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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,887 589 5.2 4.7- 5.7 733 6.1 5.6- 6.7 797 6.9 6.4- 7.5 8,768 81.8 80.8-82.6
GENDER
Male 4,038 240 5.5 4.7- 6.4 258 6.4 5.5- 7.4 302 6.9 6.0- 7.9 3,238 81.3 79.8-82.7
Female 6,849 349 4.9 4.3- 5.6 475 5.9 5.3- 6.6 495 7.0 6.2- 7.8 5,530 82.2 81.1-83.3
AGE
18-24 501 10 1.8 0.9- 3.5 16 4.6 2.5- 8.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 474 93.5 89.8-95.9
25-34 1,545 53 3.3 2.4- 4.5 45 2.9 2.0- 4.2 23 1.1 0.7- 1.9 1,424 92.7 91.0-94.1
35-44 1,988 77 4.2 3.2- 5.5 84 3.9 2.9- 5.0 71 3.8 2.8- 5.0 1,756 88.2 86.3-89.9
45-54 2,068 107 5.2 4.2- 6.4 131 6.4 5.1- 7.8 193 9.2 7.7-10.8 1,637 79.3 77.1-81.4
55-64 1,977 105 5.4 4.2- 6.7 175 7.8 6.5- 9.4 234 12.2 10.4-14.2 1,463 74.7 72.1-77.0
65-74 1,556 118 7.0 5.7- 8.7 139 7.5 6.1- 9.1 151 9.7 8.0-11.7 1,148 75.8 73.1-78.3
75+ 1,212 117 10.3 8.2-12.8 142 12.8 10.4-15.6 124 9.5 7.7-11.7 829 67.4 63.9-70.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,366 130 8.6 6.9-10.5 157 10.6 8.7-12.9 262 19.2 16.6-22.1 817 61.6 58.3-64.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,118 187 6.0 5.0- 7.2 231 6.8 5.8- 7.9 244 7.5 6.4- 8.8 2,456 79.7 77.9-81.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,817 131 4.7 3.9- 5.8 199 6.7 5.5- 8.1 179 6.2 5.2- 7.4 2,308 82.4 80.5-84.1
College Graduate 3,572 137 3.6 3.0- 4.4 146 3.7 3.0- 4.5 112 2.8 2.3- 3.5 3,177 89.9 88.7-91.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 994 99 10.1 8.0-12.8 155 16.6 13.6-20.1 279 29.3 25.7-33.2 461 44.0 39.9-48.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,534 116 7.3 5.8- 9.1 164 10.1 8.3-12.1 148 11.2 9.2-13.6 1,106 71.4 68.4-74.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,253 55 4.7 3.4- 6.4 84 7.2 5.5- 9.3 74 6.3 4.8- 8.3 1,040 81.8 78.9-84.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,538 68 4.6 3.4- 6.1 77 5.4 4.1- 7.1 67 4.3 3.2- 5.6 1,326 85.7 83.4-87.8
$50,000-74,999 1,509 53 3.3 2.4- 4.5 52 2.9 2.2- 4.0 30 1.9 1.3- 2.9 1,374 91.8 90.1-93.3
$75,000+ 1,780 52 3.2 2.4- 4.4 42 2.5 1.8- 3.6 28 1.5 1.0- 2.3 1,658 92.7 91.2-94.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,448 589 17.6 16.0-19.2 733 20.8 19.1-22.6 797 23.5 21.7-25.3 1,329 38.2 36.1-40.2
No 7,401 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7,401 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,505 119 7.2 5.8- 8.9 127 8.0 6.5- 9.9 141 8.5 7.0-10.2 1,118 76.3 73.6-78.7
Non-Veteran 9,277 466 4.8 4.3- 5.4 601 5.8 5.2- 6.4 655 6.7 6.1- 7.4 7,555 82.7 81.7-83.7
Currently Serving 104 4 2.5 0.9- 6.8 5 3.7 1.5- 9.1 1 1.0 0.1- 6.5 94 92.8 86.6-96.3

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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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