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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Television Radio Internet Other Don't know
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,678 2,869 23.6 22.3-24.9 4,568 39.4 38.0-40.9 453 5.3 4.6- 6.1 3,010 25.7 24.4-27.1 778 6.0 5.4- 6.8
GENDER
Male 4,294 1,022 22.8 20.8-24.9 1,873 42.0 39.6-44.4 171 5.5 4.3- 6.9 1,010 24.9 22.7-27.2 218 4.9 4.0- 6.1
Female 7,384 1,847 24.3 22.7-26.0 2,695 37.0 35.3-38.8 282 5.1 4.4- 6.0 2,000 26.5 24.9-28.1 560 7.0 6.2- 8.0
RACE
White 9,138 2,218 23.1 21.7-24.6 3,838 43.3 41.7-45.0 359 5.0 4.3- 5.8 2,107 22.7 21.2-24.2 616 5.9 5.2- 6.6
African American 1,792 457 23.3 20.3-26.6 493 26.8 23.6-30.4 62 5.6 3.8- 8.2 668 37.9 34.2-41.7 112 6.3 4.6- 8.7
Asian 100 28 24.1 14.6-37.0 27 28.2 17.6-41.9 9 14.4 6.2-29.8 28 21.8 13.7-33.0 8 11.5 4.2-28.0
Native American 254 47 16.5 10.7-24.5 79 40.7 30.5-51.8 5 2.2 0.8- 6.3 100 29.1 20.6-39.5 23 11.4 4.3-27.0
Other Minorities 327 103 31.0 23.6-39.5 109 34.4 26.5-43.3 15 6.5 3.0-13.4 85 24.0 17.4-32.1 15 4.1 1.7- 9.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 388 120 29.7 22.9-37.4 142 37.0 29.6-45.0 13 6.2 2.9-12.9 98 23.0 17.2-29.9 15 4.1 1.9- 8.9
-English Speaking 223 49 19.6 12.9-28.7 97 40.8 31.0-51.3 11 10.1 4.2-22.3 57 25.2 16.6-36.2 9 4.4 1.5-12.4
-Spanish Speaking 165 71 39.5 28.7-51.4 45 33.3 22.8-45.8 2 2.5 0.6- 9.7 41 20.8 14.0-29.8 6 3.9 1.2-11.9
Non-Hispanic 11,259 2,743 23.2 21.9-24.5 4,412 39.5 38.1-41.0 438 5.2 4.5- 6.0 2,904 25.9 24.5-27.3 762 6.2 5.5- 6.9
AGE
18-24 333 69 21.4 16.0-28.0 99 27.5 21.7-34.2 26 8.7 5.4-13.7 114 35.1 28.5-42.4 25 7.3 4.5-11.6
25-34 950 209 24.5 20.7-28.7 339 38.0 33.8-42.5 101 10.3 8.0-13.1 242 20.5 17.4-24.0 59 6.7 4.7- 9.5
35-44 1,637 339 22.3 19.7-25.2 752 44.4 41.2-47.6 105 6.0 4.7- 7.7 361 23.0 20.4-25.9 80 4.2 3.3- 5.4
45-54 2,196 491 22.1 19.8-24.5 1,007 45.5 42.6-48.3 78 3.2 2.3- 4.4 512 24.7 22.1-27.5 108 4.6 3.6- 5.8
55-64 2,607 627 23.4 21.3-25.7 1,120 44.1 41.5-46.7 84 2.9 2.3- 3.8 609 24.2 22.0-26.6 167 5.3 4.4- 6.4
65-74 2,207 604 26.3 23.9-28.9 818 38.7 36.0-41.6 43 1.9 1.3- 2.8 576 25.1 22.7-27.6 166 8.0 6.4- 9.8
75+ 1,637 501 29.1 26.2-32.1 392 25.1 22.3-28.2 14 1.1 0.5- 2.2 568 35.5 32.0-39.1 162 9.2 7.5-11.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,463 401 26.1 22.5-30.0 274 18.7 15.6-22.3 15 2.2 1.0- 5.0 603 41.5 37.1-46.1 170 11.5 8.7-14.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,338 876 24.8 22.2-27.6 1,107 33.7 30.8-36.6 81 3.8 2.6- 5.5 1,023 31.2 28.3-34.2 251 6.6 5.3- 8.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,930 662 21.9 19.5-24.6 1,267 44.8 41.9-47.8 103 5.5 4.1- 7.5 709 22.3 19.9-24.8 189 5.5 4.5- 6.7
College Graduate 3,929 927 22.8 20.9-24.9 1,916 48.6 46.3-50.9 252 7.6 6.5- 9.0 667 17.1 15.5-18.9 167 3.9 3.1- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,256 319 23.4 20.0-27.1 320 29.7 25.4-34.5 28 3.7 2.0- 6.7 462 34.3 30.4-38.5 127 8.8 6.8-11.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,851 479 24.8 21.4-28.5 572 31.0 27.4-34.9 38 2.9 1.8- 4.7 621 35.1 31.2-39.2 141 6.2 4.8- 8.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,243 294 20.0 17.0-23.3 449 37.6 33.0-42.4 46 4.5 2.8- 7.1 370 31.1 27.0-35.6 84 6.7 4.8- 9.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,468 379 24.1 21.0-27.6 605 40.0 36.2-43.9 51 5.0 3.2- 7.7 342 25.1 21.6-28.9 91 5.8 4.1- 8.3
$50,000-74,999 1,551 363 23.0 19.9-26.4 763 49.4 45.8-53.1 76 5.9 4.3- 8.0 288 17.9 15.3-20.8 61 3.8 2.7- 5.2
$75,000+ 2,461 555 22.6 20.2-25.2 1,270 48.4 45.5-51.3 160 7.4 5.9- 9.2 380 17.9 15.6-20.5 96 3.7 2.8- 4.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,439 1,171 24.9 23.0-27.0 1,474 33.4 31.2-35.7 132 3.8 2.9- 5.0 1,290 30.3 27.9-32.9 372 7.5 6.4- 8.8
No 7,062 1,651 22.6 21.0-24.3 3,042 42.8 40.9-44.7 314 6.0 5.1- 7.1 1,669 23.4 21.8-25.0 386 5.2 4.4- 6.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,629 395 22.0 19.3-25.1 747 46.2 42.6-49.9 37 2.9 1.6- 5.2 372 22.7 19.7-26.0 78 6.1 4.4- 8.2
Non-Veteran 10,045 2,473 23.8 22.4-25.3 3,819 38.4 36.8-40.0 416 5.6 4.9- 6.5 2,637 26.1 24.7-27.7 700 6.0 5.3- 6.8

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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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