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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,137 7,970 72.2 71.2-73.3 1,062 9.6 8.9-10.3 702 6.4 5.9- 7.0 1,341 11.3 10.6-12.1 62 0.4 0.3- 0.6
GENDER
Male 4,152 2,900 70.6 68.9-72.2 398 9.5 8.5-10.6 299 7.4 6.5- 8.5 538 12.2 11.0-13.5 17 0.3 0.2- 0.5
Female 6,985 5,070 73.7 72.5-75.0 664 9.7 8.9-10.6 403 5.5 4.9- 6.2 803 10.5 9.7-11.4 45 0.5 0.4- 0.8
AGE
18-24 517 389 76.5 71.9-80.6 54 9.7 7.1-13.0 34 5.5 3.7- 8.1 39 8.2 5.6-11.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
25-34 1,576 1,152 71.7 68.7-74.4 191 12.9 10.9-15.1 119 8.0 6.4- 9.9 113 7.4 5.8- 9.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
35-44 2,042 1,547 75.8 73.4-78.0 201 9.6 8.1-11.3 130 6.7 5.4- 8.2 161 7.9 6.6- 9.4 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3
45-54 2,120 1,594 75.1 72.8-77.4 196 9.3 7.9-11.0 152 7.2 5.9- 8.7 173 8.2 6.8- 9.7 5 0.2 0.1- 0.4
55-64 2,016 1,430 71.3 68.8-73.7 194 9.6 8.2-11.3 113 5.8 4.6- 7.3 267 12.6 10.8-14.5 12 0.7 0.3- 1.3
65-74 1,584 1,032 65.6 62.7-68.5 127 7.6 6.2- 9.3 92 5.6 4.4- 7.1 315 20.2 17.8-22.8 18 1.0 0.6- 1.8
75+ 1,239 790 66.3 63.1-69.4 96 7.1 5.5- 9.0 58 4.4 3.3- 6.0 273 20.8 18.2-23.6 22 1.4 0.8- 2.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,418 623 45.3 42.0-48.7 165 11.1 9.3-13.2 135 10.2 8.3-12.5 470 31.7 28.7-34.9 25 1.6 1.0- 2.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,195 2,085 65.3 63.2-67.3 373 12.0 10.7-13.5 244 8.4 7.2- 9.7 471 13.8 12.4-15.3 22 0.5 0.3- 0.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,886 2,150 73.7 71.6-75.7 281 10.4 9.0-11.9 192 6.9 5.8- 8.2 253 8.7 7.5-10.1 10 0.3 0.1- 0.5
College Graduate 3,625 3,106 86.3 84.9-87.6 240 6.4 5.5- 7.5 129 3.2 2.6- 3.9 145 4.0 3.2- 4.9 5 0.1 0.0- 0.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,027 462 44.7 40.8-48.8 125 13.5 10.9-16.7 122 12.1 9.8-14.8 311 29.0 25.5-32.7 7 0.6 0.3- 1.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,562 930 59.5 56.4-62.6 193 12.1 10.3-14.2 134 8.7 7.0-10.7 288 18.8 16.4-21.4 17 0.9 0.5- 1.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,276 865 64.8 61.4-68.0 148 12.0 9.9-14.4 96 8.3 6.6-10.6 163 14.7 12.3-17.4 4 0.2 0.1- 0.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,572 1,214 74.6 71.8-77.2 152 11.2 9.3-13.3 82 5.8 4.4- 7.4 122 8.4 6.9-10.3 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
$50,000-74,999 1,534 1,254 80.6 78.1-82.9 116 8.0 6.4- 9.8 78 5.7 4.5- 7.4 84 5.5 4.3- 7.0 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
$75,000+ 1,804 1,603 88.8 86.9-90.4 105 5.7 4.5- 7.1 52 3.1 2.2- 4.2 44 2.5 1.8- 3.5 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,505 2,153 61.9 59.8-63.9 375 11.0 9.7-12.4 264 7.6 6.6- 8.8 672 18.6 17.0-20.3 41 1.0 0.7- 1.4
No 7,346 5,615 76.8 75.5-77.9 658 9.0 8.2- 9.8 415 5.9 5.2- 6.6 639 8.2 7.5- 9.0 19 0.2 0.1- 0.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,542 1,058 70.2 67.5-72.8 153 9.4 7.8-11.1 101 6.2 5.0- 7.7 218 13.7 11.8-15.9 12 0.5 0.3- 1.0
Non-Veteran 9,472 6,804 72.4 71.3-73.5 902 9.7 9.0-10.5 599 6.6 5.9- 7.2 1,118 10.9 10.2-11.7 49 0.4 0.3- 0.6
Currently Serving 107 100 92.2 83.6-96.5 2 2.6 0.6- 9.8 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 3 3.4 0.9-12.1 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2

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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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