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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%)
North Carolina 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
-WHITES 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
GENDER
Male 3,363 1,518 39.1 36.6-41.6 156 6.3 4.9- 7.9 90 3.5 2.6- 4.7 1,599 51.2 48.5-53.8
Female 5,522 3,003 49.6 47.5-51.7 307 6.5 5.4- 7.9 112 2.7 2.1- 3.5 2,100 41.1 39.0-43.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 160 80 47.3 36.3-58.6 7 4.8 1.9-11.5 6 4.9 1.7-13.4 67 43.1 32.0-54.8
Non-Hispanic 8,720 4,439 44.5 42.9-46.2 455 6.5 5.5- 7.5 196 3.0 2.5- 3.7 3,630 46.0 44.3-47.7
AGE
18-24 214 72 28.8 22.0-36.8 15 9.6 4.9-17.8 11 5.3 2.6-10.4 116 56.4 47.4-65.0
25-34 600 234 39.0 34.0-44.2 48 9.2 6.5-12.9 30 4.7 3.1- 7.2 288 47.2 42.0-52.4
35-44 1,169 455 37.9 34.4-41.6 105 8.5 6.9-10.5 43 4.1 2.8- 6.1 566 49.4 45.8-53.1
45-54 1,614 711 41.9 38.8-45.1 101 5.6 4.4- 7.1 49 2.4 1.7- 3.3 753 50.1 46.8-53.3
55-64 2,027 1,074 51.6 48.7-54.5 81 3.8 2.9- 5.1 39 2.1 1.4- 3.0 833 42.5 39.6-45.4
65+ 3,195 1,935 60.4 58.1-62.6 109 3.4 2.7- 4.4 29 1.3 0.8- 2.0 1,122 34.9 32.7-37.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 957 395 31.5 26.9-36.4 30 2.8 1.7- 4.5 14 2.5 1.3- 4.7 518 63.3 58.1-68.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,473 1,201 40.5 37.4-43.7 91 4.9 3.3- 7.2 43 2.7 1.8- 4.1 1,138 51.9 48.5-55.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,252 1,191 46.2 42.8-49.7 111 6.4 4.6- 9.0 58 4.3 2.8- 6.3 892 43.1 39.6-46.6
College Graduate 3,192 1,726 50.0 47.5-52.5 230 8.5 7.2-10.1 87 2.8 2.1- 3.6 1,149 38.7 36.3-41.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 787 344 33.8 29.1-38.7 35 5.4 3.5- 8.2 12 1.5 0.7- 2.9 396 59.4 54.0-64.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,299 646 39.8 35.8-43.9 55 4.4 3.0- 6.3 12 1.1 0.6- 2.2 586 54.7 50.5-58.9
$25,000- 34,999 914 485 44.4 39.4-49.6 28 6.1 3.0-12.0 20 2.8 1.7- 4.5 381 46.7 41.4-52.0
$35,000-49,999 1,137 598 47.9 43.6-52.2 60 5.9 4.0- 8.6 24 2.4 1.4- 4.2 455 43.8 39.5-48.1
$50,000- 74,999 1,250 665 49.1 45.1-53.1 63 5.1 3.6- 7.3 46 5.9 4.0- 8.7 476 39.8 36.0-43.8
$75,000+ 2,122 1,080 47.2 44.1-50.4 161 8.7 7.1-10.6 59 2.6 1.9- 3.6 822 41.5 38.4-44.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,326 1,726 44.8 42.1-47.5 128 4.0 3.1- 5.0 51 2.2 1.5- 3.0 1,421 49.1 46.3-51.9
No 5,518 2,777 44.7 42.6-46.7 334 7.6 6.3- 9.0 150 3.3 2.7- 4.2 2,257 44.4 42.3-46.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,297 691 50.0 46.0-53.9 52 4.4 3.2- 6.1 20 1.9 0.9- 4.1 534 43.7 39.7-47.7
Non-Veteran 7,586 3,829 43.8 42.0-45.6 411 6.7 5.7- 7.9 182 3.3 2.7- 4.0 3,164 46.2 44.4-48.1

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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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