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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 15,595 2,757 19.9 18.9-20.8 4,753 31.6 30.5-32.6 4,759 30.4 29.4-31.5 2,200 12.8 12.1-13.5 1,126 5.3 4.9- 5.8
GENDER
Male 5,694 1,028 20.4 18.9-22.0 1,710 31.5 29.8-33.2 1,788 30.4 28.8-32.1 781 12.6 11.5-13.8 387 5.1 4.4- 5.9
Female 9,901 1,729 19.3 18.2-20.5 3,043 31.7 30.4-32.9 2,971 30.5 29.2-31.7 1,419 13.0 12.1-13.8 739 5.6 5.1- 6.1
RACE
White 11,763 2,251 22.1 20.9-23.3 3,885 35.4 34.1-36.6 3,334 27.1 26.0-28.2 1,444 10.0 9.3-10.7 849 5.4 5.0- 6.0
African American 2,584 331 15.1 13.3-17.2 624 25.3 23.1-27.7 941 36.7 34.2-39.3 478 16.5 14.7-18.4 210 6.4 5.3- 7.6
Asian 105 26 24.0 15.0-36.1 34 36.4 23.8-51.1 36 34.9 22.8-49.4 8 3.8 1.6- 8.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7
Native American 300 41 16.6 10.4-25.5 69 21.3 15.7-28.3 109 36.5 29.0-44.6 46 16.4 11.4-23.2 35 9.2 6.0-13.6
Other Minorities 776 99 11.2 8.5-14.6 122 14.8 11.9-18.3 311 42.8 38.2-47.7 214 28.3 24.2-32.7 30 2.9 1.8- 4.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 816 107 12.1 9.3-15.5 136 15.0 12.2-18.4 336 42.9 38.3-47.6 212 27.7 23.7-32.0 25 2.3 1.3- 4.0
-English Speaking 313 73 24.1 17.8-31.7 95 32.1 25.6-39.4 99 30.6 24.3-37.6 31 9.6 6.3-14.4 15 3.6 1.7- 7.4
-Spanish Speaking 502 34 7.7 5.1-11.5 41 8.9 6.1-12.7 236 47.3 41.6-53.1 181 34.3 29.2-39.8 10 1.8 0.8- 4.0
Non-Hispanic 14,743 2,645 20.7 19.7-21.7 4,609 33.3 32.3-34.4 4,413 29.1 28.1-30.2 1,983 11.2 10.6-11.9 1,093 5.6 5.2- 6.1
AGE
18-24 628 149 26.9 22.5-31.8 201 31.7 27.3-36.4 196 29.7 25.5-34.3 75 10.8 8.3-14.0 7 0.9 0.4- 2.0
25-34 1,859 447 22.2 20.0-24.5 663 35.1 32.4-37.9 534 30.1 27.4-32.9 188 11.2 9.4-13.2 27 1.5 0.8- 2.6
35-44 2,669 657 24.6 22.6-26.6 931 34.1 31.9-36.3 742 28.6 26.5-30.8 268 9.7 8.4-11.2 71 3.1 2.2- 4.3
45-54 3,082 582 19.3 17.6-21.1 989 32.8 30.7-34.9 942 30.5 28.5-32.6 387 11.9 10.6-13.3 182 5.6 4.6- 6.7
55-64 3,091 457 14.8 13.3-16.4 920 29.6 27.7-31.7 949 30.6 28.7-32.7 463 15.3 13.7-16.9 302 9.6 8.4-11.0
65-74 2,355 291 12.6 11.0-14.4 606 26.0 23.9-28.2 773 33.9 31.6-36.3 403 16.4 14.7-18.2 282 11.2 9.8-12.7
75+ 1,797 154 8.4 6.9-10.1 407 23.1 20.8-25.6 585 33.2 30.6-35.9 400 21.6 19.4-24.0 251 13.7 11.9-15.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,379 150 8.8 6.9-11.2 386 15.6 13.5-18.0 756 36.2 33.2-39.3 616 25.6 23.1-28.2 471 13.8 12.2-15.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,725 580 13.9 12.5-15.5 1,301 29.2 27.3-31.2 1,685 35.5 33.6-37.6 804 15.4 14.0-16.9 355 5.9 5.1- 6.9
Some Post-H.S. 3,854 714 22.1 20.0-24.5 1,269 34.2 32.0-36.5 1,186 29.2 27.3-31.3 485 10.7 9.6-12.0 200 3.7 3.1- 4.4
College Graduate 4,598 1,307 29.9 28.2-31.7 1,789 40.2 38.4-42.1 1,117 23.1 21.6-24.7 288 5.1 4.4- 5.9 97 1.7 1.3- 2.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,772 113 7.0 5.3- 9.1 256 14.5 12.3-17.0 492 31.4 27.8-35.1 491 27.1 24.0-30.4 420 20.1 17.6-22.9
$15,000- 24,999 2,576 244 9.6 8.0-11.5 592 23.5 21.1-26.0 938 38.4 35.6-41.3 532 20.5 18.3-22.9 270 8.0 6.8- 9.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,871 263 15.0 12.8-17.5 563 32.2 29.1-35.5 655 33.8 30.9-36.9 291 14.5 12.6-16.7 99 4.3 3.4- 5.5
$35,000- 49,999 2,199 412 20.3 18.0-22.9 768 35.5 32.8-38.3 710 31.5 28.9-34.2 232 9.6 8.2-11.3 77 3.0 2.3- 4.0
$50,000-74,999 2,016 436 22.8 20.3-25.6 815 39.7 36.9-42.6 575 28.7 26.2-31.4 144 7.1 5.7- 8.7 46 1.7 1.2- 2.4
$75,000+ 2,840 922 32.6 30.4-34.8 1,152 42.2 39.8-44.6 626 20.5 18.8-22.4 110 3.6 2.9- 4.5 30 1.1 0.6- 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,598 330 7.5 6.3- 8.8 1,006 19.8 18.3-21.4 1,755 32.1 30.4-33.9 1,464 24.6 23.1-26.1 1,043 16.0 14.7-17.3
No 9,506 2,339 25.7 24.4-27.0 3,583 36.7 35.3-38.1 2,844 29.5 28.2-30.9 675 7.5 6.8- 8.3 65 0.6 0.4- 0.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,272 402 18.9 16.9-21.2 641 30.3 27.8-32.9 742 31.8 29.4-34.3 318 12.5 10.9-14.2 169 6.5 5.4- 7.8
Non-Veteran 13,292 2,349 20.0 19.0-21.1 4,102 31.8 30.7-32.9 4,007 30.2 29.1-31.4 1,878 12.8 12.1-13.6 956 5.2 4.7- 5.7

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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.

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