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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,380 4,684 81.6 79.4-83.6 696 18.4 16.4-20.6
-FEMALES 3,324 2,957 85.7 83.4-87.6 367 14.3 12.4-16.6
RACE
White 2,506 2,229 85.0 82.4-87.3 277 15.0 12.7-17.6
African American 655 596 89.6 84.8-93.1 59 10.4 6.9-15.2
Other Minorities 148 121 73.9 58.9-84.9 27 26.1 15.1-41.1
AGE
18-24 14 2 15.7 3.0-52.7 12 84.3 47.3-97.0
25-34 70 40 56.9 38.6-73.5 30 43.1 26.5-61.4
35-44 210 131 65.7 55.9-74.4 79 34.3 25.6-44.1
45-54 510 428 83.6 78.2-87.8 82 16.4 12.2-21.8
55-64 807 727 90.2 86.9-92.8 80 9.8 7.2-13.1
65+ 1,684 1,601 95.5 93.9-96.7 83 4.5 3.3- 6.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 608 554 89.7 84.6-93.2 54 10.3 6.8-15.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,141 1,032 87.4 83.4-90.6 109 12.6 9.4-16.6
Some Post-H.S. 854 750 84.0 78.9-88.1 104 16.0 11.9-21.1
College Graduate 713 613 81.6 76.8-85.6 100 18.4 14.4-23.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 569 501 85.2 79.1-89.7 68 14.8 10.3-20.9
$15,000- 24,999 656 600 91.5 88.0-94.1 56 8.5 5.9-12.0
$25,000- 34,999 363 314 83.1 74.6-89.1 49 16.9 10.9-25.4
$35,000- 49,999 386 350 83.7 76.1-89.2 36 16.3 10.8-23.9
$50,000- 74,999 346 297 81.9 73.9-87.8 49 18.1 12.2-26.1
$75,000+ 351 291 79.5 72.7-85.0 60 20.5 15.0-27.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,643 1,496 88.1 84.7-90.8 147 11.9 9.2-15.3
No 1,531 1,334 84.1 80.9-86.9 197 15.9 13.1-19.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 60 56 83.1 45.8-96.6 4 16.9 3.4-54.2
Non-Veteran 2,962 2,627 85.8 83.4-87.8 335 14.2 12.2-16.6

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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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