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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

The North Carolina Health and Wellness Trust Fund works to improve the health of the people of North Carolina
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 MALES 656 217 34.7 29.4-40.4 439 65.3 59.6-70.6
AGE
18-24 27 9 43.8 22.6-67.5 18 56.2 32.5-77.4
25-34 65 24 30.3 19.5-43.9 41 69.7 56.1-80.5
35-44 124 48 40.9 30.7-51.9 76 59.1 48.1-69.3
45-54 167 45 27.2 19.3-36.7 122 72.8 63.3-80.7
55-64 134 45 32.6 23.4-43.3 89 67.4 56.7-76.6
65-74 82 32 45.1 33.1-57.6 50 54.9 42.4-66.9
75+ 53 13 20.4 9.3-39.1 40 79.6 60.9-90.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 109 38 31.9 20.4-46.0 71 68.1 54.0-79.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 263 82 34.2 25.5-44.1 181 65.8 55.9-74.5
Some Post-H.S. 159 54 39.2 29.4-49.8 105 60.8 50.2-70.6
College Graduate 123 43 32.0 22.3-43.5 80 68.0 56.5-77.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 94 30 31.5 19.0-47.5 64 68.5 52.5-81.0
$15,000- 24,999 121 41 34.7 21.7-50.6 80 65.3 49.4-78.3
$25,000- 34,999 80 26 43.0 25.8-62.2 54 57.0 37.8-74.2
$35,000- 49,999 120 45 35.4 25.9-46.3 75 64.6 53.7-74.1
$50,000-74,999 84 29 35.9 23.8-50.1 55 64.1 49.9-76.2
$75,000+ 94 27 29.2 18.2-43.4 67 70.8 56.6-81.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 268 92 35.5 27.2-44.8 176 64.5 55.2-72.8
No 380 124 34.4 27.7-41.8 256 65.6 58.2-72.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 227 70 33.0 23.9-43.6 157 67.0 56.4-76.1
Non-Veteran 429 147 35.4 29.1-42.3 282 64.6 57.7-70.9

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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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