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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,251 577 3.6 3.1- 4.2 857 5.5 4.9- 6.1 797 5.3 4.7- 6.0 10,020 85.5 84.5-86.5
-FEMALES 7,687 349 3.8 3.1- 4.5 568 6.1 5.4- 6.8 485 5.3 4.5- 6.2 6,285 84.9 83.5-86.1
RACE
White 6,111 247 3.0 2.5- 3.7 442 6.0 5.3- 6.9 358 4.2 3.6- 5.0 5,064 86.7 85.4-87.9
African American 1,123 84 6.0 4.0- 9.0 99 7.0 5.2- 9.4 83 8.8 6.1-12.6 857 78.1 73.7-82.0
Other Minorities 418 15 5.0 2.5- 9.9 25 3.7 2.0- 6.7 44 7.1 4.6-10.7 334 84.3 78.7-88.6
AGE
18-24 180 4 2.9 0.9- 9.4 8 3.1 1.4- 6.6 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 165 93.3 87.5-96.5
25-34 729 13 2.2 1.1- 4.6 28 3.5 2.2- 5.6 12 2.9 1.0- 7.7 676 91.4 87.1-94.3
35-44 1,169 33 2.5 1.6- 3.9 53 4.2 2.9- 6.0 55 5.6 3.7- 8.5 1,028 87.7 84.5-90.3
45-54 1,433 61 4.4 3.0- 6.5 94 6.2 4.8- 8.0 128 6.7 5.2- 8.7 1,150 82.7 79.7-85.2
55-64 1,587 67 3.4 2.5- 4.6 154 8.8 7.0-11.0 137 9.6 7.5-12.2 1,229 78.1 75.0-81.0
65+ 2,512 168 6.6 5.1- 8.4 227 9.2 7.6-11.2 148 4.8 3.8- 6.0 1,969 79.4 76.8-81.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 904 92 9.7 6.3-14.6 132 11.4 8.7-14.9 134 11.0 8.1-14.7 546 67.9 62.0-73.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,274 104 3.0 2.3- 4.0 192 7.5 6.0- 9.2 171 7.1 5.2- 9.5 1,807 82.5 79.7-84.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,062 77 2.8 2.0- 4.0 149 5.9 4.6- 7.6 103 4.3 3.0- 6.1 1,733 86.9 84.5-89.0
College Graduate 2,437 73 2.8 2.0- 4.0 95 3.0 2.3- 4.0 76 2.6 1.9- 3.5 2,193 91.5 90.0-92.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 936 70 5.2 3.6- 7.6 157 15.3 11.9-19.5 183 15.1 11.9-18.8 526 64.4 58.9-69.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,274 79 6.5 4.1-10.1 123 8.6 6.4-11.4 113 9.0 6.1-13.2 959 75.9 71.0-80.2
$25,000- 34,999 797 41 5.2 3.3- 8.1 54 6.6 4.5- 9.5 38 3.3 2.2- 4.8 664 84.9 81.0-88.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,001 26 1.8 1.1- 2.8 51 3.8 2.7- 5.5 31 2.6 1.7- 4.0 893 91.8 89.6-93.5
$50,000- 74,999 1,045 24 2.9 1.6- 5.2 53 4.6 3.2- 6.7 22 3.4 1.6- 6.9 946 89.1 85.4-92.0
$75,000+ 1,391 22 1.5 0.9- 2.6 34 1.7 1.1- 2.6 24 1.7 1.0- 2.9 1,311 95.1 93.5-96.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 175 10 5.0 2.2-11.2 11 5.4 2.6-11.0 10 4.0 1.8- 8.7 144 85.6 77.9-90.9
Non-Veteran 6,863 309 3.8 3.1- 4.7 502 6.1 5.3- 6.9 431 5.2 4.4- 6.2 5,621 84.9 83.4-86.2

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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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