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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund-MALES

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
-MALES 5,524 1,585 29.4 27.6-31.4 3,939 70.6 68.6-72.4
RACE
White 4,401 1,271 31.0 29.0-33.1 3,130 69.0 66.9-71.0
African American 656 217 34.7 29.4-40.4 439 65.3 59.6-70.6
Other Minorities 448 94 15.8 11.5-21.5 354 84.2 78.5-88.5
AGE
18-24 193 60 33.5 25.3-42.8 133 66.5 57.2-74.7
25-34 539 181 30.6 26.2-35.4 358 69.4 64.6-73.8
35-44 890 251 27.8 24.3-31.6 639 72.2 68.4-75.7
45-54 1,123 295 26.6 23.4-30.0 828 73.4 70.0-76.6
55-64 1,258 365 29.8 26.8-33.1 893 70.2 66.9-73.2
65-74 903 273 32.4 28.8-36.2 630 67.6 63.8-71.2
75+ 596 157 26.1 21.8-30.8 439 73.9 69.2-78.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 805 200 23.2 18.6-28.4 605 76.8 71.6-81.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,607 470 29.7 26.2-33.5 1,137 70.3 66.5-73.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,276 382 32.9 28.9-37.1 894 67.1 62.9-71.1
College Graduate 1,823 531 30.0 27.2-32.9 1,292 70.0 67.1-72.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 476 102 20.5 15.5-26.8 374 79.5 73.2-84.5
$15,000- 24,999 833 232 25.1 20.1-30.9 601 74.9 69.1-79.9
$25,000- 34,999 582 159 31.8 25.4-38.9 423 68.2 61.1-74.6
$35,000- 49,999 819 260 29.1 25.3-33.3 559 70.9 66.7-74.7
$50,000-74,999 913 266 30.7 26.7-35.0 647 69.3 65.0-73.3
$75,000+ 1,423 435 32.5 29.1-36.0 988 67.5 64.0-70.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,016 571 28.9 25.9-32.0 1,445 71.1 68.0-74.1
No 3,468 1,007 29.9 27.6-32.3 2,461 70.1 67.7-72.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,996 579 29.8 26.8-33.0 1,417 70.2 67.0-73.2
Non-Veteran 3,522 1,006 29.3 27.1-31.7 2,516 70.7 68.3-72.9

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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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