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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Osteoporosis Prevention

Has a doctor or other health professional ever talked with you about preventing osteoporosis or its complications through lifestyle changes, such as diet and exercise?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes, within 12 months Yes, within 1-2 years Yes, within 2-3 years Yes, 3+ years ago No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,001 1,051 30.9 28.5-33.4 85 2.6 1.9- 3.5 31 0.6 0.4- 1.0 45 1.4 0.9- 2.2 1,789 64.5 62.0-67.0
GENDER
Male 1,097 121 11.6 8.9-15.0 8 0.6 0.2- 1.4 3 0.3 0.1- 1.3 7 1.0 0.4- 2.7 958 86.5 83.0-89.4
Female 1,904 930 46.6 43.1-50.2 77 4.2 3.0- 5.8 28 0.9 0.6- 1.5 38 1.7 1.1- 2.7 831 46.6 43.0-50.2
RACE
White 2,428 887 32.7 30.0-35.5 76 2.9 2.1- 4.0 26 0.6 0.4- 1.0 41 1.7 1.1- 2.7 1,398 62.1 59.2-65.0
African American 453 130 24.5 19.4-30.4 7 0.9 0.3- 2.2 4 0.8 0.2- 3.4 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 309 73.5 67.5-78.8
Other Minorities 84 22 18.9 9.5-33.9 1 2.8 0.4-17.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 59 78.1 62.6-88.4
HISPANIC
Yes 42 13 22.1 10.4-41.0 3 16.5 4.5-45.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 26 61.4 39.9-79.3
No 2,953 1,037 31.0 28.6-33.5 82 2.3 1.7- 3.2 31 0.6 0.4- 1.0 45 1.4 0.9- 2.2 1,758 64.6 62.0-67.1
AGE
45-54 1,098 375 28.6 24.6-32.9 23 2.2 1.2- 3.9 10 0.2 0.1- 0.5 10 0.8 0.3- 1.8 680 68.2 63.7-72.3
55-64 782 294 32.8 28.4-37.5 30 2.9 1.8- 4.7 10 1.3 0.6- 2.8 14 1.4 0.6- 3.4 434 61.5 56.6-66.2
65+ 1,121 382 32.0 28.2-36.0 32 2.7 1.6- 4.5 11 0.5 0.2- 1.1 21 2.0 1.1- 3.8 675 62.7 58.6-66.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 564 164 24.0 19.5-29.1 8 1.6 0.6- 4.6 2 0.1 0.0- 0.7 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 388 74.0 68.7-78.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 906 331 34.7 30.4-39.3 28 2.9 1.7- 4.9 8 0.4 0.2- 0.9 12 1.3 0.6- 2.6 527 60.7 56.0-65.2
Some Post-H.S. 717 277 35.4 30.5-40.6 23 2.1 1.2- 3.6 10 1.4 0.6- 3.2 13 1.6 0.7- 4.0 394 59.5 54.2-64.6
College Graduate 805 277 28.2 23.5-33.4 26 3.4 2.0- 5.7 11 0.7 0.3- 1.4 17 2.3 1.1- 4.8 474 65.5 60.0-70.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 340 103 30.0 22.9-38.2 8 0.8 0.3- 1.8 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4 224 68.4 60.2-75.5
$15,000- 24,999 497 161 27.0 22.1-32.6 12 1.9 0.7- 5.0 6 0.8 0.2- 3.0 6 1.0 0.3- 2.7 312 69.3 63.4-74.6
$25,000- 34,999 386 145 34.3 27.9-41.4 13 2.5 1.3- 4.7 4 0.5 0.1- 1.9 5 0.5 0.2- 1.2 219 62.2 55.1-68.7
$35,000- 49,999 379 145 36.8 29.9-44.2 12 3.1 1.4- 6.5 6 1.8 0.8- 4.3 3 0.7 0.2- 2.5 213 57.6 50.1-64.7
$50,000+ 718 268 29.5 24.7-34.8 21 3.2 1.8- 5.6 9 0.5 0.2- 1.2 11 1.9 0.8- 4.5 409 64.8 59.2-70.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 227 90 36.5 30.0-43.6 8 3.1 1.5- 6.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 127 60.0 52.8-66.7
Cumberland 178 63 32.7 25.6-40.7 4 1.9 0.7- 5.5 3 1.3 0.4- 4.3 3 1.4 0.4- 4.4 105 62.7 54.6-70.2
Durham 168 58 26.9 19.9-35.2 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4 4 1.4 0.5- 3.7 3 1.4 0.4- 5.0 100 69.3 60.5-76.9
Forsyth 250 106 38.4 32.1-45.2 6 2.3 0.9- 5.3 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9 133 57.7 50.9-64.3
Gaston 230 74 29.2 23.4-35.8 6 2.0 0.9- 4.6 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 5 3.0 1.1- 7.7 143 65.2 58.3-71.5
Guilford 197 71 35.1 27.9-43.1 6 1.5 0.7- 3.4 3 2.7 0.6-11.5 3 0.9 0.3- 2.7 114 59.8 51.6-67.4
Mecklenburg 179 55 26.8 20.5-34.1 6 3.2 1.4- 7.3 2 0.6 0.2- 2.4 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 115 69.1 61.6-75.8
New Hanover 205 67 30.0 23.7-37.2 7 2.5 1.1- 5.8 3 1.7 0.4- 6.3 5 2.2 0.9- 5.3 123 63.6 56.1-70.4
Onslow 158 55 31.2 23.8-39.6 2 1.1 0.2- 5.2 3 1.1 0.3- 3.7 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0 96 65.5 57.0-73.2
Wake 155 57 31.9 24.6-40.3 6 4.4 1.9- 9.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 4 2.7 0.8- 8.6 87 60.6 52.0-68.6
Western NC 378 124 28.2 23.6-33.3 15 3.9 2.2- 6.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 6 1.7 0.8- 3.9 231 65.7 60.4-70.7
Piedmont NC 367 124 30.9 25.5-36.8 7 2.4 1.1- 5.2 4 0.6 0.2- 1.6 5 1.3 0.5- 3.5 227 64.9 58.8-70.5
Eastern NC 309 107 31.1 25.5-37.3 9 1.9 0.8- 4.0 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 3 1.4 0.4- 4.6 188 65.4 59.1-71.2

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* This question was asked only of female respondents who reported being age 45 years and older.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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