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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 15,510 2,649 19.5 18.5-20.5 12,861 80.5 79.5-81.5
-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES 706 124 15.4 12.1-19.4 582 84.6 80.6-87.9
AGE
18-24 29 2 5.0 1.2-18.8 27 95.0 81.2-98.8
25-34 68 7 15.8 6.4-34.0 61 84.2 66.0-93.6
35-44 130 29 20.8 13.9-29.9 101 79.2 70.1-86.1
45-54 174 27 15.4 9.5-24.0 147 84.6 76.0-90.5
55-64 149 19 9.5 5.4-16.3 130 90.5 83.7-94.6
65-74 89 17 21.0 12.6-33.0 72 79.0 67.0-87.4
75+ 62 23 27.5 16.9-41.6 39 72.5 58.4-83.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 124 34 18.1 11.6-27.0 90 81.9 73.0-88.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 281 56 20.7 14.5-28.7 225 79.3 71.3-85.5
Some Post-H.S. 168 17 8.1 4.6-13.6 151 91.9 86.4-95.4
College Graduate 130 16 10.4 5.8-17.9 114 89.6 82.1-94.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 102 22 14.1 8.3-23.0 80 85.9 77.0-91.7
$15,000- 24,999 128 28 20.7 11.4-34.6 100 79.3 65.4-88.6
$25,000- 34,999 90 16 18.3 9.5-32.2 74 81.7 67.8-90.5
$35,000- 49,999 129 15 14.7 7.7-26.3 114 85.3 73.7-92.3
$50,000-74,999 88 10 10.4 4.7-21.5 78 89.6 78.5-95.3
$75,000+ 98 18 14.4 8.4-23.6 80 85.6 76.4-91.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 292 66 19.2 14.1-25.5 226 80.8 74.5-85.9
No 393 55 13.1 9.0-18.7 338 86.9 81.3-91.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 243 48 19.0 13.5-26.0 195 81.0 74.0-86.5
Non-Veteran 463 76 13.8 9.9-18.9 387 86.2 81.1-90.1

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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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