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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,232 8,183 72.1 71.1-73.2 1,546 13.3 12.6-14.1 1,503 14.6 13.7-15.4
GENDER
Male 4,189 2,904 69.3 67.6-71.0 519 12.3 11.2-13.6 766 18.4 17.0-19.9
Female 7,043 5,279 74.8 73.5-76.0 1,027 14.2 13.2-15.3 737 11.0 10.1-12.0
AGE
18-24 519 281 50.9 45.6-56.3 63 11.9 8.8-15.9 175 37.1 32.0-42.6
25-34 1,585 1,065 65.0 62.0-67.9 163 10.4 8.7-12.5 357 24.5 21.9-27.4
35-44 2,049 1,495 73.1 70.7-75.4 214 9.6 8.2-11.2 340 17.4 15.4-19.5
45-54 2,126 1,605 76.6 74.3-78.7 262 11.4 9.9-13.2 259 12.0 10.4-13.8
55-64 2,030 1,521 76.4 74.0-78.6 287 13.7 11.9-15.7 222 9.9 8.4-11.6
65-74 1,609 1,233 75.2 72.4-77.8 294 19.4 17.0-22.0 82 5.4 4.2- 7.0
75+ 1,272 950 72.9 69.6-76.0 256 22.8 19.9-26.0 66 4.3 3.2- 5.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,449 966 63.5 60.2-66.7 250 17.3 14.9-20.0 233 19.2 16.6-22.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,232 2,365 71.6 69.5-73.5 410 12.1 10.8-13.6 457 16.3 14.7-18.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,906 2,116 71.4 69.2-73.5 407 13.9 12.4-15.6 383 14.7 13.1-16.5
College Graduate 3,631 2,727 76.2 74.5-77.9 477 12.5 11.2-13.8 427 11.3 10.1-12.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,047 701 63.3 59.1-67.2 172 15.8 13.1-18.9 174 21.0 17.5-24.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,591 1,108 67.3 64.2-70.3 198 12.2 10.3-14.4 285 20.4 17.9-23.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,282 908 68.3 65.0-71.5 176 13.7 11.5-16.2 198 18.0 15.4-20.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,576 1,166 72.7 69.9-75.3 186 11.9 10.1-14.0 224 15.4 13.3-17.7
$50,000-74,999 1,540 1,205 78.7 76.1-81.1 164 9.8 8.2-11.7 171 11.5 9.7-13.6
$75,000+ 1,804 1,434 80.7 78.4-82.7 201 9.9 8.4-11.6 169 9.4 7.9-11.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,553 2,499 68.8 66.8-70.7 690 19.2 17.6-20.9 364 12.0 10.6-13.6
No 7,388 5,492 73.8 72.5-75.1 813 10.7 9.9-11.6 1,083 15.4 14.4-16.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,559 1,060 69.5 66.7-72.1 273 17.5 15.3-19.9 226 13.1 11.3-15.1
Non-Veteran 9,550 7,064 73.0 71.9-74.2 1,253 12.4 11.6-13.3 1,233 14.6 13.6-15.5
Currently Serving 107 50 45.8 35.3-56.8 17 17.6 10.3-28.4 40 36.6 26.9-47.5

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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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