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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,669 10,561 67.2 66.0-68.4 1,507 10.1 9.4-10.9 1,433 9.7 9.0-10.4 2,044 11.5 10.7-12.3 124 1.5 1.1- 2.1
-WHITES 12,166 8,610 72.2 71.0-73.4 1,006 8.9 8.1- 9.7 970 8.2 7.5- 9.0 1,534 10.2 9.5-11.0 46 0.5 0.3- 0.8
GENDER
Males 4,723 3,233 70.4 68.4-72.3 409 9.9 8.7-11.3 418 8.7 7.6- 9.9 639 10.2 9.1-11.5 24 0.8 0.4- 1.6
Females 7,443 5,377 73.9 72.4-75.4 597 8.0 7.1- 8.9 552 7.8 6.9- 8.8 895 10.1 9.2-11.1 22 0.2 0.1- 0.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 110 64 57.8 43.7-70.7 18 21.6 11.4-37.1 15 15.2 7.9-27.4 13 5.3 2.6-10.6 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 12,034 8,538 72.5 71.2-73.6 986 8.7 8.0- 9.5 952 8.1 7.4- 8.9 1,513 10.2 9.5-11.0 45 0.5 0.3- 0.8
AGE
18-24 268 191 73.2 66.1-79.2 33 9.8 6.4-14.7 23 8.5 5.2-13.6 17 6.7 3.7-11.7 4 1.9 0.6- 5.7
25-34 979 689 68.9 65.1-72.5 136 14.7 12.0-17.7 84 9.0 6.9-11.5 67 6.9 5.2- 9.2 3 0.5 0.1- 2.1
35-44 1,755 1,289 74.3 71.7-76.7 136 7.0 5.7- 8.5 165 9.5 7.9-11.3 160 9.0 7.5-10.8 5 0.3 0.1- 0.7
45-54 2,348 1,712 74.4 72.2-76.5 212 9.1 7.7-10.8 196 7.9 6.7- 9.3 225 8.4 7.2- 9.8 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4
55-64 2,743 1,996 74.9 72.9-76.8 203 6.6 5.6- 7.8 205 7.3 6.2- 8.5 330 10.9 9.5-12.4 9 0.3 0.1- 0.6
65-74 2,272 1,570 69.9 67.5-72.1 150 6.7 5.6- 8.1 168 7.5 6.2- 9.0 376 15.7 14.0-17.6 8 0.2 0.1- 0.5
75+ 1,728 1,107 65.4 62.6-68.1 130 7.1 5.8- 8.7 126 7.6 6.1- 9.3 351 19.4 17.2-21.9 14 0.5 0.3- 1.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,345 528 41.6 37.5-45.9 126 9.7 7.4-12.8 179 15.0 12.4-18.2 493 31.5 28.0-35.3 19 2.1 1.0- 4.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,496 2,234 67.0 64.5-69.4 321 9.2 7.9-10.8 339 9.3 8.0-10.7 580 13.6 12.0-15.4 22 0.9 0.4- 2.1
Some Post-H.S. 3,289 2,415 72.5 69.9-74.9 300 11.0 9.3-13.0 275 9.4 7.8-11.4 297 7.1 6.0- 8.3 2 0.0 0.0- 0.1
College Graduate 4,014 3,418 84.7 83.2-86.2 258 6.6 5.7- 7.8 177 4.6 3.8- 5.6 159 4.0 3.2- 4.9 2 0.0 0.0- 0.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,105 460 46.5 41.6-51.5 126 10.4 8.1-13.3 142 13.3 10.6-16.7 368 29.1 25.3-33.3 9 0.6 0.3- 1.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,697 889 48.6 44.7-52.4 178 13.0 10.4-16.1 224 15.2 12.7-18.2 394 22.8 19.4-26.5 12 0.5 0.2- 0.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,223 761 60.3 55.8-64.6 125 12.2 9.5-15.6 137 12.1 9.1-15.9 191 13.8 11.4-16.6 9 1.6 0.6- 4.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,757 1,323 73.9 70.8-76.7 142 9.2 7.3-11.5 132 8.4 6.7-10.4 158 8.5 7.0-10.3 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
$50,000-74,999 1,896 1,542 79.2 76.4-81.8 143 8.7 7.0-10.7 107 6.6 5.2- 8.3 100 4.6 3.6- 5.9 4 0.9 0.2- 3.4
$75,000+ 2,873 2,511 86.1 84.2-87.7 172 6.4 5.3- 7.8 98 3.7 2.9- 4.8 91 3.6 2.8- 4.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,498 2,802 64.2 62.1-66.3 396 9.1 7.9-10.5 446 10.5 9.2-12.0 830 15.5 14.1-17.0 24 0.6 0.3- 1.3
No 7,400 5,638 76.1 74.6-77.6 588 8.7 7.8- 9.8 499 7.2 6.3- 8.1 654 7.6 6.8- 8.5 21 0.4 0.2- 0.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,976 1,400 73.2 70.4-75.9 141 8.5 6.6-10.8 148 7.4 6.0- 9.2 281 10.7 9.2-12.4 6 0.2 0.1- 0.4
Non-Veteran 10,187 7,208 72.1 70.7-73.4 865 8.9 8.1- 9.8 822 8.4 7.6- 9.2 1,252 10.1 9.3-11.0 40 0.5 0.3- 0.9

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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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