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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,763 6,928 73.2 71.9-74.5 784 11.4 10.4-12.4 469 6.9 6.2- 7.7 516 7.4 6.7- 8.3 66 1.1 0.8- 1.5
GENDER
Male 3,418 2,530 67.6 65.5-69.7 339 12.3 10.8-13.9 215 8.1 7.0- 9.4 287 10.3 8.9-11.8 47 1.7 1.2- 2.4
Female 5,345 4,398 78.3 76.7-79.9 445 10.5 9.4-11.8 254 5.8 5.0- 6.8 229 4.8 4.1- 5.7 19 0.5 0.3- 0.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,908 4,682 73.9 72.2-75.4 529 11.4 10.2-12.6 303 6.4 5.6- 7.4 370 7.8 6.9- 8.8 24 0.6 0.3- 0.9
Non-Hispanic Black 1,657 1,388 78.5 75.4-81.2 139 11.0 9.0-13.3 66 5.3 3.9- 7.2 54 4.5 3.2- 6.3 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 386 *** *** *** 28 9.6 4.3-20.2 15 7.2 2.7-17.5 21 9.5 4.3-19.7 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 263 186 62.6 54.0-70.4 29 12.7 8.0-19.6 25 12.5 7.9-19.2 23 12.3 7.4-19.7 *** *** ***
Hispanic 456 278 56.9 51.4-62.2 52 12.2 8.9-16.5 55 12.9 9.7-17.0 42 10.4 7.3-14.6 29 7.5 5.0-11.1
AGE
18-34 1,359 847 61.2 58.0-64.2 209 16.1 13.8-18.6 146 10.5 8.8-12.5 134 10.6 8.8-12.7 23 1.7 1.1- 2.6
35-44 1,161 808 68.7 65.3-71.9 139 12.0 9.9-14.5 105 9.1 7.4-11.2 92 8.3 6.5-10.6 17 1.9 1.0- 3.3
45-54 1,464 1,065 68.9 65.6-71.9 172 13.2 11.0-15.6 103 7.7 6.0- 9.7 112 9.1 7.2-11.3 12 1.3 0.6- 2.5
55-64 1,798 1,506 83.8 81.6-85.9 124 7.5 6.0- 9.3 66 3.7 2.8- 4.9 95 4.7 3.7- 6.1 *** *** ***
65-74 1,613 1,444 89.6 87.3-91.4 89 6.1 4.6- 8.0 27 1.8 1.1- 2.9 51 2.5 1.7- 3.6 *** *** ***
75+ 1,280 1,183 92.6 90.3-94.3 49 3.8 2.7- 5.5 19 1.2 0.6- 2.4 24 2.2 1.3- 3.9 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,172 884 69.0 65.2-72.6 91 9.0 6.9-11.7 67 7.0 5.2- 9.2 98 11.1 8.8-14.0 32 3.9 2.6- 5.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,455 1,921 71.2 68.5-73.7 219 12.3 10.5-14.4 131 7.2 5.9- 8.8 161 8.2 6.8- 9.9 23 1.1 0.6- 1.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,378 1,883 74.5 72.0-76.8 226 11.8 10.1-13.7 134 7.0 5.8- 8.6 132 6.5 5.2- 8.0 *** *** ***
College Graduate 2,747 2,231 76.5 74.3-78.7 248 11.3 9.7-13.0 136 6.4 5.2- 7.9 124 5.4 4.4- 6.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,071 790 66.9 62.7-70.8 90 9.9 7.7-12.8 68 7.6 5.6-10.2 106 13.3 10.6-16.6 17 2.3 1.3- 4.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,563 1,146 66.9 63.6-70.1 173 13.9 11.6-16.5 102 8.9 7.1-11.2 119 8.2 6.6-10.2 23 2.1 1.2- 3.5
$25,000- 34,999 854 661 70.7 66.3-74.8 64 10.2 7.6-13.5 56 9.4 6.9-12.6 67 8.8 6.5-11.9 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 1,031 835 76.0 72.2-79.4 90 9.9 7.8-12.6 44 5.5 3.9- 7.7 57 7.7 5.6-10.4 *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 923 763 78.2 74.1-81.7 87 12.3 9.6-15.7 38 5.1 3.4- 7.6 34 4.4 2.8- 6.7 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,623 1,336 78.4 75.4-81.1 145 10.9 8.8-13.4 78 5.4 4.1- 7.1 59 5.0 3.7- 6.7 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,498 2,091 78.8 76.4-81.1 169 8.5 7.0-10.2 93 4.6 3.6- 5.9 130 7.3 5.8- 9.0 15 0.8 0.4- 1.6
No 6,148 4,746 71.4 69.8-73.0 606 12.3 11.2-13.5 373 7.7 6.8- 8.6 374 7.4 6.6- 8.4 49 1.2 0.9- 1.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,149 978 81.0 77.6-83.9 72 7.7 5.8-10.0 39 5.3 3.6- 7.6 52 5.3 3.8- 7.3 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 7,610 5,947 72.1 70.6-73.5 712 11.9 10.9-13.0 430 7.1 6.4- 8.0 463 7.8 6.9- 8.7 58 1.1 0.8- 1.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,515 3,592 74.1 72.2-75.9 381 10.3 9.1-11.7 218 6.2 5.3- 7.3 290 8.2 7.1- 9.4 34 1.1 0.7- 1.8
No 4,248 3,336 72.3 70.3-74.1 403 12.4 11.0-13.9 251 7.6 6.6- 8.8 226 6.7 5.7- 7.8 32 1.1 0.7- 1.6

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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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