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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,611 11,931 72.0 70.8-73.1 1,711 12.9 12.1-13.8 945 7.4 6.8- 8.2 902 6.6 5.9- 7.4 122 1.0 0.8- 1.3
-WHITE FEMALES 7,410 5,886 78.5 77.0-79.9 740 10.5 9.4-11.6 394 6.0 5.3- 6.9 343 4.5 3.9- 5.3 47 0.5 0.3- 0.7
AGE
18-24 136 109 79.1 69.5-86.3 14 12.2 6.8-21.0 8 4.6 2.0-10.3 5 4.1 1.5-10.6 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 593 429 72.1 67.3-76.4 80 13.3 10.3-17.1 42 7.4 5.0-10.9 39 6.8 4.7- 9.8 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0
35-44 1,046 745 73.5 70.2-76.6 147 12.4 10.3-14.8 90 9.2 7.2-11.7 59 4.4 3.3- 6.0 5 0.4 0.2- 1.2
45-54 1,401 1,054 76.5 73.7-79.1 168 11.1 9.2-13.2 100 6.8 5.4- 8.5 71 4.8 3.7- 6.3 8 0.8 0.4- 1.8
55-64 1,617 1,299 81.6 79.1-83.7 146 8.7 7.1-10.5 75 4.7 3.6- 6.2 91 4.7 3.7- 6.1 6 0.3 0.1- 0.9
65-74 1,411 1,194 85.0 82.7-87.2 108 7.0 5.6- 8.8 53 4.3 3.1- 5.9 47 3.2 2.3- 4.4 9 0.5 0.2- 1.0
75+ 1,154 1,019 88.6 86.0-90.7 74 6.6 5.0- 8.8 21 1.9 1.1- 3.2 28 1.9 1.3- 3.0 12 1.0 0.5- 2.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 803 624 74.9 70.1-79.1 71 10.6 7.5-14.8 49 8.1 5.6-11.5 53 6.0 4.3- 8.3 6 0.4 0.2- 1.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,130 1,698 77.5 74.4-80.4 192 10.7 8.5-13.3 119 6.1 4.6- 7.9 103 5.0 3.7- 6.7 18 0.7 0.4- 1.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,158 1,706 78.3 75.6-80.8 218 9.7 8.1-11.7 122 6.7 5.3- 8.5 102 4.8 3.6- 6.4 10 0.5 0.2- 0.9
College Graduate 2,302 1,845 80.4 78.1-82.5 258 10.9 9.3-12.6 103 4.9 3.8- 6.3 84 3.4 2.5- 4.6 12 0.4 0.2- 0.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 778 571 73.2 68.1-77.8 87 10.9 8.0-14.9 47 6.6 4.5- 9.8 65 8.4 6.1-11.5 8 0.8 0.3- 1.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,083 810 70.9 66.1-75.2 103 9.6 7.2-12.8 80 10.3 7.5-13.9 78 8.4 5.8-11.9 12 0.9 0.4- 1.7
$25,000- 34,999 743 577 75.0 70.4-79.1 78 12.7 9.4-16.8 45 6.7 4.7- 9.5 39 4.8 3.2- 7.1 4 0.9 0.3- 2.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,040 823 74.9 70.3-79.1 111 12.3 9.2-16.3 51 6.7 4.4- 9.9 48 5.4 3.6- 8.2 7 0.7 0.3- 1.9
$50,000-74,999 1,052 868 80.8 77.0-84.1 96 10.0 7.5-13.3 54 6.0 4.2- 8.7 31 2.8 1.8- 4.1 3 0.4 0.1- 1.5
$75,000+ 1,521 1,246 81.6 78.8-84.1 167 10.8 8.9-13.0 62 4.3 3.2- 5.8 43 3.2 2.1- 4.7 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,779 2,253 80.3 78.0-82.4 240 8.7 7.2-10.3 154 6.6 5.3- 8.1 111 3.9 3.0- 5.0 21 0.6 0.3- 0.9
No 4,478 3,516 77.7 75.8-79.5 482 11.3 10.0-12.8 235 5.7 4.8- 6.8 220 4.8 3.9- 5.8 25 0.5 0.3- 0.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 141 110 79.9 70.7-86.7 11 6.3 2.7-13.9 6 4.4 1.8-10.1 10 6.2 3.1-12.0 4 3.3 1.0-10.4
Non-Veteran 7,269 5,776 78.5 77.0-79.9 729 10.5 9.5-11.7 388 6.1 5.3- 7.0 333 4.5 3.8- 5.2 43 0.5 0.3- 0.7

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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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