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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,831 1,455 18.3 17.2-19.4 2,642 31.6 30.2-32.9 2,745 31.0 29.7-32.3 1,342 13.8 12.9-14.8 647 5.4 4.8- 6.0
-Whites 6,136 1,070 18.8 17.5-20.2 2,034 35.4 33.8-37.1 1,788 28.6 27.1-30.2 805 11.6 10.6-12.6 439 5.6 4.9- 6.4
GENDER
Male 2,404 414 18.5 16.6-20.7 789 34.5 32.1-37.0 746 30.5 28.1-33.0 301 11.4 9.9-13.0 154 5.1 4.1- 6.2
Female 3,732 656 19.0 17.3-20.9 1,245 36.3 34.2-38.5 1,042 26.8 24.9-28.8 504 11.7 10.5-13.1 285 6.1 5.2- 7.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 142 27 16.3 10.4-24.6 35 27.3 19.0-37.5 47 34.5 25.4-44.8 27 18.1 11.7-27.1 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,980 1,039 18.9 17.5-20.3 1,996 35.7 34.0-37.3 1,737 28.4 26.9-30.0 776 11.4 10.4-12.4 432 5.7 5.0- 6.4
AGE
18-34 817 202 24.2 20.9-27.8 330 41.1 37.2-45.1 219 26.9 23.5-30.7 54 6.5 4.9- 8.6 *** *** ***
35-44 719 162 20.9 17.5-24.6 252 36.2 32.1-40.6 219 29.9 26.1-34.0 67 10.3 7.8-13.5 19 2.7 1.5- 4.7
45-54 1,015 201 20.2 17.2-23.5 357 35.0 31.3-38.9 256 27.5 23.9-31.3 130 10.8 8.7-13.2 71 6.6 4.7- 9.0
55-64 1,271 212 15.4 13.2-18.0 424 33.5 30.4-36.8 346 27.5 24.5-30.8 176 15.0 12.6-17.8 113 8.5 6.8-10.7
65-74 1,231 191 15.3 12.9-18.1 372 32.8 29.4-36.3 387 30.0 26.8-33.3 180 14.1 11.8-16.8 101 7.8 6.1-10.0
75+ 1,037 95 8.9 6.7-11.6 286 27.0 23.7-30.6 347 32.4 28.6-36.4 190 19.5 16.4-23.0 119 12.3 9.8-15.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 613 35 7.1 4.7-10.7 92 16.7 12.8-21.3 196 34.0 29.1-39.2 158 24.4 20.2-29.1 132 17.9 14.3-22.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,682 163 12.7 10.5-15.2 494 33.5 30.5-36.6 583 33.4 30.4-36.5 295 14.5 12.5-16.7 147 6.0 4.8- 7.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,711 262 18.3 15.9-21.0 601 37.8 34.8-40.9 527 29.9 27.0-32.8 211 9.9 8.4-11.7 110 4.1 3.2- 5.3
College Graduate 2,123 609 30.9 28.4-33.6 845 42.9 40.2-45.7 480 19.7 17.7-21.8 139 4.9 3.9- 6.0 50 1.6 1.1- 2.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 585 34 8.0 5.3-12.0 79 11.5 8.6-15.2 175 31.9 26.9-37.5 149 28.3 23.3-33.8 148 20.3 16.5-24.7
$15,000- 24,999 919 81 9.4 7.2-12.2 211 25.4 21.7-29.5 308 32.0 28.2-36.2 190 19.4 16.3-22.8 129 13.8 10.9-17.3
$25,000- 34,999 551 80 16.9 12.9-21.8 168 30.3 25.4-35.6 183 32.8 27.8-38.4 78 13.8 10.5-17.9 42 6.1 4.2- 8.8
$35,000- 49,999 761 114 16.0 12.9-19.8 304 42.8 38.3-47.5 239 29.4 25.4-33.6 85 9.5 7.3-12.4 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 728 156 20.6 17.1-24.6 318 45.5 40.9-50.2 190 27.0 22.9-31.5 51 5.6 3.9- 7.9 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,355 408 30.7 27.6-34.0 561 41.3 38.0-44.8 314 23.0 20.2-26.1 64 4.3 3.2- 5.8 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,788 64 3.7 2.7- 5.1 273 17.1 14.8-19.7 573 33.2 30.2-36.2 502 27.3 24.6-30.1 376 18.8 16.5-21.3
No 4,277 996 23.9 22.2-25.6 1,741 41.6 39.7-43.6 1,192 27.0 25.2-28.8 289 6.3 5.4- 7.2 59 1.3 0.9- 1.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 873 144 19.7 16.3-23.6 269 31.0 27.2-35.0 283 31.8 28.0-35.9 110 11.2 8.8-14.2 67 6.3 4.6- 8.6
Non-Veteran 5,262 926 18.7 17.2-20.1 1,765 36.2 34.4-38.0 1,504 28.1 26.4-29.8 695 11.6 10.6-12.8 372 5.5 4.8- 6.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,112 478 16.0 14.4-17.8 1,014 34.6 32.4-36.8 901 29.2 27.1-31.4 453 13.5 12.1-15.2 266 6.7 5.7- 7.9
No 3,024 592 21.9 19.8-24.1 1,020 36.4 34.1-38.8 887 27.9 25.8-30.2 352 9.3 8.1-10.7 173 4.4 3.6- 5.4

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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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