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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Last 12 months 1 or more years ago Don't know Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,666 1,807 67.1 64.5-69.7 303 12.4 10.5-14.6 386 13.5 11.9-15.3 170 6.9 5.6- 8.5
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 596 439 75.0 70.3-79.2 54 9.3 6.7-12.7 65 9.2 6.9-12.2 38 6.5 4.4- 9.6
GENDER
Males 188 141 76.1 68.0-82.7 18 9.4 5.4-15.9 18 9.2 5.6-14.7 11 5.3 2.6-10.7
Females 408 298 74.2 68.4-79.3 36 9.2 6.2-13.3 47 9.2 6.5-12.8 27 7.5 4.7-11.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 6 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 588 432 75.1 70.3-79.3 53 9.1 6.5-12.6 65 9.2 6.9-12.3 38 6.6 4.4- 9.7
AGE
18-24 3 1 62.8 12.0-95.4 1 28.9 2.9-84.9 1 8.3 0.8-51.5 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 10 6 62.7 28.4-87.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 10.2 1.3-48.4 3 27.1 7.5-63.1
35-44 63 45 80.1 67.9-88.4 7 8.7 3.8-18.6 8 7.4 3.4-15.5 3 3.9 0.9-14.7
45-54 122 90 77.9 67.9-85.4 9 6.7 2.9-14.4 10 7.8 3.9-15.0 13 7.6 4.0-14.1
55-64 165 123 73.5 63.1-81.7 21 16.0 9.3-26.0 14 7.2 3.8-13.1 7 3.3 1.3- 8.1
65-74 142 113 75.9 65.6-83.8 9 7.6 3.6-15.5 14 10.5 5.4-19.3 6 6.0 2.5-13.6
75+ 85 57 71.7 58.5-81.9 6 3.9 1.7- 9.0 16 15.0 8.3-25.7 6 9.4 3.4-23.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 151 115 76.6 67.7-83.6 12 8.4 4.4-15.4 15 9.5 5.2-16.7 9 5.5 2.6-11.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 211 153 72.4 63.7-79.7 15 7.6 4.1-13.8 25 9.7 6.0-15.5 18 10.3 5.8-17.6
Some Post-H.S. 124 83 69.2 58.1-78.4 19 15.9 9.2-26.1 16 11.2 6.4-18.9 6 3.7 1.6- 8.5
College Graduate 108 88 86.4 77.4-92.2 7 4.8 1.9-11.7 9 5.6 2.5-12.0 4 3.3 1.1- 9.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 141 102 68.4 56.7-78.2 16 14.0 7.8-23.8 15 10.5 5.6-18.9 8 7.1 2.7-17.5
$15,000- 24,999 130 92 71.2 59.2-80.8 13 9.4 4.3-19.0 13 8.1 4.3-14.7 12 11.4 5.6-21.9
$25,000- 34,999 73 59 79.7 66.6-88.5 6 9.1 3.7-20.7 6 8.5 3.4-19.5 2 2.8 0.7-10.9
$35,000- 49,999 64 45 75.5 61.0-85.9 4 7.2 1.9-23.4 8 8.5 3.9-17.5 7 8.8 3.8-19.2
$50,000-74,999 44 38 87.7 72.9-95.0 4 10.2 3.6-25.7 2 2.0 0.5- 8.0 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 52 41 85.6 73.7-92.7 4 4.2 1.5-11.3 5 7.3 2.7-18.4 2 2.9 0.7-11.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 346 253 75.6 69.3-81.0 28 7.4 4.7-11.6 41 9.7 6.7-13.9 24 7.2 4.2-12.0
No 242 182 74.2 66.6-80.6 25 11.9 7.5-18.4 21 8.2 5.0-13.1 14 5.8 3.2-10.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 74 56 75.9 62.6-85.6 5 6.6 2.1-19.0 10 13.5 6.9-24.6 3 4.0 1.3-12.0
Non-Veteran 522 383 74.8 69.8-79.3 49 9.9 7.0-13.6 55 8.2 6.0-11.2 35 7.1 4.6-10.7

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*Asked of respondents with diabetes or borderline diabetes

^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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