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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Do NOT want to have one Do want to have one Not sure if do or don't
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,455 1,026 42.7 40.3-45.1 997 40.1 37.7-42.5 432 17.3 15.5-19.2
GENDER
Male 1,254 596 47.4 44.1-50.8 463 37.0 33.9-40.3 195 15.5 13.3-18.1
Female 1,201 430 35.3 32.2-38.7 534 44.7 41.4-48.1 237 19.9 17.3-22.8
AGE
18-24 341 61 20.4 15.4-26.4 224 62.5 56.0-68.6 56 17.1 12.8-22.6
25-34 966 240 24.5 21.3-28.0 522 54.9 51.1-58.7 204 20.5 17.7-23.8
35-44 755 422 57.1 52.7-61.3 196 25.0 21.5-28.9 137 17.9 14.8-21.5
45-54 (All Males*) 259 195 74.3 67.3-80.2 42 17.7 12.6-24.2 22 8.0 4.9-12.9
55-59 (All Males*) 134 108 78.7 68.4-86.4 13 9.5 5.2-16.7 13 11.8 5.9-22.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 155 82 50.1 40.5-59.7 48 31.1 22.7-40.9 25 18.8 12.0-28.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 575 271 45.7 40.9-50.7 208 37.2 32.6-42.1 96 17.1 13.7-21.0
Some Post-H.S. 669 271 40.7 36.3-45.3 281 42.9 38.4-47.5 117 16.4 13.3-20.1
College Graduate 1,054 401 40.9 37.2-44.7 460 41.5 38.0-45.2 193 17.6 14.9-20.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 115 44 33.3 23.5-44.9 50 48.9 37.1-60.8 21 17.8 10.6-28.4
$15,000- 24,999 245 98 39.1 31.7-47.0 105 41.9 34.5-49.8 42 19.0 13.2-26.5
$25,000- 34,999 321 127 40.9 34.6-47.5 135 41.2 35.0-47.7 59 17.9 13.5-23.4
$35,000- 49,999 431 179 42.1 36.6-47.8 181 41.9 36.4-47.7 71 16.0 12.3-20.4
$50,000-74,999 449 189 41.8 36.4-47.3 192 43.9 38.4-49.5 68 14.3 10.8-18.7
$75,000+ 543 242 47.6 42.6-52.7 201 34.4 29.9-39.2 100 18.0 14.5-22.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 386 176 44.3 38.5-50.3 147 38.0 32.3-43.9 63 17.7 13.4-23.0
No 2,031 835 42.3 39.7-45.0 831 40.3 37.8-43.0 365 17.3 15.4-19.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 244 141 59.7 52.4-66.6 67 28.0 22.0-35.0 36 12.3 8.5-17.5
Non-Veteran 2,152 864 40.6 38.1-43.2 902 41.4 38.9-44.0 386 17.9 16.0-20.0
Currently Serving 59 21 40.2 26.9-55.1 28 45.0 31.2-59.5 10 14.8 7.5-27.1

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* This question was asked of female respondents who reported being ages 18-44 years old and not pregnant, or male respondents who reported being ages 18-59 years old

^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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