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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,849 349 4.9 4.3- 5.6 475 5.9 5.3- 6.6 495 7.0 6.2- 7.8 5,530 82.2 81.1-83.3
AGE
18-24 303 6 2.3 1.0- 5.4 7 2.8 0.8- 9.5 0 0.0 . - . 290 94.9 89.1-97.7
25-34 949 29 2.7 1.7- 4.1 20 1.7 1.1- 2.8 17 1.8 1.0- 3.1 883 93.9 91.9-95.4
35-44 1,206 41 3.9 2.7- 5.5 49 3.4 2.4- 4.8 42 3.5 2.4- 5.0 1,074 89.3 87.0-91.2
45-54 1,284 57 4.4 3.2- 5.9 87 6.1 4.8- 7.8 130 10.6 8.6-13.1 1,010 78.9 76.0-81.5
55-64 1,207 61 5.2 3.8- 6.9 118 8.6 6.9-10.6 129 11.2 9.0-13.7 899 75.1 72.0-78.0
65-74 1,006 77 7.2 5.5- 9.5 92 8.5 6.5-11.0 87 8.2 6.4-10.5 750 76.0 72.6-79.2
75+ 862 76 9.6 7.3-12.4 102 11.7 9.4-14.4 90 10.2 8.0-12.9 594 68.6 64.7-72.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 866 81 8.6 6.6-11.1 108 12.1 9.6-15.2 166 20.0 16.7-23.7 511 59.3 55.1-63.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,009 113 5.5 4.4- 6.8 150 6.8 5.6- 8.2 162 8.1 6.6- 9.8 1,584 79.7 77.4-81.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,824 72 3.8 2.9- 5.0 132 5.7 4.5- 7.2 107 5.5 4.4- 6.9 1,513 84.9 82.8-86.8
College Graduate 2,142 81 4.0 3.1- 5.2 85 3.2 2.5- 4.1 60 2.7 2.0- 3.6 1,916 90.1 88.5-91.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 710 68 10.2 7.7-13.3 114 16.4 13.3-20.2 181 27.6 23.6-32.0 347 45.8 41.2-50.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,067 77 6.8 5.2- 8.8 111 9.3 7.5-11.6 96 9.4 7.5-11.8 783 74.4 71.1-77.5
$25,000- 34,999 765 27 3.8 2.4- 5.8 49 6.5 4.5- 9.1 46 6.9 4.7-10.0 643 82.9 79.0-86.2
$35,000- 49,999 891 37 3.9 2.7- 5.6 33 3.3 2.2- 4.9 37 4.9 3.4- 7.2 784 87.8 85.0-90.2
$50,000-74,999 869 30 3.3 2.1- 5.2 25 2.3 1.5- 3.6 11 1.1 0.6- 2.1 803 93.3 91.1-94.9
$75,000+ 996 21 3.0 1.9- 4.9 20 2.2 1.3- 3.6 11 0.9 0.4- 2.0 944 93.8 91.6-95.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,243 349 16.0 14.2-18.0 475 19.3 17.4-21.4 495 22.7 20.6-25.0 924 42.0 39.4-44.6
No 4,587 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4,587 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 5 5.1 1.9-13.2 7 4.1 1.8- 9.1 6 5.4 1.8-15.1 80 85.4 75.4-91.7
Non-Veteran 6,731 343 4.9 4.3- 5.6 467 5.9 5.3- 6.6 489 7.0 6.3- 7.8 5,432 82.2 81.0-83.2
Currently Serving 20 1 3.3 0.4-20.7 1 5.3 0.7-30.0 0 0.0 . - . 18 91.4 69.7-98.0

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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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