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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 10,921 1,454 12.5 11.8-13.3 9,467 87.5 86.7-88.2
GENDER
Male 4,042 464 11.0 9.9-12.2 3,578 89.0 87.8-90.1
Female 6,879 990 13.9 13.0-15.0 5,889 86.1 85.0-87.0
AGE
18-24 504 58 12.6 9.4-16.7 446 87.4 83.3-90.6
25-34 1,547 133 8.2 6.7- 9.9 1,414 91.8 90.1-93.3
35-44 1,993 199 9.8 8.3-11.6 1,794 90.2 88.4-91.7
45-54 2,068 296 14.3 12.5-16.3 1,772 85.7 83.7-87.5
55-64 1,985 296 13.9 12.2-15.9 1,689 86.1 84.1-87.8
65-74 1,561 232 13.4 11.5-15.5 1,329 86.6 84.5-88.5
75+ 1,224 238 18.9 16.3-21.7 986 81.1 78.3-83.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,377 391 27.3 24.5-30.4 986 72.7 69.6-75.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,123 448 13.8 12.4-15.5 2,675 86.2 84.5-87.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,834 335 11.9 10.5-13.5 2,499 88.1 86.5-89.5
College Graduate 3,573 275 6.8 5.9- 7.8 3,298 93.2 92.2-94.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,003 332 32.6 29.0-36.4 671 67.4 63.6-71.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,545 297 20.4 17.8-23.2 1,248 79.6 76.8-82.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,255 143 12.6 10.4-15.2 1,112 87.4 84.8-89.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,538 161 10.7 9.0-12.8 1,377 89.3 87.2-91.0
$50,000-74,999 1,509 90 5.8 4.6- 7.3 1,419 94.2 92.7-95.4
$75,000+ 1,778 76 3.9 2.9- 5.1 1,702 96.1 94.9-97.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,486 1,454 42.2 40.1-44.3 2,032 57.8 55.7-59.9
No 7,400 0 0.0 . - . 7,400 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,505 194 12.1 10.3-14.1 1,311 87.9 85.9-89.7
Non-Veteran 9,309 1,255 12.7 11.9-13.6 8,054 87.3 86.4-88.1
Currently Serving 105 5 4.7 1.8-11.7 100 95.3 88.3-98.2

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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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