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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,246 2,271 19.2 17.8-20.5 4,022 32.2 30.8-33.7 4,195 30.5 29.2-32.0 1,835 13.3 12.1-14.6 923 4.8 4.3- 5.3
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,856 206 11.6 9.4-14.2 466 28.1 24.8-31.8 696 35.8 32.2-39.7 344 18.0 14.9-21.6 144 6.5 5.0- 8.4
GENDER
Male 616 66 14.1 10.1-19.3 147 29.0 23.4-35.2 235 32.2 26.9-37.9 114 18.5 14.0-24.0 54 6.3 4.1- 9.5
Female 1,240 140 9.6 7.7-11.9 319 27.5 23.5-31.8 461 38.7 33.8-43.8 230 17.5 13.5-22.5 90 6.7 4.8- 9.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 5 57.6 25.3-84.4 1 4.7 0.6-28.6 7 26.5 8.5-58.4 1 9.0 1.2-45.1 2 2.3 0.4-11.7
Non-Hispanic 1,839 201 11.1 9.0-13.6 465 28.4 25.0-32.1 688 35.9 32.2-39.8 343 18.1 15.0-21.7 142 6.5 5.0- 8.5
AGE
18-24 89 14 11.8 5.7-22.9 32 31.9 20.4-46.2 32 37.5 24.8-52.1 9 16.0 6.7-33.6 2 2.7 0.6-11.9
25-34 207 45 17.8 11.7-26.2 71 34.4 26.1-43.7 65 36.1 27.1-46.3 23 10.7 6.3-17.5 3 1.0 0.2- 3.8
35-44 288 60 16.0 11.4-22.1 94 32.8 25.4-41.1 83 30.5 23.2-38.9 39 16.6 10.7-24.8 12 4.1 1.9- 8.4
45-54 405 37 8.5 5.7-12.6 113 28.9 22.8-35.9 160 39.4 32.4-46.9 65 17.9 11.5-26.8 30 5.2 3.1- 8.8
55-64 408 28 7.6 3.9-14.3 82 18.1 13.5-23.9 163 37.7 31.3-44.5 93 24.4 18.8-31.1 42 12.2 8.0-18.3
65+ 442 19 5.3 2.6-10.6 70 19.7 13.9-27.1 185 32.9 26.9-39.5 115 25.6 19.8-32.5 53 16.5 10.7-24.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 316 24 13.2 7.1-23.1 38 17.5 11.1-26.5 106 26.0 18.4-35.4 90 28.9 21.1-38.3 58 14.4 9.1-22.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 660 57 9.4 6.2-14.1 136 21.1 16.2-26.9 277 42.4 35.6-49.5 136 20.3 14.5-27.6 54 6.9 4.6-10.2
Some Post-H.S. 459 55 11.1 7.6-16.0 138 31.9 24.9-39.7 166 32.9 26.3-40.2 73 18.2 12.4-25.8 27 6.0 3.4-10.5
College Graduate 417 70 14.7 10.8-19.6 152 42.4 35.5-49.6 145 34.8 28.5-41.8 45 6.9 4.6-10.3 5 1.2 0.5- 2.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 356 22 9.0 4.5-17.2 53 17.9 12.2-25.4 116 26.1 19.8-33.6 103 30.8 22.5-40.6 62 16.3 11.5-22.6
$15,000- 24,999 388 34 7.6 4.7-12.2 83 23.0 17.2-30.0 149 40.6 32.7-48.9 87 22.2 16.0-29.9 35 6.7 3.9-11.1
$25,000- 34,999 206 24 10.5 5.3-19.9 50 24.4 16.2-34.8 96 46.8 35.2-58.8 29 15.6 6.9-31.6 7 2.6 0.9- 7.2
$35,000-49,999 219 24 11.2 6.6-18.3 66 28.8 19.9-39.7 93 44.6 32.2-57.8 30 13.3 8.2-20.8 6 2.1 0.8- 5.4
$50,000- 74,999 208 32 13.2 8.3-20.3 82 36.3 27.1-46.5 78 43.7 33.6-54.4 15 6.0 3.3-10.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5
$75,000+ 197 45 21.6 15.0-30.3 81 45.2 35.5-55.2 58 26.8 19.2-36.2 11 5.1 2.1-12.0 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 711 32 3.7 2.4- 5.9 76 11.7 8.4-16.1 242 33.4 27.5-39.8 234 33.7 27.6-40.5 127 17.4 13.2-22.6
No 980 151 16.2 12.8-20.2 335 36.4 31.6-41.5 396 35.9 31.3-40.7 87 10.6 7.1-15.6 11 0.9 0.4- 2.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 228 27 12.0 7.0-19.7 59 25.0 18.0-33.7 80 27.3 20.2-35.9 42 23.7 15.5-34.4 20 12.0 5.7-23.5
Non-Veteran 1,475 157 10.6 8.4-13.3 372 29.5 25.6-33.7 555 36.2 32.3-40.4 280 17.9 14.4-22.1 111 5.8 4.3- 7.6

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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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