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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,371 4,379 48.1 46.8-49.4 5,992 51.9 50.6-53.2
-WHITES 7,394 3,081 48.5 47.0-50.0 4,313 51.5 50.0-53.0
GENDER
Male 2,902 1,231 48.6 46.3-51.0 1,671 51.4 49.0-53.7
Female 4,492 1,850 48.3 46.4-50.3 2,642 51.7 49.7-53.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 7,237 3,010 48.5 47.0-50.0 4,227 51.5 50.0-53.0
AGE
18-34 935 657 71.3 67.8-74.6 278 28.7 25.4-32.2
35-44 926 526 56.2 52.4-60.0 400 43.8 40.0-47.6
45-54 1,270 568 45.4 42.1-48.8 702 54.6 51.2-57.9
55-64 1,582 633 40.5 37.6-43.5 949 59.5 56.5-62.4
65-74 1,503 474 32.1 29.3-35.0 1,029 67.9 65.0-70.7
75+ 1,131 209 20.5 17.4-24.0 922 79.5 76.0-82.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 668 250 42.6 37.7-47.7 418 57.4 52.3-62.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,075 878 50.4 47.6-53.2 1,197 49.6 46.8-52.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,054 934 52.8 50.1-55.5 1,120 47.2 44.5-49.9
College Graduate 2,579 1,014 44.2 41.8-46.6 1,565 55.8 53.4-58.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 701 330 52.4 47.6-57.2 371 47.6 42.8-52.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,078 453 50.0 46.1-53.9 625 50.0 46.1-53.9
$25,000- 34,999 756 341 52.1 47.6-56.5 415 47.9 43.5-52.4
$35,000- 49,999 959 427 50.6 46.6-54.6 532 49.4 45.4-53.4
$50,000- 74,999 980 416 47.9 44.0-51.9 564 52.1 48.1-56.0
$75,000+ 1,686 680 46.2 43.1-49.3 1,006 53.8 50.7-56.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,095 793 42.3 39.6-45.1 1,302 57.7 54.9-60.4
No 5,267 2,269 50.3 48.5-52.0 2,998 49.7 48.0-51.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,032 359 37.5 33.9-41.2 673 62.5 58.8-66.1
Non-Veteran 6,361 2,721 50.1 48.5-51.7 3,640 49.9 48.3-51.5

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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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