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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,779 2,656 19.7 18.7-20.8 4,932 32.1 31.0-33.2 4,801 30.7 29.5-31.9 2,247 12.5 11.7-13.3 1,143 5.0 4.6- 5.5
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,657 189 14.4 11.9-17.3 401 27.3 24.2-30.6 625 37.9 34.7-41.3 303 14.5 12.6-16.7 139 5.8 4.7- 7.3
AGE
18-24 53 13 28.9 15.7-47.1 18 32.4 18.3-50.6 17 33.5 19.7-50.9 3 2.4 0.7- 7.9 2 2.8 0.7-10.8
25-34 202 43 20.8 14.5-29.0 69 34.5 27.0-42.9 73 35.2 27.5-43.9 17 9.4 5.4-15.9 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 280 46 16.3 11.4-22.7 88 31.4 24.4-39.4 112 42.3 34.9-50.0 28 8.7 5.7-13.2 6 1.3 0.5- 3.2
45-54 357 43 12.2 8.4-17.4 90 25.1 19.5-31.8 136 40.5 33.7-47.8 60 16.3 12.2-21.4 28 5.9 3.6- 9.4
55-64 310 20 6.8 4.2-10.9 59 20.4 15.4-26.6 118 39.0 32.4-46.0 86 25.2 19.6-31.9 27 8.5 5.4-13.2
65-74 260 14 5.3 2.8- 9.8 43 19.3 13.5-26.9 102 38.3 31.1-46.1 59 20.5 15.3-26.9 42 16.6 11.2-24.0
75+ 175 7 5.9 2.5-13.5 28 18.4 11.2-28.7 58 30.8 23.1-39.7 48 26.7 19.3-35.6 34 18.2 12.1-26.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 310 20 7.7 4.4-13.0 38 17.3 11.1-25.9 90 31.5 24.7-39.3 93 24.8 19.5-30.9 69 18.7 13.7-25.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 549 47 10.9 7.6-15.4 112 23.3 18.0-29.7 237 43.3 37.4-49.4 106 16.3 12.9-20.4 47 6.2 4.3- 8.8
Some Post-H.S. 414 57 14.6 10.1-20.6 118 31.0 25.0-37.7 165 40.0 33.8-46.6 59 11.8 8.6-16.0 15 2.6 1.4- 4.8
College Graduate 380 63 22.8 16.6-30.4 133 34.6 28.5-41.3 133 32.5 26.1-39.5 44 9.0 5.7-14.0 7 1.1 0.4- 3.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 327 23 8.0 5.0-12.6 39 12.4 8.5-17.7 104 39.3 32.2-46.9 95 25.2 19.8-31.4 66 15.2 11.1-20.4
$15,000- 24,999 373 30 6.9 4.5-10.7 78 23.6 17.6-30.8 162 45.8 38.5-53.3 74 18.3 13.9-23.8 29 5.3 3.3- 8.3
$25,000- 34,999 210 25 15.5 8.6-26.5 58 30.3 22.5-39.4 92 38.5 30.3-47.4 27 11.9 7.6-18.2 8 3.7 1.4- 9.3
$35,000- 49,999 195 25 10.3 6.4-16.2 65 30.5 22.3-40.1 74 44.2 34.8-53.9 30 14.6 9.4-21.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
$50,000-74,999 164 33 22.1 14.7-32.0 68 43.6 33.8-54.0 48 27.1 19.4-36.5 10 3.8 1.9- 7.4 5 3.4 1.2- 9.1
$75,000+ 141 27 26.9 17.3-39.3 57 39.3 29.1-50.6 48 28.2 20.0-38.3 8 5.2 1.7-15.1 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 651 26 7.4 4.4-12.2 80 14.7 10.9-19.4 208 33.4 28.5-38.7 205 28.3 24.1-33.0 132 16.3 13.1-20.1
No 937 154 18.4 15.0-22.5 300 32.8 28.6-37.3 391 40.6 36.2-45.1 86 7.5 5.7- 9.9 6 0.6 0.2- 1.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 11 17.4 8.1-33.3 17 43.2 25.4-63.0 18 28.2 14.6-47.4 5 9.3 3.2-23.8 1 1.9 0.3-12.7
Non-Veteran 1,605 178 14.3 11.7-17.3 384 26.7 23.6-30.0 607 38.3 35.0-41.8 298 14.7 12.8-17.0 138 6.0 4.8- 7.5

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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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