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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-African Americans

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,265 826 11.5 10.6-12.4 6,439 88.5 87.6-89.4
-African Americans 1,432 191 13.1 11.1-15.5 1,241 86.9 84.5-88.9
GENDER
Male 530 56 11.9 8.9-15.8 474 88.1 84.2-91.1
Female 902 135 14.2 11.6-17.2 767 85.8 82.8-88.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,396 186 13.2 11.1-15.6 1,210 86.8 84.4-88.9
AGE
18-34 291 40 14.1 10.1-19.3 251 85.9 80.7-89.9
35-44 207 24 13.6 8.9-20.4 183 86.4 79.6-91.1
45-54 262 28 11.1 7.3-16.5 234 88.9 83.5-92.7
55-64 306 54 15.5 11.5-20.7 252 84.5 79.3-88.5
65-74 219 29 12.3 8.1-18.3 190 87.7 81.7-91.9
75+ 127 15 9.3 5.2-16.0 112 90.7 84.0-94.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 214 34 16.0 10.6-23.5 180 84.0 76.5-89.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 478 76 14.5 11.1-18.6 402 85.5 81.4-88.9
Some Post-H.S. 392 46 11.9 8.6-16.2 346 88.1 83.8-91.4
College Graduate 346 35 10.1 6.8-14.6 311 89.9 85.4-93.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 285 60 18.0 13.4-23.8 225 82.0 76.2-86.6
$15,000- 24,999 311 45 12.8 8.9-17.9 266 87.2 82.1-91.1
$25,000- 34,999 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 169 18 12.9 7.5-21.2 151 87.1 78.8-92.5
$50,000- 74,999 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 146 13 10.3 5.7-17.8 133 89.7 82.2-94.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 383 91 22.3 17.7-27.8 292 77.7 72.2-82.3
No 978 90 10.5 8.3-13.3 888 89.5 86.7-91.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,259 180 14.1 11.8-16.6 1,079 85.9 83.4-88.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 777 114 14.5 11.5-18.0 663 85.5 82.0-88.5
No 655 77 11.7 9.1-14.8 578 88.3 85.2-90.9

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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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