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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,749 9,208 73.5 72.4-74.6 1,079 10.8 10.1-11.7 683 7.1 6.5- 7.8 671 7.3 6.7- 8.0 108 1.3 1.0- 1.6
GENDER
Male 4,573 3,348 67.9 66.0-69.6 459 11.7 10.5-13.1 344 8.8 7.8-10.0 354 9.7 8.6-10.9 68 1.9 1.4- 2.5
Female 7,176 5,860 78.7 77.4-79.9 620 10.0 9.1-11.0 339 5.5 4.8- 6.3 317 5.1 4.5- 5.8 40 0.7 0.5- 1.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 8,094 6,389 74.0 72.6-75.3 739 10.8 9.9-11.8 454 6.9 6.1- 7.7 468 7.7 6.9- 8.5 44 0.7 0.5- 1.0
Non-Hispanic Black 2,144 1,788 79.1 76.6-81.4 185 10.8 9.1-12.9 95 5.9 4.6- 7.5 72 4.0 3.1- 5.3 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 450 346 75.1 68.4-80.7 36 6.5 4.0-10.4 31 8.5 5.2-13.5 34 8.0 5.0-12.7 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 295 214 68.9 60.3-76.3 34 10.2 6.9-14.9 26 11.1 6.9-17.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 678 402 55.9 51.3-60.5 79 12.0 9.1-15.8 71 10.5 8.2-13.4 71 11.9 9.2-15.3 55 9.6 7.3-12.6
AGE
18-34 1,987 1,269 62.0 59.4-64.6 291 14.8 13.0-16.8 195 10.4 8.9-12.2 186 10.2 8.7-12.0 46 2.5 1.8- 3.5
35-44 1,611 1,097 66.5 63.6-69.2 209 13.1 11.3-15.3 148 9.2 7.6-11.0 131 9.6 7.8-11.6 26 1.7 1.1- 2.5
45-54 2,041 1,529 73.8 71.3-76.2 211 10.5 8.9-12.4 138 7.2 5.9- 8.7 151 7.9 6.6- 9.6 *** *** ***
55-64 2,347 1,909 81.0 78.8-83.0 201 9.4 7.8-11.2 115 4.8 3.8- 6.0 115 4.6 3.7- 5.7 *** *** ***
65-74 2,101 1,893 90.9 89.3-92.2 93 3.9 3.1- 5.0 52 2.1 1.5- 2.9 55 2.7 2.0- 3.6 *** *** ***
75+ 1,541 1,409 92.0 90.0-93.6 65 4.4 3.2- 6.1 31 1.5 1.0- 2.2 29 1.9 1.2- 2.9 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,478 1,079 65.9 62.6-69.2 123 10.8 8.6-13.5 94 7.4 5.8- 9.3 131 11.3 9.3-13.8 51 4.5 3.4- 6.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,397 2,645 72.8 70.6-74.8 286 10.0 8.6-11.5 208 7.5 6.3- 8.9 228 8.8 7.5-10.3 30 0.9 0.6- 1.5
Some Post-H.S. 3,173 2,497 74.9 72.8-76.8 298 10.7 9.3-12.2 187 7.5 6.3- 8.8 179 6.5 5.5- 7.8 *** *** ***
College Graduate 3,661 2,957 77.7 75.9-79.4 368 12.0 10.6-13.5 192 6.0 5.1- 7.1 130 3.9 3.2- 4.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,432 1,048 66.7 63.2-70.0 130 11.6 9.4-14.3 109 8.3 6.6-10.5 119 10.9 8.9-13.4 26 2.5 1.6- 3.8
$15,000- 24,999 2,025 1,464 64.9 62.0-67.7 191 12.0 10.1-14.3 148 8.8 7.2-10.6 190 12.0 10.2-14.1 32 2.3 1.5- 3.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,267 967 69.9 66.1-73.4 131 12.3 9.8-15.3 82 8.2 6.3-10.5 78 8.7 6.5-11.5 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 1,427 1,174 79.2 76.3-81.9 128 9.9 8.0-12.1 63 5.3 4.0- 6.9 58 5.2 3.7- 7.3 *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 1,382 1,128 78.4 75.5-81.1 120 9.7 7.9-11.9 73 6.0 4.6- 7.8 57 5.4 4.0- 7.3 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 2,179 1,772 78.6 76.2-80.8 226 11.5 9.9-13.4 106 6.0 4.7- 7.6 67 3.6 2.7- 4.8 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,140 2,622 80.3 78.2-82.3 208 7.9 6.5- 9.4 140 5.5 4.5- 6.9 151 5.6 4.6- 6.9 19 0.6 0.4- 1.1
No 8,473 6,479 71.5 70.2-72.8 861 11.7 10.8-12.6 535 7.6 6.8- 8.4 512 7.8 7.0- 8.6 86 1.4 1.1- 1.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,531 1,299 83.5 81.1-85.7 114 8.3 6.7-10.2 59 4.2 3.1- 5.5 59 4.1 3.0- 5.4 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 10,213 7,905 72.1 70.9-73.3 965 11.2 10.3-12.1 624 7.5 6.8- 8.3 611 7.7 7.0- 8.5 108 1.4 1.2- 1.8

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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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