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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 6,982 4,899 69.8 68.5-71.2 2,083 30.2 28.8-31.5
AGE
18-24 310 158 51.8 44.9-58.5 152 48.2 41.5-55.1
25-34 959 612 65.8 62.2-69.3 347 34.2 30.7-37.8
35-44 1,226 812 66.7 63.4-69.9 414 33.3 30.1-36.6
45-54 1,303 912 68.6 65.4-71.7 391 31.4 28.3-34.6
55-64 1,225 928 76.1 73.0-78.9 297 23.9 21.1-27.0
65-74 1,033 788 76.8 73.5-79.8 245 23.2 20.2-26.5
75+ 894 667 75.7 72.1-79.0 227 24.3 21.0-27.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 902 530 56.2 52.1-60.3 372 43.8 39.7-47.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,058 1,359 66.2 63.6-68.7 699 33.8 31.3-36.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,856 1,312 69.9 67.2-72.4 544 30.1 27.6-32.8
College Graduate 2,158 1,692 77.9 75.7-80.0 466 22.1 20.0-24.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 736 460 61.9 57.4-66.2 276 38.1 33.8-42.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,089 697 62.4 58.7-65.9 392 37.6 34.1-41.3
$25,000- 34,999 778 534 65.4 61.0-69.6 244 34.6 30.4-39.0
$35,000- 49,999 903 639 69.6 65.9-73.2 264 30.4 26.8-34.1
$50,000-74,999 877 665 74.9 71.3-78.3 212 25.1 21.7-28.7
$75,000+ 1,003 771 77.2 73.9-80.2 232 22.8 19.8-26.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,310 1,613 69.8 67.3-72.1 697 30.2 27.9-32.7
No 4,583 3,230 70.0 68.4-71.6 1,353 30.0 28.4-31.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 99 78 74.5 62.6-83.6 21 25.5 16.4-37.4
Non-Veteran 6,863 4,804 69.7 68.4-71.1 2,059 30.3 28.9-31.6
Currently Serving 20 17 90.1 69.7-97.3 3 9.9 2.7-30.3

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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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