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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 11,834 1,029 6.8 6.3- 7.4 10,805 93.2 92.6-93.7
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,201 143 4.6 3.8- 5.7 2,058 95.4 94.3-96.2
GENDER
Male 748 37 3.4 2.3- 5.0 711 96.6 95.0-97.7
Female 1,453 106 5.7 4.4- 7.2 1,347 94.3 92.8-95.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,140 140 4.7 3.8- 5.8 2,000 95.3 94.2-96.2
AGE
18-34 469 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 326 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 420 21 4.5 2.6- 7.6 399 95.5 92.4-97.4
55-64 459 49 8.2 5.8-11.6 410 91.8 88.4-94.2
65-74 315 31 8.1 5.0-12.6 284 91.9 87.4-95.0
75+ 179 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 346 40 7.8 5.3-11.4 306 92.2 88.6-94.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 696 42 3.8 2.6- 5.7 654 96.2 94.3-97.4
Some Post-H.S. 644 42 4.8 3.3- 6.9 602 95.2 93.1-96.7
College Graduate 505 19 2.6 1.5- 4.6 486 97.4 95.4-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 419 50 8.7 6.0-12.4 369 91.3 87.6-94.0
$15,000- 24,999 499 35 4.9 3.3- 7.4 464 95.1 92.6-96.7
$25,000- 34,999 282 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 232 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 212 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 190 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 569 94 13.3 10.2-17.0 475 86.7 83.0-89.8
No 1,604 48 2.3 1.6- 3.3 1,556 97.7 96.7-98.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 267 18 5.2 3.1- 8.8 249 94.8 91.2-96.9
Non-Veteran 1,933 125 4.6 3.6- 5.7 1,808 95.4 94.3-96.4

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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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