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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/VG/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,495 8,856 80.4 79.3-81.5 2,639 19.6 18.5-20.7
GENDER
Male 4,293 3,331 81.2 79.3-82.8 962 18.8 17.2-20.7
Female 7,202 5,525 79.7 78.2-81.1 1,677 20.3 18.9-21.8
RACE
White 8,787 6,904 81.5 80.2-82.8 1,883 18.5 17.2-19.8
African American 1,801 1,323 80.8 78.1-83.2 478 19.2 16.8-21.9
Native American 270 184 80.4 73.8-85.7 86 19.6 14.3-26.2
Other Minorities 554 381 67.6 61.0-73.6 173 32.4 26.4-39.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 528 337 64.7 58.3-70.7 191 35.3 29.3-41.7
-English Speaking 234 178 81.5 73.7-87.4 56 18.5 12.6-26.3
-Spanish Speaking 294 159 55.9 47.4-64.0 135 44.1 36.0-52.6
Non-Hispanic 10,932 8,495 81.6 80.5-82.7 2,437 18.4 17.3-19.5
AGE
18-34 1,429 1,282 89.4 87.1-91.4 147 10.6 8.6-12.9
35-44 1,548 1,345 86.3 83.5-88.6 203 13.7 11.4-16.5
45-54 2,085 1,637 78.7 75.8-81.2 448 21.3 18.8-24.2
55-64 2,469 1,827 73.2 70.5-75.8 642 26.8 24.2-29.5
65-74 2,117 1,529 70.1 67.0-73.1 588 29.9 26.9-33.0
75+ 1,711 1,126 62.7 59.0-66.4 585 37.3 33.6-41.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,452 719 56.4 52.2-60.5 733 43.6 39.5-47.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,294 2,353 78.6 76.5-80.6 941 21.4 19.4-23.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,893 2,303 85.0 83.1-86.7 590 15.0 13.3-16.9
College Graduate 3,825 3,461 93.3 92.3-94.3 364 6.7 5.7- 7.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,374 673 57.0 52.7-61.1 701 43.0 38.9-47.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,948 1,299 70.9 67.5-74.1 649 29.1 25.9-32.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,117 848 80.3 76.7-83.5 269 19.7 16.5-23.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,409 1,186 85.6 82.6-88.1 223 14.4 11.9-17.4
$50,000-74,999 1,344 1,210 90.8 88.3-92.9 134 9.2 7.1-11.7
$75,000+ 2,260 2,125 94.7 92.9-96.0 135 5.3 4.0- 7.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,399 1,698 51.8 49.0-54.5 1,701 48.2 45.5-51.0
No 7,543 6,763 90.0 88.8-91.0 780 10.0 9.0-11.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,580 1,200 79.0 75.9-81.8 380 21.0 18.2-24.1
Non-Veteran 9,910 7,653 80.6 79.4-81.8 2,257 19.4 18.2-20.6

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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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