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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
-MALES 5,693 2,287 33.1 31.4-34.9 313 7.0 6.0- 8.1 149 3.5 2.8- 4.3 2,944 56.4 54.5-58.4
RACE
White 4,563 1,916 35.5 33.6-37.5 238 6.8 5.7- 8.1 104 3.0 2.4- 3.8 2,305 54.6 52.5-56.7
African American 655 229 31.1 26.3-36.5 50 8.4 6.0-11.6 20 2.6 1.5- 4.5 356 57.9 52.3-63.2
Other Minorities 455 131 22.9 18.0-28.7 23 5.9 3.5- 9.7 24 7.0 4.3-11.2 277 64.2 57.6-70.3
AGE
18-24 190 22 13.2 7.8-21.5 18 8.2 4.7-13.8 7 2.1 0.9- 4.7 143 76.6 68.0-83.4
25-34 538 137 23.6 19.6-28.2 44 7.5 5.3-10.5 26 5.0 3.3- 7.7 331 63.9 58.8-68.6
35-44 904 280 29.3 25.9-33.0 69 8.9 6.8-11.6 40 5.9 3.9- 8.7 515 55.9 51.8-59.9
45-54 1,142 439 37.4 34.0-41.1 83 7.7 5.9-10.1 35 3.4 2.3- 5.1 585 51.4 47.7-55.1
55-64 1,305 578 44.3 40.9-47.8 54 5.0 3.6- 7.0 26 2.2 1.4- 3.6 647 48.4 45.0-51.9
65-74 966 500 53.2 49.4-56.9 27 2.5 1.6- 3.9 12 1.4 0.7- 2.7 427 42.9 39.3-46.7
75+ 625 322 51.8 46.7-56.8 15 4.3 2.1- 8.3 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 285 43.7 38.8-48.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 830 223 20.7 16.6-25.6 30 4.6 2.9- 7.3 23 4.5 2.6- 7.7 554 70.2 64.8-75.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,670 600 30.0 26.7-33.5 75 6.1 4.5- 8.1 36 2.2 1.4- 3.4 959 61.7 57.9-65.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,319 551 32.5 29.1-36.0 88 8.1 5.9-10.9 29 3.4 2.1- 5.3 651 56.1 52.1-60.0
College Graduate 1,862 909 43.3 40.4-46.3 119 8.2 6.6-10.2 61 4.4 3.2- 6.0 773 44.1 41.0-47.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 492 146 24.3 18.6-31.0 28 5.8 3.3- 9.9 14 4.5 2.1- 9.5 304 65.4 58.2-72.0
$15,000- 24,999 858 288 24.4 19.8-29.7 36 5.1 3.3- 7.8 23 4.7 2.7- 8.0 511 65.8 60.0-71.2
$25,000- 34,999 604 244 31.5 26.6-36.9 26 5.3 3.2- 8.4 18 3.4 1.9- 5.8 316 59.9 53.9-65.6
$35,000- 49,999 856 357 36.2 32.1-40.6 46 8.0 5.6-11.3 15 1.9 1.0- 3.4 438 54.0 49.4-58.5
$50,000-74,999 940 408 35.4 31.4-39.6 56 8.1 5.7-11.4 27 3.4 2.2- 5.3 449 53.1 48.5-57.7
$75,000+ 1,448 665 41.8 38.3-45.3 87 6.7 5.0- 9.0 47 4.3 3.0- 6.1 649 47.2 43.7-50.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,070 867 35.6 32.8-38.6 95 5.9 4.4- 7.7 45 3.3 2.3- 4.8 1,063 55.2 52.0-58.3
No 3,581 1,408 32.2 30.0-34.4 215 7.4 6.2- 8.8 103 3.6 2.8- 4.6 1,855 56.9 54.4-59.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,083 1,008 44.3 41.2-47.4 85 6.0 4.5- 8.0 27 1.8 1.1- 2.9 963 47.9 44.7-51.1
Non-Veteran 3,603 1,277 28.9 26.9-31.1 228 7.3 6.2- 8.7 122 4.2 3.3- 5.2 1,976 59.6 57.2-61.9

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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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