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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
-WHITES 9,330 7,368 74.2 72.6-75.7 897 11.1 10.0-12.2 506 7.2 6.3- 8.3 511 6.9 6.1- 7.8 48 0.7 0.4- 1.0
GENDER
Male 3,557 2,663 70.5 68.0-72.9 376 12.1 10.3-14.1 237 8.4 6.9-10.2 252 8.0 6.8- 9.4 29 1.0 0.6- 1.6
Female 5,773 4,705 77.6 75.7-79.3 521 10.1 8.9-11.4 269 6.1 5.1- 7.3 259 5.8 4.9- 7.0 19 0.4 0.2- 0.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 175 132 64.8 53.1-75.0 17 12.9 7.2-22.0 10 8.5 3.8-18.1 14 12.0 5.6-24.1 2 1.8 0.3- 9.2
Non-Hispanic 9,149 7,230 74.5 72.9-76.0 880 11.0 9.9-12.2 496 7.2 6.2- 8.2 497 6.7 6.0- 7.6 46 0.6 0.4- 1.0
AGE
18-24 223 146 67.1 58.1-75.0 28 12.8 7.7-20.6 29 13.6 8.3-21.5 17 5.9 3.2-10.6 3 0.6 0.1- 2.1
25-34 628 402 63.3 58.2-68.1 87 13.8 10.4-18.0 69 11.6 8.7-15.3 66 10.5 7.9-13.7 4 0.9 0.2- 3.0
35-44 1,249 864 69.0 65.6-72.2 179 13.3 11.1-15.9 105 8.7 6.8-10.9 91 8.0 6.3-10.2 10 1.0 0.4- 2.3
45-54 1,710 1,221 70.1 67.1-73.0 213 13.5 11.4-15.9 125 6.6 5.3- 8.1 144 9.6 7.7-11.8 7 0.3 0.1- 0.7
55-64 2,111 1,713 80.9 78.5-83.0 199 9.2 7.7-10.9 92 4.2 3.3- 5.4 94 4.7 3.6- 6.2 13 1.0 0.5- 2.2
65+ 3,337 2,958 89.4 87.9-90.7 187 5.1 4.2- 6.2 83 2.4 1.8- 3.3 98 2.7 2.1- 3.6 11 0.3 0.2- 0.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,016 792 68.6 63.2-73.5 77 10.9 7.6-15.3 61 7.2 4.9-10.4 77 11.8 8.7-16.0 9 1.5 0.5- 4.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,632 2,050 71.8 68.5-74.9 250 11.2 9.1-13.7 149 8.4 6.4-11.0 169 7.8 6.3- 9.8 14 0.7 0.4- 1.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,348 1,842 74.6 71.6-77.5 214 10.0 8.2-12.3 143 8.3 6.4-10.6 134 6.4 5.1- 8.0 15 0.6 0.3- 1.3
College Graduate 3,322 2,674 77.2 74.9-79.3 354 11.7 10.1-13.5 153 5.6 4.4- 6.9 131 5.2 4.1- 6.4 10 0.4 0.2- 1.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 837 622 66.0 60.5-71.1 77 10.1 7.4-13.7 60 9.7 6.9-13.3 72 12.0 8.7-16.2 6 2.3 0.7- 6.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,333 994 62.0 57.4-66.4 136 14.8 11.7-18.6 91 10.9 7.8-15.1 105 11.4 8.8-14.6 7 0.8 0.3- 2.5
$25,000- 34,999 965 741 71.2 66.5-75.5 91 10.7 8.1-14.0 57 7.8 5.6-10.9 69 8.9 6.4-12.1 7 1.4 0.4- 4.2
$35,000-49,999 1,182 935 73.0 68.8-76.8 103 9.8 7.5-12.8 64 7.3 5.1-10.3 74 9.2 6.8-12.5 6 0.6 0.2- 1.5
$50,000- 74,999 1,318 1,060 79.3 76.1-82.2 128 8.9 7.2-10.9 71 6.8 4.9- 9.4 53 4.6 3.3- 6.5 6 0.4 0.1- 0.9
$75,000+ 2,224 1,808 78.8 76.0-81.3 238 11.4 9.4-13.6 92 4.9 3.6- 6.7 77 4.7 3.6- 6.1 9 0.3 0.1- 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,431 2,788 74.8 71.9-77.6 288 10.2 8.3-12.6 161 6.6 4.9- 8.8 176 7.5 6.1- 9.1 18 0.8 0.4- 1.7
No 5,564 4,330 73.9 72.0-75.7 567 11.4 10.1-12.8 328 7.5 6.4- 8.8 311 6.6 5.7- 7.7 28 0.6 0.4- 1.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,349 1,104 81.4 78.3-84.1 98 6.7 5.2- 8.6 65 4.8 3.5- 6.7 72 6.2 4.5- 8.5 10 0.8 0.3- 2.0
Non-Veteran 7,979 6,262 73.0 71.3-74.7 799 11.7 10.5-13.1 441 7.6 6.5- 8.8 439 7.0 6.1- 8.0 38 0.6 0.4- 1.0

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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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