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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 7,042 5,183 71.6 70.2-72.9 1,859 28.4 27.1-29.8
AGE
18-24 315 41 12.8 8.8-18.2 274 87.2 81.8-91.2
25-34 967 140 16.0 13.3-19.2 827 84.0 80.8-86.7
35-44 1,236 774 63.7 60.4-67.0 462 36.3 33.0-39.6
45-54 1,319 1,215 92.0 90.0-93.6 104 8.0 6.4-10.0
55-64 1,231 1,170 95.2 93.3-96.6 61 4.8 3.4- 6.7
65-74 1,039 985 95.6 94.1-96.8 54 4.4 3.2- 5.9
75+ 901 832 93.6 91.6-95.2 69 6.4 4.8- 8.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 912 723 75.9 71.9-79.4 189 24.1 20.6-28.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,075 1,572 72.6 70.1-75.0 503 27.4 25.0-29.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,875 1,371 72.6 70.0-75.1 504 27.4 24.9-30.0
College Graduate 2,172 1,513 68.3 65.8-70.6 659 31.7 29.4-34.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 744 573 75.2 71.1-78.8 171 24.8 21.2-28.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,098 826 72.3 68.8-75.6 272 27.7 24.4-31.2
$25,000- 34,999 781 509 60.9 56.4-65.1 272 39.1 34.9-43.6
$35,000- 49,999 910 626 67.3 63.5-70.9 284 32.7 29.1-36.5
$50,000-74,999 880 618 70.5 66.7-74.0 262 29.5 26.0-33.3
$75,000+ 1,008 751 72.3 68.8-75.5 257 27.7 24.5-31.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,321 1,954 82.2 80.1-84.2 367 17.8 15.8-19.9
No 4,587 3,139 66.6 64.9-68.3 1,448 33.4 31.7-35.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 99 72 68.2 56.0-78.3 27 31.8 21.7-44.0
Non-Veteran 6,923 5,103 71.7 70.3-73.0 1,820 28.3 27.0-29.7
Currently Serving 20 8 41.3 19.6-66.9 12 58.7 33.1-80.4

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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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