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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Inadequate Sleep-African Americans

On average, how many hours of sleep do you get in a 24-hour period?

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 hrs. 6 hrs. 7-8 hrs.* 9+ hrs.
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,648 1,077 12.4 11.5-13.4 1,915 23.1 21.9-24.3 4,848 56.1 54.7-57.6 808 8.3 7.5- 9.2
-African Americans 1,642 289 17.2 14.9-19.8 455 27.2 24.3-30.3 733 46.7 43.4-50.1 165 8.9 7.3-10.9
GENDER
Male 574 97 16.4 12.9-20.5 159 27.6 23.2-32.5 257 46.7 41.5-51.9 61 9.3 6.8-12.7
Female 1,068 192 17.9 14.9-21.3 296 26.8 23.2-30.9 476 46.7 42.4-51.1 104 8.6 6.6-11.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,619 284 17.0 14.7-19.5 449 27.2 24.3-30.3 726 47.2 43.8-50.6 160 8.7 7.1-10.7
AGE
18-34 304 57 17.1 12.6-22.6 86 27.7 22.1-34.2 140 48.0 41.2-54.8 21 7.3 4.5-11.6
35-44 237 42 17.6 12.5-24.3 79 31.3 24.6-38.8 89 41.7 33.8-50.0 27 9.4 5.9-14.6
45-54 309 66 21.3 16.0-27.7 93 27.2 21.2-34.3 122 41.9 34.8-49.2 28 9.6 6.2-14.6
55-64 361 66 16.6 12.6-21.7 104 27.5 21.9-33.9 147 43.4 36.7-50.2 44 12.5 8.7-17.6
65-74 265 38 11.5 7.4-17.3 53 21.5 14.4-30.7 145 58.0 49.0-66.5 29 9.0 5.3-15.0
75+ 145 18 12.5 6.8-21.8 37 18.5 11.6-28.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 239 39 18.1 12.2-26.0 60 24.5 17.1-33.6 105 45.5 36.8-54.4 35 12.0 7.5-18.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 527 92 16.2 12.5-20.7 131 25.5 20.8-30.8 241 48.7 43.0-54.4 63 9.7 6.9-13.3
Some Post-H.S. 481 97 18.3 14.3-23.2 137 26.6 21.6-32.2 203 46.8 40.7-53.0 44 8.3 5.7-11.8
College Graduate 394 60 14.8 11.0-19.5 127 35.3 29.4-41.6 184 44.3 38.2-50.5 23 5.7 3.4- 9.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 320 68 19.6 14.5-25.9 79 27.9 21.1-36.0 134 41.3 34.2-48.8 39 11.2 7.2-17.0
$15,000- 24,999 375 64 17.6 13.2-23.0 97 27.7 22.2-34.0 167 43.7 37.3-50.3 47 11.0 7.8-15.3
$25,000- 34,999 204 41 21.9 15.3-30.4 52 22.2 15.6-30.5 98 52.7 43.5-61.7 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 189 36 19.1 13.0-27.0 59 28.1 20.5-37.1 73 41.0 31.7-51.1 21 11.9 7.1-19.2
$50,000- 74,999 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 162 27 15.2 9.0-24.4 54 33.1 24.0-43.7 73 48.2 38.0-58.5 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 470 125 26.9 21.7-32.7 125 28.4 22.6-35.0 174 37.6 31.6-44.0 46 7.2 4.9-10.4
No 1,137 158 13.9 11.4-16.9 316 26.7 23.4-30.3 545 49.6 45.6-53.6 118 9.7 7.7-12.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 196 36 16.9 11.6-24.2 54 26.6 19.7-34.9 93 52.0 43.3-60.5 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,446 253 17.2 14.7-20.0 401 27.3 24.2-30.6 640 45.9 42.3-49.6 152 9.6 7.7-11.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 774 140 18.0 14.7-21.9 199 27.0 22.7-31.8 350 46.1 41.2-51.1 85 8.9 6.7-11.7
No 868 149 16.4 13.4-20.0 256 27.4 23.7-31.5 383 47.2 42.7-51.8 80 8.9 6.7-11.9

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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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