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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 5,639 3,941 63.7 61.9-65.5 706 15.4 14.1-16.9 445 9.2 8.1-10.5 471 9.2 8.1-10.4 76 2.4 1.8- 3.2
RACE
White 4,316 3,031 63.9 61.7-66.0 541 15.8 14.2-17.5 343 9.7 8.4-11.3 377 9.7 8.4-11.1 24 0.9 0.6- 1.6
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
Asian 34 23 51.3 28.7-73.4 6 37.3 16.3-64.6 2 3.9 0.9-15.5 3 7.5 1.7-27.6 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 107 65 52.5 39.1-65.6 15 16.4 7.1-33.5 10 15.7 8.1-28.2 16 14.9 7.8-26.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6
Other Minorities 379 185 47.2 40.8-53.8 54 16.3 12.0-21.7 48 10.7 7.8-14.6 43 11.8 8.1-16.8 49 14.0 10.0-19.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 373 184 48.6 42.1-55.2 54 15.1 11.0-20.4 46 10.7 7.7-14.7 42 11.8 8.1-16.9 47 13.8 9.9-19.0
-English Speaking 103 72 71.0 58.3-81.0 14 12.3 6.6-21.7 6 7.3 3.1-16.3 7 3.2 1.3- 7.3 4 6.3 1.7-20.8
-Spanish Speaking 270 112 43.7 36.4-51.3 40 15.7 11.0-22.0 40 11.5 8.1-16.1 35 13.7 9.2-19.8 43 15.4 10.9-21.4
Non-Hispanic 5,255 3,747 65.8 63.9-67.7 651 15.5 14.1-17.0 399 9.0 7.9-10.3 429 8.8 7.7-10.0 29 0.9 0.5- 1.4
AGE
18-24 233 109 46.9 39.4-54.5 54 23.8 17.9-30.8 32 14.1 9.5-20.3 27 11.4 7.2-17.5 11 3.9 2.0- 7.5
25-34 643 324 49.8 45.1-54.4 127 19.1 15.8-23.0 79 11.8 9.2-15.0 85 13.8 10.9-17.4 28 5.5 3.6- 8.4
35-44 995 579 58.7 54.9-62.3 166 18.3 15.5-21.4 102 10.0 7.9-12.6 131 10.8 8.8-13.2 17 2.2 1.2- 4.2
45-54 1,135 742 66.4 63.0-69.7 156 13.5 11.3-16.1 113 9.7 7.8-12.1 112 8.8 7.1-11.0 12 1.5 0.8- 2.9
55-64 1,164 917 80.3 77.5-82.8 112 9.9 8.0-12.2 66 5.0 3.8- 6.5 62 4.2 3.1- 5.6 7 0.6 0.3- 1.4
65-74 876 748 86.8 84.0-89.1 55 5.4 4.0- 7.2 36 4.1 2.8- 5.9 36 3.7 2.6- 5.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
75+ 571 504 88.7 85.3-91.5 32 5.9 3.9- 8.8 17 2.4 1.4- 4.2 18 3.0 1.7- 5.1 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 908 598 56.4 51.5-61.2 98 14.7 11.2-18.9 78 9.2 6.9-12.0 94 12.7 9.7-16.6 40 7.0 4.8-10.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,699 1,185 64.4 61.0-67.6 204 14.1 11.8-16.8 136 9.0 7.2-11.1 151 9.4 7.6-11.5 23 3.1 1.9- 5.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,235 879 65.2 60.9-69.2 147 14.3 11.6-17.5 98 11.1 8.3-14.6 104 8.9 6.5-12.1 7 0.5 0.2- 1.3
College Graduate 1,786 1,272 66.2 63.2-69.2 257 18.2 15.8-21.0 132 8.2 6.6-10.2 120 7.0 5.6- 8.7 5 0.4 0.1- 1.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 458 310 57.9 50.2-65.2 58 17.1 12.1-23.6 34 7.8 4.7-12.6 47 14.1 9.0-21.5 9 3.1 1.2- 7.8
$15,000- 24,999 842 527 53.9 49.1-58.7 101 13.7 10.7-17.3 90 12.1 9.4-15.6 97 14.0 11.0-17.8 27 6.2 4.0- 9.5
$25,000- 34,999 692 481 62.3 56.9-67.4 61 11.1 8.0-15.2 69 11.8 8.6-16.0 68 11.3 8.4-15.1 13 3.5 1.7- 6.7
$35,000- 49,999 863 610 64.1 59.3-68.6 112 17.1 13.5-21.4 62 9.6 6.9-13.3 69 7.7 5.7-10.2 10 1.5 0.7- 3.4
$50,000-74,999 829 584 65.6 60.9-70.0 117 15.2 12.2-18.8 64 10.1 7.1-14.2 60 7.9 5.8-10.5 4 1.3 0.4- 4.1
$75,000+ 1,288 938 69.9 66.4-73.3 172 16.7 13.9-19.9 87 7.3 5.5- 9.7 88 5.9 4.5- 7.6 3 0.2 0.0- 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,961 1,492 70.2 66.9-73.2 181 12.3 10.1-15.0 137 8.7 6.8-11.1 137 7.7 6.2- 9.6 14 1.1 0.6- 2.0
No 3,487 2,323 61.3 58.9-63.6 497 16.6 14.9-18.5 290 9.3 8.0-10.8 318 9.9 8.5-11.5 59 2.9 2.1- 4.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,037 1,643 78.7 76.1-81.1 174 11.0 9.0-13.4 104 5.3 4.2- 6.7 111 4.7 3.8- 5.9 5 0.2 0.1- 0.6
Non-Veteran 3,588 2,289 58.4 56.1-60.7 529 17.0 15.3-18.8 341 10.7 9.2-12.2 358 10.7 9.3-12.3 71 3.2 2.4- 4.3

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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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