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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status-AFRICAN AMERICANS

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/VG/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,844 9,210 80.7 79.8-81.6 2,634 19.3 18.4-20.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,204 1,633 78.0 75.8-80.2 571 22.0 19.8-24.2
GENDER
Male 751 558 78.1 74.4-81.4 193 21.9 18.6-25.6
Female 1,453 1,075 78.0 75.1-80.6 378 22.0 19.4-24.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,144 1,591 78.2 75.9-80.3 553 21.8 19.7-24.1
AGE
18-34 470 422 90.3 87.0-92.9 48 9.7 7.1-13.0
35-44 327 267 80.4 74.4-85.3 60 19.6 14.7-25.6
45-54 421 311 74.4 68.5-79.5 110 25.6 20.5-31.5
55-64 459 302 66.4 60.5-71.9 157 33.6 28.1-39.5
65-74 316 210 66.6 59.1-73.4 106 33.4 26.6-40.9
75+ 180 95 49.7 39.8-59.5 85 50.3 40.5-60.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 351 187 59.0 51.8-65.7 164 41.0 34.3-48.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 696 491 77.0 73.0-80.6 205 23.0 19.4-27.0
Some Post-H.S. 645 505 82.8 79.2-85.9 140 17.2 14.1-20.8
College Graduate 502 441 90.4 86.8-93.1 61 9.6 6.9-13.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 418 231 61.2 54.9-67.2 187 38.8 32.8-45.1
$15,000- 24,999 500 354 73.9 68.8-78.5 146 26.1 21.5-31.2
$25,000- 34,999 282 230 85.7 80.2-89.8 52 14.3 10.2-19.8
$35,000- 49,999 232 196 84.8 78.1-89.7 36 15.2 10.3-21.9
$50,000- 74,999 213 193 89.0 81.8-93.6 20 11.0 6.4-18.2
$75,000+ 190 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 571 247 44.6 39.2-50.2 324 55.4 49.8-60.8
No 1,604 1,368 87.3 85.2-89.1 236 12.7 10.9-14.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 267 202 80.6 74.6-85.4 65 19.4 14.6-25.4
Non-Veteran 1,936 1,431 77.7 75.2-80.0 505 22.3 20.0-24.8

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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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