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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Inadequate Sleep-African Americans

On average, how many hours of sleep do you get in a 24-hour period?

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 hrs. 6 hrs. 7-8 hrs. 9+ hrs.
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,135 721 10.6 9.8-11.5 1,513 21.7 20.6-22.9 4,232 58.3 56.9-59.7 669 9.4 8.6-10.3
-African Americans 1,383 216 15.0 12.9-17.4 348 24.5 22.0-27.3 665 49.0 45.8-52.2 154 11.5 9.6-13.7
GENDER
Male 515 94 17.3 13.9-21.4 114 22.3 18.4-26.7 243 48.0 42.9-53.0 64 12.5 9.5-16.1
Female 868 122 13.1 10.6-15.9 234 26.4 23.2-30.0 422 49.9 45.9-53.9 90 10.6 8.4-13.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,347 212 15.2 13.0-17.6 338 24.6 22.0-27.4 645 48.7 45.5-51.9 152 11.5 9.6-13.7
AGE
18-34 288 43 14.5 10.5-19.7 68 21.0 16.4-26.4 143 52.0 45.5-58.4 34 12.5 8.8-17.5
35-44 204 35 16.7 11.7-23.3 53 24.0 18.2-30.9 101 52.0 44.3-59.6 15 7.3 4.2-12.5
45-54 257 51 18.1 13.4-23.8 74 29.6 23.4-36.6 107 41.9 35.2-48.9 25 10.4 6.9-15.5
55-64 300 47 14.6 10.8-19.6 89 31.2 25.5-37.5 131 42.5 36.3-49.0 33 11.7 8.2-16.3
65-74 202 26 13.0 8.3-19.8 36 16.6 11.7-23.1 110 55.6 47.4-63.5 30 14.8 9.8-21.6
75+ 115 *** *** *** 21 17.6 11.2-26.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 194 31 17.3 11.4-25.3 34 16.6 11.4-23.4 97 48.7 40.4-57.1 32 17.5 11.9-24.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 458 79 16.2 12.7-20.4 118 24.2 20.0-28.9 205 47.8 42.4-53.3 56 11.9 8.9-15.7
Some Post-H.S. 386 62 14.8 11.3-19.1 99 26.5 21.7-31.9 181 47.5 41.7-53.4 44 11.2 8.1-15.4
College Graduate 344 44 11.1 8.0-15.2 97 29.2 23.9-35.0 181 54.4 48.3-60.3 22 5.4 3.4- 8.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 274 52 17.2 12.7-22.9 57 21.0 15.9-27.2 119 44.2 37.2-51.4 46 17.6 12.9-23.7
$15,000- 24,999 303 44 15.3 10.9-20.9 75 24.1 18.9-30.2 144 46.5 39.9-53.1 40 14.2 9.9-19.8
$25,000- 34,999 143 29 19.6 13.2-28.1 37 29.2 20.6-39.7 69 47.3 37.7-57.1 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 166 23 14.1 8.9-21.6 40 21.4 15.2-29.1 88 58.0 49.1-66.4 15 6.5 3.8-11.0
$50,000- 74,999 113 16 11.5 6.3-20.1 37 32.5 23.3-43.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 146 13 9.7 5.4-16.7 46 32.2 24.2-41.5 81 52.5 43.2-61.6 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 355 93 27.4 22.2-33.4 89 25.7 20.4-31.7 139 37.7 31.8-43.9 34 9.3 6.4-13.2
No 959 115 12.1 9.8-14.9 239 23.5 20.6-26.8 490 51.9 48.2-55.7 115 12.4 10.1-15.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 165 40 23.6 17.1-31.8 43 28.0 20.8-36.6 69 41.3 33.0-50.0 13 7.1 4.0-12.2
Non-Veteran 1,213 176 13.9 11.7-16.4 303 24.0 21.3-27.0 593 50.0 46.6-53.4 141 12.1 10.0-14.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 739 121 16.9 13.8-20.6 176 23.5 20.0-27.4 351 46.9 42.6-51.4 91 12.6 10.0-15.8
No 644 95 13.0 10.3-16.1 172 25.7 22.0-29.7 314 51.2 46.6-55.7 63 10.2 7.7-13.5

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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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