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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 12,657 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
GENDER
Male 4,730 557 10.9 9.5-12.5 3,110 65.7 63.3-68.1 763 15.9 14.2-17.7 49 1.0 0.6- 1.5 251 6.5 5.2- 8.2
Female 7,927 1,229 14.1 13.0-15.3 5,243 67.5 65.7-69.2 1,021 13.2 11.9-14.6 58 0.8 0.5- 1.2 376 4.4 3.5- 5.6
RACE
White 10,070 1,416 12.6 11.6-13.7 6,756 68.4 66.8-69.9 1,348 13.6 12.5-14.8 79 0.9 0.6- 1.3 471 4.6 3.8- 5.5
African American 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
Asian 100 30 29.9 19.5-42.9 52 48.4 35.6-61.5 11 14.5 7.3-26.7 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 6 6.0 2.0-16.7
Native American 292 39 14.2 8.5-22.7 170 60.1 49.9-69.4 66 19.4 13.3-27.5 5 2.1 0.5- 8.2 12 4.2 1.8- 9.7
Other Minorities 390 58 11.4 7.5-17.0 260 72.4 64.0-79.4 41 7.6 4.9-11.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 30 8.5 4.2-16.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 426 57 7.7 5.0-11.7 279 71.4 63.3-78.4 54 10.9 7.2-16.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 35 9.9 5.4-17.6
-English Speaking 228 39 10.1 6.7-15.0 150 73.2 64.7-80.3 28 13.4 8.2-21.1 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 10 3.0 1.3- 6.9
-Spanish Speaking 198 18 6.3 3.0-12.7 129 70.5 58.5-80.1 26 9.5 5.0-17.1 0 0.0 . - . 25 13.7 6.9-25.4
Non-Hispanic 12,200 1,725 13.0 12.0-14.0 8,054 66.3 64.8-67.7 1,727 14.8 13.7-16.0 106 1.0 0.7- 1.3 588 5.0 4.2- 5.9
AGE
18-24 390 43 8.9 5.7-13.5 224 58.7 51.3-65.7 80 19.4 14.6-25.3 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5 41 12.7 8.2-19.3
25-34 1,170 126 9.6 7.6-12.1 796 71.1 67.1-74.7 183 14.4 11.8-17.5 5 0.3 0.1- 1.0 60 4.6 3.0- 6.9
35-44 1,905 252 13.1 10.9-15.7 1,300 66.9 63.6-70.0 273 15.5 13.2-18.0 8 0.5 0.2- 1.5 72 4.0 2.9- 5.5
45-54 2,474 335 13.6 11.8-15.7 1,664 67.2 64.4-69.8 357 13.1 11.4-15.0 29 1.7 1.0- 3.0 89 4.4 3.2- 6.0
55-64 2,678 369 13.0 11.4-14.8 1,808 69.9 67.3-72.3 379 12.6 11.0-14.5 28 1.1 0.6- 2.1 94 3.4 2.5- 4.8
65-74 2,237 349 14.2 12.4-16.3 1,436 65.1 62.1-68.0 312 14.7 12.5-17.2 24 1.5 0.8- 2.8 116 4.5 3.5- 5.9
75+ 1,695 287 17.5 14.9-20.5 1,052 62.6 58.8-66.2 191 11.9 9.4-15.1 11 0.8 0.4- 1.6 154 7.2 5.7- 9.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,586 145 7.1 5.5- 9.3 900 58.7 53.5-63.8 325 19.7 16.3-23.5 27 1.0 0.6- 1.8 189 13.5 9.8-18.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,739 409 10.4 8.7-12.5 2,396 62.8 59.8-65.8 654 18.8 16.6-21.2 40 1.1 0.6- 1.8 240 6.9 5.3- 8.9
Some Post-H.S. 3,221 445 11.7 10.0-13.7 2,204 70.4 67.5-73.0 442 13.6 11.7-15.8 23 1.1 0.6- 2.0 107 3.2 2.3- 4.4
College Graduate 4,094 784 17.5 15.9-19.1 2,845 70.3 68.2-72.4 359 9.2 7.9-10.7 17 0.5 0.2- 0.9 89 2.5 1.7- 3.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,351 159 10.6 7.9-13.9 738 58.0 52.4-63.3 276 20.4 16.6-24.7 29 1.7 0.9- 3.2 149 9.4 6.9-12.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,992 236 10.5 8.3-13.3 1,265 65.5 61.6-69.2 334 15.7 13.2-18.6 19 0.8 0.5- 1.4 138 7.5 5.4-10.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,313 155 9.9 7.7-12.5 868 66.2 61.6-70.5 220 17.6 14.3-21.3 8 0.6 0.2- 1.6 62 5.8 3.9- 8.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,652 229 12.4 10.2-15.0 1,138 70.7 67.1-74.1 223 13.1 10.7-15.8 14 0.9 0.4- 2.1 48 2.9 2.0- 4.2
$50,000-74,999 1,776 262 13.1 10.9-15.8 1,241 70.8 67.2-74.1 212 12.3 10.1-15.0 9 0.5 0.2- 1.5 52 3.2 1.9- 5.4
$75,000+ 2,723 473 16.3 14.2-18.5 1,960 72.2 69.5-74.8 240 9.6 7.9-11.5 10 0.5 0.2- 1.1 40 1.5 0.9- 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,408 559 11.5 10.1-13.2 2,683 61.3 58.6-63.8 774 18.3 16.3-20.5 60 1.6 1.0- 2.4 332 7.3 6.1- 8.9
No 7,811 1,179 13.3 12.1-14.5 5,365 68.9 67.1-70.7 958 12.9 11.7-14.3 45 0.6 0.4- 1.0 264 4.3 3.3- 5.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,650 237 12.5 10.1-15.3 1,103 69.0 65.3-72.6 237 14.8 12.2-17.8 12 0.7 0.3- 1.7 61 3.0 2.1- 4.4
Non-Veteran 9,945 1,393 12.5 11.4-13.5 6,556 66.3 64.5-67.9 1,392 14.5 13.3-15.8 85 0.9 0.6- 1.2 519 5.9 4.9- 7.1

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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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