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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 11,237 9,978 88.0 87.2-88.8 1,259 12.0 11.2-12.8
GENDER
Male 4,192 3,666 87.0 85.7-88.3 526 13.0 11.7-14.3
Female 7,045 6,312 88.9 87.9-89.8 733 11.1 10.2-12.1
AGE
18-24 514 385 70.9 65.6-75.6 129 29.1 24.4-34.4
25-34 1,586 1,331 82.7 80.1-85.0 255 17.3 15.0-19.9
35-44 2,051 1,760 86.0 84.0-87.8 291 14.0 12.2-16.0
45-54 2,132 1,858 88.2 86.5-89.8 274 11.8 10.2-13.5
55-64 2,032 1,800 89.1 87.3-90.7 232 10.9 9.3-12.7
65-74 1,609 1,565 96.3 94.7-97.5 44 3.7 2.5- 5.3
75+ 1,269 1,236 98.1 97.2-98.8 33 1.9 1.2- 2.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,448 1,178 76.8 73.6-79.8 270 23.2 20.2-26.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,237 2,760 83.7 82.0-85.2 477 16.3 14.8-18.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,905 2,586 88.9 87.4-90.3 319 11.1 9.7-12.6
College Graduate 3,633 3,444 94.9 93.8-95.7 189 5.1 4.3- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,049 808 72.8 68.9-76.3 241 27.2 23.7-31.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,591 1,242 75.4 72.5-78.1 349 24.6 21.9-27.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,283 1,107 82.9 79.9-85.6 176 17.1 14.4-20.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,577 1,463 91.6 89.7-93.2 114 8.4 6.8-10.3
$50,000-74,999 1,540 1,473 95.4 93.9-96.5 67 4.6 3.5- 6.1
$75,000+ 1,808 1,767 97.9 97.0-98.6 41 2.1 1.4- 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,549 3,092 85.4 83.7-86.9 457 14.6 13.1-16.3
No 7,393 6,635 89.3 88.3-90.2 758 10.7 9.8-11.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,558 1,422 91.8 90.1-93.3 136 8.2 6.7- 9.9
Non-Veteran 9,556 8,437 87.1 86.2-88.0 1,119 12.9 12.0-13.8
Currently Serving 107 104 97.6 90.0-99.5 3 2.4 0.5-10.0

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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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