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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%)
TOTAL 15,510 2,649 19.5 18.5-20.5 12,861 80.5 79.5-81.5
GENDER
Male 5,869 2,000 33.7 31.9-35.5 3,869 66.3 64.5-68.1
Female 9,641 649 6.1 5.4- 7.0 8,992 93.9 93.0-94.6
RACE
White 12,068 2,140 22.8 21.6-24.0 9,928 77.2 76.0-78.4
African American 2,320 333 12.3 10.5-14.4 1,987 87.7 85.6-89.5
Asian 105 8 13.7 5.6-29.7 97 86.3 70.3-94.4
Native American 315 107 33.9 26.8-41.7 208 66.1 58.3-73.2
Other Minorities 645 45 5.4 3.6- 8.0 600 94.6 92.0-96.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 621 33 4.3 2.7- 6.9 588 95.7 93.1-97.3
-English Speaking 231 24 10.0 5.7-16.9 207 90.0 83.1-94.3
-Spanish Speaking 390 9 2.4 1.0- 5.5 381 97.6 94.5-99.0
Non-Hispanic 14,843 2,597 20.8 19.7-21.9 12,246 79.2 78.1-80.3
AGE
18-24 469 83 18.7 14.5-23.8 386 81.3 76.2-85.5
25-34 1,483 279 22.7 19.9-25.7 1,204 77.3 74.3-80.1
35-44 2,406 519 23.5 21.4-25.7 1,887 76.5 74.3-78.6
45-54 3,005 515 19.2 17.4-21.2 2,490 80.8 78.8-82.6
55-64 3,321 526 15.9 14.4-17.5 2,795 84.1 82.5-85.6
65-74 2,700 411 16.3 14.6-18.2 2,289 83.7 81.8-85.4
75+ 2,024 312 15.1 13.2-17.1 1,712 84.9 82.9-86.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,202 549 20.7 18.2-23.5 1,653 79.3 76.5-81.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,534 821 20.8 18.9-22.9 3,713 79.2 77.1-81.1
Some Post-H.S. 4,055 597 18.3 16.4-20.4 3,458 81.7 79.6-83.6
College Graduate 4,686 677 18.5 17.0-20.2 4,009 81.5 79.8-83.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,743 344 17.5 14.9-20.4 1,399 82.5 79.6-85.1
$15,000- 24,999 2,484 382 15.3 12.9-17.9 2,102 84.7 82.1-87.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,651 289 21.0 17.8-24.6 1,362 79.0 75.4-82.2
$35,000- 49,999 2,167 345 18.7 16.3-21.3 1,822 81.3 78.7-83.7
$50,000-74,999 2,219 374 20.6 18.2-23.3 1,845 79.4 76.7-81.8
$75,000+ 3,186 614 24.2 22.0-26.5 2,572 75.8 73.5-78.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,809 1,126 21.8 20.1-23.6 4,683 78.2 76.4-79.9
No 9,490 1,483 18.4 17.2-19.6 8,007 81.6 80.4-82.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,350 727 32.6 29.8-35.5 1,623 67.4 64.5-70.2
Non-Veteran 13,153 1,919 17.3 16.3-18.4 11,234 82.7 81.6-83.7

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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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