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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
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%)
TOTAL 11,364 9,073 72.7 71.2-74.1 1,042 11.8 10.8-12.9 598 7.6 6.8- 8.6 595 7.2 6.4- 8.1 56 0.7 0.5- 1.1
GENDER
Male 4,253 3,201 65.9 63.5-68.2 405 12.4 10.9-14.1 290 10.0 8.5-11.6 316 10.4 9.0-12.1 41 1.3 0.8- 2.0
Female 7,111 5,872 78.9 77.3-80.5 637 11.2 10.0-12.6 308 5.5 4.6- 6.5 279 4.2 3.5- 5.0 15 0.2 0.1- 0.4
RACE
White 8,665 6,904 72.9 71.3-74.5 815 11.9 10.8-13.2 465 7.8 6.8- 8.9 449 7.0 6.1- 8.0 32 0.4 0.2- 0.6
African American 1,804 1,528 76.6 73.1-79.9 147 12.1 9.7-15.0 64 6.0 4.2- 8.4 64 5.2 3.6- 7.4 *** *** ***
Native American 266 207 68.5 57.8-77.5 21 7.9 3.9-15.5 15 11.8 6.4-20.9 22 11.6 6.0-21.5 *** *** ***
Other Minorities 547 362 57.7 50.8-64.2 55 11.6 7.7-17.2 50 10.6 7.2-15.3 58 13.6 9.3-19.6 22 6.5 3.5-11.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 516 329 54.1 47.3-60.7 58 14.3 10.1-19.9 53 11.7 8.1-16.6 56 14.7 10.0-21.1 20 5.2 2.7- 9.8
-English Speaking 231 *** *** *** 23 15.7 9.6-24.6 16 8.5 4.1-16.7 16 9.9 4.4-21.1 *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 285 154 47.9 39.5-56.5 35 13.6 8.4-21.2 37 13.4 8.7-20.0 40 17.3 11.2-25.7 19 7.8 4.0-14.6
Non-Hispanic 10,814 8,717 74.0 72.5-75.4 979 11.6 10.6-12.7 545 7.4 6.5- 8.3 537 6.6 5.9- 7.5 36 0.4 0.2- 0.6
AGE
18-34 1,401 875 59.7 56.2-63.0 217 16.3 13.9-19.1 163 13.0 10.8-15.6 130 9.8 7.9-12.1 16 1.2 0.6- 2.4
35-44 1,527 1,082 69.0 65.5-72.3 212 13.9 11.6-16.7 112 7.7 6.1- 9.7 107 8.4 6.5-10.9 14 1.0 0.5- 1.8
45-54 2,068 1,553 72.8 69.7-75.7 227 11.2 9.4-13.4 133 7.0 5.4- 8.9 142 8.4 6.6-10.7 13 0.6 0.3- 1.3
55-64 2,452 2,028 80.9 78.3-83.2 194 9.3 7.6-11.4 107 4.5 3.5- 5.9 119 5.1 3.9- 6.7 *** *** ***
65-74 2,110 1,891 90.5 88.6-92.2 108 4.7 3.5- 6.3 50 2.4 1.7- 3.4 56 2.2 1.5- 3.3 *** *** ***
75+ 1,678 1,534 91.4 89.0-93.3 76 5.1 3.5- 7.3 28 1.4 0.8- 2.3 37 2.0 1.3- 3.0 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,414 1,102 67.3 62.9-71.4 116 11.7 8.9-15.1 77 8.0 5.9-10.9 102 11.3 8.6-14.8 17 1.7 0.8- 3.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,254 2,566 70.9 68.1-73.5 274 10.6 8.8-12.6 184 9.0 7.3-11.2 210 8.6 7.1-10.4 20 0.9 0.5- 1.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,872 2,315 75.0 72.3-77.6 264 12.6 10.7-14.8 156 7.0 5.5- 8.7 131 5.3 4.0- 6.9 *** *** ***
College Graduate 3,795 3,067 75.4 73.2-77.4 385 12.3 10.8-13.9 179 6.6 5.5- 8.0 151 5.2 4.1- 6.6 13 0.6 0.3- 1.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,350 1,025 65.3 60.7-69.5 111 13.0 9.9-16.8 83 10.1 7.5-13.4 120 10.6 8.1-13.9 11 1.0 0.5- 2.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,930 1,456 65.4 61.5-69.0 173 11.4 9.0-14.3 137 10.4 8.3-13.1 150 11.7 9.2-14.7 14 1.1 0.5- 2.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,101 869 73.6 68.9-77.8 110 11.9 9.0-15.6 55 5.7 4.0- 7.9 60 7.5 5.3-10.7 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 1,402 1,129 74.5 70.6-78.0 134 11.5 9.2-14.2 66 6.1 4.3- 8.7 67 7.6 5.5-10.5 *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 1,335 1,085 75.1 71.0-78.9 121 10.9 8.6-13.7 66 6.7 4.6- 9.6 58 6.8 4.6-10.0 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 2,249 1,876 80.4 77.7-82.9 218 11.9 9.8-14.3 100 5.1 3.9- 6.5 49 2.3 1.6- 3.3 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,364 2,823 78.0 75.3-80.5 249 10.2 8.5-12.3 139 5.9 4.5- 7.8 140 5.4 4.1- 7.0 13 0.5 0.2- 1.1
No 7,464 5,814 71.0 69.2-72.7 753 12.4 11.2-13.7 438 8.4 7.4- 9.6 417 7.4 6.4- 8.5 42 0.8 0.5- 1.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,576 1,352 81.7 78.3-84.6 106 8.8 6.8-11.3 59 5.0 3.4- 7.3 59 4.6 3.1- 6.7 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 9,784 7,718 71.4 69.8-72.9 935 12.2 11.1-13.4 539 8.0 7.1- 9.1 536 7.6 6.7- 8.6 56 0.8 0.5- 1.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to 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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