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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,510 2,649 19.5 18.5-20.5 12,861 80.5 79.5-81.5
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,320 333 12.3 10.5-14.4 1,987 87.7 85.6-89.5
GENDER
Males 706 124 15.4 12.1-19.4 582 84.6 80.6-87.9
Females 1,614 209 9.7 8.0-11.7 1,405 90.3 88.3-92.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 2 5.9 1.0-27.8 23 94.1 72.2-99.0
Non-Hispanic 2,283 324 12.3 10.4-14.4 1,959 87.7 85.6-89.6
AGE
18-24 80 5 5.4 2.1-13.3 75 94.6 86.7-97.9
25-34 264 14 7.7 3.5-16.1 250 92.3 83.9-96.5
35-44 404 46 14.6 10.4-20.2 358 85.4 79.8-89.6
45-54 517 66 12.5 9.0-17.2 451 87.5 82.8-91.0
55-64 451 67 10.8 8.0-14.5 384 89.2 85.5-92.0
65-74 347 75 22.0 16.8-28.4 272 78.0 71.6-83.2
75+ 236 60 21.1 15.7-27.9 176 78.9 72.1-84.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 426 126 23.6 18.4-29.8 300 76.4 70.2-81.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 813 125 15.3 11.7-19.8 688 84.7 80.2-88.3
Some Post-H.S. 573 49 7.1 5.0- 9.9 524 92.9 90.1-95.0
College Graduate 503 32 6.5 4.1-10.1 471 93.5 89.9-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 422 85 15.1 11.5-19.6 337 84.9 80.4-88.5
$15,000- 24,999 495 74 13.4 8.9-19.8 421 86.6 80.2-91.1
$25,000- 34,999 298 39 12.9 8.4-19.4 259 87.1 80.6-91.6
$35,000- 49,999 317 30 12.1 7.2-19.6 287 87.9 80.4-92.8
$50,000-74,999 253 17 7.9 4.2-14.3 236 92.1 85.7-95.8
$75,000+ 237 25 9.6 6.1-14.8 212 90.4 85.2-93.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 929 182 16.6 13.6-20.0 747 83.4 80.0-86.4
No 1,333 146 10.1 7.8-12.9 1,187 89.9 87.1-92.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 294 51 16.9 12.1-23.0 243 83.1 77.0-87.9
Non-Veteran 2,026 282 11.4 9.5-13.7 1,744 88.6 86.3-90.5

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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