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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 4,909 4,725 96.0 95.2-96.7 184 4.0 3.3- 4.8
GENDER
Female 4,909 4,725 96.0 95.2-96.7 184 4.0 3.3- 4.8
AGE
18-24 311 272 83.3 76.6-88.4 39 16.7 11.6-23.4
25-34 935 918 98.2 96.9-99.0 17 1.8 1.0- 3.1
35-44 1,072 1,050 98.2 97.1-99.0 22 1.8 1.0- 2.9
45-54 914 893 97.7 96.2-98.7 21 2.3 1.3- 3.8
55-64 678 659 96.3 92.9-98.1 19 3.7 1.9- 7.1
65-74 472 450 96.2 93.8-97.7 22 3.8 2.3- 6.2
75+ 493 452 91.8 88.1-94.4 41 8.2 5.6-11.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 509 470 92.1 87.7-95.0 39 7.9 5.0-12.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,331 1,264 94.2 92.2-95.7 67 5.8 4.3- 7.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,302 1,259 96.1 94.2-97.4 43 3.9 2.6- 5.8
College Graduate 1,761 1,729 98.4 97.6-98.9 32 1.6 1.1- 2.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 450 418 92.7 89.0-95.3 32 7.3 4.7-11.0
$15,000- 24,999 707 671 95.0 92.3-96.7 36 5.0 3.3- 7.7
$25,000- 34,999 563 545 95.0 90.8-97.3 18 5.0 2.7- 9.2
$35,000- 49,999 672 659 97.8 95.8-98.8 13 2.2 1.2- 4.2
$50,000-74,999 669 659 98.6 97.3-99.3 10 1.4 0.7- 2.7
$75,000+ 810 793 97.3 95.3-98.5 17 2.7 1.5- 4.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,332 1,262 93.9 91.6-95.7 70 6.1 4.3- 8.4
No 3,481 3,372 96.7 95.9-97.4 109 3.3 2.6- 4.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 78 76 97.5 89.6-99.4 2 2.5 0.6-10.4
Non-Veteran 4,812 4,632 96.0 95.2-96.7 180 4.0 3.3- 4.8
Currently Serving 19 17 89.3 62.5-97.6 2 10.7 2.4-37.5

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* Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator

^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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