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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-African Americans

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,842 1,102 13.1 12.1-14.1 7,740 86.9 85.9-87.9
-African Americans 1,708 245 15.3 13.0-17.9 1,463 84.7 82.1-87.0
GENDER
Male 597 76 13.2 10.1-17.0 521 86.8 83.0-89.9
Female 1,111 169 17.0 13.9-20.7 942 83.0 79.3-86.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,685 239 15.2 12.9-17.9 1,446 84.8 82.1-87.1
AGE
18-34 310 48 15.7 11.2-21.5 262 84.3 78.5-88.8
35-44 239 38 15.2 10.6-21.4 201 84.8 78.6-89.4
45-54 315 56 18.0 13.0-24.3 259 82.0 75.7-87.0
55-64 378 52 15.2 11.1-20.5 326 84.8 79.5-88.9
65-74 276 33 13.3 7.6-22.2 243 86.7 77.8-92.4
75+ 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 264 41 15.1 10.0-22.1 223 84.9 77.9-90.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 548 74 14.4 10.8-18.9 474 85.6 81.1-89.2
Some Post-H.S. 492 76 16.8 12.5-22.1 416 83.2 77.9-87.5
College Graduate 403 54 14.3 10.6-19.1 349 85.7 80.9-89.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 338 58 17.2 12.6-23.0 280 82.8 77.0-87.4
$15,000- 24,999 388 48 11.8 8.3-16.3 340 88.2 83.7-91.7
$25,000- 34,999 207 36 20.5 14.1-28.7 171 79.5 71.3-85.9
$35,000- 49,999 196 31 14.0 9.1-20.9 165 86.0 79.1-90.9
$50,000- 74,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 162 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 507 109 22.8 18.0-28.4 398 77.2 71.6-82.0
No 1,166 134 13.2 10.6-16.3 1,032 86.8 83.7-89.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 202 19 9.8 5.8-16.0 183 90.2 84.0-94.2
Non-Veteran 1,506 226 16.0 13.5-18.9 1,280 84.0 81.1-86.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 816 111 14.5 11.3-18.5 705 85.5 81.5-88.7
No 892 134 15.9 12.9-19.5 758 84.1 80.5-87.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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