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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,251 577 3.6 3.1- 4.2 857 5.5 4.9- 6.1 797 5.3 4.7- 6.0 10,020 85.5 84.5-86.5
-WHITES 9,782 410 3.0 2.6- 3.5 659 5.3 4.7- 6.0 593 4.8 4.2- 5.5 8,120 86.9 85.8-87.8
GENDER
Male 3,671 163 3.0 2.3- 3.7 217 4.5 3.7- 5.6 235 5.5 4.4- 6.7 3,056 87.0 85.3-88.5
Female 6,111 247 3.0 2.5- 3.7 442 6.0 5.3- 6.9 358 4.2 3.6- 5.0 5,064 86.7 85.4-87.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 122 8 8.9 3.3-22.0 5 2.6 0.8- 8.2 3 1.3 0.4- 4.1 106 87.2 75.1-93.9
Non-Hispanic 9,646 401 2.9 2.5- 3.3 652 5.4 4.8- 6.1 588 4.9 4.3- 5.6 8,005 86.8 85.8-87.8
AGE
18-24 234 7 2.3 1.0- 5.3 8 2.3 1.1- 5.1 3 1.3 0.3- 4.6 216 94.1 90.0-96.5
25-34 787 16 1.9 1.0- 3.6 21 2.6 1.5- 4.8 20 3.9 2.0- 7.5 730 91.6 87.8-94.3
35-44 1,372 32 2.0 1.3- 3.1 55 3.6 2.5- 5.3 46 3.3 2.3- 4.8 1,239 91.1 88.8-92.9
45-54 1,873 64 3.1 2.1- 4.5 116 6.3 4.9- 8.0 135 5.4 4.2- 6.9 1,558 85.3 82.9-87.4
55-64 2,118 92 3.2 2.4- 4.2 170 7.4 6.0- 9.1 181 8.2 6.6-10.0 1,675 81.2 78.8-83.4
65+ 3,325 196 5.0 4.2- 6.0 284 7.8 6.6- 9.1 205 5.3 4.4- 6.3 2,640 81.9 80.1-83.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,017 94 7.2 5.0-10.4 138 10.9 8.4-14.1 154 13.6 10.0-18.4 631 68.2 62.5-73.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,796 113 2.7 2.0- 3.5 216 6.9 5.6- 8.4 209 5.8 4.6- 7.1 2,258 84.7 82.6-86.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,561 94 2.5 1.8- 3.5 177 5.3 4.1- 6.6 133 3.6 2.9- 4.6 2,157 88.6 86.8-90.2
College Graduate 3,399 107 2.4 1.9- 3.0 128 2.8 2.2- 3.5 97 2.7 2.0- 3.7 3,067 92.2 90.9-93.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 856 62 6.7 4.2-10.5 151 16.9 13.1-21.6 196 18.5 15.0-22.7 447 57.8 51.9-63.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,397 80 3.8 2.8- 5.0 140 8.9 6.8-11.5 133 9.2 6.9-12.2 1,044 78.2 74.4-81.5
$25,000- 34,999 987 52 3.7 2.5- 5.4 74 7.4 5.3-10.1 57 4.3 3.1- 5.9 804 84.6 81.2-87.5
$35,000-49,999 1,329 40 2.1 1.3- 3.1 70 4.0 2.9- 5.5 47 5.0 2.9- 8.7 1,172 88.9 85.4-91.6
$50,000- 74,999 1,452 41 2.5 1.6- 3.8 69 4.0 2.8- 5.7 37 2.4 1.6- 3.7 1,305 91.1 88.9-92.9
$75,000+ 2,361 47 1.6 1.1- 2.3 55 1.6 1.1- 2.3 37 1.4 0.9- 2.0 2,222 95.5 94.4-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,318 79 4.3 3.1- 5.9 90 5.6 4.1- 7.6 90 7.0 5.2- 9.4 1,059 83.1 80.0-85.8
Non-Veteran 7,643 295 2.8 2.4- 3.4 506 5.3 4.6- 6.0 455 4.3 3.7- 5.1 6,387 87.6 86.4-88.6

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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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