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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,848 2,212 17.5 16.7-18.5 9,636 82.5 81.5-83.3
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,207 350 14.3 12.5-16.3 1,857 85.7 83.7-87.5
GENDER
Male 752 100 11.9 9.5-15.0 652 88.1 85.0-90.5
Female 1,455 250 16.2 13.8-18.9 1,205 83.8 81.1-86.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,146 341 14.3 12.5-16.3 1,805 85.7 83.7-87.5
AGE
18-34 471 52 9.9 7.4-13.2 419 90.1 86.8-92.6
35-44 327 49 14.1 10.2-19.1 278 85.9 80.9-89.8
45-54 420 76 16.0 11.8-21.3 344 84.0 78.7-88.2
55-64 459 101 23.0 18.1-28.7 358 77.0 71.3-81.9
65-74 317 50 15.4 10.3-22.4 267 84.6 77.6-89.7
75+ 180 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 350 81 23.6 17.9-30.5 269 76.4 69.5-82.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 697 116 14.6 11.7-18.1 581 85.4 81.9-88.3
Some Post-H.S. 645 100 12.6 9.9-15.8 545 87.4 84.2-90.1
College Graduate 505 50 6.9 5.0- 9.5 455 93.1 90.5-95.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 421 113 23.1 18.5-28.4 308 76.9 71.6-81.5
$15,000- 24,999 500 96 17.8 13.9-22.6 404 82.2 77.4-86.1
$25,000- 34,999 281 34 8.1 5.3-12.2 247 91.9 87.8-94.7
$35,000- 49,999 233 20 8.9 5.2-15.0 213 91.1 85.0-94.8
$50,000- 74,999 213 20 11.9 7.2-19.0 193 88.1 81.0-92.8
$75,000+ 190 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 574 214 38.1 32.8-43.8 360 61.9 56.2-67.2
No 1,604 132 7.7 6.3- 9.4 1,472 92.3 90.6-93.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 267 53 17.9 13.0-24.1 214 82.1 75.9-87.0
Non-Veteran 1,939 297 13.8 11.9-15.9 1,642 86.2 84.1-88.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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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