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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,292 2,624 21.6 20.6-22.8 12,668 78.4 77.2-79.4
-WHITES 11,941 2,482 28.3 27.0-29.7 9,459 71.7 70.3-73.0
GENDER
Males 4,620 812 24.8 22.8-27.0 3,808 75.2 73.0-77.2
Females 7,321 1,670 31.4 29.7-33.3 5,651 68.6 66.7-70.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 105 16 26.6 15.0-42.5 89 73.4 57.5-85.0
Non-Hispanic 11,814 2,462 28.4 27.0-29.8 9,352 71.6 70.2-73.0
AGE
18-24 265 156 59.3 51.7-66.4 109 40.7 33.6-48.3
25-34 955 386 39.6 35.8-43.5 569 60.4 56.5-64.2
35-44 1,706 625 35.4 32.7-38.2 1,081 64.6 61.8-67.3
45-54 2,292 620 26.6 24.4-28.9 1,672 73.4 71.1-75.6
55-64 2,701 412 15.8 14.1-17.6 2,289 84.2 82.4-85.9
65-74 2,244 219 9.8 8.4-11.4 2,025 90.2 88.6-91.6
75+ 1,712 58 3.8 2.8- 5.2 1,654 96.2 94.8-97.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,338 127 17.2 13.6-21.6 1,211 82.8 78.4-86.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,405 599 28.1 25.3-31.2 2,806 71.9 68.8-74.7
Some Post-H.S. 3,233 733 29.6 26.9-32.3 2,500 70.4 67.7-73.1
College Graduate 3,944 1,022 30.6 28.5-32.7 2,922 69.4 67.3-71.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,093 120 19.9 15.0-25.8 973 80.1 74.2-85.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,671 209 16.6 13.7-20.0 1,462 83.4 80.0-86.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,195 181 20.7 16.6-25.5 1,014 79.3 74.5-83.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,726 366 26.3 23.2-29.7 1,360 73.7 70.3-76.8
$50,000-74,999 1,871 486 31.3 28.2-34.6 1,385 68.7 65.4-71.8
$75,000+ 2,817 887 37.4 34.7-40.1 1,930 62.6 59.9-65.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,461 618 19.6 17.5-21.8 3,843 80.4 78.2-82.5
No 7,425 1,862 32.5 30.8-34.3 5,563 67.5 65.7-69.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,937 279 17.4 14.9-20.2 1,658 82.6 79.8-85.1
Non-Veteran 10,000 2,203 30.2 28.7-31.8 7,797 69.8 68.2-71.3

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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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