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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,844 1,998 18.7 17.7-19.7 3,554 31.4 30.3-32.5 3,658 30.6 29.5-31.7 1,806 14.1 13.3-14.9 828 5.2 4.8- 5.7
GENDER
Male 4,624 800 19.1 17.6-20.6 1,393 31.6 29.9-33.4 1,415 29.7 28.0-31.4 696 14.4 13.2-15.7 320 5.2 4.5- 6.0
Female 7,220 1,198 18.3 17.2-19.5 2,161 31.2 29.8-32.6 2,243 31.4 30.0-32.9 1,110 13.9 12.9-14.9 508 5.2 4.6- 5.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 8,168 1,508 20.2 19.0-21.4 2,653 34.0 32.7-35.4 2,393 29.3 28.0-30.6 1,057 11.3 10.5-12.2 557 5.3 4.7- 5.8
Non-Hispanic Black 2,149 277 16.5 14.4-18.8 547 28.0 25.5-30.6 769 33.7 31.2-36.3 411 16.8 14.9-18.9 145 5.1 4.0- 6.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 456 47 10.3 6.8-15.4 98 21.0 16.0-27.1 155 29.4 23.7-35.9 84 23.6 16.9-31.8 72 15.6 11.0-21.7
Non-Hispanic Other 297 60 17.5 12.9-23.4 94 31.1 24.7-38.2 96 39.2 31.3-47.7 32 8.5 5.3-13.5 *** *** ***
Hispanic 685 93 13.2 10.2-17.0 142 20.5 17.0-24.6 215 30.6 26.6-34.9 207 32.2 28.1-36.6 28 3.4 2.2- 5.2
AGE
18-34 2,031 472 23.9 21.7-26.3 735 35.4 33.0-38.0 607 30.6 28.2-33.1 191 8.9 7.6-10.4 26 1.1 0.7- 1.8
35-44 1,625 363 22.0 19.7-24.4 532 33.5 30.8-36.4 460 26.7 24.2-29.2 209 14.3 12.3-16.5 61 3.6 2.6- 4.8
45-54 2,045 377 17.7 15.8-19.9 634 31.5 29.0-34.1 582 29.5 27.0-32.0 301 14.7 12.8-16.8 151 6.6 5.4- 8.0
55-64 2,359 348 14.8 13.1-16.7 682 28.7 26.5-31.0 742 32.1 29.8-34.6 371 15.7 13.9-17.7 216 8.6 7.2-10.2
65-74 2,104 281 13.3 11.7-15.2 584 27.7 25.4-30.2 702 33.8 31.3-36.4 374 18.3 16.3-20.5 163 6.8 5.6- 8.2
75+ 1,555 137 8.6 6.9-10.5 348 21.4 19.0-24.0 526 34.4 31.4-37.5 340 23.3 20.6-26.1 204 12.4 10.5-14.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,491 95 8.2 6.5-10.4 180 15.3 12.8-18.2 481 33.0 29.9-36.2 458 30.2 27.2-33.3 277 13.4 11.4-15.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,433 395 15.9 14.1-17.9 898 28.3 26.3-30.4 1,202 33.8 31.8-35.9 637 16.0 14.5-17.5 301 6.0 5.2- 6.9
Some Post-H.S. 3,198 510 18.0 16.3-19.8 1,053 36.2 34.0-38.3 1,023 31.7 29.7-33.8 437 10.6 9.4-11.9 175 3.5 2.9- 4.3
College Graduate 3,680 990 29.7 27.8-31.6 1,416 39.6 37.6-41.7 931 23.6 21.9-25.4 272 5.9 5.1- 6.9 71 1.1 0.8- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,446 99 9.1 7.1-11.5 223 18.9 16.2-21.9 424 29.8 26.7-33.1 397 25.5 22.7-28.5 303 16.8 14.5-19.3
$15,000- 24,999 2,042 191 12.3 10.4-14.5 454 23.3 20.9-25.9 759 35.4 32.8-38.2 460 22.3 20.1-24.8 178 6.6 5.5- 8.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,274 173 15.9 13.1-19.0 371 28.8 25.7-32.2 446 36.0 32.6-39.6 208 15.2 12.9-17.8 76 4.2 3.1- 5.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,431 241 18.5 15.9-21.5 506 36.0 32.9-39.2 489 32.2 29.2-35.3 159 11.4 9.2-13.9 36 2.0 1.3- 3.0
$50,000-74,999 1,387 319 23.5 20.9-26.4 520 39.5 36.2-42.9 418 28.8 25.9-31.9 108 6.7 5.2- 8.5 22 1.5 0.9- 2.5
$75,000+ 2,194 688 31.5 29.1-34.1 910 42.0 39.4-44.7 454 21.2 19.0-23.5 116 4.4 3.5- 5.5 26 0.9 0.5- 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,165 126 4.8 3.8- 6.0 441 14.1 12.6-15.7 932 30.1 28.0-32.3 973 31.4 29.3-33.6 693 19.6 17.9-21.5
No 8,542 1,856 22.6 21.4-23.8 3,083 36.4 35.1-37.8 2,680 30.6 29.4-31.9 806 9.2 8.5-10.0 117 1.2 0.9- 1.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,547 280 20.0 17.6-22.6 450 29.8 27.0-32.7 477 31.5 28.7-34.4 235 13.5 11.6-15.6 105 5.2 4.2- 6.6
Non-Veteran 10,292 1,718 18.5 17.5-19.6 3,103 31.6 30.4-32.8 3,179 30.5 29.3-31.6 1,570 14.2 13.3-15.1 722 5.2 4.7- 5.8

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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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