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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Don't know/Not Sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,551 7,847 55.6 53.9-57.2 2,943 29.0 27.5-30.6 1,761 15.4 14.1-16.8
-WHITES 9,987 6,631 61.8 60.1-63.4 2,140 26.4 24.8-28.0 1,216 11.9 10.9-13.0
GENDER
Male 3,749 2,099 52.8 50.0-55.5 1,152 35.5 32.8-38.3 498 11.7 10.3-13.4
Female 6,238 4,532 69.9 67.8-71.8 988 18.1 16.5-19.9 718 12.0 10.7-13.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 71 46.4 32.4-60.9 34 36.0 22.6-52.0 18 17.6 8.8-32.2
Non-Hispanic 9,848 6,554 62.1 60.4-63.8 2,102 26.2 24.6-27.8 1,192 11.7 10.7-12.8
AGE
18-24 241 106 46.0 36.9-55.4 98 40.0 31.5-49.1 37 14.0 9.2-20.7
25-34 804 413 46.3 41.3-51.4 277 39.9 34.9-45.1 114 13.8 10.9-17.4
35-44 1,399 822 58.0 54.2-61.8 406 30.2 26.7-33.9 171 11.8 9.7-14.3
45-54 1,906 1,300 69.3 66.4-72.1 424 22.3 19.8-25.1 182 8.4 6.9-10.1
55-64 2,151 1,645 75.9 73.1-78.5 345 16.6 14.4-19.1 161 7.5 6.0- 9.3
65+ 3,410 2,294 65.8 63.4-68.2 572 17.5 15.7-19.4 544 16.7 14.8-18.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,067 534 48.8 42.4-55.3 280 33.3 27.1-40.1 253 17.9 14.5-21.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,872 1,828 59.2 55.9-62.4 665 26.5 23.9-29.4 379 14.3 11.9-17.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,605 1,814 62.7 59.2-66.0 532 27.8 24.6-31.3 259 9.5 7.9-11.4
College Graduate 3,434 2,450 66.8 64.3-69.2 661 23.2 20.9-25.6 323 10.0 8.7-11.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 881 511 55.8 49.6-61.8 219 28.8 23.5-34.7 151 15.4 11.7-20.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,426 905 55.5 50.7-60.2 328 31.0 26.6-35.9 193 13.5 10.6-16.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,004 684 61.8 55.9-67.4 215 27.4 22.3-33.1 105 10.8 8.1-14.2
$35,000-49,999 1,357 915 65.8 61.5-69.8 287 23.2 19.6-27.2 155 11.0 8.8-13.7
$50,000- 74,999 1,473 1,070 67.3 63.2-71.2 267 22.1 18.6-26.0 136 10.6 8.3-13.4
$75,000+ 2,382 1,631 63.6 60.4-66.7 535 26.9 24.0-30.1 216 9.5 7.9-11.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,469 2,299 62.4 59.4-65.3 713 24.8 22.2-27.6 457 12.8 10.9-15.0
No 6,366 4,254 62.0 59.9-64.0 1,387 26.8 24.9-28.8 725 11.2 10.1-12.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,345 849 61.3 57.2-65.3 336 27.8 24.1-31.7 160 10.9 8.6-13.7
Non-Veteran 7,802 5,214 61.2 59.2-63.2 1,631 26.7 24.9-28.7 957 12.0 10.9-13.3

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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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