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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%)
TOTAL 12,378 681 5.1 4.5- 5.7 5,753 44.4 42.8-46.0 3,699 31.2 29.7-32.6 407 3.2 2.6- 3.8 1,838 16.2 15.0-17.5
GENDER
Male 4,626 202 4.1 3.4- 5.0 2,068 42.8 40.3-45.5 1,427 32.4 30.1-34.9 171 3.6 2.6- 4.9 758 17.0 15.2-19.0
Female 7,752 479 6.0 5.2- 6.8 3,685 45.9 44.0-47.8 2,272 29.9 28.3-31.7 236 2.8 2.2- 3.4 1,080 15.4 13.9-17.1
RACE
White 9,870 535 5.1 4.5- 5.8 4,778 46.7 45.0-48.5 2,943 31.5 29.9-33.1 308 2.9 2.3- 3.5 1,306 13.8 12.7-15.1
African American 1,665 96 4.6 3.5- 6.1 553 29.2 25.7-32.8 540 33.9 30.1-37.8 74 5.0 3.2- 7.8 402 27.3 23.5-31.6
Asian 100 8 5.8 2.6-12.2 62 64.5 51.3-75.8 25 25.5 15.5-38.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 4 3.9 1.3-11.3
Native American 287 11 4.1 2.1- 7.8 100 37.1 28.6-46.6 88 30.2 22.5-39.3 16 4.3 1.8-10.0 72 24.2 17.7-32.3
Other Minorities 382 29 6.0 3.6- 9.7 225 58.3 48.4-67.5 84 23.1 15.6-32.8 5 2.0 0.4- 9.5 39 10.7 6.2-18.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 421 34 7.9 4.8-12.8 235 55.1 46.0-63.9 90 22.4 15.5-31.3 8 0.5 0.2- 1.1 54 14.0 9.0-21.1
-English Speaking 224 21 11.0 6.1-19.1 111 43.3 33.4-53.7 53 30.4 21.4-41.1 8 1.4 0.6- 3.1 31 14.0 8.8-21.4
-Spanish Speaking 197 13 6.2 2.9-13.0 124 61.7 48.5-73.3 37 18.1 9.5-31.7 0 0.0 . - . 23 14.0 7.4-25.0
Non-Hispanic 11,925 646 4.8 4.3- 5.4 5,506 43.6 42.0-45.2 3,600 31.8 30.4-33.3 397 3.4 2.8- 4.1 1,776 16.4 15.2-17.7
AGE
18-24 382 15 1.9 1.1- 3.4 145 43.1 35.6-50.8 118 28.7 22.8-35.5 5 2.0 0.5- 7.1 99 24.3 18.6-31.0
25-34 1,163 68 5.5 4.0- 7.4 491 43.0 38.6-47.5 371 33.1 28.9-37.5 29 2.7 1.5- 4.9 204 15.8 12.8-19.3
35-44 1,878 90 5.3 3.9- 7.1 818 42.1 38.7-45.5 630 34.3 31.1-37.6 62 3.6 2.2- 5.8 278 14.8 12.5-17.4
45-54 2,443 123 5.8 4.6- 7.3 1,115 44.0 41.1-46.9 759 31.6 28.8-34.4 81 3.0 2.2- 4.0 365 15.7 13.5-18.1
55-64 2,619 147 5.4 4.3- 6.7 1,274 48.4 45.6-51.2 773 29.5 27.1-32.1 98 3.6 2.7- 4.8 327 13.1 11.2-15.3
65-74 2,181 114 5.0 3.7- 6.8 1,039 44.4 41.4-47.4 630 30.4 27.6-33.4 81 4.6 3.3- 6.4 317 15.6 13.4-18.0
75+ 1,608 117 6.3 5.0- 8.0 821 49.5 45.6-53.5 382 25.4 22.0-29.0 49 3.0 2.0- 4.5 239 15.8 12.7-19.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,525 72 3.9 2.6- 5.8 549 40.8 35.2-46.5 398 24.4 20.3-28.9 63 2.3 1.6- 3.3 443 28.7 24.2-33.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,636 172 4.7 3.6- 6.0 1,504 37.6 34.6-40.6 1,161 33.8 30.7-37.0 157 4.4 3.2- 6.1 642 19.5 17.1-22.2
Some Post-H.S. 3,166 158 4.3 3.4- 5.3 1,555 46.8 43.6-50.0 953 31.8 29.1-34.6 94 3.8 2.5- 5.8 406 13.4 11.4-15.6
College Graduate 4,034 278 6.5 5.6- 7.7 2,139 50.2 47.9-52.5 1,182 31.2 29.1-33.4 93 1.9 1.4- 2.5 342 10.2 8.6-12.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,313 83 6.8 4.5-10.0 500 36.9 31.4-42.8 331 25.5 20.3-31.4 57 3.7 2.2- 6.0 342 27.2 22.2-32.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,954 99 4.4 3.2- 5.9 855 43.7 39.6-47.9 570 28.6 25.1-32.4 67 3.1 1.7- 5.5 363 20.3 17.0-24.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,276 63 4.0 2.6- 6.1 599 41.9 37.0-46.9 388 35.4 30.3-40.8 43 3.0 2.0- 4.6 183 15.7 12.6-19.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,622 88 4.7 3.4- 6.5 769 47.4 43.2-51.7 491 28.7 25.5-32.3 68 4.3 3.1- 5.9 206 14.8 12.1-18.1
$50,000-74,999 1,755 87 4.3 3.2- 5.7 850 47.1 43.4-50.8 567 31.8 28.5-35.3 51 3.1 2.0- 4.9 200 13.7 10.9-17.0
$75,000+ 2,694 152 5.9 4.7- 7.3 1,430 50.7 47.6-53.7 816 31.7 29.0-34.4 62 2.4 1.5- 3.9 234 9.4 7.8-11.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,298 223 4.7 3.8- 5.7 1,903 40.5 37.8-43.2 1,216 30.1 27.6-32.7 168 3.5 2.7- 4.5 788 21.2 18.8-23.9
No 7,664 433 5.2 4.6- 6.0 3,690 46.3 44.3-48.2 2,348 31.4 29.7-33.3 227 3.1 2.4- 4.1 966 13.9 12.6-15.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,608 77 4.8 3.4- 6.7 788 47.4 43.3-51.6 460 28.0 24.7-31.6 63 4.6 2.8- 7.4 220 15.1 12.3-18.5
Non-Veteran 9,738 551 5.3 4.6- 6.0 4,493 44.2 42.4-46.0 2,917 31.6 30.0-33.4 308 2.9 2.3- 3.6 1,469 16.1 14.7-17.5

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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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