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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 11,238 1,403 13.0 12.2-13.9 9,835 87.0 86.1-87.8
GENDER
Male 4,195 415 11.2 10.0-12.5 3,780 88.8 87.5-90.0
Female 7,043 988 14.7 13.7-15.8 6,055 85.3 84.2-86.3
AGE
18-24 520 89 20.8 16.5-25.9 431 79.2 74.1-83.5
25-34 1,584 166 10.5 8.6-12.7 1,418 89.5 87.3-91.4
35-44 2,051 263 13.9 12.1-15.9 1,788 86.1 84.1-87.9
45-54 2,130 272 13.6 11.9-15.6 1,858 86.4 84.4-88.1
55-64 2,028 274 13.5 11.7-15.4 1,754 86.5 84.6-88.3
65-74 1,610 195 11.0 9.3-12.8 1,415 89.0 87.2-90.7
75+ 1,271 141 11.5 9.4-14.0 1,130 88.5 86.0-90.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,444 245 18.2 15.7-20.9 1,199 81.8 79.1-84.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,238 362 12.1 10.7-13.6 2,876 87.9 86.4-89.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,907 380 13.2 11.7-14.9 2,527 86.8 85.1-88.3
College Graduate 3,635 415 11.9 10.6-13.3 3,220 88.1 86.7-89.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,043 216 22.9 19.6-26.6 827 77.1 73.4-80.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,590 224 15.8 13.5-18.4 1,366 84.2 81.6-86.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,281 141 11.1 9.1-13.5 1,140 88.9 86.5-90.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,576 175 12.2 10.2-14.4 1,401 87.8 85.6-89.8
$50,000-74,999 1,540 135 9.7 8.0-11.7 1,405 90.3 88.3-92.0
$75,000+ 1,809 201 11.1 9.4-13.0 1,608 88.9 87.0-90.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,550 648 18.2 16.7-19.9 2,902 81.8 80.1-83.3
No 7,395 730 10.9 9.9-11.9 6,665 89.1 88.1-90.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,558 146 9.7 8.1-11.6 1,412 90.3 88.4-91.9
Non-Veteran 9,557 1,247 13.8 12.9-14.7 8,310 86.2 85.3-87.1
Currently Serving 107 9 7.3 3.2-15.9 98 92.7 84.1-96.8

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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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