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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 13,218 1,102 7.8 7.0- 8.6 12,116 92.2 91.4-93.0
-WHITES 10,449 867 7.9 7.0- 8.8 9,582 92.1 91.2-93.0
GENDER
Male 3,945 220 6.1 4.9- 7.5 3,725 93.9 92.5-95.1
Female 6,504 647 9.5 8.3-10.7 5,857 90.5 89.3-91.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 130 8 6.4 2.3-16.8 122 93.6 83.2-97.7
Non-Hispanic 10,302 857 7.9 7.0- 8.8 9,445 92.1 91.2-93.0
AGE
18-24 261 28 8.7 5.5-13.4 233 91.3 86.6-94.5
25-34 850 70 9.5 6.8-13.3 780 90.5 86.7-93.2
35-44 1,483 121 7.1 5.5- 9.1 1,362 92.9 90.9-94.5
45-54 1,978 177 8.5 6.7-10.8 1,801 91.5 89.2-93.3
55-64 2,231 202 7.3 6.1- 8.7 2,029 92.7 91.3-93.9
65+ 3,561 266 6.8 5.7- 8.0 3,295 93.2 92.0-94.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,155 153 12.2 9.3-15.8 1,002 87.8 84.2-90.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,040 247 7.9 6.4- 9.7 2,793 92.1 90.3-93.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,689 233 8.7 6.9-10.9 2,456 91.3 89.1-93.1
College Graduate 3,553 234 6.0 4.9- 7.3 3,319 94.0 92.7-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 921 148 15.6 11.8-20.3 773 84.4 79.7-88.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,495 162 10.1 8.0-12.7 1,333 89.9 87.3-92.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,058 89 9.3 6.5-13.0 969 90.7 87.0-93.5
$35,000-49,999 1,402 89 4.9 3.4- 7.0 1,313 95.1 93.0-96.6
$50,000- 74,999 1,506 114 9.4 6.8-13.0 1,392 90.6 87.0-93.2
$75,000+ 2,474 140 5.1 4.0- 6.4 2,334 94.9 93.6-96.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,554 486 13.0 11.2-15.0 3,068 87.0 85.0-88.8
No 6,345 350 6.0 5.0- 7.1 5,995 94.0 92.9-95.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,409 80 5.1 3.6- 7.0 1,329 94.9 93.0-96.4
Non-Veteran 8,162 711 8.3 7.3- 9.4 7,451 91.7 90.6-92.7

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*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

^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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