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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-African Americans

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,182 5,114 68.8 67.4-70.1 477 7.2 6.5- 8.0 604 9.5 8.7-10.4 545 8.4 7.6- 9.2 442 6.1 5.5- 6.8
-African Americans 1,418 997 69.8 66.8-72.6 98 6.7 5.3- 8.4 120 9.2 7.5-11.3 116 7.9 6.3- 9.8 87 6.4 5.0- 8.1
GENDER
Male 520 369 70.7 65.8-75.1 26 4.7 3.0- 7.3 40 8.5 5.9-11.9 44 8.6 6.1-12.1 41 7.6 5.4-10.6
Female 898 628 69.1 65.3-72.7 72 8.4 6.4-10.9 80 9.8 7.7-12.5 72 7.3 5.5- 9.5 46 5.4 3.8- 7.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,383 973 70.0 67.0-72.9 95 6.7 5.3- 8.4 115 8.9 7.2-11.0 113 7.8 6.3- 9.8 87 6.5 5.1- 8.3
AGE
18-34 290 188 64.2 57.8-70.2 27 8.9 5.9-13.2 31 12.6 8.7-17.9 24 8.0 5.2-12.1 20 6.3 4.0-10.0
35-44 206 139 67.9 60.4-74.5 20 9.0 5.6-14.0 20 7.6 4.8-12.0 17 9.0 5.2-15.1 *** *** ***
45-54 261 177 72.2 65.9-77.8 15 3.9 2.2- 6.8 23 8.2 5.3-12.4 26 8.6 5.5-13.3 20 7.1 4.3-11.3
55-64 303 207 70.4 64.2-75.9 20 6.2 3.6-10.3 28 9.4 6.3-13.6 31 9.3 6.0-14.1 17 4.8 2.8- 8.0
65-74 214 167 81.1 74.4-86.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 5.6 3.1- 9.8 *** *** ***
75+ 124 103 81.6 72.0-88.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 210 147 66.4 58.1-73.8 *** *** *** 20 9.9 6.0-15.8 16 8.5 4.7-15.0 20 11.4 7.0-18.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 469 329 69.9 64.7-74.7 30 6.0 3.9- 9.1 42 9.6 6.8-13.3 36 8.5 5.8-12.3 32 6.0 4.0- 8.8
Some Post-H.S. 390 276 70.2 64.7-75.2 28 7.5 5.0-11.0 31 9.3 6.2-13.6 32 7.3 4.9-10.8 23 5.7 3.7- 8.8
College Graduate 347 243 72.3 66.7-77.3 33 9.7 6.5-14.1 27 7.7 5.1-11.4 32 7.2 4.8-10.5 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 276 169 57.9 50.7-64.8 *** *** *** 29 10.6 7.1-15.6 33 14.3 9.8-20.5 29 12.9 8.6-18.7
$15,000- 24,999 309 207 67.2 60.7-73.1 23 8.9 5.7-13.7 33 10.1 6.9-14.8 27 8.5 5.3-13.2 19 5.3 3.0- 9.0
$25,000- 34,999 148 105 72.8 63.8-80.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 169 117 70.0 61.4-77.3 *** *** *** 15 10.5 6.1-17.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 112 81 77.8 67.8-85.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 147 117 80.9 71.9-87.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 374 209 55.1 48.9-61.1 *** *** *** 41 12.2 8.6-17.0 57 14.7 10.9-19.6 50 14.7 10.8-19.7
No 974 736 73.5 70.0-76.7 80 8.1 6.3-10.4 73 8.5 6.5-10.9 53 6.1 4.4- 8.3 32 3.9 2.6- 5.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 166 115 72.0 63.7-79.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 10.5 6.1-17.5
Non-Veteran 1,247 879 69.5 66.3-72.5 83 6.6 5.1- 8.5 111 9.9 8.0-12.2 104 8.2 6.5-10.3 70 5.8 4.5- 7.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 762 543 70.8 66.6-74.6 43 5.6 3.9- 7.9 64 9.0 6.8-11.8 65 8.3 6.1-11.1 47 6.4 4.6- 8.8
No 656 454 68.8 64.4-72.9 55 7.9 5.8-10.7 56 9.4 7.0-12.7 51 7.4 5.4-10.2 40 6.4 4.5- 9.0

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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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