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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No No medication was prescribed
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,501 926 11.3 10.4-12.3 6,823 76.9 75.6-78.2 752 11.7 10.8-12.8
-FEMALES 5,224 642 13.0 11.7-14.3 4,203 77.6 75.9-79.2 379 9.5 8.3-10.8
RACE
White 3,623 390 12.1 10.6-13.7 2,983 79.1 77.1-80.9 250 8.9 7.6-10.3
African American 1,090 185 16.8 13.7-20.3 829 73.7 69.5-77.4 76 9.6 7.0-12.9
Other Minorities 459 63 10.1 6.8-14.8 349 76.2 69.3-81.9 47 13.7 9.1-20.1
AGE
18-34 673 104 14.1 11.2-17.7 486 71.9 67.4-76.0 83 14.0 10.9-17.8
35-44 625 111 16.4 13.1-20.4 450 72.8 68.3-76.9 64 10.8 8.2-14.0
45-54 875 132 15.4 12.3-19.2 645 72.7 68.6-76.5 98 11.8 9.4-14.8
55-64 1,082 162 13.2 11.0-15.9 852 79.9 76.7-82.8 68 6.8 5.1- 9.1
65-74 1,019 88 7.8 6.0-10.1 885 87.8 85.0-90.1 46 4.4 3.1- 6.3
75+ 889 36 4.1 2.7- 6.3 835 93.8 91.4-95.6 18 2.1 1.1- 3.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 676 107 15.9 12.0-20.8 526 74.8 69.4-79.5 43 9.3 6.4-13.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,478 178 14.0 11.6-16.9 1,194 76.3 73.0-79.3 106 9.7 7.8-12.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,499 231 14.8 12.6-17.3 1,146 74.8 71.6-77.7 122 10.4 8.3-13.1
College Graduate 1,566 126 7.1 5.5- 9.1 1,332 85.0 82.4-87.2 108 7.9 6.4- 9.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 720 170 24.4 19.9-29.6 505 66.4 61.0-71.5 45 9.1 6.4-12.8
$15,000- 24,999 942 173 19.0 15.6-22.9 699 71.7 67.4-75.6 70 9.4 7.1-12.3
$25,000- 34,999 519 71 16.8 12.7-21.9 399 70.6 64.5-76.1 49 12.5 8.6-17.8
$35,000- 49,999 604 55 11.6 8.1-16.3 503 78.5 73.2-83.0 46 9.9 6.9-13.9
$50,000- 74,999 511 38 7.1 4.8-10.3 442 84.1 78.1-88.7 31 8.8 5.0-15.1
$75,000+ 797 29 3.8 2.4- 5.9 703 87.7 84.6-90.3 65 8.5 6.4-11.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,570 322 25.1 21.9-28.7 1,215 72.1 68.5-75.5 33 2.8 1.8- 4.2
No 3,582 307 9.1 7.8-10.5 2,935 79.2 77.3-81.1 340 11.7 10.2-13.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 115 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 5,109 629 12.9 11.6-14.3 4,112 77.6 75.9-79.3 368 9.5 8.3-10.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,775 383 14.5 12.7-16.6 2,183 75.6 73.1-77.9 209 9.9 8.3-11.8
No 2,449 259 11.2 9.6-13.2 2,020 79.7 77.3-81.9 170 9.1 7.5-10.9

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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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