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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 3,107 1,286 42.8 40.7-45.0 1,821 57.2 55.0-59.3
GENDER
Male 1,102 464 42.5 39.0-46.0 638 57.5 54.0-61.0
Female 2,005 822 43.1 40.5-45.9 1,183 56.9 54.1-59.5
AGE
18-24 137 67 48.6 38.4-58.8 70 51.4 41.2-61.6
25-34 328 139 43.5 37.1-50.2 189 56.5 49.8-62.9
35-44 556 208 39.4 34.6-44.5 348 60.6 55.5-65.4
45-54 727 303 42.5 38.1-47.1 424 57.5 52.9-61.9
55-64 695 301 45.9 41.4-50.6 394 54.1 49.4-58.6
65-74 402 165 42.5 36.8-48.5 237 57.5 51.5-63.2
75+ 253 98 37.1 29.9-45.0 155 62.9 55.0-70.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 347 125 35.5 29.6-41.9 222 64.5 58.1-70.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 894 358 43.3 39.2-47.4 536 56.7 52.6-60.8
Some Post-H.S. 851 381 44.7 40.5-48.9 470 55.3 51.1-59.5
College Graduate 1,013 421 43.3 39.6-47.1 592 56.7 52.9-60.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 249 95 38.5 31.2-46.4 154 61.5 53.6-68.8
$15,000- 24,999 439 194 45.0 39.2-51.0 245 55.0 49.0-60.8
$25,000- 34,999 352 140 40.5 34.4-46.9 212 59.5 53.1-65.6
$35,000- 49,999 457 194 43.7 38.2-49.3 263 56.3 50.7-61.8
$50,000-74,999 431 174 42.9 37.3-48.7 257 57.1 51.3-62.7
$75,000+ 549 238 44.2 39.2-49.2 311 55.8 50.8-60.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,024 463 45.2 41.4-49.0 561 54.8 51.0-58.6
No 2,071 819 41.8 39.2-44.5 1,252 58.2 55.5-60.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 406 174 43.7 38.1-49.5 232 56.3 50.5-61.9
Non-Veteran 2,680 1,103 42.7 40.4-45.1 1,577 57.3 54.9-59.6
Currently Serving 21 9 32.4 16.1-54.6 12 67.6 45.4-83.9

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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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