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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,238 826 4.6 4.1- 5.1 1,050 5.4 5.0- 6.0 1,093 5.3 4.9- 5.8 12,269 84.7 83.9-85.4
-WHITES 11,912 576 4.1 3.6- 4.6 800 5.2 4.7- 5.7 809 5.4 4.9- 6.0 9,727 85.3 84.5-86.2
GENDER
Males 4,614 253 4.9 4.1- 5.9 311 4.8 4.1- 5.6 363 5.9 5.1- 6.8 3,687 84.4 83.0-85.7
Females 7,298 323 3.3 2.8- 3.9 489 5.5 4.8- 6.2 446 5.0 4.3- 5.7 6,040 86.2 85.1-87.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 105 10 13.2 5.6-28.3 9 5.2 2.3-11.2 15 12.3 6.7-21.5 71 69.3 55.5-80.3
Non-Hispanic 11,789 565 4.0 3.5- 4.5 788 5.1 4.7- 5.7 791 5.3 4.8- 5.9 9,645 85.5 84.7-86.4
AGE
18-24 267 13 4.7 2.6- 8.6 9 2.7 1.3- 5.5 5 2.3 0.8- 6.1 240 90.3 85.4-93.7
25-34 958 27 3.1 1.9- 4.8 26 2.4 1.5- 4.0 14 1.6 0.7- 3.5 891 93.0 90.5-94.8
35-44 1,709 41 2.3 1.6- 3.4 69 3.4 2.5- 4.4 60 3.3 2.4- 4.5 1,539 91.0 89.3-92.5
45-54 2,286 82 3.3 2.5- 4.2 137 5.6 4.5- 6.8 172 7.2 6.0- 8.6 1,895 84.0 82.1-85.8
55-64 2,695 130 4.7 3.8- 5.8 228 8.1 6.9- 9.4 278 9.9 8.5-11.5 2,059 77.3 75.3-79.3
65-74 2,243 124 5.0 4.0- 6.1 180 7.4 6.2- 8.8 125 5.4 4.4- 6.5 1,814 82.3 80.4-84.1
75+ 1,687 157 8.8 7.4-10.6 149 8.4 6.9-10.1 150 8.8 7.2-10.8 1,231 74.0 71.3-76.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,313 131 8.2 6.3-10.7 166 13.5 10.7-16.8 228 15.9 13.1-19.2 788 62.3 58.1-66.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,396 171 4.1 3.3- 5.2 253 5.2 4.4- 6.2 276 6.3 5.4- 7.5 2,696 84.3 82.6-85.9
Some Post-H.S. 3,237 146 4.6 3.6- 5.9 220 5.0 4.3- 5.9 191 4.7 3.8- 5.9 2,680 85.6 83.8-87.3
College Graduate 3,945 126 2.5 2.0- 3.1 159 3.0 2.5- 3.6 112 2.3 1.8- 2.9 3,548 92.2 91.2-93.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,076 96 8.8 6.5-11.8 183 15.5 12.5-19.0 261 22.8 19.3-26.6 536 53.0 48.0-57.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,665 118 5.6 4.4- 7.2 158 8.3 6.7-10.3 188 11.5 9.5-14.0 1,201 74.5 71.4-77.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,195 84 9.4 6.8-12.8 105 6.8 5.3- 8.6 81 5.8 4.4- 7.4 925 78.1 74.4-81.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,732 63 2.9 2.0- 4.3 91 4.7 3.6- 6.0 66 3.8 2.8- 5.1 1,512 88.6 86.5-90.5
$50,000-74,999 1,872 55 2.8 2.0- 3.9 86 3.4 2.7- 4.4 48 2.2 1.6- 3.1 1,683 91.6 90.0-93.0
$75,000+ 2,821 74 2.3 1.6- 3.2 62 1.7 1.2- 2.3 36 1.0 0.7- 1.5 2,649 95.0 93.9-95.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,936 128 6.2 5.0- 7.7 187 7.8 6.5- 9.2 164 7.2 5.9- 8.8 1,457 78.8 76.4-81.0
Non-Veteran 9,972 448 3.7 3.2- 4.3 613 4.7 4.2- 5.3 645 5.1 4.5- 5.7 8,266 86.5 85.5-87.4

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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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