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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-African Americans

Summary Index of Chronic Health Conditions*

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  Total
Respond.^
No chronic disease 1 chronic disease 2+ chronic diseases
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,862 3,518 49.6 48.2-51.0 2,283 24.2 23.0-25.4 3,061 26.2 25.1-27.3
-African Americans 1,710 692 49.6 46.3-52.9 438 24.8 22.0-27.7 580 25.6 23.1-28.4
GENDER
Male 599 268 54.3 49.3-59.3 142 21.0 17.3-25.2 189 24.7 20.8-29.0
Female 1,111 424 45.6 41.3-49.9 296 27.9 24.2-32.0 391 26.5 23.2-30.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,687 677 49.2 45.9-52.5 434 24.9 22.2-27.9 576 25.9 23.3-28.6
AGE
18-34 310 223 72.9 66.5-78.4 65 21.4 16.3-27.6 22 5.7 3.6- 9.1
35-44 239 133 53.4 45.5-61.2 68 27.9 21.4-35.4 38 18.7 13.2-25.8
45-54 317 145 46.6 39.5-53.9 71 25.2 19.5-31.9 101 28.2 22.5-34.6
55-64 378 87 23.8 18.5-30.2 108 28.5 23.0-34.7 183 47.7 41.1-54.3
65-74 276 67 26.4 19.6-34.5 74 25.6 18.7-34.0 135 48.0 39.4-56.7
75+ 168 30 16.8 10.8-25.2 44 23.4 15.4-33.9 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 265 66 38.8 30.5-47.8 58 21.7 15.5-29.6 141 39.5 31.9-47.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 549 217 50.4 44.8-56.1 144 25.2 20.7-30.4 188 24.3 20.3-28.9
Some Post-H.S. 492 202 50.2 44.1-56.2 128 25.6 20.7-31.1 162 24.3 19.9-29.2
College Graduate 403 206 58.4 52.3-64.2 108 25.9 20.9-31.5 89 15.8 12.1-20.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 339 92 36.3 29.3-44.0 83 28.5 21.8-36.4 164 35.2 28.9-42.0
$15,000- 24,999 388 151 50.0 43.5-56.5 101 23.6 18.8-29.1 136 26.5 21.5-32.1
$25,000- 34,999 207 91 49.6 40.5-58.7 55 22.8 16.1-31.2 61 27.7 20.4-36.4
$35,000- 49,999 196 88 51.2 41.8-60.6 56 29.6 22.1-38.4 52 19.1 13.1-27.1
$50,000- 74,999 122 *** *** *** 36 22.3 14.2-33.4 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 162 *** *** *** 41 28.5 19.5-39.6 33 17.5 11.1-26.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 507 57 12.2 8.6-17.0 108 23.3 18.0-29.6 342 64.5 58.0-70.5
No 1,167 614 61.0 57.2-64.6 324 25.4 22.3-28.8 229 13.6 11.4-16.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 202 75 41.2 33.0-49.9 41 21.5 15.0-29.8 86 37.3 29.7-45.7
Non-Veteran 1,508 617 50.8 47.3-54.4 397 25.2 22.3-28.4 494 24.0 21.3-26.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 817 312 47.9 43.0-52.8 216 24.4 20.7-28.7 289 27.7 23.9-31.8
No 893 380 51.2 46.7-55.6 222 25.0 21.3-29.2 291 23.8 20.5-27.5

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*The index consists of heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer,
other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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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