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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,915 2,593 59.4 57.2-61.6 1,322 40.6 38.4-42.8
-Whites 2,720 1,700 55.6 53.0-58.1 1,020 44.4 41.9-47.0
GENDER
Male 1,038 610 52.2 48.3-56.1 428 47.8 43.9-51.7
Female 1,682 1,090 58.6 55.2-61.9 592 41.4 38.1-44.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,651 1,664 56.2 53.5-58.7 987 43.8 41.3-46.5
AGE
18-34 307 117 34.2 28.5-40.5 190 65.8 59.5-71.5
35-44 325 174 52.9 46.4-59.3 151 47.1 40.7-53.6
45-54 452 271 59.9 54.3-65.3 181 40.1 34.7-45.7
55-64 568 365 64.5 59.5-69.3 203 35.5 30.7-40.5
65-74 583 414 69.9 64.9-74.4 169 30.1 25.6-35.1
75+ 469 348 73.7 68.5-78.4 121 26.3 21.6-31.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 270 194 67.0 59.1-74.0 76 33.0 26.0-40.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 748 480 53.4 48.4-58.2 268 46.6 41.8-51.6
Some Post-H.S. 812 503 54.8 50.1-59.3 309 45.2 40.7-49.9
College Graduate 887 521 53.8 49.4-58.2 366 46.2 41.8-50.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 269 185 67.4 59.1-74.8 84 32.6 25.2-40.9
$15,000- 24,999 414 285 60.6 53.8-67.1 129 39.4 32.9-46.2
$25,000- 34,999 245 152 53.8 45.3-62.2 93 46.2 37.8-54.7
$35,000- 49,999 336 214 57.7 50.4-64.8 122 42.3 35.2-49.6
$50,000- 74,999 343 194 51.0 44.3-57.7 149 49.0 42.3-55.7
$75,000+ 570 328 52.6 47.4-57.7 242 47.4 42.3-52.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 830 573 64.0 59.3-68.4 257 36.0 31.6-40.7
No 1,876 1,119 52.7 49.7-55.8 757 47.3 44.2-50.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 383 250 61.3 54.6-67.5 133 38.7 32.5-45.4
Non-Veteran 2,337 1,450 54.8 52.0-57.5 887 45.2 42.5-48.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,387 879 55.8 52.2-59.3 508 44.2 40.7-47.8
No 1,333 821 55.4 51.6-59.1 512 44.6 40.9-48.4

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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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