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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 6,901 1,683 26.2 24.9-27.5 5,218 73.8 72.5-75.1
AGE
18-24 306 188 59.6 52.7-66.2 118 40.4 33.8-47.3
25-34 951 426 46.4 42.6-50.3 525 53.6 49.7-57.4
35-44 1,212 479 38.6 35.2-42.0 733 61.4 58.0-64.8
45-54 1,288 337 25.2 22.4-28.2 951 74.8 71.8-77.6
55-64 1,217 169 13.3 11.3-15.6 1,048 86.7 84.4-88.7
65-74 1,015 51 4.6 3.3- 6.3 964 95.4 93.7-96.7
75+ 880 26 2.6 1.6- 4.0 854 97.4 96.0-98.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 885 95 14.4 11.4-17.9 790 85.6 82.1-88.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,024 427 21.8 19.7-24.1 1,597 78.2 75.9-80.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,842 489 28.4 25.8-31.1 1,353 71.6 68.9-74.2
College Graduate 2,142 668 32.3 29.9-34.7 1,474 67.7 65.3-70.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 720 79 11.3 8.8-14.5 641 88.7 85.5-91.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,078 199 20.8 17.8-24.2 879 79.2 75.8-82.2
$25,000- 34,999 769 206 27.3 23.5-31.4 563 72.7 68.6-76.5
$35,000- 49,999 893 266 28.7 25.4-32.3 627 71.3 67.7-74.6
$50,000-74,999 869 274 32.5 28.8-36.5 595 67.5 63.5-71.2
$75,000+ 996 370 36.7 33.2-40.3 626 63.3 59.7-66.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,282 314 15.4 13.5-17.4 1,968 84.6 82.6-86.5
No 4,580 1,361 31.2 29.5-32.8 3,219 68.8 67.2-70.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 24 25.0 16.1-36.9 74 75.0 63.1-83.9
Non-Veteran 6,783 1,650 26.2 24.9-27.5 5,133 73.8 72.5-75.1
Currently Serving 20 9 37.1 16.9-63.1 11 62.9 36.9-83.1

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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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