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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,168 2,397 56.8 54.9-58.7 1,771 43.2 41.3-45.1
AGE
18-24 61 26 44.4 29.0-61.0 35 55.6 39.0-71.0
25-34 220 112 50.2 42.7-57.7 108 49.8 42.3-57.3
35-44 497 271 57.0 51.8-62.0 226 43.0 38.0-48.2
45-54 784 484 59.9 55.7-63.9 300 40.1 36.1-44.3
55-64 1,002 602 61.2 57.5-64.7 400 38.8 35.3-42.5
65-74 833 505 60.0 56.0-63.8 328 40.0 36.2-44.0
75+ 754 389 51.2 46.9-55.5 365 48.8 44.5-53.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 644 331 50.1 45.0-55.3 313 49.9 44.7-55.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,373 768 55.1 51.8-58.3 605 44.9 41.7-48.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,091 660 59.9 56.0-63.7 431 40.1 36.3-44.0
College Graduate 1,053 633 59.5 55.8-63.0 420 40.5 37.0-44.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 613 339 50.9 45.5-56.4 274 49.1 43.6-54.5
$15,000- 24,999 774 417 51.9 47.4-56.3 357 48.1 43.7-52.6
$25,000- 34,999 496 295 59.5 53.9-64.9 201 40.5 35.1-46.1
$35,000- 49,999 517 305 57.8 52.6-62.9 212 42.2 37.1-47.4
$50,000-74,999 493 304 62.5 57.3-67.4 189 37.5 32.6-42.7
$75,000+ 554 326 60.3 55.4-65.0 228 39.7 35.0-44.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,000 1,232 61.5 58.7-64.3 768 38.5 35.7-41.3
No 2,147 1,155 52.7 50.1-55.3 992 47.3 44.7-49.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 64 37 51.8 37.1-66.2 27 48.2 33.8-62.9
Non-Veteran 4,103 2,360 56.9 55.0-58.8 1,743 43.1 41.2-45.0

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*Asked only of respondents with chronic joint symptoms or doctor-diagnosed arthritis

^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.

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