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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 10,188 4,571 38.5 37.0-40.0 5,617 61.5 60.0-63.0
-FEMALES 6,451 2,839 37.6 35.8-39.4 3,612 62.4 60.6-64.2
RACE
White 4,936 2,203 39.0 36.9-41.1 2,733 61.0 58.9-63.1
African American 1,099 470 34.7 30.7-39.0 629 65.3 61.0-69.3
Other Minorities 372 156 32.2 25.8-39.3 216 67.8 60.7-74.2
AGE
18-34 526 71 14.6 10.8-19.5 455 85.4 80.5-89.2
35-44 834 198 22.9 19.2-27.1 636 77.1 72.9-80.8
45-54 1,192 456 38.6 34.6-42.7 736 61.4 57.3-65.4
55-64 1,462 755 52.0 48.2-55.7 707 48.0 44.3-51.8
65-74 1,274 755 61.8 57.9-65.6 519 38.2 34.4-42.1
75+ 1,070 568 52.5 48.0-56.8 502 47.5 43.2-52.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 744 410 51.4 45.5-57.3 334 48.6 42.7-54.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,844 942 41.5 38.0-45.1 902 58.5 54.9-62.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,713 760 37.3 34.0-40.8 953 62.7 59.2-66.0
College Graduate 2,137 722 27.2 24.7-29.9 1,415 72.8 70.1-75.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 816 469 47.5 42.1-52.9 347 52.5 47.1-57.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,094 550 43.1 38.6-47.8 544 56.9 52.2-61.4
$25,000- 34,999 614 294 43.0 36.9-49.3 320 57.0 50.7-63.1
$35,000- 49,999 755 339 37.2 32.1-42.6 416 62.8 57.4-67.9
$50,000- 74,999 707 263 28.9 24.4-33.9 444 71.1 66.1-75.6
$75,000+ 1,168 350 25.7 22.4-29.2 818 74.3 70.8-77.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,074 1,182 54.6 51.2-58.0 892 45.4 42.0-48.8
No 4,076 1,538 31.2 29.1-33.3 2,538 68.8 66.7-70.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 6,313 2,784 37.7 35.9-39.5 3,529 62.3 60.5-64.1

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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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