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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adverse Childhood Experience

Before age 18, how often did a parent or adult in your home ever hit, beat, kick, or physically hurt you in any way?
Do not include spanking. Would you say---

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  Total
Respond.^
Never Once More than once
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,056 2,656 86.0 84.1-87.7 91 3.3 2.5- 4.3 309 10.7 9.2-12.4
GENDER
Male 1,267 1,086 85.6 82.6-88.1 39 3.3 2.2- 4.8 142 11.1 8.8-13.9
Female 1,789 1,570 86.4 83.9-88.6 52 3.2 2.2- 4.6 167 10.3 8.4-12.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,125 1,850 85.6 83.2-87.7 57 3.3 2.3- 4.6 218 11.2 9.3-13.4
Non-Hispanic Black 568 518 91.7 87.7-94.4 15 2.4 1.3- 4.5 35 5.9 3.6- 9.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 200 146 74.3 66.1-81.1 18 7.4 4.2-12.5 36 18.4 12.6-26.0
AGE
18-34 471 393 84.1 79.5-87.8 22 3.9 2.3- 6.6 56 12.0 8.7-16.3
35-44 391 323 81.8 76.4-86.3 14 4.1 2.3- 7.4 54 14.0 10.1-19.2
45-54 457 381 83.9 78.6-88.1 19 4.1 2.4- 6.9 57 11.9 8.2-17.1
55-64 659 568 88.2 84.9-90.9 20 2.7 1.5- 4.8 71 9.1 6.8-12.0
65-74 585 526 90.4 87.2-92.8 *** *** *** 51 8.4 6.1-11.5
75+ 451 427 95.3 92.7-97.0 *** *** *** 17 3.3 1.9- 5.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 418 357 86.7 82.0-90.3 14 2.7 1.4- 5.2 47 10.6 7.3-15.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 831 706 83.3 78.9-86.9 31 4.3 2.7- 7.0 94 12.4 9.3-16.4
Some Post-H.S. 805 680 83.7 79.8-87.0 26 3.3 2.1- 5.3 99 12.9 9.9-16.7
College Graduate 993 904 91.4 89.1-93.3 20 2.4 1.4- 4.2 69 6.1 4.6- 8.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 351 297 84.4 78.9-88.7 *** *** *** 48 13.5 9.6-18.8
$15,000- 24,999 498 426 84.1 78.5-88.4 19 4.8 2.7- 8.3 53 11.2 7.5-16.3
$25,000- 34,999 302 254 82.4 75.7-87.6 12 3.5 1.7- 6.8 36 14.1 9.4-20.7
$35,000- 49,999 376 325 85.8 79.9-90.1 *** *** *** 42 12.1 8.0-17.8
$50,000-74,999 325 279 85.2 78.6-90.0 *** *** *** 37 12.8 8.2-19.3
$75,000+ 603 539 88.8 84.7-92.0 17 3.3 1.9- 5.8 47 7.9 5.2-11.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 868 724 81.8 77.7-85.3 19 2.7 1.5- 4.9 125 15.4 12.2-19.4
No 2,167 1,915 87.5 85.3-89.4 71 3.4 2.5- 4.6 181 9.1 7.5-11.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 399 331 81.7 75.2-86.8 11 2.8 1.3- 5.8 57 15.5 10.7-21.9
Non-Veteran 2,655 2,324 86.7 84.7-88.5 80 3.3 2.5- 4.4 251 10.0 8.4-11.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,674 1,449 85.0 82.2-87.4 51 3.4 2.4- 4.8 174 11.6 9.5-14.2
No 1,382 1,207 87.3 84.6-89.5 40 3.1 2.0- 4.7 135 9.6 7.7-12.0

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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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