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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 6 mos. 6 mos. to 1 year Past year Past 5 years Past 10 years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,556 114 7.7 6.2- 9.5 69 4.6 3.4- 6.1 261 17.6 15.4-20.0 186 11.6 9.8-13.7 926 58.5 55.5-61.5
AGE
18-24 36 14 37.0 21.7-55.4 4 10.4 3.4-27.3 13 39.7 23.4-58.7 3 6.1 1.8-18.9 2 6.8 1.4-28.2
25-34 131 25 21.2 13.6-31.7 13 13.2 6.6-24.7 50 38.7 29.2-49.1 21 14.2 8.4-22.9 22 12.7 7.9-19.8
35-44 217 25 10.8 7.0-16.5 14 5.4 2.9- 9.9 43 20.7 14.5-28.6 41 17.8 12.5-24.7 94 45.2 37.3-53.5
45-54 310 19 5.6 3.3- 9.3 11 3.3 1.6- 6.4 56 17.2 12.7-23.0 34 10.6 7.0-15.7 190 63.3 56.5-69.7
55-64 337 18 5.5 3.2- 9.3 13 3.8 2.1- 6.8 52 15.5 11.6-20.5 44 14.5 10.5-19.8 210 60.6 54.3-66.6
65-74 295 10 3.7 1.9- 7.4 10 2.7 1.4- 5.2 30 11.2 7.4-16.5 28 7.6 5.1-11.3 217 74.8 68.6-80.1
75+ 226 3 1.2 0.3- 4.4 4 2.1 0.7- 5.9 17 6.4 3.8-10.5 14 4.5 2.3- 8.7 188 85.8 80.1-90.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 186 11 7.2 3.7-13.8 11 5.3 2.7-10.3 29 15.6 10.2-22.9 17 11.3 6.4-19.0 118 60.6 51.6-68.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 436 34 9.1 6.3-13.1 15 4.6 2.4- 8.4 79 17.8 13.9-22.4 60 12.9 9.7-17.1 248 55.6 49.8-61.3
Some Post-H.S. 432 39 9.4 6.5-13.3 22 4.6 2.8- 7.3 77 20.9 16.4-26.2 52 11.0 7.9-15.0 242 54.2 48.5-59.8
College Graduate 500 30 5.3 3.4- 8.1 20 4.3 2.5- 7.4 76 15.4 11.9-19.7 57 11.3 8.3-15.2 317 63.8 58.5-68.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 157 12 7.6 3.7-14.7 9 7.2 3.5-14.3 31 19.8 13.0-29.1 17 11.8 6.6-20.3 88 53.6 43.6-63.3
$15,000- 24,999 238 14 7.5 4.1-13.4 11 2.9 1.5- 5.6 43 17.5 12.7-23.5 34 13.4 9.1-19.4 136 58.6 51.0-65.8
$25,000- 34,999 151 18 12.2 7.0-20.2 9 7.5 3.2-16.5 27 23.2 15.5-33.3 18 10.0 5.7-17.0 79 47.2 37.6-57.0
$35,000- 49,999 227 16 7.3 4.2-12.4 10 5.5 2.5-11.6 44 18.7 13.3-25.6 20 6.0 3.7- 9.6 137 62.5 54.5-69.9
$50,000-74,999 197 19 9.9 5.7-16.7 7 4.6 1.9-10.7 38 18.9 13.4-25.9 25 14.2 9.2-21.4 108 52.4 44.2-60.5
$75,000+ 219 12 4.5 2.3- 8.3 10 3.3 1.6- 6.8 30 15.3 10.4-21.9 35 18.1 12.4-25.6 132 58.8 50.9-66.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 596 51 8.8 6.4-12.0 24 3.9 2.5- 6.1 96 16.8 13.4-20.7 70 11.9 8.9-15.6 355 58.7 53.7-63.4
No 945 63 7.1 5.3- 9.5 42 4.6 3.1- 6.8 162 18.1 15.2-21.3 113 11.4 9.3-14.1 565 58.7 54.8-62.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 31 2 15.9 4.1-45.1 1 4.4 0.6-25.5 5 12.8 4.8-29.8 6 18.1 7.1-38.9 17 48.8 28.6-69.5
Non-Veteran 1,525 112 7.5 6.1- 9.3 68 4.6 3.4- 6.1 256 17.7 15.4-20.1 180 11.5 9.7-13.6 909 58.7 55.7-61.7

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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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