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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Regular Lights Ultra lights
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,423 323 23.2 20.6-26.1 727 50.9 47.7-54.1 373 25.9 23.1-28.8
AGE
18-24 77 32 45.9 33.4-59.0 38 48.3 35.5-61.2 7 5.8 2.1-15.2
25-34 253 53 21.3 15.7-28.2 149 58.9 51.4-65.9 51 19.9 14.8-26.2
35-44 318 67 17.0 13.0-21.9 166 53.8 46.8-60.6 85 29.2 23.0-36.3
45-54 307 80 28.6 22.7-35.4 143 45.9 39.3-52.7 84 25.5 20.0-31.7
55-64 260 55 20.5 15.2-27.0 125 48.2 40.8-55.8 80 31.3 24.6-38.9
65-74 144 26 18.8 11.8-28.6 75 51.0 40.8-61.2 43 30.2 21.6-40.5
75+ 61 10 17.9 9.4-31.4 30 40.8 28.0-54.9 21 41.3 28.0-56.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 262 75 30.8 24.2-38.2 135 51.6 44.1-59.0 52 17.6 12.6-24.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 513 124 26.7 22.1-31.8 269 50.9 45.5-56.2 120 22.5 18.3-27.2
Some Post-H.S. 408 91 19.6 15.5-24.4 209 52.0 45.9-58.0 108 28.4 23.1-34.5
College Graduate 239 32 13.2 8.9-19.3 114 48.6 41.0-56.2 93 38.2 31.1-45.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 235 73 29.0 22.6-36.5 120 51.1 43.2-59.0 42 19.8 14.1-27.1
$15,000- 24,999 293 93 39.9 33.0-47.2 139 42.5 35.9-49.4 61 17.5 13.2-22.9
$25,000- 34,999 196 39 18.8 13.3-25.8 100 54.2 45.5-62.7 57 27.0 19.7-35.8
$35,000- 49,999 198 27 11.3 7.4-17.1 109 58.8 50.5-66.6 62 29.8 22.9-37.9
$50,000-74,999 129 17 12.9 7.4-21.5 71 53.6 43.2-63.8 41 33.5 24.2-44.3
$75,000+ 119 23 21.2 13.6-31.3 50 40.8 30.6-51.9 46 38.0 28.3-48.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 554 145 26.6 22.3-31.3 260 44.2 39.2-49.4 149 29.2 24.6-34.3
No 853 173 20.9 17.7-24.5 457 54.7 50.6-58.8 223 24.4 21.0-28.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 24 3 6.5 2.0-19.5 17 74.9 51.6-89.3 4 18.6 6.4-43.6
Non-Veteran 1,393 319 23.6 20.9-26.4 706 50.4 47.1-53.6 368 26.1 23.3-29.1
Currently Serving 6 1 13.4 1.7-57.8 4 79.9 40.2-95.9 1 6.7 0.8-38.6

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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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