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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status

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  Total
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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 4,972 834 20.3 18.1-22.7 1,523 32.8 30.6-35.1 1,632 29.8 27.7-32.0 654 12.9 11.0-14.9 329 4.2 3.5- 5.1
Female 8,274 1,437 18.1 16.6-19.6 2,499 31.7 30.0-33.5 2,563 31.2 29.4-33.0 1,181 13.7 12.3-15.2 594 5.3 4.6- 6.1
RACE
White 10,477 1,928 21.2 19.6-22.8 3,345 34.8 33.2-36.4 3,166 28.6 27.1-30.1 1,318 10.9 9.9-12.0 720 4.6 4.1- 5.2
African American 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
Asian 105 29 29.2 19.2-41.7 28 31.4 20.4-44.8 34 31.8 21.0-44.9 12 7.0 3.5-13.7 2 0.6 0.1- 2.6
Native American 310 36 18.4 11.5-28.0 69 20.8 14.8-28.3 104 39.0 29.0-50.1 60 13.0 8.8-18.7 41 8.8 5.8-13.2
Other Minorities 409 59 17.8 10.7-28.0 88 21.5 15.5-29.0 158 32.8 25.4-41.2 90 26.1 17.9-36.3 14 1.9 0.9- 3.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 443 65 18.4 11.7-27.7 105 19.3 14.2-25.6 163 32.9 25.8-40.9 93 27.8 19.8-37.4 17 1.7 0.9- 3.3
-English Speaking 232 50 28.1 19.1-39.3 79 36.8 27.6-47.1 78 28.0 20.7-36.8 15 5.4 2.4-11.5 10 1.7 0.8- 3.4
-Spanish Speaking 211 15 13.3 5.5-28.6 26 10.0 5.5-17.4 85 35.4 25.4-46.9 78 39.6 28.1-52.5 7 1.7 0.6- 4.3
Non-Hispanic 12,767 2,200 19.2 17.9-20.5 3,908 33.3 31.9-34.7 4,019 30.4 29.0-31.8 1,739 12.2 11.2-13.3 901 5.0 4.5- 5.6
AGE
18-24 410 105 28.4 21.8-36.1 150 30.4 24.6-36.8 121 29.2 23.2-36.1 29 10.8 6.5-17.6 5 1.2 0.4- 3.3
25-34 1,225 288 21.5 18.3-25.1 480 37.1 33.2-41.3 337 29.4 25.5-33.6 100 10.4 7.4-14.4 20 1.6 0.8- 3.3
35-44 1,993 480 22.5 20.0-25.2 730 35.6 32.5-38.7 540 27.5 24.7-30.5 184 12.1 9.6-15.2 59 2.3 1.6- 3.3
45-54 2,564 471 18.1 16.0-20.4 828 34.6 32.0-37.4 799 29.8 27.4-32.4 314 12.2 10.2-14.6 152 5.3 4.1- 6.8
55-64 2,772 422 14.7 12.9-16.7 815 29.8 27.3-32.4 891 32.6 30.1-35.1 409 14.7 12.8-16.8 235 8.3 6.9- 9.9
65-74 2,349 306 13.3 11.4-15.6 594 25.7 23.2-28.4 851 35.6 32.9-38.4 389 17.1 14.8-19.6 209 8.3 6.8-10.1
75+ 1,814 172 7.8 6.3- 9.6 378 22.2 19.1-25.6 625 35.2 31.7-38.8 401 23.3 20.2-26.6 238 11.5 9.2-14.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,728 110 12.4 8.4-17.9 237 17.4 13.8-21.6 553 31.8 27.4-36.7 487 25.1 21.2-29.4 341 13.3 10.9-16.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,935 449 12.0 10.3-14.1 1,024 27.8 25.3-30.5 1,474 37.0 34.2-39.8 662 17.7 15.0-20.8 326 5.4 4.6- 6.5
Some Post-H.S. 3,346 545 20.8 17.8-24.2 1,094 33.2 30.5-36.1 1,129 30.5 27.9-33.1 398 11.7 9.7-14.0 180 3.8 3.0- 4.8
College Graduate 4,214 1,166 27.4 25.4-29.4 1,661 42.1 39.8-44.4 1,029 24.0 22.0-26.2 283 5.3 4.5- 6.3 75 1.2 0.9- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,442 97 7.7 5.3-11.1 200 18.4 14.6-23.0 422 28.4 23.9-33.4 419 31.0 25.3-37.4 304 14.4 11.9-17.3
$15,000- 24,999 2,097 194 10.1 7.8-13.1 470 21.4 18.4-24.8 780 40.6 36.5-44.9 425 20.4 17.1-24.2 228 7.4 6.0- 9.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,361 181 13.0 10.1-16.6 391 27.9 24.0-32.0 506 37.3 32.7-42.1 205 18.1 13.7-23.5 78 3.8 2.8- 5.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,706 290 18.7 14.9-23.1 575 36.3 32.3-40.4 610 33.0 29.2-37.2 171 8.7 7.0-10.8 60 3.3 2.0- 5.6
$50,000-74,999 1,811 367 20.1 17.3-23.2 673 37.7 34.2-41.4 598 34.0 30.5-37.7 131 6.5 5.0- 8.3 42 1.7 1.1- 2.5
$75,000+ 2,799 880 32.9 29.9-36.0 1,178 43.1 40.2-46.0 587 19.1 17.1-21.2 134 4.3 3.4- 5.5 20 0.6 0.3- 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,586 257 7.8 5.9-10.1 741 16.9 15.1-18.7 1,479 33.3 30.9-35.8 1,262 27.2 24.8-29.7 847 14.9 13.3-16.6
No 7,862 1,862 23.9 22.3-25.6 3,043 39.4 37.6-41.3 2,436 28.6 27.0-30.3 470 7.4 6.1- 9.0 51 0.6 0.4- 0.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,728 260 16.6 13.8-19.9 534 31.0 27.5-34.6 566 30.0 26.7-33.4 230 15.7 12.4-19.7 138 6.8 5.1- 9.0
Non-Veteran 10,411 1,794 19.4 17.9-21.0 3,171 32.5 30.9-34.2 3,288 30.4 28.9-32.0 1,455 13.2 11.9-14.6 703 4.5 3.9- 5.1

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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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