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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status

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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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 3,445 587 18.5 16.9-20.3 1,024 31.2 29.2-33.3 1,086 31.3 29.3-33.4 516 13.6 12.3-15.1 232 5.3 4.5- 6.3
Female 5,386 868 18.0 16.6-19.6 1,618 31.9 30.1-33.7 1,659 30.7 29.0-32.5 826 13.9 12.7-15.2 415 5.5 4.7- 6.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,955 1,048 19.2 17.8-20.6 1,989 35.6 34.0-37.3 1,723 28.3 26.7-29.9 772 11.4 10.4-12.4 423 5.6 4.9- 6.4
Non-Hispanic Black 1,661 221 15.3 12.9-18.0 374 23.5 20.8-26.5 626 37.9 34.7-41.2 318 17.1 14.8-19.7 122 6.2 4.8- 8.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 392 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 76 15.3 9.1-24.5 55 5.9 2.6-12.5
Non-Hispanic Other 270 62 27.9 21.0-36.1 82 32.9 25.4-41.5 71 27.0 20.3-35.0 31 9.3 6.0-14.1 24 2.9 1.7- 4.8
Hispanic 458 67 13.0 10.0-16.9 82 18.6 14.7-23.2 160 37.4 32.2-42.9 133 28.6 24.0-33.7 16 2.4 1.3- 4.3
AGE
18-34 1,378 333 24.0 21.4-26.8 494 36.5 33.5-39.5 409 30.0 27.2-33.0 123 8.6 7.1-10.5 19 0.9 0.5- 1.7
35-44 1,167 247 19.3 16.7-22.1 365 31.8 28.6-35.2 366 31.2 28.1-34.6 153 14.1 11.7-16.8 36 3.6 2.3- 5.5
45-54 1,472 263 17.9 15.6-20.6 452 30.1 27.2-33.2 422 31.4 28.3-34.7 229 14.0 12.0-16.3 106 6.5 5.0- 8.5
55-64 1,809 255 14.3 12.3-16.6 522 29.3 26.7-32.1 549 30.4 27.8-33.3 298 17.0 14.8-19.4 185 8.9 7.4-10.8
65-74 1,623 234 14.7 12.5-17.1 454 29.3 26.4-32.4 522 30.9 28.0-34.0 271 16.9 14.5-19.7 142 8.2 6.6-10.2
75+ 1,292 109 8.4 6.6-10.8 333 24.2 21.3-27.4 442 33.4 29.9-37.1 256 21.4 18.3-24.8 152 12.5 10.2-15.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,185 76 7.7 5.8-10.1 156 13.8 11.3-16.8 402 37.0 33.3-40.9 341 28.1 24.8-31.6 210 13.4 11.0-16.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,484 255 13.5 11.7-15.7 668 30.7 28.2-33.3 883 34.9 32.3-37.5 462 15.2 13.5-17.0 216 5.7 4.8- 6.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,393 366 18.6 16.5-20.9 758 34.2 31.6-36.8 770 31.5 29.1-34.1 340 11.6 10.2-13.3 159 4.1 3.3- 5.1
College Graduate 2,757 756 30.4 28.1-32.7 1,057 41.1 38.7-43.6 685 21.6 19.8-23.6 197 5.4 4.5- 6.5 62 1.4 1.0- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,087 76 9.4 7.2-12.4 152 13.9 11.3-17.1 344 34.0 30.1-38.0 286 27.8 24.0-31.8 229 14.9 12.5-17.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,562 167 12.6 10.4-15.1 326 21.5 18.9-24.4 526 34.7 31.5-38.0 360 21.5 19.0-24.3 183 9.7 7.9-11.9
$25,000- 34,999 860 123 16.5 13.3-20.2 236 26.1 22.3-30.2 311 36.4 32.1-41.0 132 16.1 13.0-19.7 58 4.9 3.5- 6.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,037 153 15.1 12.4-18.2 399 41.0 37.1-45.1 339 31.4 27.7-35.3 117 9.6 7.7-12.0 29 2.9 1.7- 4.9
$50,000-74,999 928 202 22.4 18.9-26.4 392 43.3 39.1-47.6 250 26.9 23.2-30.9 70 6.3 4.7- 8.5 14 1.1 0.6- 2.1
$75,000+ 1,625 473 30.3 27.4-33.3 653 40.4 37.4-43.6 398 23.3 20.7-26.1 90 5.2 4.0- 6.7 11 0.8 0.4- 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,520 96 4.2 3.2- 5.4 359 15.5 13.6-17.6 787 31.7 29.2-34.3 739 29.6 27.1-32.2 539 19.1 17.0-21.3
No 6,190 1,335 22.4 21.0-23.9 2,256 36.6 35.0-38.3 1,919 30.7 29.2-32.3 580 8.9 8.1- 9.9 100 1.3 1.0- 1.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,158 193 19.9 16.9-23.3 347 30.0 26.7-33.6 360 30.3 27.0-33.8 168 13.5 11.2-16.3 90 6.2 4.7- 8.2
Non-Veteran 7,669 1,262 18.0 16.9-19.3 2,295 31.8 30.4-33.3 2,383 31.1 29.6-32.5 1,173 13.8 12.8-14.9 556 5.3 4.7- 6.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,549 665 16.1 14.6-17.6 1,329 30.4 28.6-32.3 1,390 31.5 29.6-33.4 763 15.7 14.3-17.2 402 6.3 5.5- 7.3
No 4,282 790 20.5 18.9-22.3 1,313 32.7 30.8-34.7 1,355 30.5 28.6-32.3 579 11.9 10.7-13.1 245 4.4 3.7- 5.3

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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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