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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-WHITES

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,219 10,826 79.7 78.4-80.9 2,393 20.3 19.1-21.6
-WHITES 10,455 8,618 80.1 78.7-81.4 1,837 19.9 18.6-21.3
GENDER
Male 3,952 3,207 78.2 75.9-80.4 745 21.8 19.6-24.1
Female 6,503 5,411 81.8 80.1-83.4 1,092 18.2 16.6-19.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 130 111 86.5 75.9-92.8 19 13.5 7.2-24.1
Non-Hispanic 10,307 8,491 80.0 78.6-81.3 1,816 20.0 18.7-21.4
AGE
18-24 262 189 75.6 67.8-82.1 73 24.4 17.9-32.2
25-34 855 648 76.9 72.9-80.5 207 23.1 19.5-27.1
35-44 1,482 1,162 77.2 73.8-80.3 320 22.8 19.7-26.2
45-54 1,982 1,497 76.3 73.5-79.0 485 23.7 21.0-26.5
55-64 2,229 1,825 81.4 78.8-83.7 404 18.6 16.3-21.2
65+ 3,562 3,221 90.7 89.2-92.0 341 9.3 8.0-10.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,162 838 64.6 58.3-70.5 324 35.4 29.5-41.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,038 2,373 75.0 72.3-77.5 665 25.0 22.5-27.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,691 2,165 78.2 75.4-80.7 526 21.8 19.3-24.6
College Graduate 3,553 3,232 90.1 88.3-91.6 321 9.9 8.4-11.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 924 649 67.5 61.8-72.7 275 32.5 27.3-38.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,497 1,114 73.3 69.3-77.0 383 26.7 23.0-30.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,057 853 73.3 67.5-78.4 204 26.7 21.6-32.5
$35,000-49,999 1,403 1,149 79.5 75.9-82.8 254 20.5 17.2-24.1
$50,000- 74,999 1,511 1,276 79.6 75.8-83.0 235 20.4 17.0-24.2
$75,000+ 2,473 2,239 89.2 87.2-91.0 234 10.8 9.0-12.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,563 2,787 74.5 71.9-76.9 776 25.5 23.1-28.1
No 6,344 5,385 82.8 81.1-84.3 959 17.2 15.7-18.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,411 1,195 81.2 77.4-84.5 216 18.8 15.5-22.6
Non-Veteran 8,168 6,713 80.4 78.8-81.8 1,455 19.6 18.2-21.2

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

^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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