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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,627 5,202 40.0 38.5-41.4 6,425 60.0 58.6-61.5
-WHITES 9,374 4,278 41.0 39.4-42.6 5,096 59.0 57.4-60.6
GENDER
Male 3,500 1,659 42.9 40.3-45.5 1,841 57.1 54.5-59.7
Female 5,874 2,619 39.3 37.4-41.3 3,255 60.7 58.7-62.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 104 32 28.0 15.7-44.7 72 72.0 55.3-84.3
Non-Hispanic 9,254 4,237 41.2 39.6-42.9 5,017 58.8 57.1-60.4
AGE
18-24 104 15 15.5 8.4-26.7 89 84.5 73.3-91.6
25-34 585 111 18.5 14.3-23.5 474 81.5 76.5-85.7
35-44 1,277 350 31.0 27.2-35.1 927 69.0 64.9-72.8
45-54 1,819 762 42.0 38.8-45.4 1,057 58.0 54.6-61.2
55-64 2,131 1,139 53.8 50.7-56.8 992 46.2 43.2-49.3
65+ 3,379 1,874 56.6 54.1-59.0 1,505 43.4 41.0-45.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 973 558 56.4 50.7-61.9 415 43.6 38.1-49.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,680 1,324 47.2 43.9-50.5 1,356 52.8 49.5-56.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,389 1,112 38.8 35.6-42.1 1,277 61.2 57.9-64.4
College Graduate 3,320 1,276 34.7 32.4-37.0 2,044 65.3 63.0-67.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 794 447 52.9 46.8-59.0 347 47.1 41.0-53.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,296 695 51.9 47.0-56.8 601 48.1 43.2-53.0
$25,000- 34,999 947 450 46.3 40.7-52.0 497 53.7 48.0-59.3
$35,000-49,999 1,253 542 36.7 32.2-41.3 711 63.3 58.7-67.8
$50,000- 74,999 1,371 630 43.4 39.4-47.4 741 56.6 52.6-60.6
$75,000+ 2,342 875 33.2 30.5-35.9 1,467 66.8 64.1-69.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,219 1,820 54.5 51.7-57.3 1,399 45.5 42.7-48.3
No 5,683 2,284 35.8 33.9-37.8 3,399 64.2 62.2-66.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,321 664 48.8 44.8-52.9 657 51.2 47.1-55.2
Non-Veteran 7,246 3,240 39.5 37.7-41.4 4,006 60.5 58.6-62.3

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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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