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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-MALES

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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
-MALES 4,613 332 5.8 5.0- 6.6 4,281 94.2 93.4-95.0
RACE
White 3,303 267 6.6 5.7- 7.7 3,036 93.4 92.3-94.3
African American 748 37 3.4 2.3- 5.0 711 96.6 95.0-97.7
Other Minorities 528 27 4.7 2.7- 7.8 501 95.3 92.2-97.3
AGE
18-34 878 19 2.1 1.3- 3.4 859 97.9 96.6-98.7
35-44 692 25 4.1 2.6- 6.5 667 95.9 93.5-97.4
45-54 802 47 6.1 4.2- 8.8 755 93.9 91.2-95.8
55-64 937 90 8.6 6.7-10.9 847 91.4 89.1-93.3
65-74 790 93 10.7 8.5-13.5 697 89.3 86.5-91.5
75+ 484 57 12.4 9.1-16.8 427 87.6 83.2-90.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 616 70 9.5 6.9-12.8 546 90.5 87.2-93.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,333 119 6.1 5.0- 7.6 1,214 93.9 92.4-95.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,154 97 6.1 4.8- 7.7 1,057 93.9 92.3-95.2
College Graduate 1,493 46 2.2 1.5- 3.1 1,447 97.8 96.9-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 492 78 12.0 9.1-15.8 414 88.0 84.2-90.9
$15,000- 24,999 758 70 7.3 5.5- 9.7 688 92.7 90.3-94.5
$25,000- 34,999 502 44 6.9 4.9- 9.6 458 93.1 90.4-95.1
$35,000- 49,999 597 49 7.5 5.0-11.0 548 92.5 89.0-95.0
$50,000- 74,999 588 25 2.6 1.6- 4.2 563 97.4 95.8-98.4
$75,000+ 1,071 23 1.7 1.0- 2.8 1,048 98.3 97.2-99.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,179 202 15.4 13.0-18.0 977 84.6 82.0-87.0
No 3,379 123 3.2 2.5- 4.0 3,256 96.8 96.0-97.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,381 145 9.0 7.4-10.8 1,236 91.0 89.2-92.6
Non-Veteran 3,230 187 4.8 4.0- 5.8 3,043 95.2 94.2-96.0

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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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