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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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by funding programs to reduce youth tobacco use, obesity, and health disparities,
as well as help low-income populations access prescription drugs.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,491 4,214 29.8 28.6-31.0 10,277 70.2 69.0-71.4
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,486 506 34.6 31.2-38.2 980 65.4 61.8-68.8
AGE
18-24 46 18 35.8 20.6-54.6 28 64.2 45.4-79.4
25-34 185 59 33.8 25.8-42.8 126 66.2 57.2-74.2
35-44 253 70 28.2 21.2-36.3 183 71.8 63.7-78.8
45-54 321 116 35.5 28.7-42.8 205 64.5 57.2-71.3
55-64 275 94 35.4 28.6-42.8 181 64.6 57.2-71.4
65-74 238 91 43.6 35.4-52.1 147 56.4 47.9-64.6
75+ 153 55 38.3 28.6-49.0 98 61.7 51.0-71.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 268 76 34.9 26.9-43.8 192 65.1 56.2-73.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 488 185 35.2 29.2-41.7 303 64.8 58.3-70.8
Some Post-H.S. 381 116 30.9 25.0-37.6 265 69.1 62.4-75.0
College Graduate 347 128 38.2 31.3-45.6 219 61.8 54.4-68.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 306 108 32.3 25.9-39.4 198 67.7 60.6-74.1
$15,000- 24,999 346 123 33.7 27.2-41.0 223 66.3 59.0-72.8
$25,000- 34,999 184 74 42.4 32.9-52.4 110 57.6 47.6-67.1
$35,000- 49,999 175 56 33.8 24.5-44.6 119 66.2 55.4-75.5
$50,000-74,999 149 44 28.0 19.9-37.9 105 72.0 62.1-80.1
$75,000+ 135 43 35.1 25.4-46.2 92 64.9 53.8-74.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 591 181 29.2 24.4-34.5 410 70.8 65.5-75.6
No 881 320 37.3 32.9-42.0 561 62.7 58.0-67.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 48 12 22.4 9.4-44.6 36 77.6 55.4-90.6
Non-Veteran 1,438 494 35.1 31.7-38.7 944 64.9 61.3-68.3

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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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