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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Northeastern Partnership**

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,998 2,790 19.6 18.8-20.4 4,515 30.9 29.9-31.8 4,483 30.1 29.2-31.1 2,094 13.0 12.3-13.7 1,116 6.4 6.0- 6.9
-Northeastern Partnership 997 142 17.0 14.0-20.5 245 25.0 21.9-28.4 321 32.7 29.2-36.3 184 16.3 13.9-19.0 105 9.1 7.3-11.1
GENDER
Male 345 54 18.5 13.3-25.0 82 24.8 19.8-30.6 113 33.3 27.6-39.6 67 16.1 12.4-20.6 29 7.3 5.0-10.7
Female 652 88 15.7 12.7-19.2 163 25.2 21.7-29.1 208 32.1 28.1-36.3 117 16.5 13.5-19.9 76 10.6 8.3-13.4
RACE
White 575 91 17.5 14.2-21.3 173 31.2 26.9-35.8 161 28.5 24.5-33.0 90 14.3 11.4-17.8 60 8.5 6.4-11.1
African American 378 48 17.8 12.2-25.3 61 16.8 12.8-21.9 141 34.8 29.2-40.7 84 19.3 15.2-24.2 44 11.3 8.1-15.4
Other Minorities 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 37 10 27.7 13.4-48.6 6 12.7 5.1-28.3 15 43.5 23.3-66.3 6 16.1 6.3-35.4 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 126 30 25.0 17.4-34.5 45 36.5 27.1-47.1 44 34.9 26.0-45.1 7 3.6 1.6- 8.0 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 158 29 23.0 13.8-35.7 44 25.4 18.2-34.3 49 32.9 24.5-42.6 29 14.3 9.3-21.3 7 4.4 1.9- 9.8
45-54 196 28 14.7 9.9-21.2 48 23.5 17.5-30.7 66 35.4 28.0-43.6 42 19.7 14.2-26.7 12 6.7 3.7-11.9
55-64 199 24 12.3 8.2-18.1 49 26.1 19.7-33.6 55 24.0 18.2-30.9 40 22.3 16.3-29.7 31 15.4 10.5-21.9
65-74 164 16 11.8 7.1-19.0 38 26.5 19.3-35.3 47 27.1 20.2-35.2 32 17.6 12.1-24.8 31 17.0 11.6-24.2
75+ 116 5 5.5 2.0-14.3 15 9.5 5.6-15.6 44 42.3 32.6-52.6 28 21.3 14.5-30.2 24 21.3 14.3-30.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 221 18 8.2 4.8-13.6 20 8.6 5.4-13.6 59 31.7 23.6-41.0 69 29.9 23.2-37.6 55 21.6 16.2-28.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 351 45 17.7 11.8-25.5 84 24.6 19.5-30.5 122 33.6 27.9-39.8 67 16.1 12.3-20.8 33 8.0 5.5-11.6
Some Post-H.S. 230 36 16.8 11.9-23.2 75 33.1 26.2-40.8 80 34.6 27.9-41.9 30 12.0 8.0-17.6 9 3.5 1.7- 7.4
College Graduate 195 43 26.0 19.5-33.8 66 34.2 27.1-42.1 60 29.6 23.0-37.2 18 6.5 4.0-10.5 8 3.7 1.8- 7.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 172 14 12.1 6.9-20.3 18 9.6 5.8-15.5 45 25.0 18.0-33.7 51 28.0 21.0-36.2 44 25.3 18.7-33.5
$15,000- 24,999 196 25 18.9 10.3-32.2 37 15.1 10.4-21.4 71 39.9 30.5-50.0 44 18.4 12.9-25.4 19 7.8 4.6-12.7
$25,000- 34,999 103 17 16.1 9.8-25.3 28 25.8 17.6-36.3 36 31.2 22.3-41.7 18 22.4 14.1-33.6 4 4.5 1.7-11.5
$35,000- 49,999 129 17 11.2 6.8-17.9 49 39.1 29.9-49.2 46 39.3 30.1-49.2 14 8.8 4.9-15.3 3 1.7 0.5- 5.4
$50,000-74,999 88 13 17.0 9.8-27.8 39 42.0 31.3-53.5 28 33.2 23.3-44.8 6 5.3 2.4-11.7 2 2.4 0.6- 9.2
$75,000+ 83 32 40.5 29.4-52.6 27 31.9 22.0-43.8 17 21.6 13.0-33.6 7 6.0 2.6-13.3 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 381 21 6.8 4.3-10.8 42 13.2 9.3-18.5 109 28.6 23.0-34.9 116 27.7 22.8-33.2 93 23.6 19.1-28.9
No 581 115 21.3 17.7-25.4 196 32.5 28.3-37.0 200 35.3 30.9-40.0 61 9.9 7.4-13.0 9 1.1 0.5- 2.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 120 15 12.5 7.3-20.5 29 24.5 17.0-34.0 50 42.7 33.3-52.5 18 13.7 8.5-21.4 8 6.7 3.1-13.7
Non-Veteran 867 125 17.7 14.3-21.7 212 24.8 21.4-28.4 268 31.1 27.3-35.1 165 16.9 14.2-19.9 97 9.6 7.7-11.9
Currently Serving 8 2 23.1 5.4-61.3 3 53.1 20.0-83.7 2 16.0 3.2-52.7 1 7.7 1.0-41.3 0 0.0 . - .

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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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