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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome-Whites

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you had Chronic Fatigue
Syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,347 146 1.9 1.6- 2.3 6,201 98.1 97.7-98.4
-Whites 4,563 119 2.3 1.8- 2.8 4,444 97.7 97.2-98.2
GENDER
Male 1,938 24 1.1 0.7- 1.7 1,914 98.9 98.3-99.3
Female 2,625 95 3.4 2.7- 4.3 2,530 96.6 95.7-97.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 153 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,402 117 2.3 1.9- 2.9 4,285 97.7 97.1-98.1
AGE
18-34 562 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 505 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 671 26 3.6 2.4- 5.5 645 96.4 94.5-97.6
55-64 1,008 37 3.1 2.2- 4.3 971 96.9 95.7-97.8
65-74 1,016 29 2.2 1.5- 3.4 987 97.8 96.6-98.5
75+ 755 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 455 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,217 40 2.6 1.8- 3.8 1,177 97.4 96.2-98.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,236 44 2.8 2.0- 4.0 1,192 97.2 96.0-98.0
College Graduate 1,644 26 1.5 0.9- 2.3 1,618 98.5 97.7-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 369 25 4.8 3.1- 7.3 344 95.2 92.7-96.9
$15,000- 24,999 665 30 4.1 2.7- 6.0 635 95.9 94.0-97.3
$25,000- 34,999 428 13 3.1 1.7- 5.4 415 96.9 94.6-98.3
$35,000- 49,999 555 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 541 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,079 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,335 92 6.9 5.5- 8.7 1,243 93.1 91.3-94.5
No 3,207 25 0.7 0.4- 1.1 3,182 99.3 98.9-99.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 677 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,884 112 2.5 2.0- 3.1 3,772 97.5 96.9-98.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,556 77 2.6 2.0- 3.4 2,479 97.4 96.6-98.0
No 2,007 42 1.9 1.3- 2.7 1,965 98.1 97.3-98.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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