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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,192 4,713 64.2 62.8-65.5 719 10.8 9.9-11.8 732 10.5 9.7-11.4 939 12.8 12.0-13.8 89 1.7 1.3- 2.1
GENDER
Male 3,073 1,939 61.6 59.5-63.6 312 11.1 9.8-12.6 337 11.4 10.2-12.9 431 13.6 12.3-15.1 54 2.3 1.6- 3.2
Female 4,119 2,774 66.5 64.8-68.3 407 10.5 9.4-11.8 395 9.7 8.7-10.8 508 12.1 11.0-13.4 35 1.1 0.8- 1.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,881 3,469 69.3 67.7-70.9 415 9.6 8.6-10.7 397 8.6 7.6- 9.6 582 12.0 10.9-13.1 18 0.6 0.3- 1.1
Non-Hispanic Black 1,366 748 55.2 52.0-58.3 184 14.1 12.0-16.6 204 14.1 12.1-16.4 212 15.0 12.9-17.4 18 1.6 0.9- 2.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 113 *** *** *** 18 12.5 7.3-20.4 *** *** *** 23 16.8 10.4-25.9 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 248 143 64.3 56.3-71.6 33 10.5 6.7-16.1 32 10.9 7.2-16.3 34 10.2 6.7-15.2 *** *** ***
Hispanic 501 228 43.0 38.1-48.0 62 12.5 9.5-16.1 84 18.1 14.4-22.5 80 15.6 12.4-19.5 47 10.9 8.1-14.4
AGE
18-34 1,254 745 60.8 57.7-63.8 192 14.9 12.9-17.3 150 11.0 9.2-13.0 129 10.0 8.4-11.9 38 3.2 2.2- 4.7
35-44 948 611 64.3 60.8-67.7 110 10.4 8.5-12.8 103 11.1 9.1-13.6 104 12.3 9.9-15.0 20 1.9 1.2- 2.9
45-54 1,099 747 68.1 64.9-71.1 109 10.2 8.2-12.5 127 10.8 9.0-13.0 109 10.2 8.4-12.5 *** *** ***
55-64 1,498 1,012 66.4 63.6-69.0 125 7.8 6.5- 9.5 148 10.7 9.0-12.6 204 14.6 12.6-16.8 *** *** ***
65-74 1,354 911 63.7 60.6-66.7 101 7.3 5.9- 9.0 121 9.2 7.6-11.2 213 18.8 16.3-21.6 *** *** ***
75+ 936 612 62.9 59.2-66.5 72 8.7 6.6-11.4 76 8.6 6.7-11.0 170 18.9 16.1-22.0 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 906 313 38.0 34.1-41.9 104 11.2 8.9-13.9 164 17.9 15.2-20.9 279 27.0 23.8-30.4 46 6.0 4.2- 8.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,971 1,134 58.5 55.8-61.1 247 13.7 11.9-15.7 242 11.5 10.0-13.3 324 14.9 13.2-16.8 24 1.4 0.9- 2.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,906 1,304 69.2 66.7-71.6 185 10.3 8.8-12.2 190 9.5 8.1-11.2 213 10.1 8.7-11.8 14 0.8 0.4- 1.4
College Graduate 2,380 1,941 80.9 79.0-82.7 181 7.9 6.8- 9.3 132 5.9 4.9- 7.1 121 5.0 4.1- 6.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 835 330 41.4 37.4-45.6 113 13.3 10.7-16.4 140 16.5 13.8-19.6 231 25.4 22.1-29.0 21 3.4 2.1- 5.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,177 550 46.4 42.9-49.9 166 15.2 12.8-17.9 177 15.2 12.9-17.8 259 20.1 17.6-22.9 25 3.1 1.9- 5.3
$25,000- 34,999 698 449 62.3 57.9-66.6 68 9.6 7.3-12.5 76 12.3 9.6-15.7 98 14.6 11.7-18.0 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 841 599 67.3 63.2-71.1 85 11.6 9.1-14.7 81 10.0 7.8-12.7 72 10.5 8.1-13.5 *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 786 583 71.1 67.0-74.9 72 10.4 7.9-13.8 70 9.8 7.6-12.6 58 8.1 6.0-10.7 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,453 1,270 86.2 83.8-88.3 92 6.7 5.3- 8.4 49 3.8 2.7- 5.3 37 2.7 1.9- 4.0 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,908 1,114 55.9 53.1-58.7 200 10.3 8.8-12.1 216 12.5 10.8-14.5 365 20.2 18.1-22.6 13 1.0 0.5- 2.1
No 5,029 3,457 67.1 65.5-68.7 485 10.8 9.8-12.0 475 9.7 8.8-10.7 540 10.5 9.5-11.5 72 1.8 1.4- 2.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 989 704 69.3 65.7-72.7 81 9.6 7.5-12.2 76 8.1 6.3-10.3 124 12.5 10.2-15.2 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 6,189 4,001 63.4 61.9-64.8 635 11.0 10.0-12.0 655 10.9 10.0-11.9 813 12.9 11.9-13.9 85 1.8 1.4- 2.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,196 2,679 62.6 60.8-64.4 430 10.9 9.8-12.2 452 11.0 9.9-12.2 584 13.7 12.5-15.0 51 1.7 1.2- 2.4
No 2,996 2,034 66.2 64.1-68.2 289 10.6 9.3-12.1 280 9.9 8.6-11.2 355 11.7 10.4-13.1 38 1.6 1.2- 2.3

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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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