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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status-African Americans

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,831 1,455 18.3 17.2-19.4 2,642 31.6 30.2-32.9 2,745 31.0 29.7-32.3 1,342 13.8 12.9-14.8 647 5.4 4.8- 6.0
-African Americans 1,703 230 15.5 13.1-18.1 379 22.9 20.3-25.9 639 38.0 34.8-41.2 329 17.5 15.2-20.0 126 6.2 4.8- 7.9
GENDER
Male 598 100 17.4 13.9-21.7 128 24.1 19.8-29.0 209 35.1 30.4-40.1 114 15.7 12.5-19.4 47 7.7 5.4-10.8
Female 1,105 130 13.8 10.8-17.3 251 21.9 18.7-25.5 430 40.4 36.3-44.7 215 19.0 15.9-22.7 79 4.9 3.4- 6.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,680 226 15.5 13.1-18.2 377 23.3 20.5-26.2 630 37.9 34.7-41.2 322 17.1 14.8-19.7 125 6.2 4.8- 8.0
AGE
18-34 309 71 24.0 18.6-30.5 89 29.5 23.7-36.0 114 36.9 30.7-43.5 30 9.1 5.8-13.9 *** *** ***
35-44 239 48 16.0 11.4-22.0 65 26.8 20.5-34.2 82 33.9 26.7-42.0 30 14.7 9.8-21.3 *** *** ***
45-54 317 45 11.6 8.0-16.6 69 19.8 14.8-26.0 116 42.2 35.2-49.6 63 19.0 14.1-25.0 24 7.3 4.3-12.3
55-64 377 28 8.5 5.3-13.5 67 16.8 12.3-22.4 153 41.3 35.0-47.9 88 23.6 18.5-29.6 41 9.8 6.4-14.8
65-74 273 29 10.0 6.5-15.2 57 15.0 10.3-21.4 96 35.5 27.5-44.3 66 29.4 21.5-38.8 25 10.1 6.0-16.3
75+ 167 *** *** *** 26 8.7 5.0-14.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 262 23 10.1 6.0-16.4 27 9.1 5.2-15.3 101 40.3 32.2-48.9 72 27.0 20.0-35.3 39 13.6 8.9-20.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 548 58 14.5 10.6-19.5 110 23.5 18.7-29.0 213 38.6 33.3-44.2 119 16.8 13.4-21.0 48 6.6 4.5- 9.5
Some Post-H.S. 490 68 15.9 11.6-21.3 106 23.6 18.8-29.2 185 38.2 32.5-44.3 98 18.0 14.0-22.7 33 4.3 2.5- 7.5
College Graduate 402 80 21.4 16.8-26.8 136 36.3 30.5-42.6 140 34.0 28.5-39.9 40 7.4 5.0-10.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 337 28 10.4 6.4-16.3 47 16.0 11.0-22.6 123 39.0 32.1-46.4 90 24.2 18.1-31.5 49 10.4 7.2-14.9
$15,000- 24,999 386 54 17.8 12.9-24.0 69 18.3 14.0-23.5 143 38.3 32.2-44.9 90 19.8 15.3-25.2 30 5.8 3.5- 9.5
$25,000- 34,999 206 29 14.7 9.5-21.9 45 15.4 10.3-22.4 90 46.1 37.2-55.3 33 20.5 13.7-29.6 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 196 25 10.1 6.1-16.3 66 35.8 27.4-45.2 75 40.7 31.6-50.6 22 7.9 4.6-13.1 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 162 31 19.0 12.7-27.5 58 38.1 28.4-48.9 55 27.6 19.9-36.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 506 23 5.6 3.3- 9.2 55 9.5 6.7-13.3 153 27.6 22.5-33.3 175 36.5 30.6-42.8 100 20.9 16.0-26.7
No 1,162 197 17.9 15.0-21.2 321 27.7 24.3-31.4 474 41.5 37.7-45.4 147 11.5 9.3-14.1 23 1.5 0.8- 2.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 201 31 17.9 12.1-25.6 53 28.9 21.4-37.8 60 26.5 19.9-34.5 43 19.7 14.0-27.0 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,502 199 15.1 12.6-18.0 326 22.1 19.2-25.2 579 39.6 36.2-43.1 286 17.2 14.7-19.9 112 6.1 4.6- 7.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 813 111 14.5 11.1-18.6 163 19.4 15.8-23.7 291 39.3 34.7-44.2 181 20.5 17.0-24.6 67 6.2 4.4- 8.7
No 890 119 16.3 13.2-20.0 216 26.1 22.4-30.2 348 36.7 32.5-41.1 148 14.7 11.9-18.1 59 6.1 4.2- 8.7

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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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