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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Veteran Staus

Have you ever served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces,
either in the regular military or in a National Guard or military reserve unit?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,828 2,387 14.0 13.2-14.8 13,441 86.0 85.2-86.8
GENDER






Male 5,988 2,176 26.7 25.2-28.2 3,812 73.3 71.8-74.8
Female 9,840 211 2.1 1.8- 2.6 9,629 97.9 97.4-98.2
RACE






White 12,284 1,990 14.7 13.9-15.6 10,294 85.3 84.4-86.1
African American 2,394 296 15.4 13.2-17.8 2,098 84.6 82.2-86.8
Asian 108 6 9.4 3.0-26.1 102 90.6 73.9-97.0
Native American 320 36 15.4 9.9-23.1 284 84.6 76.9-90.1
Other Minorities 659 48 5.3 3.6- 7.9 611 94.7 92.1-96.4
HISPANIC






Hispanic 637 35 4.9 3.2- 7.5 602 95.1 92.5-96.8
-English Speaking 238 29 15.2 9.4-23.8 209 84.8 76.2-90.6
-Spanish Speaking 399 6 1.3 0.5- 3.4 393 98.7 96.6-99.5
Non-Hispanic 15,140 2,343 14.8 14.0-15.6 12,797 85.2 84.4-86.0
AGE






18-24 474 16 4.1 2.0- 8.1 458 95.9 91.9-98.0
25-34 1,511 126 9.4 7.6-11.6 1,385 90.6 88.4-92.4
35-44 2,453 226 9.9 8.5-11.5 2,227 90.1 88.5-91.5
45-54 3,081 329 13.2 11.6-15.0 2,752 86.8 85.0-88.4
55-64 3,384 585 20.6 18.9-22.5 2,799 79.4 77.5-81.1
65-74 2,736 552 23.4 21.5-25.5 2,184 76.6 74.5-78.5
75+ 2,073 543 30.0 27.4-32.7 1,530 70.0 67.3-72.6
EDUCATION






Less Than H.S. 2,264 182 5.0 4.2- 6.1 2,082 95.0 93.9-95.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,658 701 14.4 12.9-16.0 3,957 85.6 84.0-87.1
Some Post-H.S. 4,111 716 17.1 15.4-18.9 3,395 82.9 81.1-84.6
College Graduate 4,758 785 15.3 14.0-16.7 3,973 84.7 83.3-86.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME






Less than $15,000 1,783 138 6.1 4.7- 7.9 1,645 93.9 92.1-95.3
$15,000- 24,999 2,532 349 11.0 9.5-12.7 2,183 89.0 87.3-90.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,681 307 17.4 14.6-20.6 1,374 82.6 79.4-85.4
$35,000- 49,999 2,197 429 18.9 16.7-21.3 1,768 81.1 78.7-83.3
$50,000-74,999 2,243 432 18.5 16.3-20.9 1,811 81.5 79.1-83.7
$75,000+ 3,232 530 15.0 13.5-16.6 2,702 85.0 83.4-86.5
DISABILITY STATUS 15,377 2,323 14.1 13.3-14.9 13,054 85.9 85.1-86.7
Yes 5,886 1,009 17.4 15.9-18.9 4,877 82.6 81.1-84.1
No 9,491 1,314 12.6 11.7-13.6 8,177 87.4 86.4-88.3

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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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