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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Past 12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,572 6,324 79.4 78.1-80.6 644 10.2 9.3-11.2 401 7.1 6.3- 8.0 203 3.3 2.8- 3.9
-Whites 5,381 4,466 78.8 77.2-80.2 462 10.6 9.6-11.8 290 6.9 6.0- 7.9 163 3.7 3.1- 4.5
GENDER
Male 2,050 1,699 78.9 76.5-81.2 169 10.3 8.7-12.1 117 7.3 5.9- 9.0 65 3.5 2.6- 4.7
Female 3,331 2,767 78.6 76.6-80.5 293 11.0 9.6-12.5 173 6.5 5.4- 7.8 98 3.9 3.1- 5.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 95 *** *** *** 19 21.3 13.1-32.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,274 4,387 78.9 77.4-80.4 443 10.4 9.4-11.6 285 6.9 6.0- 8.0 159 3.7 3.1- 4.5
AGE
18-34 467 308 67.8 62.9-72.3 79 15.5 12.2-19.4 58 12.3 9.3-16.1 22 4.5 2.8- 7.0
35-44 622 415 66.2 61.6-70.5 96 15.6 12.5-19.3 79 12.4 9.7-15.8 32 5.8 3.9- 8.5
45-54 918 695 73.3 69.4-76.9 117 13.6 11.0-16.7 72 8.4 6.2-11.2 34 4.7 3.1- 6.9
55-64 1,210 1,025 84.6 81.9-86.9 95 8.2 6.5-10.4 41 3.7 2.6- 5.2 49 3.5 2.5- 4.9
65-74 1,174 1,082 93.1 91.1-94.7 51 4.5 3.2- 6.3 26 1.2 0.7- 2.1 *** *** ***
75+ 953 909 95.0 92.8-96.5 22 2.7 1.6- 4.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 499 437 85.0 80.4-88.7 26 6.2 4.0- 9.6 17 4.0 2.2- 6.9 19 4.8 2.8- 8.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,430 1,221 80.5 77.5-83.3 103 9.7 7.7-12.1 71 6.4 4.8- 8.6 35 3.3 2.3- 4.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,502 1,233 78.0 75.0-80.6 129 10.4 8.6-12.6 90 7.8 6.1- 9.9 50 3.8 2.7- 5.4
College Graduate 1,948 1,574 75.8 73.1-78.3 204 13.4 11.5-15.7 111 7.2 5.7- 9.0 59 3.5 2.6- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 491 407 79.9 74.4-84.4 33 6.9 4.5-10.3 30 7.2 4.6-11.2 21 6.0 3.5-10.3
$15,000- 24,999 774 612 73.3 68.7-77.4 66 12.3 9.4-16.0 56 8.8 6.2-12.5 40 5.6 3.8- 8.0
$25,000- 34,999 465 397 80.1 74.3-84.9 28 5.5 3.6- 8.4 21 6.7 4.0-10.9 19 7.7 4.5-12.9
$35,000- 49,999 670 571 80.4 76.0-84.3 57 11.7 8.8-15.5 27 4.9 3.0- 7.8 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 663 529 76.8 72.4-80.7 81 14.2 11.1-18.0 34 6.4 4.2- 9.5 19 2.6 1.6- 4.3
$75,000+ 1,268 1,033 78.4 75.3-81.2 128 11.7 9.5-14.2 80 7.5 5.8- 9.7 27 2.4 1.5- 3.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,595 1,421 86.4 83.8-88.5 86 6.7 5.2- 8.7 61 4.5 3.3- 6.1 27 2.4 1.5- 3.9
No 3,729 2,993 75.9 74.0-77.7 373 12.1 10.8-13.6 228 7.8 6.7- 9.1 135 4.1 3.4- 5.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 798 707 85.5 81.7-88.7 42 6.6 4.6- 9.3 32 5.0 3.0- 8.0 17 2.9 1.7- 5.1
Non-Veteran 4,582 3,758 77.6 75.9-79.2 420 11.4 10.2-12.7 258 7.2 6.2- 8.3 146 3.9 3.1- 4.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,731 2,265 78.7 76.5-80.7 232 10.4 9.0-12.1 148 7.2 5.9- 8.8 86 3.7 2.9- 4.8
No 2,650 2,201 78.9 76.7-81.0 230 10.9 9.4-12.7 142 6.5 5.3- 7.9 77 3.7 2.8- 4.9

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*Asked of those who have ever had their blood cholesterol checked.

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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