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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,031 1,404 21.4 20.2-22.6 2,264 32.6 31.3-34.0 1,928 27.2 26.0-28.5 893 11.7 10.8-12.6 542 7.1 6.4- 7.9
AGE
18-24 315 79 22.7 17.6-28.7 119 38.2 32.0-44.9 96 30.9 25.0-37.5 19 7.1 4.0-12.4 2 1.1 0.2- 5.6
25-34 967 288 30.7 27.3-34.4 384 37.8 34.2-41.5 245 26.8 23.5-30.3 35 3.2 2.2- 4.7 15 1.5 0.8- 2.8
35-44 1,235 366 29.4 26.4-32.5 457 36.8 33.6-40.2 299 24.6 21.7-27.8 84 6.9 5.4- 8.9 29 2.2 1.4- 3.5
45-54 1,315 262 20.1 17.6-22.9 470 34.7 31.6-37.9 326 24.9 22.2-27.9 144 11.1 9.1-13.4 113 9.2 7.3-11.5
55-64 1,231 213 17.1 14.8-19.7 352 29.4 26.3-32.6 362 28.6 25.6-31.8 193 15.5 13.2-18.1 111 9.4 7.5-11.6
65-74 1,036 121 13.9 11.3-16.8 266 26.3 23.2-29.7 325 30.2 27.0-33.7 200 18.4 15.7-21.4 124 11.2 9.1-13.7
75+ 898 66 8.9 6.7-11.7 205 21.8 18.7-25.3 263 29.2 25.7-33.0 217 24.1 20.8-27.7 147 16.1 13.4-19.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 908 49 5.7 4.0- 8.1 158 16.9 14.1-20.1 258 28.2 24.6-32.1 236 26.0 22.7-29.7 207 23.2 19.9-26.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,073 279 15.0 13.1-17.0 594 28.1 25.8-30.5 687 33.4 30.9-35.9 330 15.1 13.3-17.1 183 8.5 7.1-10.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,874 367 20.4 18.2-22.7 666 36.2 33.6-39.0 537 29.0 26.5-31.6 200 9.6 8.1-11.4 104 4.8 3.8- 6.0
College Graduate 2,168 709 33.6 31.2-36.0 844 39.3 36.8-41.8 441 19.8 17.9-22.0 127 5.3 4.3- 6.5 47 2.1 1.4- 2.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 742 44 6.2 4.4- 8.6 114 13.5 10.7-16.8 213 28.3 24.4-32.6 176 23.3 19.7-27.3 195 28.7 24.7-33.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,095 124 11.7 9.4-14.4 297 25.6 22.6-28.8 339 31.4 28.1-34.9 216 20.4 17.6-23.5 119 10.9 8.9-13.4
$25,000- 34,999 780 133 16.4 13.5-19.8 271 33.1 29.2-37.2 241 31.0 27.1-35.3 97 13.9 10.9-17.5 38 5.6 3.9- 8.1
$35,000- 49,999 908 198 21.6 18.6-25.0 361 39.1 35.4-43.0 247 28.3 24.9-32.0 74 7.6 5.9- 9.9 28 3.3 2.1- 5.2
$50,000-74,999 879 242 27.5 24.1-31.1 364 39.0 35.3-42.8 218 27.5 23.9-31.4 50 5.4 3.8- 7.5 5 0.6 0.2- 1.6
$75,000+ 1,008 395 38.4 34.9-42.0 406 41.3 37.7-45.1 164 15.2 12.8-17.9 34 4.1 2.8- 6.2 9 1.0 0.5- 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,311 129 6.2 5.0- 7.5 412 18.5 16.6-20.6 640 28.0 25.7-30.4 629 26.2 24.1-28.5 501 21.1 19.1-23.3
No 4,579 1,244 28.3 26.7-29.9 1,805 39.2 37.5-40.9 1,246 26.7 25.1-28.2 249 5.1 4.4- 6.0 35 0.8 0.5- 1.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 99 30 31.7 21.6-43.9 43 41.6 30.7-53.3 19 20.2 12.4-31.2 3 2.0 0.6- 6.8 4 4.5 1.2-14.9
Non-Veteran 6,908 1,367 21.2 20.0-22.4 2,209 32.5 31.1-33.8 1,906 27.4 26.1-28.7 888 11.8 10.9-12.8 538 7.1 6.4- 7.9
Currently Serving 20 6 30.0 11.7-58.1 10 56.0 30.9-78.3 3 8.7 2.6-25.7 1 5.3 0.7-30.0 0 0.0 . - .

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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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