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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 11,847 4,024 26.1 25.2-27.1 7,823 73.9 72.9-74.8
-MALES 4,616 1,326 22.6 21.2-24.1 3,290 77.4 75.9-78.8
RACE
White 3,302 1,037 25.9 24.1-27.7 2,265 74.1 72.3-75.9
African American 749 178 17.0 14.2-20.1 571 83.0 79.9-85.8
Other Minorities 530 104 12.1 9.1-16.0 426 87.9 84.0-90.9
AGE
18-34 877 49 5.2 3.7- 7.3 828 94.8 92.7-96.3
35-44 691 88 13.1 10.5-16.3 603 86.9 83.7-89.5
45-54 804 212 25.1 21.7-28.9 592 74.9 71.1-78.3
55-64 939 347 36.3 32.6-40.2 592 63.7 59.8-67.4
65-74 789 376 49.5 45.1-53.8 413 50.5 46.2-54.9
75+ 487 247 50.9 45.1-56.7 240 49.1 43.3-54.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 619 230 28.4 24.4-32.8 389 71.6 67.2-75.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,335 427 23.6 21.1-26.2 908 76.4 73.8-78.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,154 331 22.5 19.9-25.5 823 77.5 74.5-80.1
College Graduate 1,491 334 17.2 15.1-19.4 1,157 82.8 80.6-84.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 493 208 33.2 28.4-38.4 285 66.8 61.6-71.6
$15,000- 24,999 759 225 21.9 18.7-25.4 534 78.1 74.6-81.3
$25,000- 34,999 503 162 26.8 22.5-31.5 341 73.2 68.5-77.5
$35,000- 49,999 597 172 24.3 20.5-28.5 425 75.7 71.5-79.5
$50,000- 74,999 587 153 20.1 16.8-23.9 434 79.9 76.1-83.2
$75,000+ 1,069 223 17.1 14.6-19.9 846 82.9 80.1-85.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,184 678 54.6 50.9-58.2 506 45.4 41.8-49.1
No 3,375 632 14.2 12.9-15.6 2,743 85.8 84.4-87.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,384 549 34.8 31.9-37.8 835 65.2 62.2-68.1
Non-Veteran 3,230 776 19.0 17.4-20.6 2,454 81.0 79.4-82.6

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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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