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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,706 6,197 69.6 68.2-70.9 574 6.7 6.0- 7.5 719 8.9 8.1- 9.7 688 8.9 8.1- 9.7 528 6.0 5.3- 6.7
-FEMALES 5,307 3,588 64.6 62.8-66.4 388 7.3 6.4- 8.4 499 10.7 9.6-11.9 468 10.4 9.3-11.6 364 7.0 6.1- 8.0
RACE
White 3,673 2,482 63.8 61.7-66.0 281 7.8 6.7- 9.0 350 10.8 9.5-12.3 316 10.4 9.1-11.9 244 7.1 6.0- 8.4
African American 1,095 736 64.2 60.0-68.2 70 6.5 4.7- 8.8 103 10.6 8.3-13.4 106 11.1 8.7-14.2 80 7.6 5.7-10.1
Other Minorities 466 310 68.8 61.5-75.3 *** *** *** 43 10.2 6.7-15.4 43 10.0 6.1-15.8 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 748 416 57.7 53.4-61.8 76 10.0 7.7-12.9 122 15.0 12.3-18.0 86 11.1 8.7-14.0 48 6.3 4.5- 8.7
35-44 649 404 61.3 56.5-65.9 49 6.5 4.6- 9.0 74 11.3 8.7-14.6 75 12.9 9.8-16.7 47 8.0 5.6-11.4
45-54 888 525 60.9 56.6-65.0 81 7.5 5.8- 9.6 94 10.6 8.1-13.8 102 11.4 9.0-14.3 86 9.6 7.3-12.6
55-64 1,080 708 66.1 62.3-69.7 80 7.1 5.4- 9.3 103 9.6 7.7-12.0 98 10.1 7.9-12.9 91 7.1 5.3- 9.3
65-74 1,007 774 79.4 75.8-82.6 61 4.8 3.4- 6.9 63 5.5 4.0- 7.4 60 6.4 4.4- 9.2 49 3.9 2.7- 5.7
75+ 873 717 78.9 74.7-82.6 37 4.0 2.5- 6.4 41 5.5 3.7- 8.1 41 6.0 4.0- 8.8 37 5.6 3.6- 8.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 666 447 61.7 56.3-66.8 32 4.9 2.9- 8.1 46 8.3 5.8-11.7 79 13.8 10.5-17.8 62 11.4 8.3-15.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,466 996 65.9 62.4-69.2 75 5.2 3.8- 7.1 139 10.5 8.6-12.9 133 10.4 8.4-12.9 123 7.9 6.1-10.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,529 982 61.9 58.5-65.2 114 8.0 6.3-10.0 146 11.0 9.0-13.3 169 11.8 9.8-14.2 118 7.3 5.7- 9.3
College Graduate 1,641 1,159 68.9 65.8-71.8 166 10.0 8.2-12.1 168 11.8 9.8-14.1 87 6.3 4.9- 8.3 61 3.0 2.2- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 708 403 53.7 48.3-59.1 35 5.1 3.2- 8.0 63 9.3 6.7-12.8 96 16.3 12.6-20.8 111 15.6 12.1-19.8
$15,000- 24,999 959 596 59.4 55.0-63.7 72 7.7 5.4-10.8 79 8.8 6.7-11.4 119 13.9 11.2-17.2 93 10.2 7.8-13.3
$25,000- 34,999 527 344 61.2 55.2-67.0 40 8.8 5.8-13.2 53 11.7 8.4-15.9 54 12.5 8.9-17.3 36 5.8 3.8- 8.8
$35,000- 49,999 619 439 67.7 62.4-72.6 47 6.5 4.5- 9.2 69 12.1 9.0-16.1 45 10.9 7.7-15.4 19 2.8 1.6- 4.9
$50,000- 74,999 533 375 69.2 63.8-74.1 51 8.7 6.2-12.0 53 10.2 7.4-14.0 37 7.9 5.4-11.4 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 835 597 68.0 63.5-72.2 84 9.3 7.1-12.1 89 12.8 10.0-16.4 44 6.9 4.7-10.0 21 3.0 1.7- 5.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,557 841 50.4 46.8-54.1 99 5.1 3.9- 6.7 150 11.0 9.0-13.5 228 17.3 14.6-20.3 239 16.2 13.6-19.2
No 3,680 2,702 69.1 67.0-71.2 287 8.1 7.0- 9.4 342 10.5 9.3-12.0 233 8.3 7.1- 9.7 116 3.9 3.1- 4.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 125 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 5,182 3,507 64.6 62.8-66.5 379 7.3 6.4- 8.4 485 10.6 9.5-11.8 459 10.5 9.3-11.7 352 7.0 6.0- 8.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,789 1,920 67.1 64.6-69.5 181 6.3 5.2- 7.7 243 9.6 8.1-11.2 259 10.6 9.1-12.3 186 6.4 5.2- 7.8
No 2,518 1,668 61.9 59.2-64.6 207 8.4 7.0-10.0 256 11.9 10.2-13.7 209 10.2 8.6-12.1 178 7.6 6.2- 9.2

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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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