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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
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Past 12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,528 9,149 74.4 73.0-75.9 1,210 13.0 12.0-14.2 775 8.4 7.5- 9.4 394 4.1 3.4- 4.9
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,578 1,327 80.7 77.0-83.9 153 11.8 9.2-15.0 76 5.5 4.0- 7.4 22 2.0 0.9- 4.4
GENDER
Male 498 418 80.0 73.6-85.1 45 12.0 7.8-18.0 27 6.2 3.9- 9.7 8 1.9 0.6- 5.2
Female 1,080 909 81.2 76.7-85.1 108 11.7 8.7-15.5 49 5.0 3.3- 7.5 14 2.1 0.7- 6.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 13 85.1 49.3-97.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 11.3 1.5-51.5 1 3.6 0.4-23.2
Non-Hispanic 1,562 1,313 80.6 76.9-83.9 153 12.0 9.4-15.2 75 5.4 3.9- 7.4 21 2.0 0.9- 4.4
AGE
18-24 40 29 70.1 48.7-85.3 7 21.6 8.8-44.2 3 6.2 1.7-20.5 1 2.1 0.3-13.8
25-34 140 104 64.0 51.4-75.0 24 23.7 15.1-35.3 9 7.3 3.3-15.3 3 4.9 0.8-24.7
35-44 244 192 79.9 71.3-86.4 32 13.4 8.0-21.7 17 4.4 2.6- 7.3 3 2.3 0.5-10.9
45-54 357 294 81.5 74.8-86.7 36 9.3 5.8-14.4 19 7.9 4.4-13.7 8 1.4 0.6- 3.4
55-64 377 322 86.5 81.0-90.6 30 5.9 3.6- 9.3 19 6.0 3.1-11.2 6 1.6 0.7- 3.9
65+ 405 372 94.6 91.9-96.4 23 3.9 2.4- 6.3 9 1.3 0.6- 3.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 253 226 87.9 79.6-93.1 14 4.0 2.0- 7.8 12 8.1 3.7-16.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 547 453 77.9 70.4-83.9 57 13.4 8.5-20.3 23 4.6 2.6- 7.9 14 4.1 1.6-10.4
Some Post-H.S. 399 336 84.6 78.3-89.3 34 8.1 4.9-13.1 23 5.1 3.0- 8.7 6 2.1 0.5- 8.5
College Graduate 376 309 76.9 69.5-83.0 48 17.3 11.9-24.4 18 5.8 3.1-10.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 285 234 76.3 67.3-83.5 27 11.6 6.8-19.1 19 10.0 5.3-18.1 5 2.0 0.5- 7.4
$15,000- 24,999 338 282 80.6 71.2-87.5 33 9.1 5.1-15.5 16 4.2 2.0- 8.8 7 6.1 1.9-17.5
$25,000- 34,999 171 147 88.1 79.6-93.4 15 6.7 3.2-13.7 8 5.0 1.9-12.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
$35,000-49,999 197 168 87.5 80.9-92.1 17 7.0 3.7-13.0 9 4.3 2.1- 8.8 3 1.1 0.3- 3.8
$50,000- 74,999 185 147 68.1 56.1-78.1 25 24.3 15.0-36.9 9 6.2 2.8-13.2 4 1.4 0.5- 4.0
$75,000+ 182 157 86.3 78.2-91.6 17 10.8 5.9-18.9 7 2.7 1.2- 6.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 630 535 80.6 74.0-85.8 56 10.4 6.9-15.5 31 4.9 2.9- 8.0 8 4.1 1.5-11.2
No 826 688 81.3 76.7-85.1 86 12.4 9.1-16.6 39 5.6 3.7- 8.5 13 0.8 0.4- 1.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 200 175 84.4 74.1-91.2 14 6.9 3.5-12.8 8 4.7 1.7-12.5 3 4.0 0.8-18.0
Non-Veteran 1,246 1,036 79.6 75.3-83.2 130 12.9 9.8-16.7 63 5.8 4.2- 8.1 17 1.7 0.7- 4.5

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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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