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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,495 1,886 18.0 16.9-19.2 3,453 31.5 30.1-32.9 3,517 30.9 29.5-32.3 1,746 14.0 13.0-15.1 893 5.6 5.0- 6.1
GENDER
Male 4,293 698 17.4 15.7-19.2 1,302 32.3 30.1-34.5 1,331 31.5 29.3-33.7 645 14.1 12.6-15.8 317 4.7 4.0- 5.6
Female 7,202 1,188 18.6 17.1-20.1 2,151 30.8 29.0-32.6 2,186 30.4 28.7-32.1 1,101 14.0 12.7-15.3 576 6.3 5.6- 7.2
RACE
White 8,787 1,550 19.0 17.7-20.3 2,814 34.2 32.6-35.9 2,540 28.4 26.8-29.9 1,206 12.7 11.6-13.8 677 5.8 5.2- 6.5
African American 1,801 209 16.4 13.6-19.5 443 27.4 24.2-30.9 671 37.0 33.6-40.6 343 14.4 12.3-16.7 135 4.8 3.7- 6.3
Native American 270 27 15.5 8.8-25.7 *** *** *** 89 30.6 22.6-40.0 46 10.1 6.6-15.0 40 9.5 6.2-14.4
Other Minorities 554 87 13.6 9.9-18.5 108 16.0 12.2-20.7 186 38.0 31.7-44.6 138 28.5 22.7-35.2 35 3.8 2.4- 6.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 528 71 13.6 9.7-18.7 80 12.3 8.8-17.0 186 38.8 32.5-45.5 149 31.1 25.3-37.6 42 4.2 2.7- 6.3
-English Speaking 234 41 15.5 10.0-23.2 57 26.1 17.7-36.7 80 40.0 30.0-50.8 31 12.6 7.7-20.0 25 5.9 3.3-10.3
-Spanish Speaking 294 30 12.6 7.8-19.7 23 5.1 2.9- 8.8 106 38.2 30.4-46.7 118 40.8 32.9-49.3 17 3.3 1.8- 5.9
Non-Hispanic 10,932 1,810 18.4 17.2-19.6 3,361 33.0 31.6-34.5 3,324 30.3 28.9-31.7 1,591 12.7 11.8-13.7 846 5.7 5.1- 6.3
AGE
18-34 1,429 360 24.7 21.9-27.8 506 34.7 31.5-38.0 416 30.0 27.0-33.3 127 9.3 7.5-11.5 20 1.3 0.7- 2.3
35-44 1,548 366 22.1 19.4-25.1 542 34.3 30.9-37.8 437 29.9 26.6-33.5 154 11.1 8.9-13.7 49 2.6 1.8- 3.9
45-54 2,085 365 15.5 13.4-17.8 646 32.3 29.3-35.5 626 30.8 27.9-33.9 284 14.9 12.6-17.5 164 6.5 5.2- 8.0
55-64 2,469 358 12.8 11.2-14.7 716 28.2 25.7-30.9 753 32.1 29.3-35.0 404 17.6 15.3-20.0 238 9.2 7.7-11.0
65-74 2,117 267 11.0 9.3-13.0 609 27.2 24.5-30.1 653 31.9 29.0-35.0 392 20.1 17.6-23.0 196 9.7 7.9-11.9
75+ 1,711 139 6.7 5.4- 8.3 384 22.1 19.3-25.2 603 33.9 30.7-37.3 362 22.3 19.1-25.9 223 14.9 12.3-18.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,452 69 10.3 7.5-14.0 206 14.8 12.0-18.2 444 31.2 27.4-35.3 427 29.8 26.1-33.8 306 13.8 11.7-16.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,294 335 13.7 11.8-15.9 827 29.2 26.6-31.9 1,191 35.7 33.1-38.4 648 15.7 13.9-17.6 293 5.7 4.8- 6.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,893 417 17.4 15.3-19.7 970 36.5 33.8-39.4 916 31.2 28.6-33.9 401 10.9 9.4-12.6 189 4.1 3.3- 5.1
College Graduate 3,825 1,061 29.3 27.2-31.5 1,444 39.5 37.2-41.8 956 24.6 22.6-26.7 268 5.2 4.4- 6.2 96 1.4 1.1- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,374 69 9.0 6.4-12.5 190 16.9 13.7-20.6 414 31.1 27.2-35.2 379 26.7 23.1-30.7 322 16.3 13.8-19.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,948 178 11.7 9.5-14.3 445 23.7 20.8-27.0 676 35.5 32.0-39.2 456 22.1 19.2-25.4 193 6.9 5.5- 8.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,117 146 14.4 11.1-18.6 305 29.0 24.7-33.7 397 36.9 32.4-41.6 196 15.2 12.3-18.6 73 4.5 3.2- 6.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,409 215 17.7 14.6-21.3 496 33.3 29.6-37.2 475 34.6 30.9-38.6 169 11.4 9.1-14.2 54 3.0 2.1- 4.4
$50,000-74,999 1,344 281 21.4 18.1-25.1 536 41.2 37.0-45.6 393 28.3 24.6-32.2 102 7.1 5.3- 9.4 32 2.1 1.2- 3.5
$75,000+ 2,260 690 29.9 27.2-32.8 927 42.3 39.2-45.5 508 22.5 19.8-25.4 109 4.2 3.0- 5.8 26 1.1 0.6- 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,399 153 5.3 4.0- 6.9 519 15.3 13.3-17.5 1,026 31.2 28.7-33.9 977 29.0 26.5-31.6 724 19.3 17.3-21.4
No 7,543 1,660 22.7 21.2-24.3 2,774 36.4 34.7-38.2 2,329 30.9 29.2-32.6 673 9.0 8.0-10.1 107 1.1 0.8- 1.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,580 224 15.4 12.7-18.5 449 32.2 28.5-36.0 527 31.5 28.1-35.0 250 13.8 11.4-16.5 130 7.3 5.7- 9.2
Non-Veteran 9,910 1,662 18.4 17.1-19.7 3,002 31.4 29.9-33.0 2,989 30.8 29.3-32.3 1,494 14.1 13.0-15.2 763 5.3 4.8- 5.9

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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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