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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,066 9,950 70.8 69.3-72.3 1,443 12.7 11.7-13.9 809 7.6 6.8- 8.5 767 7.6 6.7- 8.7 97 1.2 0.8- 1.9
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,843 1,499 77.0 73.5-80.1 198 13.2 10.8-16.2 83 5.5 4.0- 7.5 59 3.8 2.5- 5.5 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4
GENDER
Male 605 451 68.7 62.5-74.2 87 16.0 11.8-21.3 38 8.5 5.6-12.8 25 5.7 3.4- 9.3 4 1.1 0.4- 3.2
Female 1,238 1,048 83.4 79.6-86.6 111 11.1 8.4-14.5 45 3.2 2.1- 5.0 34 2.3 1.3- 3.9 0 0.0 . - .
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 12 75.0 40.7-92.9 1 11.2 1.5-51.1 2 12.5 2.5-44.4 1 1.3 0.2- 9.7 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,826 1,486 77.0 73.5-80.2 197 13.3 10.8-16.2 81 5.4 3.9- 7.5 58 3.8 2.6- 5.6 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4
AGE
18-24 86 55 65.1 51.2-76.8 16 18.3 10.1-31.0 9 10.4 4.9-20.8 5 5.5 2.2-13.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5
25-34 206 154 68.5 58.8-76.8 29 20.8 13.6-30.3 9 2.4 1.1- 5.0 11 6.1 2.9-12.2 3 2.3 0.7- 7.5
35-44 285 211 73.0 64.8-79.8 42 14.5 9.7-21.2 20 7.8 4.3-13.6 12 4.7 1.9-11.4 0 0.0 . - .
45-54 402 315 78.8 72.5-83.9 50 12.2 8.4-17.4 22 6.2 3.4-10.8 15 2.9 1.4- 5.6 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 408 345 86.4 81.8-90.0 40 8.4 5.8-12.0 14 3.4 1.7- 6.5 9 1.8 0.7- 4.6 0 0.0 . - .
65+ 439 404 94.7 91.9-96.6 20 2.9 1.7- 5.1 8 1.5 0.6- 3.5 7 0.9 0.3- 2.6 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 313 268 82.1 72.9-88.7 23 7.6 4.1-13.8 14 8.2 3.6-17.7 8 2.0 0.7- 5.6 0 0.0 . - .
H.S. or G.E.D. 654 513 74.7 68.3-80.2 81 13.8 9.7-19.4 32 5.8 3.5- 9.4 27 5.4 3.1- 9.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
Some Post-H.S. 457 366 78.0 71.4-83.4 45 10.2 6.7-15.1 26 6.2 3.6-10.4 19 5.3 2.7-10.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
College Graduate 415 348 76.3 69.0-82.4 49 19.2 13.5-26.5 11 2.7 1.2- 6.0 5 0.5 0.2- 1.2 2 1.3 0.3- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 355 283 79.4 72.3-85.1 34 10.6 6.8-16.2 21 5.8 2.9-11.3 16 3.5 1.7- 7.0 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6
$15,000- 24,999 389 302 76.0 68.5-82.2 56 13.5 9.0-19.8 15 4.0 2.1- 7.5 16 6.5 3.1-12.8 0 0.0 . - .
$25,000- 34,999 205 165 75.3 63.4-84.4 17 9.9 5.1-18.2 11 6.8 2.2-19.1 11 6.0 2.4-14.2 1 2.0 0.3-12.6
$35,000-49,999 218 178 81.3 72.6-87.6 33 16.1 10.2-24.4 4 1.5 0.5- 4.2 3 1.2 0.3- 4.7 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000- 74,999 207 172 72.3 60.8-81.4 23 20.0 11.8-31.8 10 7.0 3.2-14.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2
$75,000+ 195 171 82.7 72.2-89.7 16 14.4 7.8-25.2 6 2.0 0.8- 4.8 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 706 591 81.8 76.7-86.0 72 9.8 7.0-13.5 23 4.0 2.2- 7.3 19 4.0 2.0- 7.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
No 974 775 74.3 69.5-78.6 113 15.9 12.4-20.2 52 6.2 4.1- 9.3 31 2.9 1.6- 5.1 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 223 189 81.3 71.4-88.3 21 8.6 4.6-15.2 8 5.3 2.1-12.7 5 4.8 1.3-16.0 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,468 1,185 75.6 71.6-79.1 162 14.5 11.6-17.9 71 5.8 4.1- 8.2 46 3.5 2.3- 5.5 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7

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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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