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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status

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  Total
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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 5,977 1,029 20.3 18.7-21.9 1,828 31.4 29.7-33.2 1,859 31.4 29.5-33.3 843 12.3 11.1-13.6 418 4.7 4.1- 5.3
Female 9,802 1,627 19.2 18.0-20.5 3,104 32.7 31.3-34.1 2,942 30.1 28.7-31.5 1,404 12.7 11.7-13.6 725 5.4 4.8- 6.0
RACE
White 12,245 2,188 21.4 20.3-22.6 4,137 35.8 34.5-37.1 3,509 27.5 26.3-28.8 1,550 10.4 9.7-11.2 861 4.9 4.4- 5.3
African American 2,381 293 15.8 13.5-18.5 562 25.9 23.3-28.6 892 37.8 34.8-40.9 433 14.5 12.7-16.4 201 6.0 5.0- 7.3
Asian 108 33 29.2 18.6-42.7 35 35.2 23.8-48.6 31 22.8 14.6-33.7 5 10.2 3.4-26.6 4 2.6 0.7- 9.8
Native American 320 31 14.4 9.2-22.0 61 21.6 15.7-29.0 106 34.4 27.5-42.1 79 19.0 14.3-24.9 43 10.5 7.1-15.3
Other Minorities 660 96 13.8 10.6-17.8 123 16.6 13.1-20.9 240 42.3 36.5-48.4 172 23.9 19.4-28.9 29 3.4 1.7- 6.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 637 76 12.8 9.5-16.9 123 17.8 14.1-22.3 238 41.8 35.8-48.1 172 25.1 20.5-30.4 28 2.5 1.6- 3.9
-English Speaking 238 35 17.3 11.0-26.1 70 27.6 19.6-37.4 81 42.1 29.6-55.7 34 8.5 5.1-13.6 18 4.6 2.5- 8.1
-Spanish Speaking 399 41 11.2 7.6-16.2 53 14.4 10.3-19.8 157 41.7 35.0-48.8 138 31.0 25.1-37.5 10 1.7 0.9- 3.4
Non-Hispanic 15,092 2,573 20.3 19.3-21.4 4,801 33.4 32.2-34.5 4,545 29.7 28.6-30.9 2,068 11.4 10.7-12.1 1,105 5.2 4.8- 5.7
AGE
18-24 474 109 23.9 19.2-29.3 157 29.9 25.0-35.3 155 37.2 31.3-43.4 45 7.4 5.1-10.6 8 1.7 0.6- 4.5
25-34 1,509 396 25.8 23.1-28.8 538 34.9 31.9-38.1 427 28.2 25.4-31.2 132 10.0 8.0-12.4 16 1.0 0.5- 1.8
35-44 2,452 541 22.5 20.4-24.6 919 36.9 34.5-39.3 705 28.1 25.9-30.5 223 10.1 8.5-12.0 64 2.5 1.8- 3.4
45-54 3,077 577 19.7 17.9-21.6 1,023 33.2 31.0-35.4 894 29.1 27.1-31.3 381 12.3 10.8-14.0 202 5.7 4.8- 6.8
55-64 3,379 494 14.7 13.3-16.2 1,057 30.7 28.8-32.7 969 30.4 28.4-32.5 560 15.8 14.3-17.4 299 8.4 7.2- 9.8
65-74 2,724 342 12.9 11.4-14.6 741 26.1 24.2-28.2 933 35.1 32.9-37.3 459 17.0 15.3-18.8 249 8.9 7.6-10.4
75+ 2,050 177 9.2 7.6-11.0 464 22.8 20.5-25.2 673 31.8 29.4-34.4 436 22.1 19.8-24.5 300 14.2 12.3-16.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,238 146 8.3 6.4-10.7 328 16.1 13.7-18.8 695 36.0 32.5-39.6 633 27.3 24.4-30.5 436 12.3 10.8-14.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,647 539 15.0 13.2-17.0 1,307 28.7 26.7-30.9 1,659 36.2 33.8-38.7 768 14.5 13.0-16.0 374 5.6 4.8- 6.7
Some Post-H.S. 4,106 667 19.1 17.1-21.1 1,400 36.4 34.1-38.7 1,285 30.2 28.2-32.4 534 10.4 9.2-11.7 220 4.0 3.3- 4.8
College Graduate 4,751 1,294 30.4 28.6-32.3 1,892 39.5 37.6-41.4 1,148 23.1 21.5-24.8 307 5.2 4.4- 6.1 110 1.8 1.4- 2.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,771 109 7.4 5.6- 9.7 234 12.6 10.2-15.5 534 34.8 30.8-39.0 500 28.1 24.5-32.0 394 17.1 14.5-20.2
$15,000- 24,999 2,520 212 11.4 9.0-14.4 565 22.2 19.6-25.0 918 37.4 33.9-41.1 554 21.4 18.9-24.2 271 7.6 6.4- 8.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,677 198 15.0 12.2-18.3 516 32.5 29.0-36.2 605 34.9 31.4-38.7 245 12.6 10.7-14.8 113 4.9 3.8- 6.3
$35,000- 49,999 2,197 378 18.1 15.9-20.5 773 34.1 31.2-37.0 696 33.5 30.8-36.4 275 11.4 9.7-13.3 75 2.9 2.1- 4.0
$50,000-74,999 2,241 506 24.8 22.1-27.6 895 40.2 37.4-43.2 630 27.2 24.7-30.0 154 5.5 4.4- 6.9 56 2.2 1.6- 3.1
$75,000+ 3,231 939 30.4 28.2-32.7 1,379 42.2 39.9-44.6 743 22.3 20.3-24.5 143 4.4 3.5- 5.6 27 0.6 0.3- 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,851 331 7.7 6.5- 9.0 1,076 19.4 17.9-20.9 1,812 32.7 30.8-34.7 1,570 25.3 23.7-27.0 1,062 15.0 13.7-16.3
No 9,482 2,243 25.4 24.0-26.7 3,728 37.9 36.4-39.4 2,834 29.7 28.2-31.2 608 6.5 5.7- 7.4 69 0.6 0.4- 0.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,383 394 20.1 17.6-22.7 711 31.1 28.5-33.8 735 30.2 27.4-33.1 341 12.1 10.5-13.9 202 6.5 5.4- 7.9
Non-Veteran 13,389 2,260 19.7 18.6-20.8 4,221 32.3 31.0-33.5 4,063 30.8 29.5-32.1 1,905 12.5 11.7-13.4 940 4.8 4.3- 5.2

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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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