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2013 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 8,842 1,102 13.1 12.1-14.1 7,740 86.9 85.9-87.9
GENDER
Male 3,449 331 10.7 9.4-12.2 3,118 89.3 87.8-90.6
Female 5,393 771 15.3 13.9-16.7 4,622 84.7 83.3-86.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,957 713 13.0 11.8-14.2 5,244 87.0 85.8-88.2
Non-Hispanic Black 1,665 234 15.1 12.8-17.7 1,431 84.9 82.3-87.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 394 65 20.2 12.1-31.8 329 79.8 68.2-87.9
Non-Hispanic Other 270 42 12.4 7.9-18.9 228 87.6 81.1-92.1
Hispanic 460 34 7.7 5.3-11.0 426 92.3 89.0-94.7
AGE
18-34 1,378 204 15.7 13.4-18.2 1,174 84.3 81.8-86.6
35-44 1,166 141 11.9 9.7-14.4 1,025 88.1 85.6-90.3
45-54 1,473 197 12.6 10.6-15.0 1,276 87.4 85.0-89.4
55-64 1,812 234 13.8 11.7-16.0 1,578 86.2 84.0-88.3
65-74 1,625 184 11.0 9.0-13.3 1,441 89.0 86.7-91.0
75+ 1,298 132 9.0 7.3-11.2 1,166 91.0 88.8-92.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,193 189 16.0 13.3-19.1 1,004 84.0 80.9-86.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,486 319 13.0 11.2-14.9 2,167 87.0 85.1-88.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,391 309 13.9 12.0-16.0 2,082 86.1 84.0-88.0
College Graduate 2,760 285 10.3 8.9-11.9 2,475 89.7 88.1-91.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,088 219 20.3 17.1-23.9 869 79.7 76.1-82.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,570 229 14.3 12.1-16.9 1,341 85.7 83.1-87.9
$25,000- 34,999 861 127 17.8 14.5-21.7 734 82.2 78.3-85.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,035 112 11.6 9.2-14.6 923 88.4 85.4-90.8
$50,000-74,999 927 97 11.7 8.9-15.1 830 88.3 84.9-91.1
$75,000+ 1,629 123 9.1 7.2-11.4 1,506 90.9 88.6-92.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,526 520 21.4 19.2-23.8 2,006 78.6 76.2-80.8
No 6,195 571 10.6 9.5-11.7 5,624 89.4 88.3-90.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,161 92 7.2 5.5- 9.4 1,069 92.8 90.6-94.5
Non-Veteran 7,677 1,010 13.9 12.9-15.1 6,667 86.1 84.9-87.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,555 568 13.0 11.7-14.5 3,987 87.0 85.5-88.3
No 4,287 534 13.1 11.8-14.6 3,753 86.9 85.4-88.2

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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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