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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,709 3,532 41.9 40.4-43.4 485 7.0 6.3- 7.9 103 1.8 1.4- 2.3 3,589 49.3 47.7-50.8
-Whites 5,419 2,584 43.9 42.1-45.7 327 6.7 5.8- 7.7 58 1.5 1.1- 2.1 2,450 47.9 46.1-49.7
GENDER
Male 2,087 884 38.5 35.9-41.2 143 7.3 6.0- 8.9 26 1.6 1.0- 2.4 1,034 52.6 49.8-55.4
Female 3,332 1,700 48.7 46.4-51.0 184 6.2 5.1- 7.4 32 1.5 0.9- 2.3 1,416 43.7 41.4-46.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 127 50 35.1 25.8-45.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,283 2,528 44.2 42.4-46.0 318 6.7 5.8- 7.7 52 1.4 1.0- 1.9 2,385 47.8 45.9-49.6
AGE
18-34 613 234 37.7 33.2-42.3 59 9.1 6.8-11.9 15 2.9 1.7- 4.9 305 50.4 45.7-55.1
35-44 623 230 38.4 33.8-43.2 41 6.9 4.8- 9.9 14 2.0 1.1- 3.6 338 52.7 47.9-57.4
45-54 909 388 40.0 35.9-44.2 68 7.4 5.5- 9.9 *** *** *** 440 51.2 46.9-55.4
55-64 1,166 561 45.7 42.1-49.3 62 5.4 3.9- 7.2 *** *** *** 535 48.0 44.4-51.6
65-74 1,135 619 53.5 49.7-57.2 54 4.6 3.2- 6.6 *** *** *** 459 41.7 38.0-45.5
75+ 935 532 58.1 53.9-62.2 42 5.0 3.4- 7.4 *** *** *** 357 36.6 32.7-40.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 536 229 38.1 32.8-43.7 20 4.7 2.7- 7.9 *** *** *** 284 56.6 51.0-62.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,468 654 42.1 38.8-45.6 74 4.6 3.4- 6.2 *** *** *** 726 52.1 48.6-55.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,528 761 45.6 42.3-48.9 92 7.2 5.6- 9.1 22 2.3 1.4- 3.7 653 45.0 41.7-48.3
College Graduate 1,881 939 46.4 43.5-49.4 140 9.1 7.4-11.2 18 1.1 0.6- 1.9 784 43.4 40.5-46.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 531 245 40.5 34.9-46.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 266 54.2 48.3-60.1
$15,000- 24,999 818 376 44.1 39.5-48.8 38 4.7 3.1- 7.1 *** *** *** 398 50.3 45.6-54.9
$25,000- 34,999 490 228 40.3 34.6-46.2 36 9.0 6.0-13.3 *** *** *** 219 49.1 43.1-55.1
$35,000- 49,999 671 347 47.6 42.8-52.5 45 7.3 5.1-10.3 *** *** *** 271 43.2 38.4-48.2
$50,000- 74,999 650 314 46.8 41.8-51.8 35 5.4 3.4- 8.3 *** *** *** 296 46.5 41.6-51.5
$75,000+ 1,205 575 43.6 40.0-47.3 94 8.5 6.6-10.8 *** *** *** 520 46.4 42.7-50.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,637 833 46.9 43.7-50.2 77 5.2 3.9- 7.0 *** *** *** 717 47.3 44.0-50.6
No 3,754 1,744 43.0 40.9-45.2 250 7.3 6.2- 8.5 48 1.8 1.3- 2.6 1,712 47.8 45.7-50.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 758 353 42.8 38.4-47.4 53 7.4 5.3-10.3 *** *** *** 347 48.9 44.2-53.5
Non-Veteran 4,660 2,230 44.0 42.1-46.0 274 6.6 5.7- 7.7 53 1.6 1.2- 2.2 2,103 47.8 45.8-49.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,758 1,311 44.1 41.7-46.6 149 5.9 4.8- 7.2 26 1.4 0.9- 2.2 1,272 48.6 46.1-51.1
No 2,661 1,273 43.6 41.0-46.3 178 7.7 6.3- 9.2 32 1.6 1.0- 2.5 1,178 47.1 44.4-49.8

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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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