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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 15,510 460 4.0 3.5- 4.6 15,050 96.0 95.4-96.5
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,319 60 3.0 2.1- 4.3 2,259 97.0 95.7-97.9
GENDER
Males 705 43 5.3 3.5- 8.0 662 94.7 92.0-96.5
Females 1,614 17 1.1 0.6- 1.9 1,597 98.9 98.1-99.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 0 0.0 . - . 25 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 2,282 60 3.0 2.1- 4.3 2,222 97.0 95.7-97.9
AGE
18-24 80 2 4.0 0.8-17.5 78 96.0 82.5-99.2
25-34 264 8 3.0 1.4- 6.3 256 97.0 93.7-98.6
35-44 403 9 2.3 1.1- 4.8 394 97.7 95.2-98.9
45-54 517 23 4.6 2.8- 7.7 494 95.4 92.3-97.2
55-64 451 9 2.1 0.9- 4.8 442 97.9 95.2-99.1
65-74 347 7 3.1 1.3- 7.2 340 96.9 92.8-98.7
75+ 236 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 235 99.8 98.7- 100
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 426 11 3.8 1.9- 7.6 415 96.2 92.4-98.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 813 24 2.5 1.5- 4.1 789 97.5 95.9-98.5
Some Post-H.S. 573 13 3.5 1.5- 8.1 560 96.5 91.9-98.5
College Graduate 502 12 2.7 1.4- 5.1 490 97.3 94.9-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 422 16 8.0 3.9-15.9 406 92.0 84.1-96.1
$15,000- 24,999 495 15 2.9 1.5- 5.4 480 97.1 94.6-98.5
$25,000- 34,999 298 8 2.7 1.2- 5.9 290 97.3 94.1-98.8
$35,000- 49,999 317 9 2.5 1.1- 5.7 308 97.5 94.3-98.9
$50,000-74,999 253 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 252 99.9 99.3- 100
$75,000+ 236 6 2.5 1.0- 6.4 230 97.5 93.6-99.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 929 25 3.0 1.8- 4.8 904 97.0 95.2-98.2
No 1,332 30 2.9 1.7- 4.8 1,302 97.1 95.2-98.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 294 22 6.0 3.6- 9.9 272 94.0 90.1-96.4
Non-Veteran 2,025 38 2.4 1.5- 3.9 1,987 97.6 96.1-98.5

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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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