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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,988 6,981 39.9 38.7-41.1 866 6.7 6.1- 7.4 343 2.8 2.4- 3.3 6,798 50.5 49.3-51.8
-WHITES 11,731 5,692 42.4 41.1-43.7 634 6.4 5.7- 7.1 248 2.5 2.1- 3.0 5,157 48.7 47.3-50.1
GENDER
Males 4,546 1,938 36.1 34.2-38.0 220 6.2 5.1- 7.4 97 2.7 2.1- 3.4 2,291 55.1 53.0-57.2
Females 7,185 3,754 48.1 46.4-49.8 414 6.6 5.8- 7.5 151 2.4 1.9- 3.0 2,866 42.9 41.1-44.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 106 37 30.7 19.3-45.2 6 14.4 5.9-31.4 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5 61 54.2 39.9-67.8
Non-Hispanic 11,609 5,647 42.5 41.2-43.9 628 6.3 5.7- 7.0 246 2.5 2.1- 3.0 5,088 48.6 47.2-50.0
AGE
18-24 254 67 23.8 18.0-30.7 25 8.4 5.2-13.1 7 1.5 0.7- 3.5 155 66.3 58.9-72.9
25-34 940 340 34.8 31.2-38.6 85 7.8 6.1-10.0 35 3.7 2.5- 5.5 480 53.7 49.7-57.6
35-44 1,676 608 35.1 32.4-37.9 140 9.0 7.4-10.9 54 3.8 2.7- 5.3 874 52.1 49.2-55.1
45-54 2,260 980 41.9 39.4-44.5 146 6.7 5.5- 8.2 70 3.2 2.4- 4.3 1,064 48.2 45.6-50.8
55-64 2,675 1,359 51.2 48.9-53.6 126 4.9 3.9- 6.0 53 1.9 1.4- 2.6 1,137 42.0 39.7-44.4
65-74 2,210 1,312 59.3 56.8-61.8 64 2.6 1.9- 3.5 21 0.8 0.5- 1.4 813 37.3 34.9-39.8
75+ 1,652 988 58.9 55.9-61.8 42 2.5 1.7- 3.6 8 0.5 0.2- 1.0 614 38.1 35.3-41.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,281 501 31.5 28.0-35.2 39 2.9 1.9- 4.3 17 1.5 0.9- 2.8 724 64.1 60.2-67.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,342 1,551 37.7 35.2-40.3 130 4.8 3.7- 6.1 44 1.5 1.0- 2.3 1,617 56.0 53.3-58.7
Some Post-H.S. 3,199 1,604 43.4 40.8-46.0 181 6.8 5.5- 8.5 69 2.5 1.8- 3.4 1,345 47.3 44.5-50.0
College Graduate 3,889 2,027 48.4 46.3-50.5 282 8.3 7.2- 9.6 118 3.6 2.9- 4.6 1,462 39.6 37.5-41.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,059 466 38.8 34.4-43.5 52 4.2 2.8- 6.0 20 2.0 1.0- 4.2 521 55.0 50.1-59.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,643 799 43.2 39.4-47.1 53 3.4 2.2- 5.2 25 2.8 1.7- 4.8 766 50.5 46.6-54.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,183 572 39.2 35.3-43.2 46 4.4 2.9- 6.6 16 1.4 0.8- 2.4 549 55.1 50.8-59.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,710 836 43.4 40.0-46.8 103 7.7 6.0-10.0 35 2.0 1.3- 3.1 736 46.9 43.5-50.3
$50,000-74,999 1,843 913 45.4 42.1-48.6 96 5.5 4.2- 7.3 55 3.2 2.2- 4.4 779 46.0 42.7-49.3
$75,000+ 2,779 1,349 43.3 40.8-45.9 188 7.6 6.3- 9.2 78 3.1 2.3- 4.1 1,164 46.0 43.4-48.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,352 2,183 44.4 42.2-46.6 191 5.6 4.6- 6.8 70 1.7 1.2- 2.3 1,908 48.3 46.1-50.6
No 7,325 3,491 41.6 40.0-43.3 438 6.8 6.0- 7.7 177 2.9 2.4- 3.5 3,219 48.7 47.0-50.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,907 971 47.5 44.3-50.6 69 4.5 3.3- 6.0 26 1.4 0.9- 2.3 841 46.6 43.5-49.8
Non-Veteran 9,820 4,720 41.5 40.1-43.0 565 6.7 6.0- 7.6 222 2.7 2.3- 3.2 4,313 49.0 47.5-50.6

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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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