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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,311 5,569 42.3 40.9-43.8 607 6.2 5.4- 7.1 278 3.5 2.9- 4.1 4,857 48.0 46.5-49.5
GENDER
Male 4,159 1,813 36.1 33.8-38.3 192 5.9 4.7- 7.3 111 3.9 3.0- 5.0 2,043 54.2 51.8-56.6
Female 7,152 3,756 48.1 46.3-49.9 415 6.5 5.5- 7.6 167 3.1 2.5- 3.9 2,814 42.3 40.4-44.2
RACE
White 8,885 4,521 44.6 43.0-46.2 463 6.4 5.5- 7.4 202 3.1 2.5- 3.8 3,699 45.9 44.2-47.6
African American 1,721 759 39.0 35.3-42.7 104 5.3 3.9- 7.3 49 3.2 2.1- 5.0 809 52.5 48.6-56.3
Asian 99 44 40.3 27.5-54.5 11 10.5 5.1-20.3 3 6.3 1.4-23.8 41 42.9 30.0-56.9
Native American 242 116 45.6 34.7-57.0 9 2.8 1.3- 5.8 5 2.8 1.1- 7.3 112 48.8 37.5-60.2
Other Minorities 305 106 24.5 18.7-31.5 18 6.3 2.9-13.5 17 8.0 4.5-13.7 164 61.1 52.6-69.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 363 141 31.1 24.8-38.2 13 5.1 2.1-11.8 22 8.5 5.1-13.9 187 55.3 47.4-63.0
-English Speaking 212 99 38.4 29.0-48.9 11 8.6 3.2-20.9 7 3.7 1.3- 9.6 95 49.3 38.3-60.4
-Spanish Speaking 151 42 23.4 15.7-33.2 2 1.3 0.2- 7.1 15 13.6 7.5-23.4 92 61.7 50.4-71.8
Non-Hispanic 10,920 5,418 43.1 41.6-44.6 592 6.2 5.5- 7.1 255 3.1 2.6- 3.8 4,655 47.5 45.9-49.0
AGE
18-24 321 99 26.0 20.7-32.2 19 8.0 4.5-14.1 19 6.3 3.7-10.4 184 59.7 52.5-66.4
25-34 913 348 35.7 31.6-39.9 74 7.8 5.8-10.5 41 4.7 3.2- 6.8 450 51.8 47.4-56.2
35-44 1,569 611 38.6 35.4-41.9 131 7.8 6.4- 9.5 57 4.2 3.0- 5.8 770 49.4 46.2-52.7
45-54 2,121 893 40.0 37.3-42.8 130 5.6 4.6- 7.0 72 2.9 2.2- 3.9 1,026 51.4 48.6-54.3
55-64 2,551 1,339 51.4 48.8-54.0 108 4.3 3.4- 5.6 48 2.0 1.4- 2.8 1,056 42.3 39.7-44.9
65-74 2,157 1,289 59.9 57.1-62.7 84 3.8 2.9- 5.0 24 1.7 1.0- 3.0 760 34.6 31.9-37.4
75+ 1,575 935 57.2 53.6-60.8 53 3.3 2.3- 4.7 14 1.2 0.6- 2.5 573 38.2 34.7-41.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,399 559 30.5 26.7-34.7 48 2.6 1.7- 3.8 28 3.9 2.4- 6.1 764 63.0 58.7-67.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,215 1,501 37.9 35.1-40.7 119 4.6 3.2- 6.5 61 3.2 2.2- 4.6 1,534 54.4 51.3-57.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,847 1,450 44.8 41.9-47.8 143 6.1 4.5- 8.1 76 4.6 3.3- 6.3 1,178 44.6 41.5-47.6
College Graduate 3,833 2,049 48.9 46.5-51.2 296 9.1 7.8-10.7 113 2.8 2.3- 3.6 1,375 39.2 36.9-41.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,219 487 33.4 29.4-37.6 58 4.7 3.3- 6.5 23 3.0 1.5- 5.9 651 59.0 54.5-63.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,799 851 39.3 35.6-43.2 77 4.9 3.1- 7.6 26 2.3 1.4- 4.0 845 53.5 49.5-57.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,206 616 42.7 38.2-47.3 40 5.1 2.8- 8.9 28 3.4 2.2- 5.5 522 48.8 44.1-53.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,426 735 46.8 42.8-50.9 80 6.1 4.4- 8.3 35 2.8 1.7- 4.6 576 44.3 40.2-48.4
$50,000-74,999 1,498 781 47.2 43.5-51.0 82 5.9 4.2- 8.2 56 5.7 3.9- 8.3 579 41.2 37.5-44.9
$75,000+ 2,406 1,227 47.1 44.1-50.0 187 8.8 7.3-10.6 67 2.7 2.0- 3.7 925 41.4 38.5-44.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,317 2,137 42.3 40.0-44.7 177 4.0 3.2- 4.9 75 2.4 1.7- 3.2 1,928 51.3 48.9-53.8
No 6,937 3,408 42.4 40.6-44.3 428 7.3 6.2- 8.5 201 3.9 3.2- 4.7 2,900 46.4 44.5-48.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,588 826 47.4 43.8-51.1 66 4.3 3.2- 5.7 25 1.8 0.9- 3.4 671 46.5 42.9-50.3
Non-Veteran 9,719 4,740 41.6 40.0-43.2 541 6.5 5.6- 7.4 253 3.7 3.1- 4.5 4,185 48.2 46.6-49.9

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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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