78.1-81.1
African American 849 6 0.4 0.2- 0.9 843 99.6 99.1-99.8
Asian 39 2 3.6 0.9-13.8 37 96.4 86.2-99.1
Native American 90 10 16.1 7.7-30.7 80 83.9 69.3-92.3
Other Minorities 294 26 8.6 5.1-14.0 268 91.4 86.0-94.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 296 28 9.8 6.1-15.3 268 90.2 84.7-93.9
-English Speaking 98 14 16.5 9.1-27.9 84 83.5 72.1-90.9
-Spanish Speaking 198 14 7.5 3.8-14.5 184 92.5 85.5-96.2
Non-Hispanic 5,062 806 16.5 15.3-17.8 4,256 83.5 82.2-84.7
AGE
18-24 325 99 30.5 24.5-37.2 226 69.5 62.8-75.5
25-34 873 202 22.9 19.7-26.4 671 77.1 73.6-80.3
35-44 1,057 205 18.3 15.7-21.2 852 81.7 78.8-84.3
45-54 1,022 155 14.7 12.3-17.5 867 85.3 82.5-87.7
55-64 973 104 9.6 7.6-12.1 869 90.4 87.9-92.4
65-74 676 54 8.7 6.4-11.7 622 91.3 88.3-93.6
75+ 420 13 2.8 1.4- 5.3 407 97.2 94.7-98.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 921 61 7.3 5.4- 9.8 860 92.7 90.2-94.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,516 216 14.8 12.7-17.3 1,300 85.2 82.7-87.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,261 216 18.2 15.6-21.0 1,045 81.8 79.0-84.4
College Graduate 1,653 339 20.4 18.1-22.8 1,314 79.6 77.2-81.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 487 34 7.1 4.2-11.8 453 92.9 88.2-95.8
$15,000- 24,999 800 81 9.5 7.3-12.3 719 90.5 87.7-92.7
$25,000- 34,999 651 91 14.6 11.6-18.3 560 85.4 81.7-88.4
$35,000- 49,999 805 141 17.8 14.8-21.3 664 82.2 78.7-85.2
$50,000-74,999 769 156 20.5 17.3-24.1 613 79.5 75.9-82.7
$75,000+ 883 190 21.9 18.8-25.3 693 78.1 74.7-81.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,631 190 12.3 10.4-14.5 1,441 87.7 85.5-89.6
No 3,691 641 17.4 16.0-19.0 3,050 82.6 81.0-84.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,716 203 11.3 9.6-13.1 1,513 88.7 86.9-90.4
Non-Veteran 3,516 600 17.7 16.2-19.3 2,916 82.3 80.7-83.8
Currently Serving 130 30 21.9 15.1-30.6 100 78.1 69.4-84.9

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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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