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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,098 1,803 19.6 18.6-20.5 9,295 80.4 79.5-81.4
GENDER
Male 4,115 1,473 35.8 34.0-37.6 2,642 64.2 62.4-66.0
Female 6,983 330 4.6 4.0- 5.2 6,653 95.4 94.8-96.0
AGE
18-24 511 105 25.0 20.4-30.3 406 75.0 69.7-79.6
25-34 1,563 339 25.2 22.5-28.0 1,224 74.8 72.0-77.5
35-44 2,016 425 24.9 22.5-27.4 1,591 75.1 72.6-77.5
45-54 2,097 288 16.3 14.4-18.5 1,809 83.7 81.5-85.6
55-64 2,011 284 17.4 15.3-19.8 1,727 82.6 80.2-84.7
65-74 1,599 208 14.9 12.8-17.3 1,391 85.1 82.7-87.2
75+ 1,260 151 12.9 10.6-15.5 1,109 87.1 84.5-89.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,420 344 29.0 25.9-32.3 1,076 71.0 67.7-74.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,185 521 20.2 18.4-22.2 2,664 79.8 77.8-81.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,870 463 19.7 17.8-21.7 2,407 80.3 78.3-82.2
College Graduate 3,609 473 15.5 14.1-17.1 3,136 84.5 82.9-85.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,034 185 22.1 18.6-26.1 849 77.9 73.9-81.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,571 279 23.7 20.8-26.8 1,292 76.3 73.2-79.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,273 215 21.8 18.9-25.0 1,058 78.2 75.0-81.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,558 291 21.3 18.8-24.0 1,267 78.7 76.0-81.2
$50,000-74,999 1,525 268 20.5 18.0-23.1 1,257 79.5 76.9-82.0
$75,000+ 1,795 280 17.4 15.4-19.7 1,515 82.6 80.3-84.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,539 623 21.5 19.7-23.4 2,916 78.5 76.6-80.3
No 7,395 1,151 18.7 17.6-19.9 6,244 81.3 80.1-82.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,541 441 29.2 26.6-32.0 1,100 70.8 68.0-73.4
Non-Veteran 9,449 1,309 17.2 16.2-18.3 8,140 82.8 81.7-83.8
Currently Serving 106 53 51.9 40.9-62.6 53 48.1 37.4-59.1

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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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