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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-WHITE FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,559 10,787 67.5 66.3-68.7 1,218 9.0 8.3- 9.7 1,376 10.1 9.3-10.9 1,253 8.1 7.5- 8.7 925 5.3 4.8- 5.9
-WHITE FEMALES 7,393 4,866 61.8 60.1-63.5 662 10.5 9.5-11.7 735 11.6 10.4-12.8 679 10.0 9.1-11.1 451 6.1 5.2- 7.1
AGE
18-24 147 80 53.4 42.9-63.5 13 8.7 4.6-15.9 26 19.9 12.7-29.8 22 11.2 6.8-17.8 6 6.8 2.5-17.4
25-34 592 309 53.1 48.1-58.1 77 14.3 11.0-18.3 80 12.9 10.0-16.6 82 13.5 10.4-17.4 44 6.2 4.4- 8.8
35-44 1,047 552 52.5 48.8-56.2 141 15.2 12.6-18.3 161 14.9 12.5-17.7 121 10.7 8.7-13.1 72 6.6 5.0- 8.8
45-54 1,395 774 56.9 53.7-60.1 170 12.2 10.2-14.5 173 12.0 10.0-14.3 169 11.6 9.8-13.8 109 7.2 5.8- 8.9
55-64 1,616 1,090 67.9 65.0-70.7 128 7.8 6.3- 9.5 147 8.6 7.1-10.4 146 9.7 8.0-11.6 105 6.0 4.6- 7.9
65-74 1,408 1,083 78.1 75.3-80.6 90 5.9 4.7- 7.4 87 5.9 4.5- 7.8 79 5.5 4.2- 7.1 69 4.7 3.5- 6.3
75+ 1,138 939 82.2 79.2-84.9 38 3.8 2.5- 5.7 60 5.6 4.1- 7.6 58 5.0 3.6- 6.8 43 3.5 2.4- 5.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 792 536 60.8 55.5-65.8 31 4.6 2.8- 7.4 59 9.9 6.9-14.0 74 11.1 8.1-15.0 92 13.7 10.5-17.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,136 1,457 64.4 60.8-67.8 133 7.0 5.4- 9.2 180 11.0 8.8-13.6 234 10.9 9.1-13.0 132 6.7 4.7- 9.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,142 1,383 59.9 56.6-63.1 191 10.3 8.5-12.4 222 12.2 9.8-15.1 197 10.8 9.0-13.0 149 6.8 5.3- 8.8
College Graduate 2,307 1,475 61.5 58.6-64.2 306 15.2 13.2-17.5 274 11.9 10.2-13.9 174 8.4 6.9-10.1 78 3.0 2.3- 4.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 767 453 56.4 50.0-62.6 48 6.1 4.2- 8.8 49 4.9 3.3- 7.2 98 12.8 10.1-16.2 119 19.8 13.8-27.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,073 676 52.9 47.8-57.9 64 6.9 4.7-10.2 118 15.6 11.5-20.7 136 16.2 12.7-20.3 79 8.5 6.1-11.7
$25,000- 34,999 739 494 64.4 59.5-68.9 64 9.3 6.7-12.7 67 8.9 6.6-11.9 66 10.7 7.9-14.4 48 6.7 4.7- 9.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,036 662 59.3 54.7-63.7 103 12.4 9.1-16.6 119 12.8 10.1-16.0 99 10.3 8.1-13.0 53 5.3 3.8- 7.5
$50,000-74,999 1,053 687 61.0 56.8-65.0 122 13.5 10.8-16.6 130 13.0 10.3-16.3 85 9.4 7.2-12.2 29 3.2 2.1- 4.9
$75,000+ 1,530 1,000 63.8 60.2-67.2 200 14.1 11.8-16.7 174 11.6 9.3-14.4 106 7.7 6.0- 9.9 50 2.8 2.0- 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,755 1,566 52.7 49.8-55.6 203 8.3 6.9-10.0 306 12.0 10.3-13.8 370 14.8 13.0-16.8 310 12.2 10.4-14.4
No 4,488 3,189 66.0 63.8-68.2 442 11.3 10.0-12.8 419 11.5 9.9-13.3 301 7.9 6.8- 9.2 137 3.2 2.4- 4.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 139 90 68.4 58.3-77.1 19 8.6 5.0-14.2 10 10.5 5.2-20.2 12 6.5 3.3-12.5 8 6.0 2.6-13.1
Non-Veteran 7,254 4,776 61.7 59.9-63.4 643 10.6 9.5-11.7 725 11.6 10.4-12.9 667 10.1 9.1-11.2 443 6.1 5.2- 7.1

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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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