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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,256 1,262 19.0 17.8-20.1 2,221 31.7 30.4-33.1 2,238 30.4 29.1-31.7 1,060 13.5 12.6-14.4 475 5.5 4.9- 6.1
GENDER
Male 3,100 566 19.8 18.1-21.6 939 31.8 29.8-33.8 959 30.2 28.2-32.1 457 13.6 12.3-15.1 179 4.6 3.9- 5.5
Female 4,156 696 18.2 16.7-19.7 1,282 31.6 29.9-33.4 1,279 30.6 28.9-32.3 603 13.4 12.2-14.6 296 6.3 5.5- 7.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,925 916 20.1 18.7-21.5 1,650 34.8 33.1-36.4 1,415 27.9 26.4-29.4 619 11.7 10.7-12.9 325 5.5 4.9- 6.3
Non-Hispanic Black 1,379 189 16.4 14.1-19.0 362 27.9 25.1-30.8 508 36.4 33.4-39.5 226 14.0 12.0-16.3 94 5.3 4.2- 6.6
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 115 12 8.1 4.3-14.7 *** *** *** 34 27.8 19.5-37.9 17 10.2 6.0-16.7 16 14.4 7.8-25.0
Non-Hispanic Other 252 60 29.2 22.1-37.5 68 27.9 21.2-35.8 77 27.5 20.9-35.2 33 10.3 6.5-15.9 14 5.1 2.1-11.6
Hispanic 501 68 12.6 9.6-16.2 83 16.6 13.1-20.8 177 37.4 32.6-42.4 151 29.4 25.2-34.1 22 4.1 2.6- 6.3
AGE
18-34 1,267 322 25.1 22.5-27.9 449 35.6 32.7-38.7 367 29.0 26.3-32.0 109 8.5 6.9-10.4 20 1.8 1.1- 2.9
35-44 952 209 20.8 18.1-23.8 323 33.9 30.6-37.4 271 28.3 25.2-31.7 121 13.4 11.1-16.1 28 3.6 2.4- 5.4
45-54 1,098 213 20.2 17.6-23.0 340 31.1 28.1-34.2 299 27.1 24.2-30.3 161 14.3 12.1-16.8 85 7.4 5.8- 9.2
55-64 1,513 209 13.0 11.3-15.0 427 27.6 25.1-30.2 478 34.1 31.4-36.9 270 17.7 15.6-20.1 129 7.6 6.3- 9.2
65-74 1,366 201 14.4 12.4-16.6 402 27.5 25.0-30.2 444 32.6 29.8-35.5 198 16.1 13.8-18.7 121 9.4 7.7-11.4
75+ 953 86 7.9 6.2- 9.9 241 26.3 23.2-29.8 341 36.0 32.4-39.6 195 20.0 17.3-23.0 90 9.8 7.9-12.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 907 47 6.4 4.7- 8.8 130 14.8 12.1-18.0 304 35.4 31.7-39.3 275 29.2 25.8-32.8 151 14.2 11.8-16.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,995 256 16.8 14.8-19.1 496 27.6 25.2-30.1 703 33.6 31.2-36.2 371 15.6 13.9-17.5 169 6.3 5.3- 7.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,920 320 19.5 17.4-21.8 630 35.7 33.2-38.3 630 30.8 28.5-33.3 246 10.5 9.1-12.1 94 3.5 2.7- 4.4
College Graduate 2,401 632 28.7 26.6-30.9 954 41.8 39.5-44.1 591 23.0 21.1-25.0 164 5.0 4.2- 5.9 60 1.6 1.2- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 847 71 11.2 8.6-14.5 138 18.0 15.0-21.5 254 29.9 26.3-33.7 235 26.1 22.7-29.8 149 14.8 12.3-17.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,187 119 12.0 9.8-14.6 276 23.5 20.7-26.6 409 34.5 31.1-37.9 264 21.4 18.8-24.3 119 8.6 7.0-10.5
$25,000- 34,999 700 89 14.4 11.5-18.0 204 29.9 25.9-34.2 251 33.9 29.8-38.3 120 18.0 14.8-21.7 36 3.8 2.6- 5.4
$35,000- 49,999 845 155 19.0 16.0-22.3 278 33.6 29.7-37.6 294 36.2 32.2-40.3 88 8.7 6.7-11.2 30 2.6 1.7- 3.9
$50,000-74,999 787 174 22.8 19.4-26.6 309 40.3 36.1-44.6 223 28.2 24.6-32.0 59 6.3 4.7- 8.5 22 2.4 1.5- 4.0
$75,000+ 1,457 437 30.9 28.1-33.9 595 41.2 38.2-44.3 331 22.2 19.7-24.9 74 4.2 3.2- 5.6 20 1.5 0.8- 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,930 79 4.2 3.3- 5.4 305 16.6 14.5-18.9 587 29.7 27.2-32.2 572 30.4 28.0-33.0 387 19.1 17.1-21.3
No 5,068 1,142 23.4 22.0-24.9 1,844 36.4 34.8-38.1 1,573 30.6 29.1-32.2 441 8.2 7.4- 9.1 68 1.3 1.0- 1.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 996 190 20.7 17.8-23.9 288 31.0 27.6-34.7 327 31.5 28.2-35.1 137 12.4 10.3-14.8 54 4.4 3.3- 6.0
Non-Veteran 6,246 1,071 18.7 17.5-20.0 1,926 31.8 30.4-33.2 1,908 30.2 28.8-31.6 923 13.7 12.7-14.7 418 5.6 5.0- 6.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,229 675 17.0 15.7-18.5 1,254 30.8 29.1-32.6 1,305 31.0 29.3-32.8 671 14.7 13.5-16.0 324 6.4 5.6- 7.3
No 3,027 587 21.5 19.7-23.4 967 32.9 30.9-35.0 933 29.6 27.7-31.5 389 11.8 10.6-13.3 151 4.2 3.5- 5.0

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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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