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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,611 11,931 72.0 70.8-73.1 1,711 12.9 12.1-13.8 945 7.4 6.8- 8.2 902 6.6 5.9- 7.4 122 1.0 0.8- 1.3
-FEMALES 9,702 7,749 78.3 77.0-79.6 1,000 11.5 10.5-12.5 486 5.5 4.9- 6.3 408 4.1 3.5- 4.7 59 0.6 0.4- 0.8
RACE
White 7,410 5,886 78.5 77.0-79.9 740 10.5 9.4-11.6 394 6.0 5.3- 6.9 343 4.5 3.9- 5.3 47 0.5 0.3- 0.7
African American 1,647 1,411 84.3 81.7-86.6 156 10.8 8.9-13.2 45 2.9 2.0- 4.2 30 1.6 1.1- 2.5 5 0.3 0.1- 0.9
Other Minorities 605 423 64.2 57.8-70.1 99 20.8 15.8-26.9 42 6.9 4.6-10.3 34 6.2 3.7-10.1 7 1.9 0.7- 4.8
AGE
18-24 259 201 75.8 68.3-82.1 35 15.5 10.3-22.5 12 3.9 2.0- 7.6 9 4.0 1.8- 8.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.7
25-34 936 694 74.1 70.5-77.5 125 13.4 10.9-16.2 62 6.7 4.9- 9.1 49 5.3 3.8- 7.4 6 0.5 0.2- 1.3
35-44 1,489 1,074 73.1 70.2-75.8 219 14.0 12.0-16.3 114 8.1 6.5-10.0 75 4.4 3.3- 5.8 7 0.4 0.2- 0.9
45-54 1,864 1,425 76.8 74.3-79.2 220 11.5 9.8-13.4 124 6.5 5.2- 8.1 85 4.3 3.3- 5.5 10 0.9 0.4- 1.7
55-64 1,999 1,616 81.6 79.4-83.6 184 9.3 7.8-11.0 86 4.3 3.4- 5.6 105 4.4 3.5- 5.6 8 0.3 0.1- 0.8
65-74 1,713 1,468 85.9 83.8-87.8 128 7.3 5.9- 8.9 59 3.8 2.8- 5.1 48 2.6 1.9- 3.6 10 0.4 0.2- 0.8
75+ 1,361 1,210 89.6 87.4-91.5 84 6.1 4.7- 8.0 22 1.6 0.9- 2.7 33 1.9 1.3- 2.9 12 0.8 0.4- 1.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,327 1,045 75.2 71.5-78.6 134 13.4 10.7-16.7 68 6.3 4.6- 8.5 69 4.5 3.3- 6.1 11 0.7 0.3- 1.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,840 2,285 78.0 75.2-80.5 261 11.8 9.6-14.3 145 5.1 4.0- 6.5 127 4.4 3.4- 5.7 22 0.7 0.4- 1.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,712 2,127 77.0 74.5-79.3 295 11.1 9.5-12.9 157 6.9 5.5- 8.5 122 4.7 3.5- 6.1 11 0.4 0.2- 0.8
College Graduate 2,799 2,272 81.2 79.2-83.1 309 10.7 9.3-12.3 115 4.4 3.5- 5.6 89 3.1 2.3- 4.1 14 0.6 0.3- 1.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,228 921 73.0 68.3-77.3 147 14.0 10.4-18.7 67 5.9 4.2- 8.1 81 6.1 4.6- 8.1 12 0.9 0.4- 2.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,611 1,223 72.1 68.4-75.6 170 12.8 10.3-15.8 112 8.6 6.6-11.1 94 6.0 4.3- 8.3 12 0.5 0.2- 1.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,023 810 76.7 72.6-80.3 108 12.7 10.0-15.9 53 5.1 3.7- 7.1 48 5.0 3.0- 8.1 4 0.5 0.2- 1.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,293 1,034 76.6 72.7-80.1 140 12.0 9.4-15.3 56 5.9 4.0- 8.6 55 4.8 3.3- 7.0 8 0.7 0.3- 1.6
$50,000-74,999 1,272 1,054 80.5 77.1-83.5 117 10.5 8.2-13.4 62 5.8 4.2- 8.1 35 2.8 1.8- 4.2 4 0.4 0.1- 1.2
$75,000+ 1,713 1,412 82.7 80.2-84.9 182 9.9 8.3-11.9 68 4.2 3.2- 5.6 48 3.1 2.1- 4.5 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,648 2,965 79.0 76.8-81.0 339 11.2 9.5-13.1 187 5.9 4.9- 7.1 132 3.5 2.7- 4.4 25 0.5 0.3- 0.8
No 5,795 4,575 77.8 76.2-79.4 635 11.8 10.5-13.1 290 5.4 4.6- 6.3 263 4.4 3.7- 5.3 32 0.6 0.4- 1.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 210 165 78.6 70.0-85.2 20 11.0 5.8-19.6 8 3.2 1.5- 6.6 13 5.4 2.9- 9.8 4 1.9 0.6- 6.2
Non-Veteran 9,492 7,584 78.3 77.0-79.6 980 11.5 10.5-12.5 478 5.6 4.9- 6.3 395 4.1 3.5- 4.7 55 0.6 0.4- 0.8

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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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