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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
-MALES 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
RACE
White 2,087 884 38.5 35.9-41.2 143 7.3 6.0- 8.9 26 1.6 1.0- 2.4 1,034 52.6 49.8-55.4
African American 500 166 30.6 25.7-35.9 32 8.2 5.3-12.4 *** *** *** 293 59.5 53.8-64.9
Other Minorities 339 110 28.4 22.1-35.7 27 8.7 5.3-13.8 *** *** *** 189 57.6 49.9-64.9
AGE
18-34 437 112 24.3 20.1-29.1 50 11.4 8.5-15.3 19 4.2 2.6- 6.6 256 60.1 54.7-65.2
35-44 436 141 32.1 26.9-37.7 27 6.8 4.5-10.3 *** *** *** 256 59.0 53.3-64.5
45-54 506 183 35.5 30.5-40.9 39 6.9 4.6-10.2 *** *** *** 278 56.4 50.9-61.8
55-64 643 281 43.3 38.6-48.2 36 5.5 3.7- 8.1 *** *** *** 321 50.2 45.3-55.0
65-74 548 264 48.4 42.9-54.0 31 6.3 3.6-10.8 *** *** *** 250 45.0 39.6-50.5
75+ 366 180 53.0 46.1-59.7 20 5.2 2.8- 9.2 *** *** *** 164 41.7 35.1-48.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 444 141 29.8 24.7-35.4 23 7.2 4.4-11.6 *** *** *** 268 60.5 54.6-66.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 815 294 33.7 29.7-38.0 40 4.0 2.6- 6.0 16 2.1 1.2- 3.6 465 60.2 55.8-64.5
Some Post-H.S. 737 315 38.2 33.8-42.7 64 9.5 7.2-12.6 *** *** *** 347 50.3 45.6-55.0
College Graduate 951 416 40.8 36.9-44.8 74 9.7 7.3-12.7 *** *** *** 453 48.4 44.4-52.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 313 97 27.3 21.5-33.9 19 5.9 3.3-10.4 *** *** *** 191 64.5 57.5-71.0
$15,000- 24,999 504 194 36.8 31.6-42.3 31 8.4 5.4-12.7 *** *** *** 268 51.9 46.3-57.5
$25,000- 34,999 276 102 31.5 25.2-38.6 23 9.2 5.6-14.6 *** *** *** 147 58.1 50.6-65.2
$35,000- 49,999 345 154 42.3 35.8-49.0 21 5.1 2.9- 8.7 *** *** *** 165 50.9 44.2-57.7
$50,000- 74,999 345 150 41.0 34.4-47.9 20 6.8 3.9-11.7 *** *** *** 170 50.2 43.3-57.1
$75,000+ 676 292 39.0 34.4-43.8 56 9.2 6.7-12.5 *** *** *** 321 50.5 45.6-55.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 836 381 42.5 38.2-46.9 45 5.1 3.5- 7.5 *** *** *** 402 51.0 46.5-55.4
No 2,100 784 33.8 31.3-36.5 158 8.5 7.0-10.2 40 2.2 1.5- 3.1 1,118 55.5 52.7-58.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 882 386 40.1 36.0-44.4 57 6.8 4.9- 9.3 *** *** *** 433 52.2 47.9-56.4
Non-Veteran 2,068 780 34.6 32.0-37.2 145 7.8 6.4- 9.5 42 2.3 1.6- 3.2 1,101 55.3 52.5-58.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,490 577 35.4 32.2-38.6 86 6.9 5.3- 9.0 25 2.1 1.3- 3.2 802 55.7 52.3-59.0
No 1,463 590 36.3 33.2-39.5 117 8.4 6.7-10.5 23 1.9 1.2- 3.0 733 53.4 50.0-56.7

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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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