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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/VG/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,844 9,210 80.7 79.8-81.6 2,634 19.3 18.4-20.2
GENDER
Male 4,624 3,608 80.4 78.9-81.8 1,016 19.6 18.2-21.1
Female 7,220 5,602 80.9 79.8-82.0 1,618 19.1 18.0-20.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 8,168 6,554 83.4 82.4-84.4 1,614 16.6 15.6-17.6
Non-Hispanic Black 2,149 1,593 78.1 75.8-80.3 556 21.9 19.7-24.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 456 300 60.8 52.9-68.1 156 39.2 31.9-47.1
Non-Hispanic Other 297 250 87.8 82.4-91.7 47 12.2 8.3-17.6
Hispanic 685 450 64.4 59.9-68.6 235 35.6 31.4-40.1
AGE
18-34 2,031 1,814 89.9 88.4-91.3 217 10.1 8.7-11.6
35-44 1,625 1,355 82.2 79.7-84.4 270 17.8 15.6-20.3
45-54 2,045 1,593 78.7 76.3-80.9 452 21.3 19.1-23.7
55-64 2,359 1,772 75.7 73.4-77.9 587 24.3 22.1-26.6
65-74 2,104 1,567 74.9 72.4-77.1 537 25.1 22.9-27.6
75+ 1,555 1,011 64.3 61.2-67.4 544 35.7 32.6-38.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,491 756 56.5 53.1-59.7 735 43.5 40.3-46.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,433 2,495 78.1 76.3-79.7 938 21.9 20.3-23.7
Some Post-H.S. 3,198 2,586 85.9 84.4-87.2 612 14.1 12.8-15.6
College Graduate 3,680 3,337 93.0 92.0-93.9 343 7.0 6.1- 8.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,446 746 57.7 54.3-61.1 700 42.3 38.9-45.7
$15,000- 24,999 2,042 1,404 71.0 68.4-73.5 638 29.0 26.5-31.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,274 990 80.7 77.9-83.2 284 19.3 16.8-22.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,431 1,236 86.7 84.0-88.9 195 13.3 11.1-16.0
$50,000-74,999 1,387 1,257 91.8 89.9-93.4 130 8.2 6.6-10.1
$75,000+ 2,194 2,052 94.7 93.5-95.7 142 5.3 4.3- 6.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,165 1,499 49.0 46.7-51.3 1,666 51.0 48.7-53.3
No 8,542 7,619 89.6 88.8-90.4 923 10.4 9.6-11.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,547 1,207 81.3 78.9-83.4 340 18.7 16.6-21.1
Non-Veteran 10,292 8,000 80.6 79.6-81.5 2,292 19.4 18.5-20.4

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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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