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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,866 2,023 18.9 18.0-19.8 9,843 81.1 80.2-82.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,204 489 22.7 20.5-25.0 1,715 77.3 75.0-79.5
GENDER
Male 748 141 20.7 17.3-24.6 607 79.3 75.4-82.7
Female 1,456 348 24.3 21.7-27.2 1,108 75.7 72.8-78.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,144 472 22.6 20.4-25.0 1,672 77.4 75.0-79.6
AGE
18-34 472 128 26.1 21.8-31.0 344 73.9 69.0-78.2
35-44 327 80 23.4 18.5-29.1 247 76.6 70.9-81.5
45-54 417 113 25.5 20.7-31.0 304 74.5 69.0-79.3
55-64 459 114 22.5 18.2-27.5 345 77.5 72.5-81.8
65-74 314 34 8.9 5.5-14.1 280 91.1 85.9-94.5
75+ 182 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 349 81 21.7 16.8-27.6 268 78.3 72.4-83.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 695 158 22.9 19.2-27.1 537 77.1 72.9-80.8
Some Post-H.S. 645 158 25.2 21.2-29.7 487 74.8 70.3-78.8
College Graduate 505 90 18.4 14.2-23.5 415 81.6 76.5-85.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 420 154 42.8 36.5-49.3 266 57.2 50.7-63.5
$15,000- 24,999 500 150 26.9 22.5-31.9 350 73.1 68.1-77.5
$25,000- 34,999 281 47 16.5 11.8-22.5 234 83.5 77.5-88.2
$35,000- 49,999 232 28 13.0 8.3-19.6 204 87.0 80.4-91.7
$50,000- 74,999 213 25 11.9 7.7-17.9 188 88.1 82.1-92.3
$75,000+ 190 15 9.0 5.1-15.6 175 91.0 84.4-94.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 572 169 29.8 25.0-35.0 403 70.2 65.0-75.0
No 1,604 315 20.8 18.4-23.5 1,289 79.2 76.5-81.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 267 35 13.5 9.3-19.3 232 86.5 80.7-90.7
Non-Veteran 1,936 453 24.0 21.6-26.5 1,483 76.0 73.5-78.4

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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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