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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Last 12 months 1 or more years ago Don't know Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,616 1,299 77.3 72.5-81.4 119 9.2 7.2-11.7 163 9.4 7.3-11.9 35 4.2 1.5-10.8
-WHITES 1,146 925 78.2 74.2-81.7 78 9.2 6.8-12.4 121 10.6 8.1-13.6 22 2.0 1.1- 3.8
GENDER
Male 478 393 82.5 77.3-86.7 28 6.3 3.8-10.1 51 9.4 6.6-13.2 6 1.8 0.6- 5.4
Female 668 532 74.1 68.1-79.4 50 12.0 8.3-17.1 70 11.7 8.0-16.6 16 2.2 1.1- 4.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 7 5 46.0 11.6-84.7 1 10.2 1.2-51.3 1 43.9 8.5-86.8 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,135 916 78.4 74.5-81.9 77 9.3 6.8-12.4 120 10.2 7.9-13.2 22 2.1 1.1- 3.8
AGE
18-44 68 42 67.4 53.1-79.1 11 17.2 9.0-30.5 13 13.2 6.9-23.9 2 2.1 0.5- 8.3
45-54 142 108 76.5 65.1-85.0 17 15.1 8.1-26.4 15 7.8 4.1-14.3 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9
55-64 330 277 80.4 72.4-86.5 20 7.9 4.3-14.2 28 9.2 5.1-16.0 5 2.4 0.7- 7.8
65+ 601 493 79.8 74.1-84.5 30 5.6 3.3- 9.4 65 12.3 8.5-17.4 13 2.3 1.0- 5.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 233 184 80.5 72.0-86.9 12 5.8 2.7-12.0 30 9.7 5.6-16.4 7 3.9 1.6- 9.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 380 294 71.8 63.9-78.5 31 10.2 6.5-15.7 46 15.4 10.1-22.8 9 2.6 0.9- 7.1
Some Post-H.S. 310 257 80.6 73.0-86.5 23 10.3 5.9-17.6 25 7.6 4.5-12.5 5 1.4 0.3- 6.1
College Graduate 221 188 82.9 73.8-89.3 12 9.1 4.2-18.7 20 7.7 4.3-13.4 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 184 136 69.0 58.6-77.8 14 11.0 5.4-21.0 28 16.5 10.6-24.9 6 3.4 1.2- 9.2
$15,000- 24,999 223 179 76.4 67.7-83.4 16 10.9 6.1-18.8 23 11.3 6.8-18.4 5 1.3 0.4- 4.1
$25,000- 34,999 126 102 79.0 67.5-87.2 6 5.5 1.7-16.3 15 12.2 6.5-21.8 3 3.2 0.7-12.8
$35,000- 49,999 155 128 81.9 71.2-89.2 11 5.4 2.7-10.5 15 12.3 6.0-23.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
$50,000- 74,999 126 111 83.5 69.2-91.9 9 12.6 5.1-27.9 5 3.6 1.3- 9.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
$75,000+ 147 127 82.7 71.6-90.1 8 12.9 6.3-24.7 11 4.0 2.0- 7.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 688 546 78.6 73.8-82.6 44 7.9 5.4-11.5 85 11.7 8.7-15.4 13 1.9 0.9- 3.7
No 448 371 77.5 70.5-83.3 34 11.0 7.0-16.9 35 9.3 5.6-15.0 8 2.2 0.8- 6.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 207 180 88.1 81.3-92.6 4 1.3 0.5- 3.6 21 10.0 5.8-16.8 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3
Non-Veteran 828 665 76.8 71.8-81.1 60 10.7 7.6-14.9 85 9.8 7.0-13.6 18 2.6 1.4- 5.1

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes

^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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