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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-MALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,416 2,298 16.3 15.3-17.3 9,118 83.7 82.7-84.7
-MALES 4,269 800 14.5 13.0-16.1 3,469 85.5 83.9-87.0
RACE
White 3,330 638 15.1 13.4-17.0 2,692 84.9 83.0-86.6
African American 575 100 13.1 9.9-17.1 475 86.9 82.9-90.1
Other Minorities 332 57 12.7 8.7-18.0 275 87.3 82.0-91.3
AGE
18-34 583 58 9.9 7.3-13.3 525 90.1 86.7-92.7
35-44 588 46 6.9 4.6-10.4 542 93.1 89.6-95.4
45-54 788 116 13.8 11.0-17.2 672 86.2 82.8-89.0
55-64 932 180 19.3 15.8-23.5 752 80.7 76.5-84.2
65-74 796 210 25.9 21.9-30.4 586 74.1 69.6-78.1
75+ 550 186 35.7 29.3-42.6 364 64.3 57.4-70.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 554 119 15.0 11.6-19.2 435 85.0 80.8-88.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,219 236 15.9 13.1-19.0 983 84.1 81.0-86.9
Some Post-H.S. 982 207 15.3 12.4-18.7 775 84.7 81.3-87.6
College Graduate 1,498 235 11.4 9.5-13.7 1,263 88.6 86.3-90.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 404 109 20.9 15.9-27.0 295 79.1 73.0-84.1
$15,000- 24,999 695 161 16.3 12.7-20.8 534 83.7 79.2-87.3
$25,000- 34,999 433 90 16.2 11.8-21.9 343 83.8 78.1-88.2
$35,000- 49,999 581 111 18.8 14.6-23.8 470 81.2 76.2-85.4
$50,000- 74,999 583 109 13.5 10.0-18.0 474 86.5 82.0-90.0
$75,000+ 1,025 115 8.5 6.3-11.4 910 91.5 88.6-93.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,161 339 22.8 19.5-26.4 822 77.2 73.6-80.5
No 2,892 427 12.5 10.8-14.4 2,465 87.5 85.6-89.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,432 333 20.5 17.6-23.8 1,099 79.5 76.2-82.4
Non-Veteran 2,834 467 12.7 11.1-14.5 2,367 87.3 85.5-88.9

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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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