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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Veteranīs Health

Has there been a time in the past 12 months when you thought of taking your own life?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,454 73 6.2 4.3- 8.7 1,381 93.8 91.3-95.7
GENDER
Male 1,322 65 6.3 4.3- 9.1 1,257 93.7 90.9-95.7
Female 132 *** *** *** 124 94.7 87.1-97.9
RACE
White 1,202 58 5.5 3.6- 8.3 1,144 94.5 91.7-96.4
African American 179 *** *** *** 169 94.7 88.5-97.7
Native American 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,419 71 6.0 4.2- 8.5 1,348 94.0 91.5-95.8
AGE
18-34 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 107 *** *** *** 103 95.2 86.1-98.5
45-54 180 20 7.9 4.4-13.6 160 92.1 86.4-95.6
55-64 324 19 7.5 4.0-13.5 305 92.5 86.5-96.0
65-74 398 11 1.9 1.0- 3.5 387 98.1 96.5-99.0
75+ 361 12 2.6 1.3- 5.2 349 97.4 94.8-98.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 390 21 6.2 3.3-11.6 369 93.8 88.4-96.7
Some Post-H.S. 451 26 6.4 3.8-10.7 425 93.6 89.3-96.2
College Graduate 506 21 4.2 2.2- 7.7 485 95.8 92.3-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 226 16 11.4 5.3-22.9 210 88.6 77.1-94.7
$25,000- 34,999 171 *** *** *** 161 96.1 91.3-98.3
$35,000- 49,999 262 12 5.4 2.6-10.9 250 94.6 89.1-97.4
$50,000-74,999 218 *** *** *** 210 97.1 93.0-98.8
$75,000+ 307 *** *** *** 297 97.4 92.2-99.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 528 44 9.4 6.2-14.0 484 90.6 86.0-93.8
No 918 29 4.6 2.6- 8.1 889 95.4 91.9-97.4

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*Asked of veterans who ever served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces, either in the regular military
or in a National Guard or military reserve unit.

These questions have not been asked in previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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