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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 11,627 5,202 40.0 38.5-41.4 6,425 60.0 58.6-61.5
-MALES 4,266 1,988 41.7 39.3-44.1 2,278 58.3 55.9-60.7
RACE
White 3,500 1,659 42.9 40.3-45.5 1,841 57.1 54.5-59.7
African American 501 223 40.3 33.6-47.3 278 59.7 52.7-66.4
Other Minorities 232 91 33.8 23.9-45.5 141 66.2 54.5-76.1
AGE
18-24 82 9 13.0 6.0-26.1 73 87.0 73.9-94.0
25-34 268 58 20.3 14.3-28.1 210 79.7 71.9-85.7
35-44 587 206 38.3 32.5-44.5 381 61.7 55.5-67.5
45-54 925 431 46.4 41.6-51.2 494 53.6 48.8-58.4
55-64 1,015 557 55.4 51.0-59.8 458 44.6 40.2-49.0
65+ 1,368 718 52.8 48.8-56.8 650 47.2 43.2-51.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 519 264 52.6 45.2-59.9 255 47.4 40.1-54.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,193 560 42.1 37.1-47.2 633 57.9 52.8-62.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,003 480 40.7 35.6-45.9 523 59.3 54.1-64.4
College Graduate 1,542 682 39.0 35.6-42.6 860 61.0 57.4-64.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 319 167 51.9 43.0-60.6 152 48.1 39.4-57.0
$15,000- 24,999 584 284 48.0 40.6-55.5 300 52.0 44.5-59.4
$25,000- 34,999 434 209 44.0 35.1-53.3 225 56.0 46.7-64.9
$35,000- 49,999 564 244 37.1 31.1-43.6 320 62.9 56.4-68.9
$50,000- 74,999 635 326 47.0 41.0-53.0 309 53.0 47.0-59.0
$75,000+ 1,265 542 36.9 33.1-40.8 723 63.1 59.2-66.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,436 792 53.2 48.8-57.6 644 46.8 42.4-51.2
No 2,570 1,101 37.0 34.0-40.1 1,469 63.0 59.9-66.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,430 722 49.6 45.1-54.0 708 50.4 46.0-54.9
Non-Veteran 2,481 1,104 38.9 35.8-42.0 1,377 61.1 58.0-64.2

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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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