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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 5,430 2,918 51.7 50.1-53.3 2,512 48.3 46.7-49.9
RACE
White 4,114 2,360 55.9 54.1-57.8 1,754 44.1 42.2-45.9
African American 862 366 42.3 38.4-46.4 496 57.7 53.6-61.6
Asian 39 16 42.3 25.9-60.5 23 57.7 39.5-74.1
Native American 89 39 44.7 31.7-58.5 50 55.3 41.5-68.3
Other Minorities 298 118 34.7 28.3-41.8 180 65.3 58.2-71.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 301 115 34.5 28.1-41.5 186 65.5 58.5-71.9
-English Speaking 101 50 47.4 35.8-59.3 51 52.6 40.7-64.2
-Spanish Speaking 200 65 30.1 22.8-38.5 135 69.9 61.5-77.2
Non-Hispanic 5,122 2,800 53.4 51.7-55.0 2,322 46.6 45.0-48.3
AGE
18-24 331 124 31.8 26.1-38.1 207 68.2 61.9-73.9
25-34 881 391 41.2 37.3-45.1 490 58.8 54.9-62.7
35-44 1,068 513 48.6 44.9-52.2 555 51.4 47.8-55.1
45-54 1,024 587 56.1 52.3-59.8 437 43.9 40.2-47.7
55-64 990 610 59.7 55.8-63.5 380 40.3 36.5-44.2
65-74 682 422 62.6 58.2-66.9 260 37.4 33.1-41.8
75+ 436 261 61.9 56.3-67.1 175 38.1 32.9-43.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 937 345 32.7 29.1-36.5 592 67.3 63.5-70.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,541 693 43.2 40.2-46.3 848 56.8 53.7-59.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,276 760 60.1 56.8-63.3 516 39.9 36.7-43.2
College Graduate 1,663 1,112 64.9 62.0-67.7 551 35.1 32.3-38.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 496 208 37.5 32.0-43.3 288 62.5 56.7-68.0
$15,000- 24,999 811 360 40.6 36.5-44.9 451 59.4 55.1-63.5
$25,000- 34,999 658 324 45.4 41.0-49.9 334 54.6 50.1-59.0
$35,000- 49,999 814 465 56.2 52.0-60.2 349 43.8 39.8-48.0
$50,000-74,999 774 465 59.1 54.9-63.1 309 40.9 36.9-45.1
$75,000+ 889 579 66.2 62.5-69.8 310 33.8 30.2-37.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,641 897 53.3 50.3-56.4 744 46.7 43.6-49.7
No 3,687 1,976 51.4 49.4-53.4 1,711 48.6 46.6-50.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,741 1,076 61.3 58.5-64.1 665 38.7 35.9-41.5
Non-Veteran 3,555 1,767 47.5 45.5-49.5 1,788 52.5 50.5-54.5
Currently Serving 132 74 54.4 44.7-63.9 58 45.6 36.1-55.3

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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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