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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
-WHITE FEMALES 7,218 3,773 48.4 46.7-50.2 450 7.2 6.4- 8.1 186 3.2 2.5- 4.1 2,809 41.2 39.4-43.0
AGE
18-24 143 51 35.8 26.6-46.3 15 6.8 3.8-11.9 11 6.3 2.6-14.6 66 51.0 40.5-61.5
25-34 575 247 43.0 38.1-48.1 66 10.7 7.9-14.2 25 5.0 3.1- 8.1 237 41.3 36.4-46.4
35-44 1,007 388 39.0 35.4-42.8 111 11.6 9.4-14.3 30 2.9 1.9- 4.6 478 46.4 42.7-50.2
45-54 1,363 626 45.7 42.4-49.0 81 6.2 4.8- 7.9 60 4.1 3.0- 5.6 596 44.0 40.8-47.3
55-64 1,584 860 56.2 53.1-59.2 88 5.6 4.4- 7.3 36 1.9 1.3- 2.8 600 36.3 33.4-39.2
65-74 1,381 881 64.5 61.4-67.6 51 3.6 2.6- 5.0 15 0.8 0.5- 1.5 434 31.0 28.1-34.1
75+ 1,116 693 61.0 57.3-64.6 35 2.8 1.9- 4.2 9 0.8 0.4- 1.7 379 35.4 31.9-39.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 776 351 41.8 36.7-47.0 27 4.5 2.6- 7.8 13 1.5 0.8- 3.0 385 52.2 47.0-57.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,066 1,061 45.0 41.5-48.6 88 5.2 3.8- 7.1 31 1.7 1.0- 2.9 886 48.1 44.4-51.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,114 1,131 49.1 45.9-52.3 124 6.4 5.1- 8.1 57 3.9 2.4- 6.4 802 40.5 37.4-43.7
College Graduate 2,247 1,222 52.4 49.5-55.3 210 10.3 8.8-12.1 85 4.2 3.2- 5.6 730 33.0 30.3-35.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 759 353 42.8 37.0-48.8 41 5.9 3.6- 9.6 15 1.6 0.8- 3.0 350 49.7 43.5-55.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,056 570 50.7 45.6-55.7 42 3.8 2.6- 5.6 22 3.2 1.7- 6.2 422 42.3 37.5-47.3
$25,000- 34,999 728 377 47.7 42.8-52.6 36 6.5 3.9-10.5 10 1.6 0.8- 3.1 305 44.3 39.4-49.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,017 541 48.3 43.8-52.9 68 8.1 5.8-11.4 26 2.7 1.6- 4.4 382 40.8 36.4-45.4
$50,000-74,999 1,030 552 50.5 46.3-54.7 69 6.5 4.9- 8.5 35 2.6 1.8- 3.8 374 40.3 36.3-44.6
$75,000+ 1,484 762 48.0 44.4-51.7 123 9.0 7.3-11.0 58 5.2 3.3- 8.1 541 37.8 34.1-41.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,722 1,421 47.4 44.5-50.3 125 5.0 3.9- 6.4 58 2.5 1.7- 3.6 1,118 45.2 42.2-48.2
No 4,463 2,340 49.0 46.8-51.2 321 8.2 7.2- 9.5 127 3.6 2.7- 4.8 1,675 39.2 37.0-41.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 138 86 59.6 48.8-69.5 10 7.1 3.2-14.9 5 5.7 1.9-16.0 37 27.7 19.4-37.9
Non-Veteran 7,080 3,687 48.2 46.4-50.0 440 7.2 6.4- 8.1 181 3.2 2.5- 4.0 2,772 41.4 39.6-43.2

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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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