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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 12,541 11,817 93.2 92.0-94.2 387 3.3 2.7- 3.9 337 3.5 2.7- 4.6
-WHITES 9,981 9,546 96.3 95.6-96.9 243 2.0 1.6- 2.4 192 1.7 1.3- 2.4
GENDER
Male 3,746 3,574 96.3 95.3-97.1 99 2.1 1.6- 2.9 73 1.6 1.1- 2.4
Female 6,235 5,972 96.3 95.2-97.2 144 1.8 1.4- 2.4 119 1.8 1.2- 2.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 114 90.8 75.9-96.9 5 1.8 0.6- 5.5 4 7.4 2.0-24.1
Non-Hispanic 9,842 9,420 96.4 95.7-97.0 237 2.0 1.6- 2.4 185 1.6 1.2- 2.2
AGE
18-24 241 233 95.5 89.2-98.2 5 1.9 0.8- 4.7 3 2.6 0.6-10.4
25-34 804 790 97.6 95.3-98.8 8 1.2 0.5- 2.6 6 1.3 0.4- 3.6
35-44 1,398 1,364 97.5 96.0-98.5 20 1.3 0.7- 2.4 14 1.1 0.5- 2.5
45-54 1,905 1,869 97.9 96.5-98.7 20 1.3 0.6- 2.5 16 0.9 0.4- 1.8
55-64 2,150 2,088 97.6 96.5-98.3 31 1.4 0.8- 2.2 31 1.1 0.6- 1.9
65+ 3,407 3,130 91.8 90.2-93.2 157 4.6 3.6- 5.8 120 3.6 2.6- 4.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,068 941 90.8 87.7-93.1 68 5.0 3.3- 7.5 59 4.2 2.9- 6.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,870 2,715 94.3 92.1-96.0 81 2.4 1.7- 3.3 74 3.3 1.9- 5.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,601 2,510 97.3 96.2-98.0 56 1.8 1.1- 2.7 35 1.0 0.6- 1.6
College Graduate 3,433 3,371 98.6 98.0-99.1 38 1.0 0.6- 1.6 24 0.4 0.2- 0.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 881 799 91.9 88.3-94.4 43 4.9 3.0- 7.9 39 3.3 1.9- 5.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,426 1,350 95.0 92.7-96.6 38 2.4 1.5- 4.0 38 2.5 1.4- 4.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,004 961 95.6 92.8-97.3 28 2.4 1.4- 4.0 15 2.1 0.9- 4.9
$35,000-49,999 1,357 1,313 97.4 95.8-98.4 24 1.3 0.6- 2.6 20 1.3 0.7- 2.6
$50,000- 74,999 1,470 1,449 99.0 98.2-99.5 12 0.6 0.2- 1.4 9 0.4 0.2- 0.9
$75,000+ 2,381 2,349 98.7 97.8-99.2 23 1.2 0.7- 2.0 9 0.2 0.1- 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,466 3,243 94.9 93.1-96.2 122 2.4 1.8- 3.2 101 2.7 1.6- 4.6
No 6,366 6,168 97.1 96.4-97.7 116 1.8 1.3- 2.3 82 1.1 0.7- 1.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,343 1,275 96.5 94.8-97.6 43 2.2 1.4- 3.5 25 1.3 0.7- 2.6
Non-Veteran 7,798 7,456 96.3 95.4-97.0 189 2.0 1.6- 2.5 153 1.8 1.2- 2.5

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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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