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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 11,847 4,024 26.1 25.2-27.1 7,823 73.9 72.9-74.8
-FEMALES 7,231 2,698 29.3 28.1-30.6 4,533 70.7 69.4-71.9
RACE
White 5,036 1,943 31.3 29.8-32.9 3,093 68.7 67.1-70.2
African American 1,454 518 27.3 24.6-30.1 936 72.7 69.9-75.4
Other Minorities 673 215 18.4 15.2-22.0 458 81.6 78.0-84.8
AGE
18-34 1,153 88 7.4 5.9- 9.4 1,065 92.6 90.6-94.1
35-44 929 154 15.1 12.6-18.0 775 84.9 82.0-87.4
45-54 1,237 388 29.6 26.6-32.9 849 70.4 67.1-73.4
55-64 1,418 644 46.5 43.3-49.7 774 53.5 50.3-56.7
65-74 1,321 729 53.7 50.3-57.0 592 46.3 43.0-49.7
75+ 1,075 669 64.5 60.9-67.9 406 35.5 32.1-39.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 879 468 40.0 36.0-44.2 411 60.0 55.8-64.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,104 860 31.8 29.5-34.2 1,244 68.2 65.8-70.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,036 788 29.4 27.1-31.8 1,248 70.6 68.2-72.9
College Graduate 2,188 570 20.1 18.2-22.1 1,618 79.9 77.9-81.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 959 484 37.8 33.9-41.8 475 62.2 58.2-66.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,285 556 33.8 30.7-37.1 729 66.2 62.9-69.3
$25,000- 34,999 768 293 31.1 27.3-35.1 475 68.9 64.9-72.7
$35,000- 49,999 836 283 28.0 24.5-31.7 553 72.0 68.3-75.5
$50,000- 74,999 798 222 25.0 21.7-28.8 576 75.0 71.2-78.3
$75,000+ 1,119 245 18.4 15.9-21.2 874 81.6 78.8-84.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,989 1,393 63.8 60.8-66.7 596 36.2 33.3-39.2
No 5,160 1,274 19.3 18.1-20.6 3,886 80.7 79.4-81.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 156 50 24.6 17.4-33.7 106 75.4 66.3-82.6
Non-Veteran 7,072 2,648 29.4 28.2-30.7 4,424 70.6 69.3-71.8

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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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