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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 3,427 3,054 89.9 88.6-91.0 373 10.1 9.0-11.4
AGE
18-24 158 145 91.6 83.8-95.8 13 8.4 4.2-16.2
25-34 662 592 90.0 86.9-92.5 70 10.0 7.5-13.1
35-44 887 793 89.8 87.2-91.9 94 10.2 8.1-12.8
45-54 929 844 90.8 88.2-92.8 85 9.2 7.2-11.8
55-64 597 523 89.5 86.3-92.0 74 10.5 8.0-13.7
65-74 145 117 81.9 73.0-88.4 28 18.1 11.6-27.0
75+ 33 26 83.0 63.5-93.2 7 17.0 6.8-36.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 185 156 86.2 79.3-91.0 29 13.8 9.0-20.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 901 799 88.9 86.1-91.2 102 11.1 8.8-13.9
Some Post-H.S. 973 869 90.6 88.2-92.5 104 9.4 7.5-11.8
College Graduate 1,368 1,230 90.5 88.4-92.2 138 9.5 7.8-11.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 132 115 90.2 83.0-94.6 17 9.8 5.4-17.0
$15,000- 24,999 424 374 88.2 83.8-91.5 50 11.8 8.5-16.2
$25,000- 34,999 432 395 90.3 86.0-93.4 37 9.7 6.6-14.0
$35,000- 49,999 586 540 91.6 88.4-94.0 46 8.4 6.0-11.6
$50,000-74,999 617 558 91.2 88.1-93.6 59 8.8 6.4-11.9
$75,000+ 715 663 93.8 91.5-95.5 52 6.2 4.5- 8.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 658 570 88.6 85.4-91.1 88 11.4 8.9-14.6
No 2,726 2,445 90.2 88.7-91.4 281 9.8 8.6-11.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 53 46 86.8 73.3-94.1 7 13.2 5.9-26.7
Non-Veteran 3,355 2,992 89.9 88.6-91.1 363 10.1 8.9-11.4
Currently Serving 19 16 89.3 68.3-97.0 3 10.7 3.0-31.7

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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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