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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,507 1,438 13.2 12.2-14.3 10,069 86.8 85.7-87.8
GENDER
Male 4,302 405 10.5 9.1-12.1 3,897 89.5 87.9-90.9
Female 7,205 1,033 15.7 14.3-17.1 6,172 84.3 82.9-85.7
RACE
White 8,789 1,049 13.3 12.1-14.6 7,740 86.7 85.4-87.9
African American 1,815 280 14.7 12.4-17.4 1,535 85.3 82.6-87.6
Native American 270 52 18.6 12.0-27.8 218 81.4 72.2-88.0
Other Minorities 553 49 6.4 4.0-10.0 504 93.6 90.0-96.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 522 50 8.3 5.5-12.3 472 91.7 87.7-94.5
-English Speaking 232 30 14.2 8.4-23.0 202 85.8 77.0-91.6
-Spanish Speaking 290 20 5.1 2.6- 9.7 270 94.9 90.3-97.4
Non-Hispanic 10,950 1,380 13.5 12.5-14.7 9,570 86.5 85.3-87.5
AGE
18-34 1,423 205 15.4 13.0-18.1 1,218 84.6 81.9-87.0
35-44 1,554 187 12.3 10.1-14.8 1,367 87.7 85.2-89.9
45-54 2,089 257 11.7 9.9-13.8 1,832 88.3 86.2-90.1
55-64 2,473 350 13.8 11.8-16.0 2,123 86.2 84.0-88.2
65-74 2,121 244 11.3 9.4-13.5 1,877 88.7 86.5-90.6
75+ 1,709 180 11.1 9.1-13.6 1,529 88.9 86.4-90.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,451 259 15.5 12.8-18.7 1,192 84.5 81.3-87.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,304 421 14.2 12.2-16.4 2,883 85.8 83.6-87.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,893 366 13.8 11.9-15.9 2,527 86.2 84.1-88.1
College Graduate 3,829 387 9.5 8.3-11.0 3,442 90.5 89.0-91.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,378 290 22.7 19.2-26.6 1,088 77.3 73.4-80.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,950 278 12.7 10.5-15.3 1,672 87.3 84.7-89.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,114 142 13.3 10.2-17.0 972 86.7 83.0-89.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,412 166 13.5 10.9-16.6 1,246 86.5 83.4-89.1
$50,000-74,999 1,344 112 9.6 7.2-12.7 1,232 90.4 87.3-92.8
$75,000+ 2,265 196 8.8 7.1-10.8 2,069 91.2 89.2-92.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,409 695 22.2 19.9-24.7 2,714 77.8 75.3-80.1
No 7,542 658 10.1 9.0-11.3 6,884 89.9 88.7-91.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,588 130 7.5 5.8- 9.6 1,458 92.5 90.4-94.2
Non-Veteran 9,914 1,307 14.0 12.9-15.2 8,607 86.0 84.8-87.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 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).

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