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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,116 1,385 39.0 36.6-41.5 170 6.0 5.0- 7.3 46 1.8 1.2- 2.7 1,515 53.1 50.6-55.6
GENDER
Male 1,301 511 35.2 31.6-39.0 58 5.1 3.6- 7.0 26 2.2 1.4- 3.5 706 57.5 53.7-61.3
Female 1,815 874 42.5 39.3-45.8 112 6.9 5.4- 8.6 20 1.4 0.7- 2.8 809 49.2 45.9-52.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,123 979 40.9 38.0-43.9 102 5.2 4.1- 6.7 18 1.2 0.6- 2.2 1,024 52.7 49.6-55.7
Non-Hispanic Black 582 244 34.4 29.2-40.1 41 7.7 5.2-11.3 13 2.8 1.5- 5.4 284 55.0 49.2-60.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 223 76 33.1 24.7-42.8 14 7.4 3.6-14.8 13 6.4 3.2-12.4 120 53.1 43.9-62.0
AGE
18-34 459 139 30.4 25.0-36.4 36 7.1 4.9-10.3 16 3.7 2.0- 6.6 268 58.8 52.7-64.6
35-44 405 133 31.9 26.3-38.0 25 6.3 3.8-10.1 11 2.0 1.0- 3.8 236 59.9 53.6-65.9
45-54 498 217 40.8 35.3-46.6 35 7.8 5.2-11.3 *** *** *** 242 50.8 45.0-56.5
55-64 675 317 44.7 40.1-49.4 28 3.9 2.5- 5.9 *** *** *** 321 50.2 45.4-54.9
65-74 634 332 50.4 45.5-55.3 29 5.0 3.1- 7.9 *** *** *** 268 43.7 38.9-48.7
75+ 410 229 52.9 46.7-59.0 17 4.0 2.1- 7.4 *** *** *** 164 43.1 37.0-49.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 362 131 32.5 26.1-39.6 15 5.9 3.2-10.6 *** *** *** 206 58.2 51.0-65.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 869 346 34.4 30.3-38.9 41 4.0 2.8- 5.8 12 0.9 0.4- 1.7 470 60.7 56.1-65.1
Some Post-H.S. 852 374 40.2 35.6-45.0 51 7.0 5.0- 9.8 *** *** *** 417 50.7 45.9-55.4
College Graduate 1,018 526 47.1 43.0-51.2 63 7.0 5.2- 9.4 14 1.6 0.8- 2.8 415 44.3 40.2-48.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 307 113 29.2 22.7-36.6 19 5.7 3.0-10.6 *** *** *** 170 62.8 55.0-70.0
$15,000- 24,999 539 215 34.7 29.3-40.4 33 8.6 5.7-12.7 *** *** *** 281 54.6 48.7-60.3
$25,000- 34,999 316 147 43.7 36.3-51.4 14 5.9 3.0-11.2 *** *** *** 151 48.5 41.0-56.0
$35,000- 49,999 355 160 37.3 30.8-44.4 18 4.6 2.4- 8.7 *** *** *** 171 56.0 48.7-63.1
$50,000-74,999 338 165 44.2 36.8-51.9 23 5.8 3.5- 9.5 *** *** *** 146 49.3 41.6-56.9
$75,000+ 636 291 41.9 36.5-47.5 39 6.4 4.3- 9.4 12 2.4 1.0- 5.8 294 49.3 43.7-54.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 886 402 41.6 37.2-46.1 55 5.7 4.2- 7.9 *** *** *** 424 52.0 47.4-56.5
No 2,214 977 38.3 35.5-41.2 112 6.1 4.8- 7.6 41 2.2 1.4- 3.3 1,084 53.4 50.4-56.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 426 204 44.3 38.0-50.8 20 4.8 2.7- 8.2 *** *** *** 198 49.8 43.4-56.3
Non-Veteran 2,687 1,180 38.3 35.8-41.0 150 6.2 5.0- 7.6 42 1.9 1.3- 2.9 1,315 53.6 50.9-56.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,671 746 40.5 37.2-43.9 81 5.4 4.1- 7.1 26 1.6 1.0- 2.5 818 52.5 49.1-55.9
No 1,445 639 37.3 33.9-40.9 89 6.7 5.1- 8.7 20 2.1 1.2- 3.8 697 53.8 50.2-57.5

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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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