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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 9,711 9,102 92.2 91.1-93.2 609 7.8 6.8- 8.9
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,637 1,488 88.9 86.1-91.2 149 11.1 8.8-13.9
AGE
18-24 52 42 78.8 61.1-89.8 10 21.2 10.2-38.9
25-34 199 178 84.5 75.0-90.8 21 15.5 9.2-25.0
35-44 278 263 94.0 88.9-96.8 15 6.0 3.2-11.1
45-54 350 331 93.9 88.5-96.8 19 6.1 3.2-11.5
55-64 307 280 92.3 88.1-95.1 27 7.7 4.9-11.9
65-74 259 235 90.4 84.9-94.0 24 9.6 6.0-15.1
75+ 174 142 80.0 71.0-86.8 32 20.0 13.2-29.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 309 259 82.3 75.1-87.8 50 17.7 12.2-24.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 539 479 86.2 81.0-90.2 60 13.8 9.8-19.0
Some Post-H.S. 409 388 93.7 87.8-96.9 21 6.3 3.1-12.2
College Graduate 378 360 90.9 83.2-95.3 18 9.1 4.7-16.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 325 272 82.9 76.3-88.0 53 17.1 12.0-23.7
$15,000- 24,999 371 338 88.8 81.2-93.5 33 11.2 6.5-18.8
$25,000- 34,999 208 194 90.7 80.1-96.0 14 9.3 4.0-19.9
$35,000- 49,999 192 181 91.2 82.9-95.7 11 8.8 4.3-17.1
$50,000-74,999 165 157 91.4 81.5-96.2 8 8.6 3.8-18.5
$75,000+ 141 137 93.9 82.4-98.1 4 6.1 1.9-17.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 644 573 87.1 82.4-90.6 71 12.9 9.4-17.6
No 938 872 90.8 87.1-93.5 66 9.2 6.5-12.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 51 48 89.5 63.6-97.6 3 10.5 2.4-36.4
Non-Veteran 1,586 1,440 88.9 86.0-91.2 146 11.1 8.8-14.0

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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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