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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-WHITES

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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
-WHITES 8,334 781 7.7 7.1- 8.4 7,553 92.3 91.6-92.9
GENDER
Male 3,303 267 6.6 5.7- 7.7 3,036 93.4 92.3-94.3
Female 5,031 514 8.7 7.9- 9.7 4,517 91.3 90.3-92.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 172 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 8,148 772 7.8 7.1- 8.5 7,376 92.2 91.5-92.9
AGE
18-34 1,171 27 2.2 1.5- 3.3 1,144 97.8 96.7-98.5
35-44 1,036 51 4.8 3.4- 6.7 985 95.2 93.3-96.6
45-54 1,405 121 9.2 7.4-11.3 1,284 90.8 88.7-92.6
55-64 1,701 182 10.8 9.2-12.8 1,519 89.2 87.2-90.8
65-74 1,665 233 13.0 11.2-15.1 1,432 87.0 84.9-88.8
75+ 1,296 164 12.7 10.6-15.2 1,132 87.3 84.8-89.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 774 139 15.6 12.6-19.3 635 84.4 80.7-87.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,353 303 9.8 8.5-11.2 2,050 90.2 88.8-91.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,290 227 7.3 6.2- 8.5 2,063 92.7 91.5-93.8
College Graduate 2,896 110 2.7 2.2- 3.4 2,786 97.3 96.6-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 802 191 19.6 16.4-23.2 611 80.4 76.8-83.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,223 164 11.2 9.3-13.5 1,059 88.8 86.5-90.7
$25,000- 34,999 849 93 8.4 6.7-10.7 756 91.6 89.3-93.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,070 86 8.1 6.2-10.7 984 91.9 89.3-93.8
$50,000- 74,999 1,085 63 4.9 3.6- 6.5 1,022 95.1 93.5-96.4
$75,000+ 1,869 48 2.1 1.5- 3.0 1,821 97.9 97.0-98.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,280 483 20.1 18.1-22.2 1,797 79.9 77.8-81.9
No 5,973 286 4.0 3.4- 4.7 5,687 96.0 95.3-96.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,172 128 9.9 8.1-12.1 1,044 90.1 87.9-91.9
Non-Veteran 7,161 653 7.4 6.7- 8.2 6,508 92.6 91.8-93.3

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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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