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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Veteranīs Health-MALES

Has there been a time in the past 12 months when you thought of taking your own life?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,454 73 6.2 4.3- 8.7 1,381 93.8 91.3-95.7
-MALES 1,322 65 6.3 4.3- 9.1 1,257 93.7 90.9-95.7
RACE
White 1,117 53 5.4 3.4- 8.3 1,064 94.6 91.7-96.6
African American 139 *** *** *** 131 94.0 86.5-97.5
Other Minorities 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 85 *** *** *** 82 95.8 84.8-98.9
45-54 134 14 7.7 3.9-14.5 120 92.3 85.5-96.1
55-64 295 19 8.0 4.3-14.3 276 92.0 85.7-95.7
65-74 389 11 1.9 1.0- 3.6 378 98.1 96.4-99.0
75+ 348 11 2.4 1.1- 5.1 337 97.6 94.9-98.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 370 20 6.3 3.2-12.1 350 93.7 87.9-96.8
Some Post-H.S. 398 22 6.3 3.5-10.9 376 93.7 89.1-96.5
College Graduate 447 18 4.5 2.4- 8.5 429 95.5 91.5-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 205 15 12.7 5.8-25.7 190 87.3 74.3-94.2
$25,000- 34,999 157 *** *** *** 148 96.2 90.9-98.4
$35,000- 49,999 238 11 5.2 2.4-11.0 227 94.8 89.0-97.6
$50,000- 74,999 197 *** *** *** 190 97.9 95.2-99.1
$75,000+ 280 *** *** *** 271 97.2 91.4-99.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 472 40 9.7 6.3-14.7 432 90.3 85.3-93.7
No 843 25 4.7 2.5- 8.5 818 95.3 91.5-97.5

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*Asked of veterans who ever served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces, either in the regular military
or in a National Guard or military reserve unit.

These questions have not been asked in 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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