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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-WHITES

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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
-WHITES 8,722 1,796 17.2 16.0-18.4 6,926 82.8 81.6-84.0
GENDER
Male 3,330 638 15.1 13.4-17.0 2,692 84.9 83.0-86.6
Female 5,392 1,158 19.1 17.4-20.8 4,234 80.9 79.2-82.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 8,554 1,767 17.2 16.0-18.5 6,787 82.8 81.5-84.0
AGE
18-34 873 93 11.9 9.2-15.1 780 88.1 84.9-90.8
35-44 1,087 116 10.9 8.4-14.1 971 89.1 85.9-91.6
45-54 1,536 248 15.4 13.0-18.1 1,288 84.6 81.9-87.0
55-64 1,932 374 19.2 16.7-21.9 1,558 80.8 78.1-83.3
65-74 1,759 458 26.1 23.3-29.2 1,301 73.9 70.8-76.7
75+ 1,454 492 33.7 30.1-37.5 962 66.3 62.5-69.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 894 266 22.9 19.0-27.3 628 77.1 72.7-81.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,424 536 18.2 16.0-20.7 1,888 81.8 79.3-84.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,248 497 18.4 16.0-21.0 1,751 81.6 79.0-84.0
College Graduate 3,135 491 11.9 10.5-13.5 2,644 88.1 86.5-89.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 842 274 27.2 22.8-32.0 568 72.8 68.0-77.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,305 360 25.4 21.4-29.8 945 74.6 70.2-78.6
$25,000- 34,999 835 180 18.6 14.9-22.9 655 81.4 77.1-85.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,098 223 17.9 14.9-21.5 875 82.1 78.5-85.1
$50,000- 74,999 1,147 182 12.5 9.8-15.7 965 87.5 84.3-90.2
$75,000+ 1,943 239 9.7 8.0-11.8 1,704 90.3 88.2-92.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,650 856 28.9 26.3-31.7 1,794 71.1 68.3-73.7
No 5,693 877 13.2 11.9-14.7 4,816 86.8 85.3-88.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,296 298 21.0 17.8-24.5 998 79.0 75.5-82.2
Non-Veteran 7,425 1,498 16.6 15.3-18.0 5,927 83.4 82.0-84.7

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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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