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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,657 1,786 12.5 11.6-13.5 8,353 66.6 65.1-68.1 1,784 14.5 13.5-15.6 107 0.9 0.7- 1.2 627 5.4 4.6- 6.4
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,725 229 11.5 9.5-13.9 1,062 60.4 56.3-64.4 308 20.0 16.9-23.5 21 1.0 0.5- 2.0 105 7.0 4.8-10.3
GENDER
Male 559 60 11.0 7.7-15.4 331 56.5 50.0-62.9 111 22.9 17.5-29.4 12 1.5 0.6- 4.0 45 8.0 5.3-12.0
Female 1,166 169 11.9 9.6-14.8 731 63.4 58.2-68.3 197 17.7 14.4-21.7 9 0.6 0.3- 1.3 60 6.3 3.2-11.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 3 15.0 3.5-46.1 10 75.7 45.0-92.2 2 5.9 0.9-28.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.5 0.4-22.6
Non-Hispanic 1,708 226 11.5 9.4-13.9 1,051 60.2 56.1-64.2 306 20.2 17.0-23.7 21 1.0 0.5- 2.0 104 7.1 4.8-10.4
AGE
18-24 83 8 6.6 2.8-14.8 37 45.5 31.1-60.7 21 26.4 15.4-41.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 16 21.2 10.8-37.4
25-34 194 24 13.7 7.8-23.0 112 62.4 52.7-71.2 46 20.4 14.2-28.4 0 0.0 . - . 12 3.5 1.8- 6.7
35-44 268 35 13.3 8.8-19.6 171 61.2 52.5-69.2 50 21.5 15.0-29.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7 10 3.3 1.3- 8.4
45-54 374 43 10.2 7.0-14.6 235 63.3 55.7-70.3 72 18.9 13.9-25.2 8 2.1 0.7- 6.1 16 5.6 2.5-11.9
55-64 380 48 10.7 7.4-15.1 242 69.1 62.2-75.2 68 14.9 10.6-20.4 5 2.2 0.5- 9.1 17 3.1 1.8- 5.5
65+ 412 68 14.9 10.7-20.5 254 61.4 53.6-68.7 51 17.4 11.3-25.7 5 1.0 0.3- 3.0 34 5.2 3.3- 8.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 289 36 10.0 5.8-16.6 155 50.4 40.6-60.1 64 26.3 18.3-36.4 5 0.9 0.3- 2.4 29 12.4 6.4-22.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 613 69 8.5 6.1-11.7 375 60.3 52.9-67.3 111 19.3 14.5-25.2 10 1.8 0.7- 4.6 48 10.1 5.5-17.8
Some Post-H.S. 423 59 13.3 8.8-19.6 274 61.8 53.3-69.6 70 21.3 14.6-29.8 5 0.6 0.2- 1.9 15 3.0 1.1- 7.9
College Graduate 397 65 15.4 11.1-21.0 257 65.0 57.9-71.6 62 16.0 11.2-22.5 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 12 3.2 1.5- 6.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 327 37 9.2 6.0-14.1 183 55.5 46.4-64.1 69 23.4 16.8-31.6 6 2.0 0.5- 7.6 32 9.9 5.6-16.8
$15,000- 24,999 367 56 12.5 8.5-17.9 208 60.6 52.4-68.2 74 20.5 14.7-27.9 6 1.0 0.4- 2.6 23 5.4 2.3-12.2
$25,000- 34,999 198 29 14.5 8.6-23.6 127 60.0 47.7-71.2 31 18.3 10.7-29.7 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 9 6.6 2.1-18.7
$35,000-49,999 203 32 11.3 6.6-18.7 129 71.0 60.7-79.6 36 14.4 9.2-21.7 2 0.7 0.1- 4.0 4 2.6 0.9- 7.3
$50,000- 74,999 195 20 8.6 3.9-18.1 140 69.7 58.7-78.8 31 19.4 12.2-29.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.8 3 2.1 0.4- 9.3
$75,000+ 187 27 15.8 9.8-24.5 132 68.6 58.8-77.0 23 12.2 7.4-19.6 1 1.8 0.3-11.6 4 1.6 0.5- 4.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 676 82 9.6 7.0-13.0 391 59.3 52.8-65.4 130 20.8 16.2-26.3 14 2.5 1.1- 5.5 59 7.9 4.9-12.4
No 965 140 13.4 10.5-16.9 611 59.5 54.1-64.6 166 19.7 15.7-24.5 7 0.3 0.1- 0.8 41 7.1 4.0-12.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 206 27 9.3 5.1-16.1 135 65.3 54.9-74.5 32 20.4 12.9-30.7 3 0.5 0.1- 1.9 9 4.5 1.6-12.1
Non-Veteran 1,373 185 12.1 9.7-14.8 838 59.2 54.7-63.7 245 19.9 16.4-23.9 17 1.1 0.5- 2.3 88 7.7 5.1-11.7

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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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