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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 11,514 1,700 18.8 17.6-20.0 9,814 81.2 80.0-82.4
-WHITES 8,792 1,085 16.4 15.1-17.8 7,707 83.6 82.2-84.9
GENDER
Male 3,357 352 14.3 12.4-16.5 3,005 85.7 83.5-87.6
Female 5,435 733 18.3 16.6-20.2 4,702 81.7 79.8-83.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 158 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 8,622 1,055 16.0 14.7-17.4 7,567 84.0 82.6-85.3
AGE
18-34 879 180 21.0 17.6-24.8 699 79.0 75.2-82.4
35-44 1,091 185 18.9 15.9-22.4 906 81.1 77.6-84.1
45-54 1,535 307 22.3 19.3-25.6 1,228 77.7 74.4-80.7
55-64 1,952 260 14.4 12.1-17.1 1,692 85.6 82.9-87.9
65-74 1,768 93 5.7 4.3- 7.6 1,675 94.3 92.4-95.7
75+ 1,484 50 2.9 2.0- 4.1 1,434 97.1 95.9-98.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 910 176 25.3 20.8-30.3 734 74.7 69.7-79.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,447 342 17.2 14.8-19.9 2,105 82.8 80.1-85.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,265 343 18.7 16.1-21.5 1,922 81.3 78.5-83.9
College Graduate 3,149 222 8.5 7.1-10.2 2,927 91.5 89.8-92.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 849 234 36.5 31.2-42.3 615 63.5 57.7-68.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,320 293 28.0 24.1-32.3 1,027 72.0 67.7-75.9
$25,000- 34,999 843 131 21.5 17.2-26.5 712 78.5 73.5-82.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,104 122 15.9 12.5-20.0 982 84.1 80.0-87.5
$50,000- 74,999 1,151 78 9.5 6.9-12.9 1,073 90.5 87.1-93.1
$75,000+ 1,951 64 4.1 2.9- 5.8 1,887 95.9 94.2-97.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,685 508 25.9 23.1-29.0 2,177 74.1 71.0-76.9
No 5,722 532 12.8 11.4-14.4 5,190 87.2 85.6-88.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,308 87 8.8 6.6-11.6 1,221 91.2 88.4-93.4
Non-Veteran 7,483 998 17.6 16.1-19.1 6,485 82.4 80.9-83.9

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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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