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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-Whites

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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
-Whites 6,047 4,324 69.0 67.4-70.5 401 6.9 6.0- 7.8 497 8.9 8.0- 9.9 465 9.0 8.1-10.1 360 6.2 5.4- 7.1
GENDER
Male 2,374 1,842 74.5 72.1-76.8 120 5.9 4.7- 7.4 147 6.9 5.7- 8.2 149 7.6 6.2- 9.2 116 5.2 4.2- 6.5
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 141 108 74.8 64.8-82.8 *** *** *** 17 14.6 8.5-23.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,893 4,207 68.7 67.1-70.3 397 7.0 6.1- 8.0 478 8.7 7.8- 9.7 458 9.2 8.3-10.3 353 6.3 5.5- 7.2
AGE
18-34 805 464 59.8 55.8-63.6 83 9.2 7.1-11.7 124 13.8 11.5-16.5 89 11.0 8.7-13.7 45 6.3 4.6- 8.6
35-44 713 466 63.7 59.3-67.9 57 8.0 5.9-10.8 70 10.1 7.8-12.9 74 11.1 8.6-14.3 46 7.1 5.0- 9.9
45-54 1,001 651 67.2 63.3-70.8 76 7.4 5.4-10.1 85 7.6 5.8-10.0 104 10.0 8.0-12.6 85 7.8 5.9-10.1
55-64 1,251 888 72.2 69.0-75.3 86 5.9 4.6- 7.5 105 7.8 6.2- 9.8 86 7.7 6.0-10.0 86 6.3 4.8- 8.3
65-74 1,213 976 83.4 80.6-85.8 56 3.5 2.5- 4.9 62 4.0 3.0- 5.4 64 5.0 3.6- 7.0 55 4.1 2.9- 5.8
75+ 1,019 846 81.5 78.0-84.5 40 4.1 2.6- 6.2 49 4.8 3.4- 6.8 46 5.6 3.9- 7.9 38 4.0 2.7- 6.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 598 409 62.0 56.6-67.2 *** *** *** 41 7.9 5.5-11.3 69 13.5 10.3-17.5 59 12.7 9.3-17.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,649 1,187 70.7 67.7-73.6 72 4.3 3.2- 5.7 127 7.9 6.4- 9.7 144 10.3 8.3-12.6 119 6.8 5.4- 8.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,688 1,150 66.4 63.4-69.3 122 8.3 6.6-10.3 141 9.2 7.5-11.2 161 9.7 8.0-11.7 114 6.4 5.0- 8.1
College Graduate 2,106 1,572 73.3 70.8-75.7 187 9.1 7.6-10.8 188 10.1 8.6-11.9 91 5.0 3.8- 6.4 68 2.5 1.9- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 570 315 49.3 43.7-54.9 26 4.1 2.6- 6.4 49 8.6 6.0-12.3 88 19.5 15.2-24.6 92 18.5 14.3-23.7
$15,000- 24,999 909 575 59.1 54.6-63.3 53 5.5 3.8- 8.1 69 8.2 6.1-10.9 112 14.7 11.8-18.3 100 12.5 9.8-15.8
$25,000- 34,999 540 374 65.7 60.2-70.9 40 8.5 5.7-12.3 49 11.3 8.1-15.5 48 10.6 7.6-14.7 29 3.9 2.5- 6.1
$35,000- 49,999 754 555 72.0 67.7-76.0 55 7.1 5.2- 9.6 70 8.6 6.4-11.3 47 8.1 5.7-11.3 27 4.2 2.6- 6.8
$50,000- 74,999 720 533 72.7 68.4-76.6 63 8.6 6.3-11.7 62 9.5 7.2-12.5 45 7.0 5.1- 9.7 17 2.2 1.2- 3.8
$75,000+ 1,343 1,033 74.8 71.6-77.7 108 8.0 6.2-10.2 114 9.4 7.5-11.6 56 5.1 3.8- 6.9 32 2.7 1.7- 4.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,746 1,012 54.5 51.3-57.6 103 5.5 4.2- 7.0 155 9.3 7.6-11.3 234 15.0 12.8-17.4 242 15.8 13.4-18.4
No 4,232 3,264 73.8 72.0-75.6 295 7.4 6.3- 8.5 338 8.9 7.8-10.1 225 7.0 6.0- 8.2 110 2.9 2.2- 3.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 857 676 77.4 73.6-80.8 39 4.7 3.2- 6.9 48 5.9 4.2- 8.3 47 6.3 4.5- 8.8 47 5.7 4.0- 8.0
Non-Veteran 5,189 3,647 67.6 65.9-69.3 362 7.2 6.3- 8.3 449 9.4 8.4-10.5 418 9.5 8.4-10.6 313 6.3 5.4- 7.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,061 2,217 70.7 68.4-72.8 170 5.8 4.7- 7.1 231 7.8 6.7- 9.1 259 9.5 8.2-11.0 184 6.3 5.2- 7.5
No 2,986 2,107 67.1 64.7-69.4 231 8.1 6.9- 9.5 266 10.2 8.8-11.7 206 8.5 7.1-10.1 176 6.1 5.0- 7.5

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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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