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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
-WHITES 10,332 7,850 71.2 69.6-72.8 1,129 12.4 11.3-13.7 646 7.7 6.9- 8.7 642 8.0 7.0- 9.1 65 0.6 0.4- 0.9
GENDER
Male 3,908 2,804 66.6 64.0-69.1 461 13.5 11.7-15.5 309 9.4 8.0-11.0 300 9.7 8.2-11.5 34 0.8 0.5- 1.2
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 126 95 77.8 66.0-86.3 20 13.2 7.3-22.8 6 3.6 1.4- 9.3 5 5.3 1.6-16.4 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 10,190 7,743 71.1 69.5-72.7 1,106 12.4 11.2-13.6 639 7.8 7.0- 8.8 637 8.1 7.1- 9.2 65 0.6 0.5- 0.9
AGE
18-24 254 162 64.3 55.0-72.5 47 18.4 12.1-27.1 26 8.1 4.6-13.8 17 8.8 4.9-15.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
25-34 844 518 59.7 54.8-64.4 123 12.7 10.1-15.9 103 12.3 9.6-15.7 90 14.5 11.0-19.0 10 0.8 0.4- 1.6
35-44 1,464 921 62.4 58.8-65.9 241 16.8 14.2-19.7 132 10.0 8.0-12.4 155 9.9 7.9-12.3 15 0.9 0.5- 1.7
45-54 1,970 1,387 70.6 67.7-73.4 275 13.7 11.7-15.9 144 7.3 5.9- 9.0 149 7.6 6.0- 9.6 15 0.8 0.4- 1.5
55-64 2,219 1,749 78.1 75.4-80.6 203 8.7 7.1-10.5 129 6.6 5.1- 8.4 127 6.2 4.8- 8.1 11 0.4 0.2- 0.9
65+ 3,501 3,051 87.6 85.9-89.1 231 6.6 5.5- 7.9 107 3.1 2.3- 4.2 101 2.4 1.8- 3.2 11 0.4 0.2- 0.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,125 871 69.5 62.9-75.4 100 9.8 6.1-15.4 66 7.3 4.8-11.0 79 11.8 7.7-17.6 9 1.5 0.6- 3.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,999 2,287 71.0 68.0-73.8 286 11.2 9.5-13.2 197 8.9 7.0-11.2 205 8.2 6.6-10.1 24 0.8 0.5- 1.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,666 1,971 70.7 67.5-73.7 319 11.9 10.0-14.0 169 7.3 5.9- 9.2 190 9.7 7.6-12.1 17 0.5 0.3- 0.8
College Graduate 3,530 2,710 72.2 69.6-74.7 424 14.6 12.5-17.1 214 7.3 6.1- 8.7 167 5.5 4.3- 6.9 15 0.4 0.2- 0.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 902 648 63.3 56.8-69.3 105 13.9 10.0-19.0 66 9.1 6.2-13.3 80 13.5 9.1-19.7 3 0.2 0.0- 0.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,475 1,088 65.5 59.8-70.8 157 13.0 8.8-18.8 98 9.2 6.7-12.4 122 11.9 8.5-16.5 10 0.5 0.2- 1.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,052 756 65.3 59.7-70.5 133 13.8 10.5-18.1 81 9.2 6.7-12.6 73 10.5 7.1-15.2 9 1.2 0.5- 2.5
$35,000-49,999 1,389 1,037 69.4 64.9-73.5 156 12.5 10.0-15.5 90 8.1 6.2-10.6 98 8.8 6.1-12.5 8 1.2 0.5- 2.8
$50,000- 74,999 1,494 1,151 74.4 70.6-77.8 167 12.5 10.0-15.6 94 7.8 5.7-10.6 71 4.6 3.4- 6.2 11 0.6 0.3- 1.3
$75,000+ 2,471 1,935 75.3 72.6-77.8 276 12.2 10.4-14.3 138 6.3 5.1- 7.8 113 5.9 4.4- 7.8 9 0.2 0.1- 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,493 2,755 74.9 72.2-77.3 335 9.6 8.2-11.3 186 5.9 4.8- 7.3 192 8.8 6.9-11.0 25 0.8 0.5- 1.4
No 6,307 4,693 70.4 68.5-72.3 739 13.1 11.8-14.5 423 8.1 7.1- 9.3 415 7.8 6.6- 9.1 37 0.5 0.3- 0.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,408 1,156 78.6 75.0-81.8 121 9.2 7.1-11.8 76 6.6 4.8- 9.0 54 5.6 3.8- 8.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
Non-Veteran 8,059 6,016 69.8 67.9-71.6 914 12.9 11.6-14.4 523 8.0 7.0- 9.1 545 8.6 7.4- 9.9 61 0.7 0.5- 1.0

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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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