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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,066 9,950 70.8 69.3-72.3 1,443 12.7 11.7-13.9 809 7.6 6.8- 8.5 767 7.6 6.7- 8.7 97 1.2 0.8- 1.9
-FEMALES 8,164 6,466 76.9 75.1-78.5 844 11.4 10.2-12.8 421 5.8 5.0- 6.8 395 5.4 4.5- 6.5 38 0.5 0.3- 0.8
RACE
White 6,424 5,046 75.3 73.3-77.3 668 11.5 10.0-13.1 337 6.3 5.3- 7.4 342 6.5 5.3- 7.9 31 0.5 0.3- 0.7
African American 1,238 1,048 83.4 79.6-86.6 111 11.1 8.4-14.5 45 3.2 2.1- 5.0 34 2.3 1.3- 3.9 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 462 340 71.8 65.2-77.5 59 12.0 8.7-16.5 38 9.7 6.0-15.5 18 4.3 2.4- 7.5 7 2.2 0.8- 6.0
AGE
18-24 199 140 70.3 60.0-78.9 35 17.2 10.6-26.9 16 5.2 2.9- 9.2 8 7.2 3.1-15.8 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 797 562 69.5 64.8-73.8 109 12.8 10.0-16.2 68 9.9 7.0-13.7 50 7.0 4.8-10.0 8 0.9 0.3- 2.4
35-44 1,251 871 72.2 68.6-75.5 192 14.3 11.8-17.3 90 6.5 5.0- 8.5 91 6.3 4.7- 8.3 7 0.7 0.3- 1.9
45-54 1,508 1,138 75.2 71.9-78.2 189 12.0 10.0-14.5 94 6.4 4.9- 8.5 81 6.1 4.4- 8.3 6 0.3 0.1- 0.7
55-64 1,669 1,358 82.0 79.2-84.4 141 8.0 6.5- 9.9 77 5.1 3.6- 7.1 88 4.6 3.4- 6.1 5 0.3 0.1- 0.8
65+ 2,647 2,323 89.8 88.1-91.2 167 5.8 4.7- 7.2 70 1.7 1.3- 2.3 76 2.1 1.5- 3.0 11 0.5 0.2- 1.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,012 808 76.1 70.1-81.2 93 9.0 6.6-12.3 55 7.6 4.8-11.7 50 6.4 3.2-12.5 6 0.9 0.3- 2.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,447 1,967 77.7 74.6-80.5 211 10.3 8.3-12.6 131 6.3 4.8- 8.2 128 5.3 3.9- 7.0 10 0.5 0.2- 1.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,151 1,662 75.8 72.6-78.8 240 10.7 8.8-12.9 120 6.3 4.7- 8.3 121 7.0 5.2- 9.2 8 0.2 0.1- 0.6
College Graduate 2,541 2,017 77.2 73.9-80.2 299 13.9 11.3-17.1 115 4.4 3.5- 5.7 96 3.9 2.7- 5.5 14 0.5 0.3- 1.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,000 770 76.4 71.4-80.7 96 10.1 7.2-13.9 64 7.1 4.9-10.3 65 6.1 4.1- 9.0 5 0.3 0.1- 0.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,356 1,033 70.1 64.1-75.6 160 14.7 10.2-20.9 74 7.1 4.7-10.5 84 7.8 5.1-11.8 5 0.3 0.1- 0.8
$25,000- 34,999 847 631 70.1 64.3-75.4 93 11.0 8.0-14.9 66 9.0 6.2-12.8 52 8.7 5.3-13.9 5 1.3 0.4- 4.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,050 824 75.5 70.2-80.1 115 11.8 9.1-15.1 51 5.3 3.6- 7.7 57 6.9 3.9-11.9 3 0.5 0.1- 2.5
$50,000- 74,999 1,079 872 79.1 74.9-82.7 115 12.3 9.4-15.9 49 4.5 2.7- 7.5 38 3.6 2.4- 5.4 5 0.5 0.2- 1.4
$75,000+ 1,454 1,197 80.8 77.7-83.7 155 11.8 9.5-14.6 51 4.0 2.8- 5.6 45 3.0 1.9- 4.5 6 0.4 0.1- 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,883 2,339 77.5 74.7-80.2 256 9.1 7.6-10.8 139 5.5 4.2- 7.2 133 7.0 5.2- 9.4 16 0.9 0.4- 1.9
No 4,831 3,763 76.3 74.2-78.3 547 12.4 11.0-14.0 260 6.1 5.1- 7.3 241 4.9 3.9- 6.3 20 0.3 0.2- 0.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 182 153 81.8 71.3-89.1 17 6.1 3.5-10.4 8 8.4 3.3-19.9 4 3.6 1.1-11.7 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 7,286 5,734 76.3 74.4-78.0 767 11.9 10.5-13.4 387 5.9 5.0- 6.8 362 5.5 4.5- 6.6 36 0.5 0.3- 0.8

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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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