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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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
-MALES 5,977 1,029 20.3 18.7-21.9 1,828 31.4 29.7-33.2 1,859 31.4 29.5-33.3 843 12.3 11.1-13.6 418 4.7 4.1- 5.3
RACE
White 4,755 845 21.5 19.7-23.4 1,560 35.4 33.4-37.5 1,418 28.5 26.7-30.5 613 10.0 9.0-11.2 319 4.5 3.9- 5.2
African American 724 104 17.5 13.6-22.3 161 24.2 20.0-28.8 267 37.7 32.5-43.1 130 14.4 11.4-18.0 62 6.3 4.5- 8.8
Other Minorities 473 73 17.1 12.8-22.5 102 20.4 15.8-25.9 165 38.0 31.2-45.3 97 20.9 15.9-26.9 36 3.6 2.4- 5.4
AGE
18-24 202 58 27.0 20.0-35.3 59 26.2 19.6-34.0 64 38.9 30.2-48.3 18 6.9 3.9-12.0 3 1.0 0.3- 3.5
25-34 564 156 25.5 21.4-30.1 193 34.3 29.6-39.4 162 28.2 23.9-33.0 49 11.1 8.0-15.1 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4
35-44 955 205 21.1 18.1-24.4 376 38.5 34.8-42.3 265 27.4 24.0-31.1 89 10.9 8.3-14.2 20 2.1 1.2- 3.5
45-54 1,200 225 20.2 17.4-23.5 365 31.5 28.2-35.0 374 30.4 27.2-33.7 149 11.7 9.5-14.3 87 6.2 4.8- 8.0
55-64 1,362 183 13.7 11.6-16.1 411 29.6 26.7-32.7 407 31.7 28.6-35.0 230 15.8 13.5-18.3 131 9.2 7.4-11.5
65-74 992 135 14.0 11.5-16.8 267 25.5 22.5-28.8 342 36.6 33.1-40.3 168 16.3 13.7-19.2 80 7.7 5.8-10.0
75+ 670 61 10.2 7.4-14.0 149 22.5 18.7-26.8 231 32.3 28.2-36.7 137 21.0 17.3-25.2 92 14.0 10.8-17.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 893 67 10.3 7.3-14.4 137 16.9 13.3-21.3 301 38.8 33.4-44.4 247 25.1 20.8-30.0 141 8.9 7.1-11.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,770 241 17.1 14.2-20.5 479 28.3 25.2-31.7 633 35.6 31.8-39.6 276 13.9 11.7-16.4 141 5.0 4.0- 6.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,368 197 19.4 16.1-23.1 462 37.3 33.5-41.3 433 28.6 25.2-32.3 191 10.2 8.4-12.4 85 4.5 3.4- 6.0
College Graduate 1,932 520 29.5 26.8-32.3 748 38.0 35.2-40.9 486 25.1 22.6-27.8 127 5.3 4.1- 6.8 51 2.1 1.4- 3.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 525 31 7.8 4.8-12.5 55 12.0 7.9-17.6 151 34.2 27.8-41.2 161 30.1 23.9-37.2 127 15.9 12.3-20.5
$15,000- 24,999 901 74 12.6 8.8-17.9 195 21.8 17.7-26.6 309 35.9 29.9-42.4 205 21.1 17.1-25.8 118 8.5 6.6-10.9
$25,000- 34,999 645 63 14.8 10.5-20.5 168 31.2 25.6-37.5 251 35.8 30.1-42.0 109 13.0 10.1-16.6 54 5.1 3.6- 7.3
$35,000- 49,999 893 141 17.1 13.9-20.9 282 31.8 27.7-36.3 316 35.7 31.6-40.1 124 12.6 9.9-15.8 30 2.8 1.6- 4.6
$50,000-74,999 962 214 25.6 21.5-30.2 349 36.8 32.6-41.3 301 29.4 25.5-33.7 72 5.9 4.1- 8.3 26 2.3 1.4- 3.6
$75,000+ 1,503 410 28.3 25.2-31.5 640 42.5 39.1-45.9 359 23.6 20.7-26.7 77 5.1 3.7- 7.0 17 0.6 0.3- 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,159 127 8.2 6.3-10.8 384 19.1 16.8-21.7 686 33.8 30.7-36.9 570 24.2 21.7-26.9 392 14.7 12.9-16.7
No 3,631 869 25.7 23.6-27.9 1,395 36.9 34.6-39.3 1,108 30.4 28.1-33.0 240 6.6 5.4- 8.1 19 0.3 0.2- 0.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,172 351 19.8 17.3-22.7 632 30.2 27.5-33.0 681 30.9 27.9-33.9 319 12.4 10.7-14.3 189 6.8 5.5- 8.2
Non-Veteran 3,798 676 20.4 18.5-22.5 1,196 31.9 29.8-34.2 1,175 31.6 29.3-34.0 523 12.2 10.8-13.9 228 3.8 3.2- 4.6

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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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