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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 12,536 11,203 85.4 83.9-86.8 711 8.1 7.1- 9.2 622 6.5 5.5- 7.7
-WHITES 9,976 9,174 91.6 90.6-92.6 438 4.6 3.9- 5.4 364 3.8 3.1- 4.6
GENDER
Male 3,746 3,373 90.5 88.9-91.8 216 5.6 4.6- 6.8 157 3.9 3.0- 5.1
Female 6,230 5,801 92.7 91.2-93.9 222 3.7 2.8- 4.8 207 3.6 2.7- 4.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 103 78.8 61.5-89.6 11 12.4 4.5-30.0 9 8.8 2.9-23.9
Non-Hispanic 9,837 9,063 91.9 90.9-92.9 423 4.4 3.8- 5.2 351 3.6 3.0- 4.4
AGE
18-24 241 193 81.6 74.5-87.1 32 10.9 7.3-16.1 16 7.4 3.8-13.9
25-34 803 753 92.7 89.6-94.9 29 4.3 2.7- 6.8 21 3.0 1.6- 5.4
35-44 1,398 1,312 93.3 90.6-95.2 50 3.6 2.2- 5.8 36 3.1 1.9- 5.2
45-54 1,904 1,814 95.1 93.4-96.3 51 2.4 1.7- 3.6 39 2.5 1.6- 4.0
55-64 2,150 2,046 95.1 93.6-96.3 49 2.1 1.4- 3.1 55 2.8 1.9- 4.1
65+ 3,404 2,989 88.2 86.4-89.7 221 6.8 5.5- 8.2 194 5.1 4.2- 6.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,066 868 82.3 77.3-86.4 105 9.8 6.8-13.9 93 7.9 5.2-11.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,868 2,589 87.9 85.2-90.2 152 6.8 5.3- 8.8 127 5.2 3.6- 7.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,600 2,447 94.3 92.7-95.6 92 3.3 2.4- 4.7 61 2.3 1.6- 3.3
College Graduate 3,433 3,262 95.1 94.0-96.0 89 2.4 1.8- 3.2 82 2.5 1.8- 3.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 881 750 83.5 77.2-88.4 69 8.1 4.7-13.6 62 8.4 5.1-13.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,424 1,285 90.7 87.8-93.0 80 5.7 4.1- 7.8 59 3.6 2.2- 6.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,004 940 93.8 91.2-95.7 36 4.1 2.6- 6.4 28 2.1 1.2- 3.7
$35,000-49,999 1,356 1,274 94.0 91.9-95.6 42 2.8 1.7- 4.5 40 3.2 2.1- 4.8
$50,000- 74,999 1,469 1,401 93.8 90.9-95.8 37 2.9 1.7- 4.8 31 3.3 1.8- 5.9
$75,000+ 2,381 2,273 94.8 93.3-95.9 65 3.1 2.3- 4.2 43 2.1 1.4- 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,464 3,111 90.1 88.0-91.8 191 5.4 4.3- 6.8 162 4.5 3.2- 6.4
No 6,366 5,947 92.8 91.6-93.8 233 4.0 3.3- 4.9 186 3.2 2.5- 4.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,343 1,208 90.9 88.2-93.0 80 5.4 3.8- 7.5 55 3.7 2.4- 5.7
Non-Veteran 7,794 7,192 91.7 90.4-92.8 323 4.5 3.7- 5.4 279 3.8 3.1- 4.8

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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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