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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 2,940 2,003 69.4 67.4-71.4 937 30.6 28.6-32.6
AGE
40-44 416 168 42.4 36.7-48.3 248 57.6 51.7-63.3
45-54 799 460 59.2 55.1-63.2 339 40.8 36.8-44.9
55-64 786 612 79.7 76.2-82.9 174 20.3 17.1-23.8
65-74 563 464 84.6 80.9-87.6 99 15.4 12.4-19.1
75+ 366 292 80.9 75.7-85.2 74 19.1 14.8-24.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 434 265 61.4 55.7-66.8 169 38.6 33.2-44.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 765 474 63.1 58.9-67.1 291 36.9 32.9-41.1
Some Post-H.S. 693 481 70.3 66.1-74.2 212 29.7 25.8-33.9
College Graduate 1,044 780 76.2 73.0-79.1 264 23.8 20.9-27.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 243 153 60.9 53.0-68.3 90 39.1 31.7-47.0
$15,000- 24,999 336 237 72.9 66.9-78.2 99 27.1 21.8-33.1
$25,000- 34,999 313 196 61.9 55.3-68.1 117 38.1 31.9-44.7
$35,000- 49,999 470 316 70.2 65.1-74.8 154 29.8 25.2-34.9
$50,000-74,999 448 306 71.0 66.0-75.6 142 29.0 24.4-34.0
$75,000+ 569 409 71.7 67.1-75.9 160 28.3 24.1-32.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,018 763 75.4 72.1-78.4 255 24.6 21.6-27.9
No 1,828 1,189 67.1 64.4-69.6 639 32.9 30.4-35.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,322 1,033 79.5 76.8-81.9 289 20.5 18.1-23.2
Non-Veteran 1,595 954 61.6 58.6-64.4 641 38.4 35.6-41.4
Currently Serving 22 15 65.6 40.3-84.4 7 34.4 15.6-59.7

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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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