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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status-African Americans

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,256 1,262 19.0 17.8-20.1 2,221 31.7 30.4-33.1 2,238 30.4 29.1-31.7 1,060 13.5 12.6-14.4 475 5.5 4.9- 6.1
-African Americans 1,431 203 16.8 14.5-19.4 370 27.3 24.6-30.2 523 36.4 33.4-39.4 237 14.2 12.2-16.4 98 5.3 4.3- 6.7
GENDER
Male 527 82 18.2 14.5-22.7 133 27.1 22.8-31.8 179 34.1 29.5-39.0 98 16.0 12.9-19.8 35 4.6 3.1- 6.6
Female 904 121 15.7 12.9-18.9 237 27.4 24.0-31.2 344 38.3 34.5-42.2 139 12.6 10.4-15.3 63 6.0 4.5- 7.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,395 194 16.8 14.4-19.4 364 27.6 24.8-30.6 512 36.2 33.3-39.3 231 14.2 12.2-16.4 94 5.2 4.1- 6.5
AGE
18-34 292 79 26.6 21.3-32.8 94 31.8 26.1-38.1 95 32.8 27.1-39.0 20 7.5 4.6-12.0 *** *** ***
35-44 207 36 17.0 12.1-23.4 72 34.9 28.0-42.5 69 33.6 26.8-41.3 24 11.5 7.5-17.1 *** *** ***
45-54 263 39 16.2 11.7-22.0 69 26.2 20.6-32.7 82 31.2 25.0-38.1 53 18.9 14.3-24.6 20 7.5 4.6-11.9
55-64 307 21 7.1 4.5-10.9 62 20.1 15.5-25.7 130 45.0 38.8-51.4 66 19.9 15.2-25.7 28 7.9 5.3-11.5
65-74 217 19 9.1 5.5-14.6 48 17.7 13.0-23.8 83 41.1 33.5-49.2 45 21.6 15.7-29.0 22 10.5 6.6-16.1
75+ 126 *** *** *** 22 18.7 11.7-28.5 *** *** *** 29 19.8 12.9-29.0 17 13.4 8.1-21.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 212 15 10.2 5.7-17.4 30 14.4 9.4-21.3 80 39.0 31.4-47.2 52 23.3 17.2-30.8 35 13.1 9.0-18.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 476 61 15.4 11.8-19.9 108 26.4 21.7-31.6 172 35.8 30.8-41.0 100 17.4 13.9-21.6 35 5.1 3.5- 7.4
Some Post-H.S. 393 63 20.0 15.6-25.4 105 28.7 23.7-34.3 154 38.0 32.6-43.8 52 10.1 7.4-13.7 19 3.0 1.9- 4.9
College Graduate 348 63 20.1 15.5-25.5 127 39.6 33.8-45.8 116 31.5 26.3-37.4 33 6.5 4.4- 9.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 284 26 14.1 9.2-21.1 51 19.5 14.5-25.7 103 37.3 30.8-44.3 67 19.1 14.4-24.8 37 9.9 6.8-14.2
$15,000- 24,999 310 41 13.9 9.8-19.2 74 24.5 19.3-30.7 102 35.0 28.8-41.6 70 20.5 15.9-26.0 23 6.1 3.9- 9.6
$25,000- 34,999 148 16 12.3 7.3-19.9 45 30.7 22.5-40.2 62 43.9 34.5-53.7 21 11.5 7.0-18.3 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 169 34 24.2 17.4-32.7 43 26.9 19.8-35.4 66 36.5 28.3-45.6 *** *** *** 13 6.6 3.6-11.6
$50,000- 74,999 115 17 15.6 9.1-25.4 *** *** *** 37 29.7 21.0-40.2 14 7.5 4.2-13.1 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 147 38 26.3 18.6-35.6 58 38.8 30.3-48.1 46 32.3 24.3-41.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 382 14 3.0 1.7- 5.3 42 11.4 7.9-16.2 120 34.3 28.7-40.5 130 33.2 27.8-39.0 76 18.2 14.2-22.9
No 979 176 20.3 17.4-23.6 306 31.6 28.2-35.2 380 37.3 33.7-40.9 98 9.1 7.1-11.4 19 1.8 1.1- 2.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 168 29 17.3 11.8-24.7 43 25.8 19.0-34.0 61 37.9 29.9-46.7 24 13.4 8.8-19.8 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,258 173 16.7 14.2-19.6 325 27.5 24.5-30.6 460 36.2 33.0-39.4 213 14.3 12.2-16.7 87 5.3 4.2- 6.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 773 99 14.8 12.0-18.2 200 27.6 23.8-31.7 276 35.9 31.8-40.1 135 15.1 12.4-18.3 63 6.6 5.0- 8.7
No 658 104 19.0 15.5-23.2 170 26.9 23.1-31.1 247 36.9 32.7-41.4 102 13.1 10.5-16.3 35 4.0 2.7- 5.8

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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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