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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status-FEMALES

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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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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 7,490 1,343 21.3 19.9-22.8 2,577 36.1 34.5-37.8 2,091 26.6 25.1-28.2 937 10.7 9.8-11.7 542 5.2 4.7- 5.8
African American 1,657 189 14.4 11.9-17.3 401 27.3 24.2-30.6 625 37.9 34.7-41.3 303 14.5 12.6-16.7 139 5.8 4.7- 7.3
Other Minorities 615 87 12.8 9.8-16.7 117 17.3 13.6-21.8 212 41.3 35.2-47.7 159 23.3 18.7-28.5 40 5.3 2.5-11.1
AGE
18-24 272 51 20.4 14.7-27.5 98 34.0 27.2-41.6 91 35.3 28.0-43.4 27 7.8 4.8-12.5 5 2.5 0.7- 8.7
25-34 945 240 26.2 22.7-29.9 345 35.5 31.8-39.4 265 28.2 24.7-32.0 83 8.9 6.7-11.8 12 1.1 0.6- 2.2
35-44 1,497 336 23.8 21.2-26.6 543 35.3 32.3-38.3 440 28.8 26.0-31.8 134 9.3 7.5-11.5 44 2.9 2.0- 4.1
45-54 1,877 352 19.2 17.0-21.5 658 34.8 32.1-37.6 520 28.0 25.4-30.7 232 12.9 10.9-15.2 115 5.2 4.2- 6.5
55-64 2,017 311 15.6 13.8-17.7 646 31.7 29.3-34.2 562 29.2 26.7-31.8 330 15.8 13.9-18.0 168 7.6 6.2- 9.3
65-74 1,732 207 12.1 10.4-14.0 474 26.6 24.1-29.2 591 33.8 31.1-36.7 291 17.5 15.4-19.9 169 10.0 8.2-12.0
75+ 1,380 116 8.6 6.9-10.6 315 22.9 20.1-25.9 442 31.5 28.5-34.7 299 22.7 19.9-25.8 208 14.3 12.1-16.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,345 79 5.9 4.3- 8.0 191 15.2 12.4-18.4 394 32.5 28.6-36.7 386 30.1 26.4-34.0 295 16.4 14.0-19.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,877 298 12.9 11.0-15.1 828 29.1 26.5-31.9 1,026 36.7 33.7-39.9 492 15.0 13.2-17.0 233 6.2 4.9- 7.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,738 470 18.8 16.6-21.2 938 35.7 33.0-38.4 852 31.5 29.0-34.0 343 10.5 9.0-12.2 135 3.5 2.8- 4.4
College Graduate 2,819 774 31.3 28.8-33.9 1,144 40.8 38.3-43.4 662 21.2 19.2-23.4 180 5.1 4.2- 6.3 59 1.5 1.1- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,246 78 7.0 5.2- 9.5 179 13.2 10.6-16.2 383 35.3 30.5-40.4 339 26.4 22.7-30.6 267 18.1 14.5-22.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,619 138 10.3 7.6-13.6 370 22.5 19.5-25.9 609 38.8 35.0-42.8 349 21.7 18.6-25.1 153 6.7 5.4- 8.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,032 135 15.2 12.0-19.1 348 33.8 29.9-37.8 354 34.0 29.9-38.4 136 12.3 10.0-15.0 59 4.7 3.4- 6.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,304 237 19.0 16.1-22.3 491 36.1 32.3-40.2 380 31.5 27.9-35.3 151 10.3 8.4-12.6 45 3.1 2.1- 4.4
$50,000-74,999 1,279 292 23.9 20.8-27.3 546 43.7 40.0-47.5 329 25.0 21.9-28.4 82 5.2 4.0- 6.7 30 2.2 1.4- 3.5
$75,000+ 1,728 529 33.0 29.8-36.3 739 41.9 38.7-45.3 384 20.9 18.2-23.9 66 3.6 2.6- 5.0 10 0.6 0.2- 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,692 204 7.1 5.9- 8.6 692 19.6 17.8-21.5 1,126 31.8 29.4-34.3 1,000 26.2 24.2-28.4 670 15.2 13.6-17.0
No 5,851 1,374 25.0 23.4-26.8 2,333 38.8 37.0-40.7 1,726 28.9 27.2-30.7 368 6.4 5.5- 7.4 50 0.8 0.6- 1.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 211 43 22.6 16.0-30.9 79 42.2 33.3-51.6 54 22.5 15.9-30.7 22 9.1 5.4-14.8 13 3.7 1.9- 6.9
Non-Veteran 9,591 1,584 19.1 17.9-20.4 3,025 32.5 31.1-33.9 2,888 30.2 28.8-31.7 1,382 12.7 11.8-13.7 712 5.4 4.8- 6.0

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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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