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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,238 826 4.6 4.1- 5.1 1,050 5.4 5.0- 6.0 1,093 5.3 4.9- 5.8 12,269 84.7 83.9-85.4
-FEMALES 9,472 483 3.9 3.4- 4.5 654 5.7 5.1- 6.4 616 4.8 4.3- 5.4 7,719 85.6 84.6-86.5
RACE
White 7,298 323 3.3 2.8- 3.9 489 5.5 4.8- 6.2 446 5.0 4.3- 5.7 6,040 86.2 85.1-87.2
African American 1,562 125 6.9 5.4- 8.7 132 7.0 5.5- 8.9 129 5.3 4.3- 6.5 1,176 80.8 78.2-83.2
Other Minorities 578 33 2.7 1.7- 4.3 32 5.0 2.1-11.2 39 2.6 1.7- 4.0 474 89.7 84.5-93.3
AGE
18-24 267 7 2.2 0.9- 5.3 7 3.6 1.3- 9.4 6 2.5 0.9- 7.2 247 91.6 85.5-95.3
25-34 911 22 1.9 1.2- 3.1 28 3.0 1.8- 5.0 15 1.4 0.8- 2.5 846 93.6 91.4-95.3
35-44 1,435 32 2.0 1.3- 3.3 66 4.1 3.1- 5.5 47 3.0 2.1- 4.2 1,290 90.8 88.8-92.5
45-54 1,814 63 3.5 2.5- 4.8 119 6.4 5.1- 8.0 131 5.8 4.7- 7.2 1,501 84.3 82.1-86.3
55-64 1,951 96 4.9 3.8- 6.4 173 8.5 7.1-10.1 195 8.5 7.0-10.2 1,487 78.1 75.7-80.3
65-74 1,699 130 7.6 6.1- 9.4 140 7.4 6.1- 9.1 106 6.0 4.8- 7.5 1,323 78.9 76.4-81.2
75+ 1,318 129 9.2 7.4-11.4 119 9.3 7.4-11.5 111 8.8 7.0-11.2 959 72.7 69.4-75.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,280 138 7.5 6.0- 9.3 146 11.4 9.0-14.5 199 12.2 10.1-14.7 797 68.8 65.1-72.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,749 145 4.0 3.2- 5.0 217 5.9 4.6- 7.6 197 5.0 4.1- 6.1 2,190 85.1 83.0-86.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,673 107 4.0 3.0- 5.3 176 5.5 4.5- 6.7 152 4.6 3.5- 6.0 2,238 85.9 83.9-87.7
College Graduate 2,751 92 2.3 1.7- 3.0 113 3.3 2.6- 4.3 66 1.7 1.2- 2.3 2,480 92.7 91.5-93.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,203 125 9.1 7.1-11.7 183 14.4 10.7-19.1 251 16.6 14.0-19.5 644 59.9 55.0-64.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,572 105 4.9 3.8- 6.3 147 7.7 6.2- 9.6 131 6.3 4.9- 8.1 1,189 81.1 78.4-83.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,003 52 6.0 3.9- 9.0 74 6.7 4.9- 9.1 45 3.9 2.7- 5.5 832 83.5 79.9-86.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,265 40 2.2 1.5- 3.2 62 4.4 3.2- 5.9 41 3.4 2.3- 4.9 1,122 90.0 87.8-91.8
$50,000-74,999 1,253 34 2.6 1.6- 4.1 48 3.0 2.2- 4.2 23 1.5 1.0- 2.4 1,148 92.8 91.0-94.3
$75,000+ 1,693 41 1.6 1.1- 2.3 33 1.6 1.0- 2.6 14 0.7 0.4- 1.5 1,605 96.0 94.8-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 205 17 6.3 3.2-12.3 12 6.2 3.2-11.8 9 4.3 2.0- 8.7 167 83.2 75.8-88.7
Non-Veteran 9,267 466 3.9 3.4- 4.4 642 5.7 5.0- 6.4 607 4.8 4.3- 5.4 7,552 85.6 84.6-86.6

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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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