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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 6,028 4,680 75.8 74.4-77.2 1,348 24.2 22.8-25.6
GENDER
Male 2,601 1,626 63.7 61.4-65.9 975 36.3 34.1-38.6
Female 3,427 3,054 89.9 88.6-91.0 373 10.1 9.0-11.4
AGE
18-24 276 226 80.9 74.6-85.9 50 19.1 14.1-25.4
25-34 1,215 943 75.5 72.2-78.4 272 24.5 21.6-27.8
35-44 1,607 1,232 74.5 71.7-77.1 375 25.5 22.9-28.3
45-54 1,579 1,256 77.8 75.1-80.3 323 22.2 19.7-24.9
55-64 1,046 803 74.5 70.9-77.8 243 25.5 22.2-29.1
65-74 239 172 70.8 63.2-77.4 67 29.2 22.6-36.8
75+ 47 32 73.1 55.8-85.3 15 26.9 14.7-44.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 396 241 58.1 51.9-64.1 155 41.9 35.9-48.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,614 1,164 68.3 65.3-71.1 450 31.7 28.9-34.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,633 1,259 74.6 71.8-77.2 374 25.4 22.8-28.2
College Graduate 2,382 2,016 84.9 83.0-86.5 366 15.1 13.5-17.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 180 145 79.3 70.4-86.1 35 20.7 13.9-29.6
$15,000- 24,999 639 499 73.4 68.4-77.9 140 26.6 22.1-31.6
$25,000- 34,999 755 576 71.9 67.6-75.9 179 28.1 24.1-32.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,049 823 75.9 72.5-79.0 226 24.1 21.0-27.5
$50,000-74,999 1,124 884 77.8 74.7-80.7 240 22.2 19.3-25.3
$75,000+ 1,388 1,150 82.6 80.0-84.9 238 17.4 15.1-20.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,125 858 73.9 70.5-77.0 267 26.1 23.0-29.5
No 4,820 3,754 76.1 74.6-77.7 1,066 23.9 22.3-25.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 655 431 65.4 60.9-69.7 224 34.6 30.3-39.1
Non-Veteran 5,275 4,184 77.5 76.0-78.9 1,091 22.5 21.1-24.0
Currently Serving 98 65 66.8 55.2-76.7 33 33.2 23.3-44.8

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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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