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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,834 1,029 6.8 6.3- 7.4 10,805 93.2 92.6-93.7
-FEMALES 7,221 697 7.8 7.1- 8.6 6,524 92.2 91.4-92.9
RACE
White 5,031 514 8.7 7.9- 9.7 4,517 91.3 90.3-92.1
African American 1,453 106 5.7 4.4- 7.2 1,347 94.3 92.8-95.6
Other Minorities 669 69 5.7 4.1- 8.0 600 94.3 92.0-95.9
AGE
18-34 1,151 31 2.5 1.6- 3.7 1,120 97.5 96.3-98.4
35-44 933 47 4.8 3.5- 6.5 886 95.2 93.5-96.5
45-54 1,244 119 9.8 7.9-12.1 1,125 90.2 87.9-92.1
55-64 1,416 166 11.9 9.9-14.2 1,250 88.1 85.8-90.1
65-74 1,315 192 13.6 11.5-16.0 1,123 86.4 84.0-88.5
75+ 1,065 139 12.7 10.5-15.4 926 87.3 84.6-89.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 867 136 13.5 11.0-16.4 731 86.5 83.6-89.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,096 260 9.7 8.3-11.3 1,836 90.3 88.7-91.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,045 198 7.2 6.1- 8.5 1,847 92.8 91.5-93.9
College Graduate 2,189 100 3.3 2.6- 4.2 2,089 96.7 95.8-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 954 194 16.9 14.1-20.1 760 83.1 79.9-85.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,284 150 9.3 7.6-11.2 1,134 90.7 88.8-92.4
$25,000- 34,999 767 75 6.9 5.3- 9.0 692 93.1 91.0-94.7
$35,000- 49,999 837 61 7.5 5.6- 9.9 776 92.5 90.1-94.4
$50,000- 74,999 797 47 6.0 4.3- 8.4 750 94.0 91.6-95.7
$75,000+ 1,124 30 2.4 1.5- 3.7 1,094 97.6 96.3-98.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,974 445 21.5 19.2-23.9 1,529 78.5 76.1-80.8
No 5,168 245 3.9 3.4- 4.6 4,923 96.1 95.4-96.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 157 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 7,061 685 7.8 7.1- 8.6 6,376 92.2 91.4-92.9

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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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