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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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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
White 3,332 1,700 48.7 46.4-51.0 184 6.2 5.1- 7.4 32 1.5 0.9- 2.3 1,416 43.7 41.4-46.0
African American 970 461 43.3 38.9-47.9 64 7.0 5.0- 9.6 *** *** *** 429 47.3 42.7-52.1
Other Minorities 412 185 46.2 38.3-54.2 32 7.7 4.4-13.2 *** *** *** 188 44.4 36.7-52.4
AGE
18-34 583 251 43.5 38.6-48.5 52 7.9 5.7-10.7 *** *** *** 269 46.7 41.7-51.8
35-44 573 235 42.3 37.2-47.5 37 6.3 4.2- 9.3 *** *** *** 283 47.8 42.6-53.0
45-54 798 367 44.2 39.6-48.8 58 8.0 5.7-11.0 *** *** *** 364 46.8 42.2-51.5
55-64 1,001 495 49.2 45.1-53.3 52 5.4 3.8- 7.7 *** *** *** 445 43.9 39.9-48.0
65-74 948 532 57.0 52.7-61.3 41 3.8 2.6- 5.7 *** *** *** 371 38.7 34.6-43.0
75+ 801 462 57.6 52.8-62.3 38 5.1 3.3- 7.7 *** *** *** 297 36.8 32.3-41.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 604 262 41.1 35.7-46.8 31 5.9 3.7- 9.1 *** *** *** 304 52.3 46.6-58.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,324 624 46.6 42.9-50.4 74 5.9 4.4- 7.8 *** *** *** 616 46.5 42.8-50.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,369 704 47.9 44.2-51.6 65 5.6 4.1- 7.6 *** *** *** 583 44.3 40.7-48.1
College Graduate 1,456 773 51.3 47.8-54.8 112 8.8 6.9-11.3 21 2.1 1.3- 3.5 550 37.8 34.5-41.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 647 295 41.6 36.2-47.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 325 54.6 48.9-60.2
$15,000- 24,999 871 417 46.1 41.4-50.8 44 5.0 3.4- 7.2 *** *** *** 402 47.9 43.2-52.6
$25,000- 34,999 483 243 48.2 41.9-54.5 34 7.1 4.5-10.9 *** *** *** 200 43.3 37.2-49.6
$35,000- 49,999 546 292 49.5 43.7-55.3 38 8.2 5.5-12.0 *** *** *** 209 39.2 33.7-45.1
$50,000- 74,999 483 248 50.9 44.8-57.1 27 4.2 2.5- 6.8 *** *** *** 204 43.5 37.5-49.8
$75,000+ 754 395 49.3 44.4-54.1 57 9.1 6.6-12.6 *** *** *** 287 38.9 34.3-43.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,456 729 46.7 43.0-50.5 68 5.2 3.8- 7.1 *** *** *** 650 47.2 43.5-51.0
No 3,275 1,626 47.7 45.3-50.1 211 6.9 5.8- 8.2 46 1.9 1.3- 2.7 1,392 43.5 41.1-45.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 4,647 2,306 47.3 45.2-49.3 272 6.4 5.4- 7.4 53 1.7 1.2- 2.4 2,016 44.7 42.7-46.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,511 1,235 46.9 44.2-49.7 146 6.1 4.9- 7.6 23 1.2 0.7- 2.0 1,107 45.7 43.0-48.5
No 2,245 1,130 47.9 44.9-50.9 136 6.8 5.5- 8.5 32 2.1 1.3- 3.4 947 43.2 40.2-46.1

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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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