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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,051 6,956 39.8 38.6-41.0 929 7.2 6.6- 7.8 397 3.4 3.0- 4.0 6,769 49.6 48.3-50.9
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,190 898 36.7 33.8-39.8 161 8.2 6.7-10.1 68 3.4 2.4- 4.6 1,063 51.7 48.5-54.9
GENDER
Males 655 229 31.1 26.3-36.5 50 8.4 6.0-11.6 20 2.6 1.5- 4.5 356 57.9 52.3-63.2
Females 1,535 669 41.4 37.9-44.9 111 8.1 6.2-10.4 48 3.9 2.7- 5.8 707 46.6 43.0-50.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 22 9 37.8 16.2-65.8 3 6.3 1.8-19.9 0 0.0 . - . 10 55.9 28.6-80.0
Non-Hispanic 2,158 885 36.7 33.7-39.8 158 8.3 6.7-10.1 68 3.4 2.5- 4.6 1,047 51.7 48.4-54.9
AGE
18-24 72 18 30.8 17.9-47.6 5 3.9 1.4-10.3 3 4.6 1.4-14.5 46 60.7 44.7-74.7
25-34 247 87 33.6 26.5-41.4 18 8.8 4.9-15.2 12 5.4 2.9- 9.9 130 52.3 44.2-60.2
35-44 382 139 32.7 26.9-39.1 26 8.3 5.2-13.1 17 2.9 1.7- 5.0 200 56.0 49.4-62.5
45-54 495 168 31.1 25.9-36.8 42 9.8 6.6-14.3 19 3.9 2.3- 6.4 266 55.3 49.1-61.2
55-64 423 185 41.2 35.2-47.5 37 9.1 5.9-13.8 9 2.3 1.0- 5.0 192 47.4 41.0-53.9
65-74 339 184 55.1 48.3-61.8 20 6.4 3.7-10.7 6 1.7 0.7- 3.8 129 36.8 30.5-43.6
75+ 214 108 51.1 42.2-60.0 12 9.4 4.5-18.5 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 92 39.1 30.9-48.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 396 154 39.1 31.3-47.4 26 7.0 4.1-11.8 7 2.3 1.0- 5.4 209 51.7 43.9-59.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 760 297 34.5 29.4-40.1 44 5.7 3.7- 8.5 20 3.3 1.8- 6.1 399 56.5 50.7-62.1
Some Post-H.S. 553 229 35.2 30.1-40.7 40 8.1 5.4-11.8 19 2.9 1.7- 5.1 265 53.8 48.0-59.5
College Graduate 477 217 41.1 35.0-47.4 51 13.5 9.4-18.9 22 4.6 2.8- 7.5 187 40.8 34.6-47.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 403 155 33.8 27.8-40.4 27 5.5 3.5- 8.6 5 1.3 0.3- 4.5 216 59.4 52.5-65.9
$15,000- 24,999 476 188 36.4 28.9-44.7 32 9.0 5.4-14.6 16 4.6 2.2- 9.2 240 50.0 42.2-57.8
$25,000- 34,999 269 110 35.6 27.7-44.2 16 6.5 3.5-11.7 7 2.7 1.0- 7.3 136 55.3 46.1-64.1
$35,000- 49,999 300 124 39.5 32.4-47.1 27 9.5 5.8-15.0 15 4.9 2.8- 8.5 134 46.1 38.6-53.8
$50,000-74,999 239 94 33.9 26.6-42.0 24 13.4 8.2-21.1 11 3.6 1.7- 7.8 110 49.1 40.4-57.8
$75,000+ 229 110 43.0 34.7-51.7 18 7.5 4.3-12.8 10 4.1 2.0- 8.3 91 45.4 36.9-54.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 874 360 36.8 32.3-41.5 57 7.4 5.2-10.5 19 2.9 1.6- 5.1 438 53.0 48.0-57.9
No 1,295 528 36.7 32.8-40.8 104 8.7 6.7-11.2 49 3.6 2.5- 5.3 614 50.9 46.8-55.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 276 114 38.2 30.5-46.6 25 9.1 5.6-14.5 9 3.5 1.6- 7.3 128 49.2 40.6-57.8
Non-Veteran 1,914 784 36.5 33.2-39.8 136 8.0 6.4-10.1 59 3.3 2.4- 4.7 935 52.2 48.7-55.6

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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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