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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,356 10,279 81.4 80.0-82.8 1,077 18.6 17.2-20.0
-FEMALES 7,105 6,508 84.6 82.8-86.2 597 15.4 13.8-17.2
RACE
White 5,343 4,978 87.0 85.0-88.8 365 13.0 11.2-15.0
African American 1,228 1,111 82.4 77.8-86.1 117 17.6 13.9-22.2
Other Minorities 483 374 67.2 59.9-73.8 109 32.8 26.2-40.1
AGE
18-34 798 529 61.3 56.5-65.9 269 38.7 34.1-43.5
35-44 947 839 86.7 82.6-89.9 108 13.3 10.1-17.4
45-54 1,284 1,200 93.3 90.9-95.1 84 6.7 4.9- 9.1
55-64 1,525 1,467 95.6 93.7-96.9 58 4.4 3.1- 6.3
65-74 1,317 1,284 98.1 97.1-98.7 33 1.9 1.3- 2.9
75+ 1,130 1,090 97.0 95.7-98.0 40 3.0 2.0- 4.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 877 756 75.2 69.0-80.5 121 24.8 19.5-31.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,045 1,862 83.5 80.1-86.5 183 16.5 13.5-19.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,881 1,730 84.4 81.0-87.3 151 15.6 12.7-19.0
College Graduate 2,288 2,147 91.5 89.5-93.1 141 8.5 6.9-10.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 950 826 77.8 72.4-82.5 124 22.2 17.5-27.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,235 1,100 79.4 74.7-83.4 135 20.6 16.6-25.3
$25,000- 34,999 673 619 86.6 80.9-90.8 54 13.4 9.2-19.1
$35,000- 49,999 819 758 86.5 81.2-90.5 61 13.5 9.5-18.8
$50,000- 74,999 752 709 90.4 86.1-93.5 43 9.6 6.5-13.9
$75,000+ 1,222 1,173 93.0 89.1-95.6 49 7.0 4.4-10.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,208 2,096 89.6 86.4-92.2 112 10.4 7.8-13.6
No 4,565 4,111 82.6 80.3-84.6 454 17.4 15.4-19.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 147 138 88.5 75.9-94.9 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 6,956 6,369 84.5 82.7-86.1 587 15.5 13.9-17.3

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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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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