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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
-MALES 4,251 3,771 78.1 75.8-80.2 480 21.9 19.8-24.2
RACE
White 3,318 3,034 82.1 79.5-84.4 284 17.9 15.6-20.5
African American 569 481 75.9 69.9-81.0 88 24.1 19.0-30.1
Other Minorities 332 227 54.3 45.9-62.5 105 45.7 37.5-54.1
AGE
18-34 562 337 52.0 46.8-57.1 225 48.0 42.9-53.2
35-44 583 487 79.7 74.8-83.8 96 20.3 16.2-25.2
45-54 783 704 88.5 84.8-91.4 79 11.5 8.6-15.2
55-64 941 900 96.2 94.4-97.5 41 3.8 2.5- 5.6
65-74 797 779 97.6 95.6-98.7 18 2.4 1.3- 4.4
75+ 552 533 97.5 95.8-98.6 19 2.5 1.4- 4.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 553 433 65.9 59.2-72.0 120 34.1 28.0-40.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,209 1,012 70.2 65.8-74.3 197 29.8 25.7-34.2
Some Post-H.S. 978 889 82.7 78.1-86.4 89 17.3 13.6-21.9
College Graduate 1,496 1,422 91.6 89.0-93.7 74 8.4 6.3-11.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 403 323 63.6 55.5-71.0 80 36.4 29.0-44.5
$15,000- 24,999 692 556 65.2 59.0-70.8 136 34.8 29.2-41.0
$25,000- 34,999 432 379 75.4 67.3-82.0 53 24.6 18.0-32.7
$35,000- 49,999 575 518 82.8 76.8-87.4 57 17.2 12.6-23.2
$50,000- 74,999 581 549 89.1 83.2-93.1 32 10.9 6.9-16.8
$75,000+ 1,027 980 89.6 85.4-92.6 47 10.4 7.4-14.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,166 1,082 86.5 82.0-90.0 84 13.5 10.0-18.0
No 2,868 2,503 76.2 73.4-78.8 365 23.8 21.2-26.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,430 1,362 90.9 87.4-93.5 68 9.1 6.5-12.6
Non-Veteran 2,819 2,407 74.3 71.5-76.9 412 25.7 23.1-28.5

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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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