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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Regular Lights Ultra lights
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 981 364 37.3 33.6-41.1 480 49.3 45.4-53.1 137 13.4 11.1-16.2
AGE
18-24 67 29 50.2 36.1-64.3 36 46.6 32.9-60.9 2 3.2 0.8-12.2
25-34 169 52 33.7 25.4-43.2 99 55.7 46.4-64.7 18 10.5 6.0-17.8
35-44 235 82 34.1 27.2-41.7 117 52.3 44.6-59.8 36 13.7 9.5-19.2
45-54 217 75 36.0 28.6-44.2 114 52.4 44.3-60.4 28 11.6 7.5-17.4
55-64 189 73 35.0 27.6-43.2 80 41.8 33.4-50.6 36 23.2 16.3-32.0
65-74 77 37 44.8 31.7-58.6 25 39.5 26.9-53.6 15 15.8 8.7-26.9
75+ 26 16 61.1 39.0-79.4 8 32.4 15.8-55.1 2 6.5 1.6-23.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 189 95 48.8 40.2-57.5 77 41.8 33.5-50.7 17 9.4 5.7-15.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 347 117 34.3 28.5-40.8 190 53.9 47.4-60.2 40 11.8 8.2-16.7
Some Post-H.S. 249 92 40.1 32.6-48.0 115 43.7 36.2-51.5 42 16.3 11.3-22.8
College Graduate 194 59 27.6 21.1-35.3 97 55.4 47.1-63.5 38 17.0 11.9-23.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 58 56.3 43.4-68.4 43 39.9 28.1-52.9 4 3.9 1.4-10.5
$15,000- 24,999 159 64 43.3 33.9-53.2 77 45.2 35.9-54.8 18 11.5 6.9-18.6
$25,000- 34,999 147 56 39.3 30.3-49.0 74 51.1 41.5-60.6 17 9.6 5.6-16.0
$35,000- 49,999 175 61 35.4 27.3-44.4 85 51.4 42.3-60.4 29 13.2 8.4-20.0
$50,000-74,999 130 39 27.3 19.6-36.7 66 54.2 44.0-64.0 25 18.5 11.6-28.2
$75,000+ 113 28 23.9 15.9-34.3 58 53.3 42.4-63.9 27 22.8 15.1-32.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 341 157 46.6 40.2-53.1 139 40.2 34.1-46.6 45 13.2 9.6-17.9
No 620 200 32.3 28.0-37.0 330 54.1 49.3-58.9 90 13.5 10.6-17.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 294 121 39.3 33.0-46.0 133 46.7 40.0-53.6 40 13.9 9.8-19.5
Non-Veteran 651 231 36.6 32.1-41.4 328 50.2 45.4-54.9 92 13.2 10.4-16.6
Currently Serving 35 12 34.9 19.5-54.3 18 51.2 33.1-68.9 5 13.9 5.3-31.7

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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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