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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,051 6,956 39.8 38.6-41.0 929 7.2 6.6- 7.8 397 3.4 3.0- 4.0 6,769 49.6 48.3-50.9
-FEMALES 9,358 4,669 46.0 44.5-47.6 616 7.4 6.7- 8.2 248 3.4 2.8- 4.1 3,825 43.2 41.6-44.7
RACE
White 7,218 3,773 48.4 46.7-50.2 450 7.2 6.4- 8.1 186 3.2 2.5- 4.1 2,809 41.2 39.4-43.0
African American 1,535 669 41.4 37.9-44.9 111 8.1 6.2-10.4 48 3.9 2.7- 5.8 707 46.6 43.0-50.2
Other Minorities 574 213 35.7 29.7-42.2 50 7.6 5.3-10.8 14 3.9 1.7- 9.0 297 52.8 46.4-59.1
AGE
18-24 259 85 36.2 28.9-44.2 22 5.5 3.4- 8.8 16 7.2 3.8-13.2 136 51.2 43.1-59.2
25-34 888 354 40.3 36.3-44.4 90 10.2 7.8-13.1 35 4.5 3.0- 6.7 409 45.0 41.0-49.1
35-44 1,414 538 37.8 34.7-41.1 149 11.0 9.1-13.3 49 3.1 2.2- 4.4 678 48.0 44.8-51.3
45-54 1,795 787 42.9 40.0-45.9 115 6.9 5.6- 8.6 72 4.0 3.0- 5.3 821 46.1 43.2-49.1
55-64 1,942 1,022 53.7 50.9-56.5 120 6.3 5.0- 7.8 46 2.2 1.5- 3.1 754 37.9 35.2-40.6
65-74 1,679 1,047 63.4 60.5-66.2 70 4.0 3.0- 5.3 20 1.0 0.6- 1.7 542 31.6 28.9-34.4
75+ 1,310 797 59.8 56.3-63.3 43 3.6 2.4- 5.5 10 0.7 0.4- 1.4 460 35.8 32.5-39.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,271 543 40.5 36.4-44.9 57 4.6 3.2- 6.6 22 1.6 0.9- 2.8 649 53.2 48.9-57.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,719 1,332 43.2 40.2-46.2 125 4.9 3.7- 6.3 44 2.3 1.4- 3.7 1,218 49.7 46.6-52.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,643 1,352 46.4 43.6-49.2 165 6.7 5.5- 8.1 77 4.2 2.8- 6.3 1,049 42.7 39.9-45.5
College Graduate 2,705 1,433 50.7 48.1-53.4 268 11.7 10.0-13.6 105 4.4 3.4- 5.7 899 33.2 30.7-35.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,193 525 40.2 35.6-44.9 72 5.7 4.1- 8.0 20 1.1 0.6- 1.9 576 53.0 48.1-57.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,560 768 44.7 40.7-48.7 74 5.2 3.7- 7.3 38 3.6 2.1- 5.9 680 46.6 42.7-50.5
$25,000- 34,999 989 490 45.0 40.6-49.4 53 6.5 4.4- 9.4 17 2.9 1.3- 6.4 429 45.7 41.3-50.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,252 635 45.8 41.8-49.9 92 8.7 6.5-11.6 38 3.9 2.4- 6.1 487 41.6 37.7-45.6
$50,000-74,999 1,231 638 49.4 45.6-53.2 89 7.5 5.8- 9.6 44 2.8 2.0- 3.9 460 40.3 36.6-44.2
$75,000+ 1,667 847 47.4 44.0-50.9 143 9.5 7.8-11.4 67 5.5 3.7- 8.1 610 37.6 34.2-41.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,551 1,780 45.6 43.1-48.1 180 5.4 4.4- 6.5 72 2.4 1.7- 3.3 1,519 46.7 44.1-49.3
No 5,754 2,865 46.2 44.3-48.2 431 8.3 7.4- 9.4 175 3.9 3.1- 4.9 2,283 41.5 39.6-43.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 203 114 53.6 44.3-62.7 15 6.9 3.7-12.3 7 5.0 2.0-11.6 67 34.5 26.3-43.7
Non-Veteran 9,155 4,555 45.9 44.3-47.4 601 7.4 6.7- 8.2 241 3.4 2.7- 4.1 3,758 43.4 41.8-44.9

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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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