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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,757 7,872 66.5 64.9-68.1 1,885 33.5 31.9-35.1
-FEMALES 9,757 7,872 66.5 64.9-68.1 1,885 33.5 31.9-35.1
RACE
White 7,468 6,172 69.0 67.1-70.9 1,296 31.0 29.1-32.9
African American 1,647 1,325 69.0 65.3-72.5 322 31.0 27.5-34.7
Other Minorities 605 348 41.7 35.9-47.7 257 58.3 52.3-64.1
AGE
18-24 271 56 18.5 13.1-25.4 215 81.5 74.6-86.9
25-34 937 170 17.3 14.5-20.4 767 82.7 79.6-85.5
35-44 1,487 926 61.5 58.3-64.6 561 38.5 35.4-41.7
45-54 1,865 1,743 93.3 91.7-94.6 122 6.7 5.4- 8.3
55-64 2,001 1,929 97.0 96.1-97.7 72 3.0 2.3- 3.9
65-74 1,733 1,679 96.9 95.6-97.9 54 3.1 2.1- 4.4
75+ 1,384 1,304 94.3 92.3-95.8 80 5.7 4.2- 7.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,356 1,101 67.3 62.7-71.5 255 32.7 28.5-37.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,846 2,381 68.3 64.8-71.5 465 31.7 28.5-35.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,729 2,179 64.9 61.9-67.9 550 35.1 32.1-38.1
College Graduate 2,805 2,193 66.0 63.2-68.8 612 34.0 31.2-36.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,247 1,015 67.2 61.4-72.5 232 32.8 27.5-38.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,617 1,301 63.2 58.9-67.4 316 36.8 32.6-41.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,026 820 66.8 62.0-71.2 206 33.2 28.8-38.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,296 1,029 64.5 60.1-68.7 267 35.5 31.3-39.9
$50,000-74,999 1,274 994 64.2 60.1-68.1 280 35.8 31.9-39.9
$75,000+ 1,722 1,382 69.3 65.6-72.7 340 30.7 27.3-34.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,698 3,239 77.8 75.0-80.3 459 22.2 19.7-25.0
No 5,855 4,485 61.6 59.5-63.6 1,370 38.4 36.4-40.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 209 166 74.9 66.1-82.0 43 25.1 18.0-33.9
Non-Veteran 9,548 7,706 66.3 64.7-68.0 1,842 33.7 32.0-35.3

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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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