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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,217 2,262 21.2 20.3-22.2 3,612 33.1 32.0-34.2 3,146 27.9 26.8-28.9 1,385 11.2 10.6-12.0 812 6.6 6.0- 7.1
GENDER
Male 4,186 858 21.1 19.6-22.7 1,348 33.6 31.9-35.4 1,218 28.5 26.9-30.2 492 10.8 9.7-11.9 270 6.0 5.2- 6.9
Female 7,031 1,404 21.4 20.2-22.6 2,264 32.6 31.3-34.0 1,928 27.2 26.0-28.5 893 11.7 10.8-12.6 542 7.1 6.4- 7.9
AGE
18-24 520 130 22.7 18.7-27.2 212 43.7 38.4-49.1 147 27.5 23.0-32.5 26 5.3 3.3- 8.4 5 0.9 0.3- 2.7
25-34 1,584 479 30.6 27.8-33.5 630 39.4 36.5-42.4 391 25.2 22.6-27.9 66 4.0 3.0- 5.3 18 0.9 0.5- 1.5
35-44 2,049 573 27.3 25.0-29.7 763 36.9 34.4-39.5 520 26.3 24.0-28.8 143 7.3 5.9- 8.9 50 2.2 1.6- 3.1
45-54 2,122 440 21.5 19.4-23.8 727 33.4 31.0-36.0 560 26.2 23.9-28.5 230 11.0 9.4-12.7 165 7.9 6.6- 9.6
55-64 2,027 338 17.0 14.9-19.2 571 29.2 26.7-31.8 614 29.6 27.1-32.1 313 14.8 13.0-16.7 191 9.5 8.0-11.4
65-74 1,607 197 13.7 11.7-15.9 414 26.7 24.1-29.5 489 29.5 26.9-32.3 308 18.1 15.9-20.5 199 12.0 10.1-14.1
75+ 1,264 93 8.0 6.3-10.1 281 22.1 19.3-25.2 410 34.6 31.3-38.0 297 21.6 19.0-24.4 183 13.7 11.6-16.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,441 90 6.7 5.2- 8.6 248 18.0 15.5-20.8 425 30.0 27.0-33.2 373 25.3 22.6-28.3 305 19.9 17.4-22.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,228 441 14.0 12.6-15.6 962 30.8 28.8-32.9 1,085 34.2 32.2-36.3 481 13.6 12.2-15.2 259 7.3 6.3- 8.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,904 557 19.9 18.2-21.8 1,019 36.0 33.8-38.2 857 29.3 27.3-31.5 303 9.3 8.1-10.6 168 5.5 4.5- 6.6
College Graduate 3,630 1,172 33.3 31.4-35.3 1,380 38.2 36.2-40.2 772 20.7 19.1-22.3 228 5.8 5.0- 6.7 78 2.0 1.5- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,045 58 5.4 4.0- 7.4 158 15.9 12.8-19.5 302 28.6 25.1-32.3 242 21.3 18.4-24.6 285 28.8 25.3-32.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,583 178 10.8 9.1-12.9 421 25.7 23.1-28.6 503 32.0 29.1-34.9 308 19.9 17.5-22.5 173 11.6 9.6-13.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,280 214 15.8 13.6-18.3 442 34.5 31.4-37.9 401 31.2 28.1-34.4 161 13.6 11.3-16.2 62 4.9 3.7- 6.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,574 327 20.3 18.0-22.8 596 38.0 35.1-41.0 445 29.0 26.3-31.8 150 9.2 7.7-11.1 56 3.6 2.6- 4.9
$50,000-74,999 1,540 403 25.4 22.9-28.0 612 39.3 36.4-42.3 410 27.8 25.2-30.7 98 6.3 5.0- 7.9 17 1.3 0.8- 2.1
$75,000+ 1,806 662 36.1 33.5-38.9 705 38.6 35.9-41.3 348 19.9 17.7-22.2 75 4.5 3.4- 6.0 16 0.9 0.5- 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,535 208 6.7 5.7- 7.8 659 20.0 18.3-21.8 1,000 28.6 26.7-30.5 917 24.2 22.5-26.0 751 20.5 18.9-22.3
No 7,389 1,999 27.7 26.4-29.0 2,871 39.0 37.6-40.4 2,052 27.2 26.0-28.5 418 5.5 4.9- 6.2 49 0.7 0.5- 1.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,557 263 17.5 15.2-20.0 438 28.7 26.1-31.6 495 32.2 29.4-35.0 224 13.4 11.6-15.5 137 8.2 6.8- 9.9
Non-Veteran 9,537 1,959 21.8 20.8-22.9 3,125 33.9 32.7-35.1 2,628 27.2 26.1-28.3 1,156 10.9 10.2-11.7 669 6.2 5.7- 6.9
Currently Serving 107 38 34.7 25.2-45.6 44 42.6 32.2-53.7 18 15.2 8.9-24.8 3 2.4 0.7- 7.6 4 5.1 1.6-15.0

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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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