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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
-WHITES 8,661 8,012 84.7 83.1-86.1 649 15.3 13.9-16.9
GENDER
Male 3,318 3,034 82.1 79.5-84.4 284 17.9 15.6-20.5
Female 5,343 4,978 87.0 85.0-88.8 365 13.0 11.2-15.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 153 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 8,496 7,877 85.1 83.5-86.6 619 14.9 13.4-16.5
AGE
18-34 829 546 59.4 54.9-63.8 283 40.6 36.2-45.1
35-44 1,071 951 84.5 80.6-87.8 120 15.5 12.2-19.4
45-54 1,521 1,436 93.3 91.0-95.0 85 6.7 5.0- 9.0
55-64 1,944 1,874 96.6 95.3-97.6 70 3.4 2.4- 4.7
65-74 1,760 1,720 98.0 96.8-98.7 40 2.0 1.3- 3.2
75+ 1,452 1,404 97.4 96.4-98.1 48 2.6 1.9- 3.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 894 789 76.6 70.6-81.7 105 23.4 18.3-29.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,406 2,181 79.9 76.5-82.9 225 20.1 17.1-23.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,236 2,074 85.6 82.6-88.2 162 14.4 11.8-17.4
College Graduate 3,105 2,948 91.9 90.2-93.4 157 8.1 6.6- 9.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 835 728 76.7 70.8-81.7 107 23.3 18.3-29.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,299 1,169 78.6 73.9-82.7 130 21.4 17.3-26.1
$25,000- 34,999 830 757 82.6 77.2-87.0 73 17.4 13.0-22.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,087 1,011 86.4 82.0-89.9 76 13.6 10.1-18.0
$50,000- 74,999 1,140 1,078 90.8 87.3-93.5 62 9.2 6.5-12.7
$75,000+ 1,937 1,855 90.4 87.3-92.9 82 9.6 7.1-12.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,658 2,518 89.4 86.7-91.7 140 10.6 8.3-13.3
No 5,622 5,149 83.4 81.4-85.2 473 16.6 14.8-18.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,294 1,234 90.2 86.4-93.1 60 9.8 6.9-13.6
Non-Veteran 7,366 6,777 83.8 82.0-85.4 589 16.2 14.6-18.0

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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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