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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,265 826 11.5 10.6-12.4 6,439 88.5 87.6-89.4
GENDER
Male 3,109 262 9.4 8.1-10.9 2,847 90.6 89.1-91.9
Female 4,156 564 13.4 12.1-14.7 3,592 86.6 85.3-87.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,929 555 11.7 10.6-12.9 4,374 88.3 87.1-89.4
Non-Hispanic Black 1,380 183 13.2 11.1-15.5 1,197 86.8 84.5-88.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 115 18 13.3 7.9-21.6 97 86.7 78.4-92.1
Non-Hispanic Other 251 33 12.4 7.5-19.7 218 87.6 80.3-92.5
Hispanic 504 30 5.1 3.3- 7.8 474 94.9 92.2-96.7
AGE
18-34 1,269 152 12.9 10.8-15.3 1,117 87.1 84.7-89.2
35-44 953 101 10.8 8.7-13.3 852 89.2 86.7-91.3
45-54 1,098 110 9.5 7.8-11.6 988 90.5 88.4-92.2
55-64 1,513 203 13.1 11.3-15.2 1,310 86.9 84.8-88.7
65-74 1,370 158 11.3 9.5-13.3 1,212 88.7 86.7-90.5
75+ 957 91 9.3 7.3-11.6 866 90.7 88.4-92.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 922 132 14.8 12.0-18.1 790 85.2 81.9-88.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,001 246 11.8 10.2-13.6 1,755 88.2 86.4-89.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,917 218 11.4 9.8-13.3 1,699 88.6 86.7-90.2
College Graduate 2,391 228 9.2 7.9-10.6 2,163 90.8 89.4-92.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 850 163 17.9 15.0-21.2 687 82.1 78.8-85.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,188 161 13.8 11.4-16.6 1,027 86.2 83.4-88.6
$25,000- 34,999 703 74 12.1 9.3-15.6 629 87.9 84.4-90.7
$35,000- 49,999 845 86 9.5 7.3-12.3 759 90.5 87.7-92.7
$50,000-74,999 787 63 8.3 6.1-11.2 724 91.7 88.8-93.9
$75,000+ 1,453 138 10.1 8.2-12.3 1,315 89.9 87.7-91.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,938 386 20.8 18.6-23.2 1,552 79.2 76.8-81.4
No 5,069 406 8.6 7.7- 9.7 4,663 91.4 90.3-92.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 999 71 6.4 4.9- 8.2 928 93.6 91.8-95.1
Non-Veteran 6,252 754 12.2 11.2-13.3 5,498 87.8 86.7-88.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,243 515 12.3 11.1-13.7 3,728 87.7 86.3-88.9
No 3,022 311 10.3 9.0-11.8 2,711 89.7 88.2-91.0

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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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