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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,970 9,493 74.5 73.1-75.9 1,162 11.4 10.5-12.5 644 7.0 6.2- 7.9 600 6.1 5.4- 6.9 71 0.9 0.6- 1.3
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,857 1,564 80.2 76.7-83.2 168 11.8 9.4-14.7 69 4.1 2.8- 6.0 51 3.6 2.3- 5.6 5 0.3 0.1- 0.9
GENDER
Male 546 442 76.4 70.1-81.7 52 12.2 8.3-17.7 22 5.4 3.0- 9.6 26 5.3 3.0- 9.0 4 0.7 0.2- 2.2
Female 1,311 1,122 83.0 79.2-86.3 116 11.5 8.7-15.0 47 3.1 2.1- 4.6 25 2.3 1.1- 4.9 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 16 86.4 48.9-97.7 2 13.6 2.3-51.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,836 1,545 80.1 76.6-83.1 166 11.8 9.4-14.8 69 4.2 2.9- 6.0 51 3.6 2.3- 5.6 5 0.3 0.1- 1.0
AGE
18-24 73 60 83.3 70.3-91.3 8 10.5 4.6-22.4 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 4 4.6 1.2-16.1 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 203 155 69.9 59.8-78.3 30 18.0 11.7-26.8 7 5.1 1.7-14.0 11 7.0 3.1-15.1 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 251 192 71.2 62.1-78.9 34 16.9 10.8-25.4 14 6.6 3.1-13.5 10 5.0 2.2-10.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
45-54 420 351 81.9 74.3-87.7 38 11.1 6.2-19.2 25 5.8 3.5- 9.3 4 0.6 0.2- 1.9 2 0.6 0.1- 3.0
55-64 437 369 84.5 79.5-88.5 38 8.3 5.6-12.1 12 2.6 1.1- 5.9 16 3.6 1.9- 6.5 2 1.0 0.2- 5.6
65+ 448 414 93.1 89.5-95.6 18 3.6 2.0- 6.4 10 2.3 1.0- 5.2 6 1.0 0.4- 2.5 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 299 258 82.0 72.2-88.9 21 10.5 5.0-20.9 13 4.2 1.8- 9.2 7 3.3 1.3- 8.1 0 0.0 . - .
H.S. or G.E.D. 600 505 82.4 76.6-87.0 39 8.1 4.9-13.2 27 3.9 2.4- 6.4 26 5.0 2.7- 9.1 3 0.5 0.1- 2.3
Some Post-H.S. 485 392 77.0 70.4-82.6 63 16.2 11.5-22.2 16 4.0 1.7- 9.2 13 2.4 1.1- 4.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
College Graduate 469 408 79.3 71.2-85.5 42 13.1 8.4-19.7 13 4.6 1.9-10.7 5 2.9 0.7-11.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 348 279 80.1 73.6-85.2 40 12.3 8.1-18.2 14 3.9 2.0- 7.4 14 3.7 2.0- 6.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9
$15,000- 24,999 378 309 75.6 66.3-82.9 35 12.9 7.2-22.2 17 6.4 3.0-13.1 16 4.4 2.1- 9.0 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6
$25,000- 34,999 229 196 78.8 67.5-86.8 21 15.8 8.5-27.6 8 3.1 1.2- 7.6 3 1.5 0.4- 5.8 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5
$35,000-49,999 222 191 85.0 77.1-90.5 18 7.4 3.7-14.1 6 3.0 1.2- 7.2 5 3.9 1.5- 9.9 2 0.7 0.2- 3.2
$50,000- 74,999 194 163 76.3 64.1-85.3 18 13.9 7.3-24.7 10 8.7 3.3-21.1 3 1.1 0.3- 4.0 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 198 177 85.2 76.2-91.2 15 12.0 6.6-20.9 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8 3 1.9 0.4- 8.4 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 779 686 87.8 84.0-90.7 46 5.2 3.5- 7.6 28 4.3 2.5- 7.1 18 2.4 1.2- 4.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
No 984 804 76.1 71.1-80.5 108 14.8 11.4-19.1 38 4.3 2.5- 7.2 32 4.6 2.7- 8.0 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 234 201 80.6 71.0-87.6 21 12.2 7.1-20.1 9 5.6 1.9-15.2 3 1.6 0.4- 6.8 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,622 1,363 80.1 76.4-83.4 146 11.7 9.1-14.9 60 3.9 2.6- 5.7 48 3.9 2.5- 6.2 5 0.4 0.1- 1.1

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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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