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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 2,005 822 43.1 40.5-45.9 1,183 56.9 54.1-59.5
AGE
18-24 88 40 49.8 37.0-62.6 48 50.2 37.4-63.0
25-34 197 82 44.0 35.8-52.5 115 56.0 47.5-64.2
35-44 342 132 40.3 34.0-46.8 210 59.7 53.2-66.0
45-54 479 206 45.9 40.3-51.5 273 54.1 48.5-59.7
55-64 455 183 41.7 36.3-47.2 272 58.3 52.8-63.7
65-74 262 111 45.1 37.9-52.6 151 54.9 47.4-62.1
75+ 174 64 32.5 24.8-41.4 110 67.5 58.6-75.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 222 79 36.9 29.4-45.1 143 63.1 54.9-70.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 574 223 42.7 37.6-48.0 351 57.3 52.0-62.4
Some Post-H.S. 563 258 48.1 43.0-53.4 305 51.9 46.6-57.0
College Graduate 646 262 41.0 36.5-45.7 384 59.0 54.3-63.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 168 61 36.9 28.5-46.1 107 63.1 53.9-71.5
$15,000- 24,999 324 149 48.4 41.8-55.1 175 51.6 44.9-58.2
$25,000- 34,999 230 94 44.2 36.4-52.3 136 55.8 47.7-63.6
$35,000- 49,999 267 115 44.8 37.8-52.0 152 55.2 48.0-62.2
$50,000-74,999 250 101 41.8 34.7-49.3 149 58.2 50.7-65.3
$75,000+ 329 141 45.3 38.9-51.9 188 54.7 48.1-61.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 668 311 48.0 43.2-52.9 357 52.0 47.1-56.8
No 1,330 508 40.7 37.5-44.0 822 59.3 56.0-62.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 21 7 20.4 8.3-42.2 14 79.6 57.8-91.7
Non-Veteran 1,977 812 43.4 40.7-46.2 1,165 56.6 53.8-59.3
Currently Serving 7 3 24.6 6.2-61.8 4 75.4 38.2-93.8

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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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