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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Veteran Status-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Have you ever served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces, either in the regular military
or in a National Guard or military reserve unit?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,828 2,387 14.0 13.2-14.8 13,441 86.0 85.2-86.8
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,394 296 15.4 13.2-17.8 2,098 84.6 82.2-86.8
GENDER 2,394 296 15.4 13.2-17.8 2,098 84.6 82.2-86.8
Males 729 244 29.1 24.7-34.0 485 70.9 66.0-75.3
Females 1,665 52 3.8 2.6- 5.5 1,613 96.2 94.5-97.4
HISPANIC 2,382 296 15.4 13.2-17.9 2,086 84.6 82.1-86.8
Hispanic 25 2 12.3 2.2-47.4 23 87.7 52.6-97.8
Non-Hispanic 2,357 294 15.4 13.2-17.9 2,063 84.6 82.1-86.8
AGE 2,367 293 15.4 13.2-17.9 2,074 84.6 82.1-86.8
18-24 82 5 8.9 2.5-27.3 77 91.1 72.7-97.5
25-34 272 24 12.4 7.7-19.2 248 87.6 80.8-92.3
35-44 414 54 16.0 11.7-21.5 360 84.0 78.5-88.3
45-54 537 87 17.8 13.8-22.5 450 82.2 77.5-86.2
55-64 466 63 17.6 13.1-23.4 403 82.4 76.6-86.9
65-74 354 29 12.8 8.6-18.6 325 87.2 81.4-91.4
75+ 242 31 23.2 15.7-33.0 211 76.8 67.0-84.3
EDUCATION 2,387 295 15.4 13.2-17.9 2,092 84.6 82.1-86.8
Less Than H.S. 445 10 2.3 1.0- 4.8 435 97.7 95.2-99.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 839 108 16.5 12.6-21.4 731 83.5 78.6-87.4
Some Post-H.S. 587 112 20.6 16.5-25.4 475 79.4 74.6-83.5
College Graduate 516 65 15.6 11.3-21.0 451 84.4 79.0-88.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME 2,069 283 17.2 14.7-20.0 1,786 82.8 80.0-85.3
Less than $15,000 434 18 5.8 2.9-11.3 416 94.2 88.7-97.1
$15,000- 24,999 510 43 11.3 7.7-16.3 467 88.7 83.7-92.3
$25,000- 34,999 305 56 23.1 15.1-33.7 249 76.9 66.3-84.9
$35,000- 49,999 325 72 24.3 18.6-31.2 253 75.7 68.8-81.4
$50,000-74,999 253 46 18.6 13.1-25.9 207 81.4 74.1-86.9
$75,000+ 242 48 22.6 16.1-30.7 194 77.4 69.3-83.9
DISABILITY STATUS 2,284 286 15.6 13.4-18.2 1,998 84.4 81.8-86.6
Yes 951 127 19.6 15.4-24.7 824 80.4 75.3-84.6
No 1,333 159 13.4 10.9-16.2 1,174 86.6 83.8-89.1

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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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