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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,757 7,872 66.5 64.9-68.1 1,885 33.5 31.9-35.1
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,647 1,325 69.0 65.3-72.5 322 31.0 27.5-34.7
AGE
18-24 53 20 27.8 16.2-43.5 33 72.2 56.5-83.8
25-34 201 52 27.9 20.6-36.5 149 72.1 63.5-79.4
35-44 278 190 66.1 58.0-73.4 88 33.9 26.6-42.0
45-54 351 327 91.0 85.8-94.4 24 9.0 5.6-14.2
55-64 308 295 95.6 91.7-97.7 13 4.4 2.3- 8.3
65-74 261 258 98.9 96.2-99.7 3 1.1 0.3- 3.8
75+ 177 169 94.2 86.7-97.6 8 5.8 2.4-13.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 314 279 81.6 72.4-88.2 35 18.4 11.8-27.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 543 452 70.6 63.4-76.9 91 29.4 23.1-36.6
Some Post-H.S. 410 309 64.0 57.0-70.4 101 36.0 29.6-43.0
College Graduate 378 283 64.8 57.2-71.8 95 35.2 28.2-42.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 326 274 75.6 68.4-81.6 52 24.4 18.4-31.6
$15,000- 24,999 373 293 69.1 61.2-76.1 80 30.9 23.9-38.8
$25,000- 34,999 207 162 69.2 58.8-77.9 45 30.8 22.1-41.2
$35,000- 49,999 193 147 69.2 58.9-77.9 46 30.8 22.1-41.1
$50,000-74,999 165 128 64.8 53.6-74.6 37 35.2 25.4-46.4
$75,000+ 141 109 63.9 51.7-74.6 32 36.1 25.4-48.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 649 580 81.1 75.5-85.7 69 18.9 14.3-24.5
No 939 702 63.7 58.8-68.3 237 36.3 31.7-41.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 51 42 78.0 57.6-90.3 9 22.0 9.7-42.4
Non-Veteran 1,596 1,283 68.7 64.9-72.2 313 31.3 27.8-35.1

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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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