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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,854 395 2.6 2.3- 3.0 11,459 97.4 97.0-97.7
GENDER
Male 4,616 156 2.7 2.2- 3.3 4,460 97.3 96.7-97.8
Female 7,238 239 2.5 2.1- 2.9 6,999 97.5 97.1-97.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 8,171 270 2.7 2.3- 3.1 7,901 97.3 96.9-97.7
Non-Hispanic Black 2,152 78 2.5 1.9- 3.4 2,074 97.5 96.6-98.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 455 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 299 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 689 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 2,026 23 1.2 0.7- 2.0 2,003 98.8 98.0-99.3
35-44 1,626 40 2.6 1.8- 3.6 1,586 97.4 96.4-98.2
45-54 2,049 44 1.8 1.3- 2.6 2,005 98.2 97.4-98.7
55-64 2,362 88 3.4 2.6- 4.3 2,274 96.6 95.7-97.4
65-74 2,104 94 4.5 3.5- 5.6 2,010 95.5 94.4-96.5
75+ 1,559 106 6.2 5.0- 7.7 1,453 93.8 92.3-95.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,490 77 4.0 3.0- 5.5 1,413 96.0 94.5-97.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,437 141 3.2 2.6- 4.0 3,296 96.8 96.0-97.4
Some Post-H.S. 3,202 103 2.1 1.7- 2.7 3,099 97.9 97.3-98.3
College Graduate 3,685 74 1.6 1.2- 2.1 3,611 98.4 97.9-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,447 83 4.9 3.7- 6.6 1,364 95.1 93.4-96.3
$15,000- 24,999 2,047 88 3.4 2.6- 4.3 1,959 96.6 95.7-97.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,273 46 2.6 1.9- 3.7 1,227 97.4 96.3-98.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,434 37 1.9 1.3- 2.8 1,397 98.1 97.2-98.7
$50,000-74,999 1,387 24 1.3 0.8- 2.0 1,363 98.7 98.0-99.2
$75,000+ 2,194 37 1.4 0.9- 2.0 2,157 98.6 98.0-99.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,167 239 6.8 5.8- 7.9 2,928 93.2 92.1-94.2
No 8,551 150 1.4 1.1- 1.8 8,401 98.6 98.2-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,539 59 2.8 2.1- 3.8 1,480 97.2 96.2-97.9
Non-Veteran 10,310 336 2.6 2.2- 3.0 9,974 97.4 97.0-97.8

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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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