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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 11,868 1,053 6.4 5.9- 6.9 10,815 93.6 93.1-94.1
GENDER
Male 4,632 349 5.2 4.6- 6.0 4,283 94.8 94.0-95.4
Female 7,236 704 7.5 6.8- 8.2 6,532 92.5 91.8-93.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 8,183 816 7.6 7.0- 8.2 7,367 92.4 91.8-93.0
Non-Hispanic Black 2,151 143 4.2 3.4- 5.1 2,008 95.8 94.9-96.6
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 455 51 15.7 9.7-24.3 404 84.3 75.7-90.3
Non-Hispanic Other 301 22 4.2 2.5- 7.1 279 95.8 92.9-97.5
Hispanic 690 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 2,031 38 1.5 1.1- 2.2 1,993 98.5 97.8-98.9
35-44 1,627 53 2.9 2.2- 4.0 1,574 97.1 96.0-97.8
45-54 2,046 121 5.3 4.2- 6.5 1,925 94.7 93.5-95.8
55-64 2,363 215 8.9 7.5-10.4 2,148 91.1 89.6-92.5
65-74 2,114 321 15.0 13.2-17.1 1,793 85.0 82.9-86.8
75+ 1,560 301 19.2 16.9-21.8 1,259 80.8 78.2-83.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,497 134 6.0 4.8- 7.4 1,363 94.0 92.6-95.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,442 312 7.1 6.1- 8.1 3,130 92.9 91.9-93.9
Some Post-H.S. 3,204 285 6.4 5.5- 7.3 2,919 93.6 92.7-94.5
College Graduate 3,685 318 5.9 5.2- 6.8 3,367 94.1 93.2-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,449 144 7.0 5.6- 8.6 1,305 93.0 91.4-94.4
$15,000- 24,999 2,044 189 6.6 5.5- 7.9 1,855 93.4 92.1-94.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,278 121 6.7 5.4- 8.4 1,157 93.3 91.6-94.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,438 131 6.5 5.2- 8.1 1,307 93.5 91.9-94.8
$50,000-74,999 1,387 111 5.9 4.6- 7.5 1,276 94.1 92.5-95.4
$75,000+ 2,194 151 5.4 4.5- 6.5 2,043 94.6 93.5-95.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,175 450 12.6 11.3-14.1 2,725 87.4 85.9-88.7
No 8,556 600 4.7 4.3- 5.2 7,956 95.3 94.8-95.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,546 167 9.1 7.5-10.9 1,379 90.9 89.1-92.5
Non-Veteran 10,318 886 6.0 5.5- 6.6 9,432 94.0 93.4-94.5

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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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