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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 11,847 4,024 26.1 25.2-27.1 7,823 73.9 72.9-74.8
-WHITES 8,338 2,980 28.7 27.6-29.9 5,358 71.3 70.1-72.4
GENDER
Male 3,302 1,037 25.9 24.1-27.7 2,265 74.1 72.3-75.9
Female 5,036 1,943 31.3 29.8-32.9 3,093 68.7 67.1-70.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 172 26 12.5 8.0-18.9 146 87.5 81.1-92.0
Non-Hispanic 8,152 2,945 29.0 27.9-30.2 5,207 71.0 69.8-72.1
AGE
18-34 1,170 89 7.3 5.7- 9.2 1,081 92.7 90.8-94.3
35-44 1,031 162 15.1 12.8-17.7 869 84.9 82.3-87.2
45-54 1,403 411 29.2 26.3-32.2 992 70.8 67.8-73.7
55-64 1,703 679 40.3 37.5-43.2 1,024 59.7 56.8-62.5
65-74 1,667 870 52.7 49.8-55.6 797 47.3 44.4-50.2
75+ 1,304 754 58.5 55.1-61.8 550 41.5 38.2-44.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 780 427 44.5 40.1-49.1 353 55.5 50.9-59.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,361 977 31.9 29.7-34.2 1,384 68.1 65.8-70.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,284 842 28.3 26.2-30.6 1,442 71.7 69.4-73.8
College Graduate 2,892 727 19.1 17.6-20.7 2,165 80.9 79.3-82.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 805 416 41.8 37.5-46.2 389 58.2 53.8-62.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,224 559 36.7 33.4-40.1 665 63.3 59.9-66.6
$25,000- 34,999 850 338 33.5 29.8-37.5 512 66.5 62.5-70.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,070 362 28.1 25.0-31.3 708 71.9 68.7-75.0
$50,000- 74,999 1,086 308 24.0 21.2-27.0 778 76.0 73.0-78.8
$75,000+ 1,862 409 18.1 16.2-20.3 1,453 81.9 79.7-83.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,295 1,505 61.4 58.7-64.0 790 38.6 36.0-41.3
No 5,958 1,445 19.0 17.8-20.2 4,513 81.0 79.8-82.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,174 472 35.7 32.6-39.0 702 64.3 61.0-67.4
Non-Veteran 7,163 2,508 27.7 26.4-28.9 4,655 72.3 71.1-73.6

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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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