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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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The North Carolina Health and Wellness Trust Fund works to improve the health of the people of North Carolina
by funding programs to reduce youth tobacco use, obesity, and health disparities,
as well as help low-income populations access prescription drugs.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,491 4,214 29.8 28.6-31.0 10,277 70.2 69.0-71.4
-WHITES 11,282 3,250 30.3 29.0-31.6 8,032 69.7 68.4-71.0
GENDER
Males 4,401 1,271 31.0 29.0-33.1 3,130 69.0 66.9-71.0
Females 6,881 1,979 29.6 28.0-31.3 4,902 70.4 68.7-72.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 99 32 47.1 32.8-62.0 67 52.9 38.0-67.2
Non-Hispanic 11,164 3,215 30.1 28.8-31.4 7,949 69.9 68.6-71.2
AGE
18-24 256 105 39.3 32.1-46.9 151 60.7 53.1-67.9
25-34 938 317 33.9 30.2-37.8 621 66.1 62.2-69.8
35-44 1,627 460 27.1 24.6-29.8 1,167 72.9 70.2-75.4
45-54 2,200 608 28.1 25.8-30.6 1,592 71.9 69.4-74.2
55-64 2,559 738 29.0 26.9-31.3 1,821 71.0 68.7-73.1
65-74 2,080 596 29.6 27.3-32.1 1,484 70.4 67.9-72.7
75+ 1,562 413 26.8 24.2-29.6 1,149 73.2 70.4-75.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,245 306 26.8 23.0-31.1 939 73.2 68.9-77.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,180 912 29.9 27.4-32.5 2,268 70.1 67.5-72.6
Some Post-H.S. 3,052 919 32.0 29.4-34.8 2,133 68.0 65.2-70.6
College Graduate 3,784 1,109 30.2 28.2-32.3 2,675 69.8 67.7-71.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,018 225 22.4 18.5-26.8 793 77.6 73.2-81.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,577 441 28.3 24.9-31.9 1,136 71.7 68.1-75.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,134 335 33.9 29.4-38.8 799 66.1 61.2-70.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,628 503 30.5 27.3-33.9 1,125 69.5 66.1-72.7
$50,000-74,999 1,783 546 31.3 28.4-34.5 1,237 68.7 65.5-71.6
$75,000+ 2,701 799 30.5 28.0-33.1 1,902 69.5 66.9-72.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,195 1,142 27.5 25.5-29.5 3,053 72.5 70.5-74.5
No 7,039 2,098 31.6 30.0-33.3 4,941 68.4 66.7-70.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,828 528 29.7 26.9-32.8 1,300 70.3 67.2-73.1
Non-Veteran 9,451 2,722 30.4 28.9-31.9 6,729 69.6 68.1-71.1

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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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