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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,779 2,656 19.7 18.7-20.8 4,932 32.1 31.0-33.2 4,801 30.7 29.5-31.9 2,247 12.5 11.7-13.3 1,143 5.0 4.6- 5.5
-WHITES 12,245 2,188 21.4 20.3-22.6 4,137 35.8 34.5-37.1 3,509 27.5 26.3-28.8 1,550 10.4 9.7-11.2 861 4.9 4.4- 5.3
GENDER
Males 4,755 845 21.5 19.7-23.4 1,560 35.4 33.4-37.5 1,418 28.5 26.7-30.5 613 10.0 9.0-11.2 319 4.5 3.9- 5.2
Females 7,490 1,343 21.3 19.9-22.8 2,577 36.1 34.5-37.8 2,091 26.6 25.1-28.2 937 10.7 9.8-11.7 542 5.2 4.7- 5.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 113 12 19.7 9.5-36.6 41 44.7 31.8-58.5 30 16.4 10.1-25.3 17 10.4 5.8-18.0 13 8.8 4.5-16.5
Non-Hispanic 12,109 2,173 21.4 20.3-22.6 4,092 35.7 34.4-37.0 3,471 27.6 26.4-28.9 1,530 10.4 9.7-11.2 843 4.8 4.4- 5.3
AGE
18-24 270 70 27.5 21.2-34.7 105 36.3 29.6-43.6 74 29.1 22.4-36.8 17 6.1 3.5-10.4 4 1.0 0.3- 3.0
25-34 984 294 30.4 27.0-34.1 396 39.8 36.1-43.7 232 23.1 20.0-26.6 48 5.3 3.7- 7.6 14 1.3 0.7- 2.4
35-44 1,762 415 23.9 21.5-26.4 715 41.5 38.7-44.4 475 26.3 23.8-28.9 120 6.3 5.1- 7.8 37 2.0 1.4- 3.0
45-54 2,349 482 21.8 19.7-24.0 865 36.9 34.5-39.4 625 26.0 23.8-28.2 241 10.1 8.6-11.7 136 5.3 4.3- 6.5
55-64 2,765 441 16.2 14.6-18.0 939 34.0 31.9-36.2 737 27.1 25.1-29.2 419 15.1 13.4-16.9 229 7.6 6.4- 8.9
65-74 2,284 316 14.2 12.6-16.1 678 28.7 26.5-30.9 764 34.6 32.2-37.0 340 15.0 13.3-16.9 186 7.5 6.3- 8.9
75+ 1,759 156 8.9 7.5-10.6 418 24.1 21.8-26.7 575 32.4 29.8-35.1 359 21.0 18.6-23.6 251 13.6 11.7-15.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,379 91 9.5 6.7-13.2 224 18.1 15.1-21.6 392 29.0 25.3-33.0 362 25.9 22.5-29.5 310 17.5 15.1-20.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,522 409 15.0 13.0-17.3 1,081 32.3 29.8-34.8 1,210 34.3 31.7-37.0 544 13.0 11.5-14.7 278 5.4 4.6- 6.4
Some Post-H.S. 3,306 550 19.4 17.2-21.7 1,178 38.6 36.0-41.3 995 28.7 26.4-31.1 403 9.5 8.2-10.9 180 3.9 3.2- 4.7
College Graduate 4,017 1,132 31.7 29.7-33.7 1,652 41.4 39.4-43.5 903 20.5 18.9-22.2 239 4.7 4.0- 5.6 91 1.7 1.3- 2.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,122 66 8.9 6.1-12.8 158 12.9 10.3-16.1 326 30.5 25.8-35.6 294 26.6 22.7-30.9 278 21.1 18.0-24.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,706 135 10.9 8.1-14.6 409 25.0 21.9-28.4 606 34.9 31.3-38.7 355 18.8 16.3-21.7 201 10.3 8.6-12.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,231 143 14.5 11.2-18.5 407 35.8 31.5-40.3 412 31.3 27.6-35.3 182 13.2 11.0-15.8 87 5.2 4.0- 6.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,768 321 20.3 17.6-23.2 648 36.9 33.6-40.3 527 29.2 26.4-32.3 209 10.9 9.0-13.0 63 2.8 2.0- 3.8
$50,000-74,999 1,901 421 23.9 21.1-26.9 774 41.4 38.3-44.6 528 27.1 24.3-30.0 129 5.3 4.3- 6.6 49 2.3 1.6- 3.3
$75,000+ 2,877 848 30.8 28.4-33.2 1,245 42.8 40.3-45.4 638 21.8 19.6-24.1 120 4.0 3.1- 5.2 26 0.7 0.4- 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,532 263 7.4 6.1- 8.9 921 21.9 20.1-23.7 1,397 32.6 30.5-34.9 1,150 23.7 22.0-25.5 801 14.5 13.2-15.8
No 7,442 1,873 28.1 26.5-29.7 3,130 42.2 40.6-43.9 2,024 25.1 23.6-26.6 363 4.0 3.5- 4.7 52 0.5 0.4- 0.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,988 315 19.1 16.6-21.9 614 33.3 30.4-36.2 601 28.9 26.2-31.7 284 12.0 10.3-14.0 174 6.7 5.6- 8.1
Non-Veteran 10,253 1,871 21.8 20.5-23.1 3,523 36.2 34.8-37.7 2,907 27.3 26.0-28.7 1,265 10.1 9.3-10.9 687 4.5 4.1- 5.0

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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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