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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,985 5,070 73.7 72.5-75.0 664 9.7 8.9-10.6 403 5.5 4.9- 6.2 803 10.5 9.7-11.4 45 0.5 0.4- 0.8
AGE
18-24 312 227 73.3 67.1-78.7 35 11.6 7.9-16.6 22 6.1 3.9- 9.6 27 8.8 5.7-13.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
25-34 964 719 74.6 71.2-77.7 115 12.4 10.1-15.1 63 6.3 4.7- 8.2 66 6.7 5.0- 8.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
35-44 1,235 960 78.3 75.4-81.0 122 9.6 7.7-11.9 71 5.8 4.3- 7.6 79 6.1 4.7- 7.9 3 0.2 0.1- 0.6
45-54 1,319 1,011 76.2 73.2-79.0 122 9.8 7.9-12.1 87 6.5 5.0- 8.3 97 7.4 5.9- 9.4 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
55-64 1,224 880 72.7 69.5-75.6 114 10.0 8.1-12.3 58 4.1 3.1- 5.5 166 12.7 10.5-15.2 6 0.5 0.2- 1.5
65-74 1,020 691 69.5 66.0-72.8 78 6.9 5.3- 9.0 58 5.2 3.9- 7.0 178 16.7 14.1-19.6 15 1.6 0.9- 3.0
75+ 877 552 64.0 60.1-67.8 76 8.1 6.1-10.6 42 4.2 3.0- 6.0 190 22.0 18.8-25.5 17 1.7 1.0- 2.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 887 394 44.6 40.6-48.8 103 11.0 8.7-13.9 81 9.5 7.4-12.1 288 32.2 28.4-36.3 21 2.6 1.6- 4.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,057 1,357 66.6 64.0-69.1 241 12.6 10.8-14.6 151 7.4 6.1- 8.9 291 12.9 11.2-14.7 17 0.6 0.3- 1.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,864 1,418 76.4 73.9-78.6 178 10.0 8.4-11.8 101 5.2 4.1- 6.6 160 8.2 6.9- 9.8 7 0.2 0.1- 0.5
College Graduate 2,169 1,897 88.2 86.5-89.7 140 6.5 5.3- 7.9 69 2.8 2.1- 3.6 63 2.6 1.9- 3.4 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 731 338 45.2 40.6-49.8 98 17.0 13.6-21.2 79 10.6 8.2-13.5 210 26.6 22.9-30.5 6 0.7 0.3- 1.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,077 652 60.2 56.5-63.7 139 13.3 11.0-16.0 97 8.5 6.8-10.7 178 17.0 14.4-20.0 11 0.9 0.5- 1.8
$25,000- 34,999 780 554 67.9 63.5-72.0 82 9.2 7.1-11.8 53 8.1 5.8-11.2 87 14.4 11.3-18.2 4 0.4 0.1- 1.4
$35,000- 49,999 908 733 77.5 73.9-80.8 86 11.8 9.3-14.9 42 4.9 3.5- 7.0 47 5.7 4.1- 8.0 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 878 758 86.2 83.3-88.8 57 6.7 4.9- 9.1 28 3.2 2.1- 4.9 35 3.8 2.6- 5.5 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 1,008 913 91.0 88.8-92.8 51 4.6 3.4- 6.2 22 2.3 1.5- 3.7 22 2.1 1.3- 3.3 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,286 1,411 62.8 60.3-65.3 253 11.7 10.0-13.5 166 6.7 5.5- 8.0 427 17.8 15.9-19.8 29 1.1 0.7- 1.8
No 4,559 3,547 78.5 77.0-79.9 402 9.0 8.0-10.0 231 5.1 4.3- 5.9 364 7.2 6.4- 8.1 15 0.3 0.2- 0.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 99 77 82.2 72.9-88.7 10 9.1 4.6-17.3 5 3.5 1.4- 9.0 6 4.8 2.1-10.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
Non-Veteran 6,862 4,972 73.6 72.3-74.9 652 9.7 8.9-10.6 398 5.6 5.0- 6.3 796 10.6 9.7-11.5 44 0.5 0.4- 0.8
Currently Serving 20 19 89.9 53.7-98.5 1 10.1 1.5-46.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 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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