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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund-FEMALES

The North Carolina Health and Wellness Trust Fund works to improve the health of the people of North Carolina
by funding programs to reduce youth tobacco use, obesity, and health disparities,
as well as help low-income populations access prescription drugs.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,491 4,214 29.8 28.6-31.0 10,277 70.2 69.0-71.4
-FEMALES 8,967 2,629 30.1 28.6-31.6 6,338 69.9 68.4-71.4
RACE
White 6,881 1,979 29.6 28.0-31.3 4,902 70.4 68.7-72.0
African American 1,486 506 34.6 31.2-38.2 980 65.4 61.8-68.8
Other Minorities 568 137 23.9 18.8-29.8 431 76.1 70.2-81.2
AGE
18-24 256 98 38.6 31.2-46.6 158 61.4 53.4-68.8
25-34 888 267 30.0 26.3-34.1 621 70.0 65.9-73.7
35-44 1,368 386 26.5 23.7-29.5 982 73.5 70.5-76.3
45-54 1,742 510 29.3 26.6-32.1 1,232 70.7 67.9-73.4
55-64 1,849 546 29.5 27.0-32.2 1,303 70.5 67.8-73.0
65-74 1,576 467 31.0 28.2-34.0 1,109 69.0 66.0-71.8
75+ 1,220 338 28.5 25.2-31.9 882 71.5 68.1-74.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,213 302 25.7 22.0-29.7 911 74.3 70.3-78.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,585 774 30.4 27.6-33.5 1,811 69.6 66.5-72.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,521 752 31.0 28.3-33.8 1,769 69.0 66.2-71.7
College Graduate 2,628 797 30.8 28.3-33.4 1,831 69.2 66.6-71.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,147 303 24.9 21.1-29.2 844 75.1 70.8-78.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,502 441 30.4 26.7-34.3 1,061 69.6 65.7-73.3
$25,000- 34,999 953 310 36.0 31.7-40.5 643 64.0 59.5-68.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,198 365 32.3 28.3-36.6 833 67.7 63.4-71.7
$50,000-74,999 1,181 376 32.6 28.9-36.5 805 67.4 63.5-71.1
$75,000+ 1,610 459 28.0 25.0-31.3 1,151 72.0 68.7-75.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,399 926 26.6 24.5-28.8 2,473 73.4 71.2-75.5
No 5,518 1,690 31.7 29.9-33.7 3,828 68.3 66.3-70.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 198 56 27.4 19.7-36.8 142 72.6 63.2-80.3
Non-Veteran 8,769 2,573 30.1 28.7-31.6 6,196 69.9 68.4-71.3

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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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