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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 4,813 4,273 83.8 81.9-85.6 540 16.2 14.4-18.1
-FEMALES 3,003 2,719 87.8 85.6-89.6 284 12.2 10.4-14.4
RACE
White 2,177 1,978 87.4 84.8-89.6 199 12.6 10.4-15.2
African American 657 603 90.2 85.7-93.4 54 9.8 6.6-14.3
Other Minorities 151 123 80.4 70.1-87.8 28 19.6 12.2-29.9
AGE
18-34 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 167 126 77.9 68.3-85.2 41 22.1 14.8-31.7
45-54 457 380 84.3 79.2-88.4 77 15.7 11.6-20.8
55-64 717 651 91.3 88.3-93.6 66 8.7 6.4-11.7
65-74 778 748 96.8 94.9-97.9 30 3.2 2.1- 5.1
75+ 787 753 95.6 93.0-97.2 34 4.4 2.8- 7.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 537 501 93.8 90.5-95.9 36 6.2 4.1- 9.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,048 950 86.3 82.2-89.6 98 13.7 10.4-17.8
Some Post-H.S. 768 694 87.4 82.8-90.8 74 12.6 9.2-17.2
College Graduate 643 568 83.9 78.8-87.9 75 16.1 12.1-21.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 559 498 84.5 78.2-89.3 61 15.5 10.7-21.8
$15,000- 24,999 612 556 87.9 82.7-91.7 56 12.1 8.3-17.3
$25,000- 34,999 306 267 88.9 82.8-93.0 39 11.1 7.0-17.2
$35,000- 49,999 316 286 84.5 75.7-90.5 30 15.5 9.5-24.3
$50,000- 74,999 246 225 90.4 83.7-94.5 21 9.6 5.5-16.3
$75,000+ 277 245 85.9 79.2-90.8 32 14.1 9.2-20.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,303 1,214 91.7 88.8-93.9 89 8.3 6.1-11.2
No 1,544 1,374 85.6 82.3-88.3 170 14.4 11.7-17.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,944 2,666 87.9 85.7-89.7 278 12.1 10.3-14.3

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*Asked only of those who report being told they have high blood pressure.

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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