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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,709 3,532 41.9 40.4-43.4 485 7.0 6.3- 7.9 103 1.8 1.4- 2.3 3,589 49.3 47.7-50.8
GENDER
Male 2,953 1,167 35.8 33.6-38.1 203 7.6 6.4- 9.1 48 2.0 1.4- 2.7 1,535 54.6 52.2-56.9
Female 4,756 2,365 47.4 45.4-49.4 282 6.5 5.6- 7.5 55 1.6 1.2- 2.3 2,054 44.5 42.5-46.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,240 2,502 44.1 42.3-45.9 317 6.7 5.8- 7.7 52 1.4 1.0- 1.9 2,369 47.8 46.0-49.7
Non-Hispanic Black 1,433 612 37.8 34.4-41.3 95 7.6 5.8- 9.9 24 2.0 1.2- 3.3 702 52.7 49.0-56.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 357 *** *** *** 27 4.2 1.6-10.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 208 101 37.0 28.7-46.1 16 10.6 6.0-18.0 *** *** *** 88 49.5 40.0-59.0
Hispanic 404 149 37.1 31.6-43.0 27 7.1 4.6-10.7 18 4.5 2.7- 7.3 210 51.3 45.5-57.2
AGE
18-34 1,020 363 34.0 30.7-37.6 102 9.6 7.7-11.9 30 3.1 2.1- 4.5 525 53.3 49.6-57.0
35-44 1,009 376 37.3 33.6-41.2 64 6.5 4.9- 8.7 30 2.9 1.8- 4.5 539 53.2 49.3-57.1
45-54 1,304 550 39.9 36.5-43.5 97 7.4 5.7- 9.6 15 1.1 0.6- 2.0 642 51.5 47.9-55.1
55-64 1,644 776 46.4 43.3-49.6 88 5.5 4.2- 7.1 14 1.3 0.7- 2.4 766 46.9 43.7-50.1
65-74 1,496 796 53.1 49.6-56.5 72 5.0 3.5- 7.1 *** *** *** 621 41.6 38.2-45.0
75+ 1,167 642 55.8 51.8-59.7 58 5.1 3.6- 7.2 *** *** *** 461 38.7 34.9-42.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,048 403 35.0 31.3-39.0 54 6.6 4.6- 9.2 19 1.7 1.0- 2.9 572 56.7 52.6-60.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,139 918 40.1 37.3-43.0 114 4.9 3.8- 6.2 26 1.6 1.0- 2.5 1,081 53.4 50.5-56.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,106 1,019 43.8 40.9-46.7 129 7.3 5.9- 8.9 28 2.1 1.3- 3.3 930 46.9 43.9-49.8
College Graduate 2,407 1,189 46.4 43.8-49.0 186 9.2 7.7-11.1 29 1.6 1.1- 2.6 1,003 42.7 40.1-45.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 960 392 35.3 31.2-39.6 41 4.5 2.9- 6.8 11 1.3 0.6- 2.6 516 59.0 54.5-63.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,375 611 42.0 38.4-45.5 75 6.5 4.8- 8.7 19 1.9 1.1- 3.1 670 49.7 46.1-53.3
$25,000- 34,999 759 345 40.3 35.6-45.1 57 8.1 5.8-11.2 *** *** *** 347 50.3 45.4-55.2
$35,000- 49,999 891 446 46.1 41.8-50.6 59 6.7 4.9- 9.2 12 2.4 1.2- 4.7 374 44.7 40.3-49.2
$50,000-74,999 828 398 46.2 41.7-50.8 47 5.4 3.7- 8.0 *** *** *** 374 46.7 42.1-51.3
$75,000+ 1,430 687 43.8 40.5-47.3 113 9.2 7.3-11.4 22 2.0 1.2- 3.5 608 45.0 41.6-48.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,292 1,110 44.8 41.9-47.6 113 5.2 4.0- 6.6 17 1.1 0.5- 2.3 1,052 49.0 46.1-51.9
No 5,375 2,410 41.1 39.3-42.9 369 7.6 6.7- 8.7 86 2.0 1.6- 2.6 2,510 49.2 47.4-51.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 991 445 41.3 37.4-45.3 67 7.2 5.3- 9.7 *** *** *** 471 50.6 46.5-54.6
Non-Veteran 6,715 3,086 42.0 40.4-43.6 417 7.0 6.1- 7.9 95 1.9 1.5- 2.5 3,117 49.1 47.4-50.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,001 1,812 41.5 39.4-43.6 232 6.5 5.5- 7.7 48 1.6 1.1- 2.3 1,909 50.4 48.3-52.6
No 3,708 1,720 42.4 40.2-44.6 253 7.6 6.5- 8.9 55 2.0 1.4- 2.8 1,680 48.0 45.8-50.3

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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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