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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,581 4,785 40.7 39.5-41.9 694 6.7 6.1- 7.4 150 1.6 1.3- 2.0 4,952 51.0 49.7-52.2
GENDER
Male 4,084 1,617 35.9 34.0-37.8 234 5.9 5.0- 6.9 70 1.9 1.4- 2.5 2,163 56.4 54.4-58.3
Female 6,497 3,168 45.0 43.4-46.6 460 7.5 6.7- 8.4 80 1.4 1.0- 1.8 2,789 46.1 44.5-47.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 7,376 3,522 43.7 42.2-45.2 447 6.1 5.4- 6.8 94 1.4 1.1- 1.8 3,313 48.8 47.3-50.3
Non-Hispanic Black 1,860 780 37.3 34.5-40.2 157 9.2 7.6-11.1 27 1.5 1.0- 2.4 896 51.9 48.9-54.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 402 163 40.1 32.6-48.0 35 7.3 4.5-11.6 *** *** *** 199 51.7 43.8-59.5
Non-Hispanic Other 254 100 33.0 25.8-41.1 22 7.5 4.4-12.6 *** *** *** 129 57.5 48.9-65.7
Hispanic 614 178 24.6 20.9-28.7 28 5.5 3.3- 9.0 20 3.5 2.0- 6.2 388 66.4 61.7-70.8
AGE
18-34 1,660 542 29.8 27.3-32.5 132 8.2 6.7- 9.9 38 2.1 1.4- 3.0 948 59.9 57.1-62.7
35-44 1,452 507 34.4 31.6-37.4 140 9.2 7.6-11.0 31 2.2 1.4- 3.2 774 54.2 51.1-57.3
45-54 1,844 745 39.9 37.1-42.8 137 6.9 5.6- 8.5 28 1.9 1.2- 3.1 934 51.3 48.4-54.2
55-64 2,193 1,062 48.2 45.5-50.8 119 4.8 3.9- 5.9 25 0.9 0.6- 1.4 987 46.2 43.5-48.8
65-74 1,940 1,075 54.9 52.1-57.7 90 3.7 2.9- 4.8 18 0.8 0.4- 1.4 757 40.6 37.9-43.4
75+ 1,396 803 58.4 55.0-61.6 65 3.9 2.9- 5.2 *** *** *** 519 36.9 33.8-40.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,320 466 30.6 27.4-33.9 62 3.7 2.7- 5.2 *** *** *** 777 64.5 61.1-67.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,034 1,299 38.1 36.0-40.4 161 5.9 4.8- 7.2 35 1.0 0.7- 1.5 1,539 54.9 52.6-57.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,886 1,363 43.6 41.3-45.9 189 6.9 5.8- 8.3 37 1.8 1.2- 2.7 1,297 47.7 45.3-50.0
College Graduate 3,307 1,641 46.6 44.4-48.7 279 9.4 8.2-10.8 62 2.3 1.7- 3.1 1,325 41.7 39.6-43.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,276 505 33.6 30.2-37.1 76 5.7 4.2- 7.6 *** *** *** 681 59.3 55.6-62.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,823 751 35.8 33.0-38.7 115 6.2 4.9- 7.8 25 1.5 0.8- 2.5 932 56.5 53.5-59.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,130 504 41.0 37.4-44.8 64 5.6 4.1- 7.6 *** *** *** 546 51.5 47.6-55.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,310 635 43.3 40.0-46.7 89 7.3 5.6- 9.4 17 1.5 0.8- 2.6 569 47.9 44.4-51.4
$50,000-74,999 1,262 638 48.9 45.4-52.5 82 6.9 5.3- 9.0 19 1.8 1.1- 3.0 523 42.4 38.9-45.9
$75,000+ 2,011 929 42.4 39.7-45.2 179 9.8 8.1-11.8 41 2.2 1.5- 3.2 862 45.6 42.8-48.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,893 1,371 44.8 42.4-47.3 144 5.0 4.1- 6.1 30 1.1 0.7- 1.7 1,348 49.0 46.6-51.5
No 7,637 3,393 39.5 38.1-40.9 549 7.3 6.5- 8.1 120 1.8 1.4- 2.2 3,575 51.5 50.1-53.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,365 663 47.4 44.1-50.7 75 5.5 4.1- 7.3 20 1.8 1.1- 2.9 607 45.3 42.1-48.6
Non-Veteran 9,214 4,121 39.8 38.5-41.1 619 6.9 6.2- 7.6 130 1.6 1.3- 2.0 4,344 51.7 50.4-53.1

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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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