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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Respond.^
Past 12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,528 9,149 74.4 73.0-75.9 1,210 13.0 12.0-14.2 775 8.4 7.5- 9.4 394 4.1 3.4- 4.9
-FEMALES 7,287 5,802 76.0 74.3-77.7 787 12.7 11.4-14.0 466 7.8 6.7- 9.0 232 3.5 2.8- 4.4
RACE
White 5,808 4,594 75.1 73.1-77.0 632 13.0 11.6-14.5 380 8.1 6.9- 9.6 202 3.8 3.1- 4.7
African American 1,080 909 81.2 76.7-85.1 108 11.7 8.7-15.5 49 5.0 3.3- 7.5 14 2.1 0.7- 6.3
Other Minorities 366 277 70.7 62.9-77.5 42 12.8 8.5-18.9 33 12.0 7.3-19.1 14 4.5 2.4- 8.2
AGE
18-24 81 54 63.9 47.2-77.9 14 16.2 7.8-30.6 11 17.2 7.4-34.8 2 2.7 0.7-10.5
25-34 536 330 57.4 51.4-63.2 106 23.3 18.4-29.1 73 13.0 9.7-17.2 27 6.2 3.3-11.2
35-44 1,076 713 69.5 65.6-73.1 178 15.6 12.8-18.8 113 9.6 7.6-12.1 72 5.3 3.9- 7.3
45-54 1,387 1,048 76.9 73.6-79.9 184 12.1 10.0-14.5 103 7.1 5.4- 9.2 52 3.9 2.6- 6.0
55-64 1,604 1,325 83.1 80.3-85.5 143 9.2 7.3-11.4 92 5.6 4.1- 7.5 44 2.2 1.6- 3.1
65+ 2,516 2,266 90.2 88.1-91.9 149 5.9 4.7- 7.2 68 2.9 1.8- 4.7 33 1.1 0.7- 1.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 825 707 82.3 76.7-86.7 62 9.5 6.2-14.4 40 6.6 4.0-10.7 16 1.6 0.9- 2.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,172 1,781 78.2 75.0-81.1 205 10.3 8.4-12.6 115 6.6 5.1- 8.6 71 4.8 3.1- 7.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,929 1,516 76.2 72.5-79.6 211 11.7 9.5-14.3 130 8.2 5.9-11.4 72 3.9 2.6- 5.6
College Graduate 2,350 1,789 72.5 69.5-75.2 308 16.2 13.9-18.9 180 8.5 6.9-10.5 73 2.8 2.0- 3.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 841 684 77.2 72.0-81.7 84 10.7 7.9-14.3 48 9.3 6.1-13.8 25 2.8 1.5- 5.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,172 944 76.9 71.7-81.3 120 12.6 9.3-16.8 66 5.5 3.8- 8.0 42 5.1 2.6- 9.6
$25,000- 34,999 750 599 75.7 70.1-80.5 74 10.5 7.4-14.6 48 8.8 5.6-13.7 29 5.0 3.0- 8.2
$35,000- 49,999 953 754 76.2 71.4-80.5 94 11.4 8.5-15.0 67 8.3 5.8-11.8 38 4.1 2.5- 6.6
$50,000- 74,999 998 758 71.7 66.9-76.1 126 16.1 12.4-20.7 84 8.8 6.6-11.7 30 3.3 2.0- 5.4
$75,000+ 1,369 1,053 74.8 71.0-78.3 181 13.9 11.6-16.6 94 8.5 5.9-12.2 41 2.8 1.9- 4.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,621 2,227 81.6 78.7-84.1 217 9.9 8.1-12.1 125 5.4 4.2- 6.9 52 3.1 1.8- 5.4
No 4,287 3,282 73.3 71.0-75.4 523 13.7 12.2-15.5 309 9.1 7.6-10.9 173 3.9 3.1- 4.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 169 127 80.8 71.1-87.8 28 10.3 6.3-16.4 9 2.9 1.4- 5.8 5 6.0 1.8-18.0
Non-Veteran 6,484 5,143 75.4 73.5-77.1 709 13.3 11.9-14.8 417 7.8 6.7- 9.1 215 3.6 2.8- 4.5

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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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