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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status-FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,246 2,271 19.2 17.8-20.5 4,022 32.2 30.8-33.7 4,195 30.5 29.2-32.0 1,835 13.3 12.1-14.6 923 4.8 4.3- 5.3
-FEMALES 8,274 1,437 18.1 16.6-19.6 2,499 31.7 30.0-33.5 2,563 31.2 29.4-33.0 1,181 13.7 12.3-15.2 594 5.3 4.6- 6.1
RACE
White 6,520 1,225 21.0 19.2-23.0 2,074 34.3 32.3-36.3 1,906 27.9 26.0-29.9 851 11.8 10.4-13.2 464 5.0 4.3- 5.9
African American 1,240 140 9.6 7.7-11.9 319 27.5 23.5-31.8 461 38.7 33.8-43.8 230 17.5 13.5-22.5 90 6.7 4.8- 9.2
Other Minorities 472 68 13.8 9.9-18.9 93 18.9 14.4-24.5 177 43.0 36.0-50.3 96 20.4 15.0-27.1 38 3.9 2.6- 6.0
AGE
18-24 205 46 22.4 14.7-32.6 74 28.7 21.1-37.6 63 32.7 23.5-43.3 18 14.2 7.4-25.4 4 2.1 0.7- 6.6
25-34 805 202 21.1 18.0-24.7 303 37.5 33.0-42.2 216 29.3 24.9-34.3 72 10.5 7.9-13.8 12 1.5 0.7- 3.4
35-44 1,264 318 22.9 20.0-26.2 459 34.8 31.1-38.7 329 28.1 24.6-32.0 112 10.7 8.0-14.3 46 3.4 2.2- 5.1
45-54 1,515 295 18.8 16.2-21.6 473 34.1 30.6-37.7 450 29.3 26.1-32.7 200 12.2 10.2-14.7 97 5.6 4.0- 7.9
55-64 1,682 264 15.0 12.9-17.4 520 30.3 27.3-33.5 520 32.1 29.0-35.5 241 14.2 11.9-16.9 137 8.3 6.5-10.5
65+ 2,707 291 9.4 8.0-11.0 631 24.2 21.8-26.8 959 36.2 33.4-39.0 532 20.6 18.3-23.2 294 9.6 8.2-11.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,039 50 6.2 3.9- 9.8 136 16.4 12.0-22.1 335 35.0 29.3-41.1 296 26.8 22.0-32.1 222 15.6 12.4-19.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,479 296 11.4 9.5-13.5 626 26.1 23.2-29.2 899 37.1 33.6-40.9 442 18.8 15.5-22.7 216 6.6 5.3- 8.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,179 369 19.4 15.9-23.5 719 33.6 30.3-37.1 720 30.9 27.8-34.2 266 12.3 9.9-15.2 105 3.7 2.6- 5.2
College Graduate 2,564 722 27.5 25.0-30.1 1,014 40.9 37.9-44.0 602 24.6 21.6-27.8 176 5.4 4.4- 6.6 50 1.6 1.1- 2.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,018 69 7.6 4.9-11.7 133 15.9 12.2-20.3 303 30.5 25.6-35.8 307 31.7 25.7-38.3 206 14.4 11.5-17.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,371 134 8.8 6.8-11.4 327 24.0 19.8-28.7 493 40.3 34.8-46.0 273 19.6 16.3-23.3 144 7.4 5.7- 9.5
$25,000- 34,999 854 113 11.7 8.3-16.1 261 27.4 23.1-32.1 316 41.8 35.9-47.9 121 14.7 11.2-19.2 43 4.5 2.9- 6.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,060 202 20.5 15.2-27.0 381 39.2 33.6-45.0 351 31.1 25.8-37.0 99 7.5 5.6- 9.9 27 1.8 1.1- 3.0
$50,000- 74,999 1,090 247 21.3 18.0-24.9 412 38.8 34.4-43.4 334 31.8 27.6-36.3 72 6.0 4.3- 8.2 25 2.2 1.3- 3.7
$75,000+ 1,459 496 35.0 31.4-38.8 607 40.5 36.9-44.3 275 19.0 16.3-21.9 68 4.5 3.3- 6.1 13 1.0 0.5- 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,944 147 5.4 4.1- 7.2 479 17.0 14.9-19.4 942 33.5 30.5-36.6 830 27.9 24.9-31.0 546 16.1 14.1-18.4
No 4,865 1,201 23.7 21.9-25.7 1,886 39.4 37.2-41.7 1,452 28.8 26.8-31.0 292 7.3 5.8- 9.1 34 0.7 0.4- 1.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 183 39 25.2 16.3-36.7 64 37.8 27.6-49.3 53 24.8 16.9-35.0 18 7.8 4.4-13.4 9 4.4 2.1- 9.1
Non-Veteran 7,389 1,257 17.8 16.3-19.5 2,249 31.9 30.0-33.7 2,292 31.1 29.3-33.1 1,061 13.9 12.4-15.6 530 5.3 4.6- 6.1

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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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