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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,682 8,178 67.9 66.8-69.0 785 7.1 6.5- 7.8 1,005 9.4 8.7-10.1 938 9.1 8.4- 9.9 776 6.5 5.9- 7.1
-FEMALES 7,110 4,757 63.7 62.2-65.2 528 7.9 7.1- 8.8 684 10.8 9.9-11.9 634 10.5 9.5-11.5 507 7.1 6.3- 7.9
RACE
White 4,957 3,344 63.6 61.8-65.3 386 8.3 7.3- 9.5 467 10.9 9.8-12.2 416 10.0 8.9-11.2 344 7.2 6.3- 8.2
African American 1,430 939 62.1 58.7-65.4 102 7.8 6.2- 9.9 145 11.3 9.3-13.6 144 11.8 9.6-14.5 100 7.0 5.5- 8.8
Other Minorities 660 432 68.6 63.6-73.2 38 5.4 3.5- 8.1 67 9.2 6.9-12.3 67 10.7 7.7-14.7 56 6.1 4.4- 8.6
AGE
18-34 1,135 658 57.5 54.0-60.8 113 9.6 7.6-11.9 161 13.7 11.5-16.2 134 12.9 10.7-15.5 69 6.4 4.9- 8.3
35-44 925 543 58.9 55.1-62.6 93 10.0 7.9-12.6 113 11.6 9.5-14.1 106 12.3 9.9-15.1 70 7.2 5.5- 9.2
45-54 1,230 729 59.8 56.2-63.3 105 8.0 6.3-10.1 131 11.5 9.3-14.1 140 10.7 8.5-13.4 125 10.0 8.2-12.3
55-64 1,396 887 63.6 60.5-66.7 116 7.8 6.3- 9.7 129 9.5 7.7-11.7 139 10.8 8.9-13.0 125 8.2 6.7-10.1
65-74 1,298 1,003 76.0 72.9-78.9 69 5.3 4.0- 7.0 90 7.9 6.1-10.1 67 6.0 4.4- 8.2 69 4.7 3.6- 6.3
75+ 1,034 861 83.5 80.6-86.0 29 2.4 1.6- 3.8 56 5.6 4.1- 7.5 44 4.5 3.2- 6.3 44 4.0 2.9- 5.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 843 562 60.6 56.0-65.1 35 5.0 3.3- 7.5 74 9.7 7.3-12.9 89 13.6 10.5-17.5 83 11.0 8.5-14.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,071 1,403 64.2 61.5-66.9 113 5.8 4.7- 7.2 169 9.0 7.5-10.8 202 11.6 9.8-13.7 184 9.4 7.8-11.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,005 1,308 62.1 59.3-64.8 145 8.4 6.8-10.4 207 12.5 10.7-14.5 192 10.6 8.9-12.5 153 6.4 5.3- 7.8
College Graduate 2,169 1,464 66.9 64.4-69.3 235 11.3 9.7-13.1 233 11.3 9.7-13.1 150 7.3 6.1- 8.8 87 3.2 2.5- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 936 499 47.6 43.3-51.9 60 7.9 5.7-10.7 100 13.4 10.5-16.9 134 15.4 12.5-18.9 143 15.8 12.9-19.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,266 829 60.0 56.4-63.6 67 5.3 3.9- 7.1 126 11.5 9.4-14.0 129 13.0 10.4-16.1 115 10.2 8.2-12.6
$25,000- 34,999 756 492 63.8 59.2-68.2 61 8.7 6.5-11.6 71 9.8 7.1-13.3 83 11.2 8.6-14.5 49 6.5 4.7- 9.0
$35,000- 49,999 825 550 64.3 60.1-68.4 60 6.9 5.1- 9.3 88 10.9 8.5-13.9 84 12.6 9.8-16.1 43 5.3 3.8- 7.4
$50,000- 74,999 797 554 66.4 61.9-70.7 79 12.6 9.2-16.9 79 9.6 7.4-12.3 54 7.7 5.6-10.4 31 3.7 2.4- 5.7
$75,000+ 1,116 784 69.6 66.1-72.9 124 10.5 8.5-12.9 118 11.9 9.6-14.7 54 5.6 4.1- 7.7 36 2.4 1.6- 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,927 1,016 46.6 43.7-49.6 105 5.5 4.2- 7.0 188 11.2 9.4-13.4 296 17.3 15.1-19.8 322 19.4 17.0-22.0
No 5,106 3,692 68.5 66.8-70.2 418 8.7 7.7- 9.8 489 10.8 9.7-12.0 329 8.5 7.4- 9.7 178 3.5 3.0- 4.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 156 101 66.3 55.4-75.7 *** *** *** 21 11.2 6.4-18.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 6,953 4,656 63.6 62.1-65.1 517 7.9 7.1- 8.9 663 10.8 9.9-11.9 621 10.5 9.6-11.6 496 7.1 6.3- 7.9

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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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