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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 776 615 78.3 74.4-81.8 87 11.6 9.1-14.7 41 5.6 3.8- 8.3 31 4.1 2.6- 6.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6
GENDER
Male 776 615 78.3 74.4-81.8 87 11.6 9.1-14.7 41 5.6 3.8- 8.3 31 4.1 2.6- 6.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6
RACE
African American 776 615 78.3 74.4-81.8 87 11.6 9.1-14.7 41 5.6 3.8- 8.3 31 4.1 2.6- 6.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 8 64.7 26.1-90.5 2 10.4 2.3-36.7 1 24.8 3.9-72.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
-English Speaking 10 7 60.7 22.2-89.3 2 11.6 2.5-40.4 1 27.7 4.5-75.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
-Spanish Speaking 1 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 763 605 78.5 74.5-82.0 85 11.6 9.1-14.7 40 5.4 3.6- 8.1 31 4.1 2.7- 6.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
AGE
18-24 44 31 77.6 62.3-87.9 8 12.9 5.8-26.0 2 4.5 1.1-16.7 3 5.0 1.2-18.2 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 97 64 67.6 56.5-77.0 20 20.7 13.0-31.2 5 4.5 1.6-12.0 8 7.3 3.4-15.0 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 143 107 72.0 61.7-80.4 21 14.9 9.4-22.7 8 8.1 3.2-18.7 6 3.8 1.3-10.9 1 1.3 0.2- 8.4
45-54 172 133 79.2 71.0-85.5 20 9.8 5.8-15.9 13 8.0 4.2-14.7 6 3.1 1.3- 7.3 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 140 121 89.0 82.6-93.3 8 3.2 1.5- 6.8 5 3.4 1.3- 8.3 5 3.6 1.4- 8.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5
65-74 115 102 88.5 80.4-93.6 8 7.0 3.3-14.0 4 2.8 1.0- 7.5 1 1.7 0.2-11.2 0 0.0 . - .
75+ 61 53 88.1 75.3-94.7 2 5.3 1.2-20.6 4 4.4 1.5-12.5 2 2.2 0.5- 8.5 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 172 139 81.0 72.5-87.3 14 8.8 4.8-15.7 14 7.8 3.9-15.0 4 1.9 0.7- 5.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 285 222 77.0 69.8-82.8 33 12.5 8.4-18.3 15 5.6 2.6-11.6 15 4.9 2.7- 8.8 0 0.0 . - .
Some Post-H.S. 156 122 76.4 67.1-83.7 21 13.0 7.9-20.6 7 5.9 2.6-12.7 6 4.7 1.7-12.3 0 0.0 . - .
College Graduate 160 130 80.4 71.8-86.9 19 11.2 6.7-18.2 5 3.4 1.3- 8.9 5 3.7 1.2-10.7 1 1.3 0.2- 8.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 104 75 63.7 49.1-76.0 14 14.7 8.2-25.0 12 15.0 6.3-31.9 3 6.6 1.6-22.9 0 0.0 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 148 107 71.7 61.5-80.0 20 16.7 10.1-26.4 8 4.1 1.8- 9.1 12 7.0 3.7-12.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6
$25,000- 34,999 115 95 80.6 69.6-88.3 8 7.6 3.5-15.7 7 6.3 2.6-14.7 4 3.4 0.9-12.2 1 2.0 0.3-13.0
$35,000- 49,999 124 98 76.1 65.6-84.2 15 12.6 7.1-21.5 5 6.0 2.4-14.2 6 5.3 1.9-14.1 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 86 72 86.0 76.2-92.1 10 8.7 4.4-16.6 3 4.6 1.4-14.2 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 86 72 82.5 70.3-90.5 9 10.1 4.8-20.1 3 5.8 1.6-18.8 2 1.5 0.4- 6.3 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 291 236 80.8 74.2-86.0 24 7.8 4.9-12.3 22 8.9 5.0-15.2 9 2.5 1.2- 4.8 0 0.0 . - .
No 433 340 77.8 72.4-82.4 55 13.0 9.5-17.4 16 3.6 1.9- 6.5 20 5.0 2.9- 8.6 2 0.6 0.1- 2.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 233 200 85.7 79.2-90.4 18 9.0 5.2-15.1 9 3.7 1.7- 7.6 6 1.7 0.7- 3.8 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 537 410 75.7 70.7-80.0 68 12.4 9.4-16.2 32 6.4 4.0-10.0 25 5.0 3.1- 8.0 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3

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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.

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