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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Northeastern Partnership**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,811 9,140 59.0 58.0-60.1 5,671 41.0 39.9-42.0
-Northeastern Partnership 978 541 52.4 48.7-56.0 437 47.6 44.0-51.3
GENDER
Male 337 161 45.4 39.5-51.5 176 54.6 48.5-60.5
Female 641 380 58.3 53.9-62.6 261 41.7 37.4-46.1
RACE
White 569 358 58.7 53.9-63.3 211 41.3 36.7-46.1
African American 366 160 43.0 37.3-48.9 206 57.0 51.1-62.7
Other Minorities 1 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
AGE
18-24 37 12 20.8 10.2-37.9 25 79.2 62.1-89.8
25-34 121 57 44.9 34.9-55.2 64 55.1 44.8-65.1
35-44 155 67 42.3 33.7-51.5 88 57.7 48.5-66.3
45-54 192 114 58.4 50.2-66.1 78 41.6 33.9-49.8
55-64 195 114 57.8 50.0-65.3 81 42.2 34.7-50.0
65-74 162 101 63.5 54.8-71.3 61 36.5 28.7-45.2
75+ 115 75 63.1 52.8-72.4 40 36.9 27.6-47.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 216 103 44.2 36.2-52.5 113 55.8 47.5-63.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 340 174 49.7 43.6-55.8 166 50.3 44.2-56.4
Some Post-H.S. 228 127 52.3 44.7-59.8 101 47.7 40.2-55.3
College Graduate 194 137 66.5 58.5-73.7 57 33.5 26.3-41.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 170 67 34.4 26.9-42.8 103 65.6 57.2-73.1
$15,000- 24,999 192 111 53.4 44.3-62.2 81 46.6 37.8-55.7
$25,000- 34,999 100 55 52.1 41.1-62.8 45 47.9 37.2-58.9
$35,000- 49,999 127 73 54.8 44.8-64.4 54 45.2 35.6-55.2
$50,000-74,999 88 55 62.0 50.4-72.3 33 38.0 27.7-49.6
$75,000+ 82 50 58.6 46.3-69.9 32 41.4 30.1-53.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 379 203 50.2 44.0-56.3 176 49.8 43.7-56.0
No 579 330 53.7 49.0-58.4 249 46.3 41.6-51.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 116 72 60.0 49.9-69.4 44 40.0 30.6-50.1
Non-Veteran 855 463 50.7 46.7-54.7 392 49.3 45.3-53.3
Currently Serving 7 6 87.8 45.3-98.4 1 12.2 1.6-54.7

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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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