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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,779 2,656 19.7 18.7-20.8 4,932 32.1 31.0-33.2 4,801 30.7 29.5-31.9 2,247 12.5 11.7-13.3 1,143 5.0 4.6- 5.5
-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES 724 104 17.5 13.6-22.3 161 24.2 20.0-28.8 267 37.7 32.5-43.1 130 14.4 11.4-18.0 62 6.3 4.5- 8.8
AGE
18-24 29 8 25.0 10.3-49.1 6 16.6 6.9-34.7 13 55.5 33.8-75.4 1 1.6 0.2-10.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8
25-34 69 18 26.6 15.9-40.9 16 29.4 17.2-45.4 25 30.1 19.6-43.1 9 11.9 5.9-22.5 1 2.1 0.3-13.3
35-44 132 26 19.2 12.7-28.0 46 32.0 23.6-41.9 36 27.0 18.5-37.5 19 17.9 10.7-28.5 5 3.9 1.3-10.7
45-54 180 23 13.3 7.5-22.3 43 27.7 19.7-37.6 71 37.6 29.0-47.1 28 15.5 9.3-24.5 15 5.9 3.2-10.7
55-64 152 16 11.0 6.1-18.9 29 15.9 10.6-23.3 62 47.5 37.3-57.9 24 12.4 7.8-19.4 21 13.1 6.9-23.5
65-74 93 5 5.4 1.8-15.1 13 15.7 8.8-26.3 34 37.3 26.7-49.1 31 28.8 19.9-39.8 10 12.8 6.1-25.1
75+ 62 8 16.6 6.8-35.2 7 15.7 6.3-34.2 22 27.8 17.1-41.8 16 23.2 12.9-38.0 9 16.8 7.2-34.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 128 6 4.1 1.6- 9.9 18 18.2 9.8-31.3 48 45.5 31.8-59.9 34 20.5 13.1-30.6 22 11.7 6.9-19.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 287 42 17.1 10.9-25.9 55 22.5 16.2-30.5 109 37.6 29.4-46.6 54 17.3 12.1-24.2 27 5.4 3.2- 8.9
Some Post-H.S. 173 26 20.4 13.0-30.5 45 28.5 20.4-38.2 59 30.5 22.4-39.9 33 14.1 9.1-21.1 10 6.6 3.1-13.4
College Graduate 133 30 23.7 15.6-34.4 42 26.1 18.2-35.9 51 41.9 31.4-53.2 7 4.0 1.5-10.2 3 4.3 1.2-14.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 102 6 8.5 3.3-20.3 9 6.2 2.9-12.9 32 38.7 25.5-53.7 34 26.9 17.4-39.0 21 19.8 10.8-33.4
$15,000- 24,999 136 16 16.9 7.2-34.6 30 26.9 16.4-40.9 43 26.3 16.1-40.0 28 21.1 12.3-33.8 19 8.7 4.8-15.3
$25,000- 34,999 92 9 13.6 6.2-27.2 23 29.7 18.4-44.3 39 42.4 26.6-60.0 14 9.6 4.9-17.7 7 4.7 1.7-12.1
$35,000- 49,999 130 16 10.3 5.6-18.2 35 27.3 18.6-38.2 54 45.9 35.5-56.8 18 10.7 6.3-17.7 7 5.7 2.2-14.0
$50,000-74,999 88 25 34.3 22.1-49.1 24 30.1 19.0-44.0 29 27.4 17.7-40.0 9 6.6 2.6-15.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.7
$75,000+ 101 27 29.6 19.4-42.3 32 32.1 21.7-44.7 36 31.4 21.1-44.0 6 6.8 2.6-16.7 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 292 16 5.8 2.9-11.1 32 13.4 8.7-20.3 96 35.7 27.7-44.6 91 28.4 21.9-35.8 57 16.7 11.8-23.2
No 392 82 24.3 18.4-31.4 118 30.5 24.5-37.1 155 38.4 31.6-45.7 35 6.6 4.0-10.8 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 242 42 19.1 12.9-27.3 56 24.0 17.6-32.0 88 37.5 28.6-47.4 36 12.4 8.3-18.2 20 6.9 3.5-12.9
Non-Veteran 482 62 16.9 12.2-23.0 105 24.2 19.2-30.1 179 37.7 31.6-44.2 94 15.2 11.5-19.8 42 6.0 4.1- 8.9

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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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