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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 11,847 4,024 26.1 25.2-27.1 7,823 73.9 72.9-74.8
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,203 696 22.6 20.6-24.7 1,507 77.4 75.3-79.4
GENDER
Male 749 178 17.0 14.2-20.1 571 83.0 79.9-85.8
Female 1,454 518 27.3 24.6-30.1 936 72.7 69.9-75.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,142 689 23.1 21.1-25.3 1,453 76.9 74.7-78.9
AGE
18-34 471 26 5.3 3.4- 8.0 445 94.7 92.0-96.6
35-44 326 47 13.9 10.0-19.2 279 86.1 80.8-90.0
45-54 417 108 21.4 17.1-26.4 309 78.6 73.6-82.9
55-64 457 217 46.0 40.2-51.9 240 54.0 48.1-59.8
65-74 317 168 49.3 41.8-56.9 149 50.7 43.1-58.2
75+ 182 120 64.6 54.1-73.8 62 35.4 26.2-45.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 352 180 33.9 28.1-40.3 172 66.1 59.7-71.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 698 215 20.9 17.7-24.5 483 79.1 75.5-82.3
Some Post-H.S. 641 187 20.5 17.2-24.3 454 79.5 75.7-82.8
College Graduate 502 109 17.4 13.5-22.1 393 82.6 77.9-86.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 421 187 31.7 26.5-37.4 234 68.3 62.6-73.5
$15,000- 24,999 500 159 21.1 17.3-25.4 341 78.9 74.6-82.7
$25,000- 34,999 282 84 24.0 18.5-30.5 198 76.0 69.5-81.5
$35,000- 49,999 231 55 21.5 15.6-28.7 176 78.5 71.3-84.4
$50,000- 74,999 211 43 17.2 12.0-24.1 168 82.8 75.9-88.0
$75,000+ 189 34 14.1 9.2-20.9 155 85.9 79.1-90.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 571 370 54.9 49.2-60.5 201 45.1 39.5-50.8
No 1,603 315 13.8 12.0-15.8 1,288 86.2 84.2-88.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 267 92 28.2 22.3-35.0 175 71.8 65.0-77.7
Non-Veteran 1,935 604 21.8 19.7-24.0 1,331 78.2 76.0-80.3

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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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