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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,096 2,010 19.4 18.2-20.6 3,744 32.2 30.8-33.6 3,682 30.4 29.0-31.8 1,742 12.5 11.6-13.4 918 5.6 5.0- 6.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,877 217 15.8 13.0-19.1 461 25.4 22.3-28.9 680 35.3 31.7-39.0 359 16.3 14.0-19.0 160 7.1 5.6- 8.9
GENDER
Male 552 79 19.3 14.2-25.6 123 26.4 20.8-32.8 202 31.8 26.1-38.2 104 16.1 12.4-20.6 44 6.5 4.1- 9.9
Female 1,325 138 13.2 10.4-16.6 338 24.7 21.4-28.4 478 38.0 33.7-42.5 255 16.5 13.8-19.8 116 7.6 5.8- 9.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 2 14.9 2.9-50.8 5 22.5 7.1-52.4 8 53.9 26.6-79.0 2 7.2 1.3-31.4 1 1.5 0.2-10.7
Non-Hispanic 1,856 215 15.9 13.0-19.2 455 25.5 22.3-29.0 672 35.3 31.7-39.0 356 16.3 13.9-18.9 158 7.1 5.6- 9.0
AGE
18-24 78 19 24.5 14.6-38.1 22 25.5 15.5-39.1 33 44.3 30.9-58.6 3 4.0 1.2-12.9 1 1.7 0.2-11.2
25-34 202 47 25.1 18.0-33.9 63 31.0 22.6-40.9 62 31.0 22.9-40.5 23 9.8 5.8-16.1 7 3.0 1.1- 7.9
35-44 253 41 17.8 11.5-26.6 79 30.5 23.5-38.5 87 30.5 23.5-38.5 32 14.8 9.4-22.5 14 6.4 2.9-13.5
45-54 421 48 12.5 7.5-20.1 111 27.4 20.8-35.2 145 34.4 27.9-41.4 82 18.3 13.6-24.2 35 7.4 4.6-11.6
55-64 440 35 9.2 6.2-13.6 94 17.9 13.9-22.8 177 41.0 34.7-47.6 89 21.9 16.9-27.9 45 9.9 6.7-14.5
65+ 459 23 3.6 2.0- 6.5 84 15.9 11.8-21.0 167 32.1 26.4-38.3 128 32.6 25.9-40.3 57 15.8 11.1-21.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 307 19 9.7 4.6-19.2 43 21.2 13.1-32.4 100 28.7 20.8-38.1 90 24.0 17.2-32.4 55 16.4 11.4-23.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 607 60 15.5 10.6-22.0 113 21.0 15.8-27.3 245 41.6 34.8-48.7 126 14.4 11.0-18.6 63 7.6 5.0-11.5
Some Post-H.S. 489 61 18.9 13.3-26.2 127 24.9 20.0-30.6 186 32.9 27.3-39.2 87 18.4 13.5-24.5 28 4.8 2.7- 8.2
College Graduate 470 76 17.7 13.1-23.3 177 36.1 29.6-43.1 148 32.8 26.2-40.0 56 11.9 8.5-16.4 13 1.6 0.8- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 351 22 7.2 4.3-11.8 51 16.8 11.7-23.4 117 30.3 23.9-37.4 91 26.3 19.8-34.1 70 19.5 14.1-26.5
$15,000- 24,999 381 35 10.6 6.3-17.3 78 25.6 18.5-34.3 147 37.2 29.4-45.7 86 17.4 12.6-23.4 35 9.2 5.3-15.5
$25,000- 34,999 232 28 21.1 12.5-33.5 52 16.2 11.3-22.8 89 35.8 26.9-45.8 53 23.6 16.1-33.2 10 3.2 1.4- 7.4
$35,000-49,999 223 33 24.3 15.3-36.5 69 28.8 20.9-38.4 84 32.8 24.4-42.4 35 13.6 8.6-20.7 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3
$50,000- 74,999 195 30 16.7 9.7-27.1 66 31.6 22.2-42.9 75 39.6 29.7-50.5 16 10.1 5.6-17.6 8 2.0 0.9- 4.4
$75,000+ 198 36 20.7 13.8-29.9 89 43.8 35.1-53.0 55 26.9 19.9-35.2 17 8.3 4.3-15.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 787 42 7.4 4.4-12.2 92 11.8 8.8-15.5 250 31.4 26.3-36.9 255 31.1 26.2-36.4 148 18.4 14.5-22.9
No 992 158 20.3 16.3-25.1 349 33.2 28.6-38.1 383 36.8 32.0-41.9 95 8.9 6.7-11.7 7 0.8 0.2- 2.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 235 31 17.0 9.6-28.5 57 25.1 18.2-33.6 87 33.0 25.3-41.8 42 17.1 11.6-24.5 18 7.7 3.4-16.7
Non-Veteran 1,641 186 15.7 12.7-19.2 404 25.5 22.1-29.3 592 35.6 31.7-39.7 317 16.2 13.7-19.1 142 7.0 5.5- 8.8

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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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