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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 11,814 2,080 15.3 14.5-16.1 9,734 84.7 83.9-85.5
GENDER
Male 4,603 690 13.0 11.9-14.3 3,913 87.0 85.7-88.1
Female 7,211 1,390 17.3 16.3-18.4 5,821 82.7 81.6-83.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 8,152 1,394 15.0 14.0-15.9 6,758 85.0 84.1-86.0
Non-Hispanic Black 2,131 426 17.4 15.6-19.5 1,705 82.6 80.5-84.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 456 100 24.0 18.1-31.1 356 76.0 68.9-81.9
Non-Hispanic Other 301 59 16.6 11.6-23.2 242 83.4 76.8-88.4
Hispanic 686 92 10.7 8.5-13.3 594 89.3 86.7-91.5
AGE
18-34 2,026 181 9.1 7.7-10.7 1,845 90.9 89.3-92.3
35-44 1,617 191 11.8 10.1-13.9 1,426 88.2 86.1-89.9
45-54 2,043 475 21.2 19.2-23.4 1,568 78.8 76.6-80.8
55-64 2,350 507 20.0 18.1-22.1 1,843 80.0 77.9-81.9
65-74 2,106 354 15.8 14.0-17.7 1,752 84.2 82.3-86.0
75+ 1,546 355 22.5 20.0-25.2 1,191 77.5 74.8-80.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,481 384 22.0 19.5-24.8 1,097 78.0 75.2-80.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,413 644 15.2 13.9-16.7 2,769 84.8 83.3-86.1
Some Post-H.S. 3,197 593 15.7 14.3-17.2 2,604 84.3 82.8-85.7
College Graduate 3,683 449 10.3 9.2-11.6 3,234 89.7 88.4-90.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,436 430 25.2 22.5-28.2 1,006 74.8 71.8-77.5
$15,000- 24,999 2,039 463 20.2 18.2-22.4 1,576 79.8 77.6-81.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,267 220 15.3 13.0-18.0 1,047 84.7 82.0-87.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,429 233 13.8 11.7-16.1 1,196 86.2 83.9-88.3
$50,000-74,999 1,386 165 10.4 8.7-12.4 1,221 89.6 87.6-91.3
$75,000+ 2,197 190 8.0 6.8- 9.5 2,007 92.0 90.5-93.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,147 1,058 32.4 30.3-34.6 2,089 67.6 65.4-69.7
No 8,531 994 10.5 9.7-11.3 7,537 89.5 88.7-90.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,537 239 14.3 12.4-16.4 1,298 85.7 83.6-87.6
Non-Veteran 10,273 1,841 15.4 14.6-16.3 8,432 84.6 83.7-85.4

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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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