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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,720 1,205 45.1 42.1-48.0 1,515 54.9 52.0-57.9
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 257 128 50.3 42.1-58.5 129 49.7 41.5-57.9
AGE
18-24 6 2 17.5 3.7-54.0 4 82.5 46.0-96.3
25-34 34 21 56.0 36.3-74.0 13 44.0 26.0-63.7
35-44 38 21 56.3 34.1-76.3 17 43.7 23.7-65.9
45-54 74 37 55.6 41.7-68.6 37 44.4 31.4-58.3
55-64 62 30 49.5 35.1-64.0 32 50.5 36.0-64.9
65-74 23 9 55.5 29.3-78.9 14 44.5 21.1-70.7
75+ 17 6 18.4 6.7-41.4 11 81.6 58.6-93.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 60 25 53.6 35.8-70.6 35 46.4 29.4-64.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 90 44 43.4 30.9-56.9 46 56.6 43.1-69.1
Some Post-H.S. 67 35 45.6 31.4-60.6 32 54.4 39.4-68.6
College Graduate 40 24 73.7 55.7-86.1 16 26.3 13.9-44.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 71 28 44.0 29.7-59.3 43 56.0 40.7-70.3
$15,000- 24,999 76 47 57.8 42.8-71.4 29 42.2 28.6-57.2
$25,000- 34,999 28 11 26.9 12.8-48.0 17 73.1 52.0-87.2
$35,000- 49,999 28 12 60.5 33.9-82.1 16 39.5 17.9-66.1
$50,000-74,999 16 9 49.2 22.7-76.2 7 50.8 23.8-77.3
$75,000+ 10 8 88.6 58.5-97.7 2 11.4 2.3-41.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 122 50 44.5 33.3-56.3 72 55.5 43.7-66.7
No 135 78 54.1 42.9-64.9 57 45.9 35.1-57.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 10 4 33.6 8.7-72.9 6 66.4 27.1-91.3
Non-Veteran 247 124 51.4 43.0-59.6 123 48.6 40.4-57.0

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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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