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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,269 1,043 16.2 15.2-17.3 6,226 83.8 82.7-84.8
GENDER
Male 3,106 376 13.2 11.8-14.7 2,730 86.8 85.3-88.2
Female 4,163 667 19.0 17.5-20.6 3,496 81.0 79.4-82.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,937 554 13.8 12.6-15.1 4,383 86.2 84.9-87.4
Non-Hispanic Black 1,378 250 18.9 16.5-21.5 1,128 81.1 78.5-83.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 114 28 25.8 17.1-37.0 86 74.2 63.0-82.9
Non-Hispanic Other 251 45 16.3 11.6-22.5 206 83.7 77.5-88.4
Hispanic 503 150 28.3 24.1-32.8 353 71.7 67.2-75.9
AGE
18-34 1,270 249 18.6 16.3-21.0 1,021 81.4 79.0-83.7
35-44 951 196 20.8 18.0-23.9 755 79.2 76.1-82.0
45-54 1,102 222 19.2 16.7-21.9 880 80.8 78.1-83.3
55-64 1,515 247 16.8 14.8-19.1 1,268 83.2 80.9-85.2
65-74 1,368 72 5.9 4.5- 7.7 1,296 94.1 92.3-95.5
75+ 956 46 5.8 4.2- 8.0 910 94.2 92.0-95.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 917 223 25.8 22.5-29.4 694 74.2 70.6-77.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,999 341 18.5 16.5-20.6 1,658 81.5 79.4-83.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,916 275 15.2 13.4-17.2 1,641 84.8 82.8-86.6
College Graduate 2,402 199 8.8 7.6-10.3 2,203 91.2 89.7-92.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 853 257 33.2 29.5-37.2 596 66.8 62.8-70.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,188 319 29.2 26.1-32.6 869 70.8 67.4-73.9
$25,000- 34,999 701 110 19.0 15.6-22.9 591 81.0 77.1-84.4
$35,000- 49,999 844 80 13.2 10.3-16.7 764 86.8 83.3-89.7
$50,000-74,999 790 50 7.3 5.3- 9.8 740 92.7 90.2-94.7
$75,000+ 1,455 55 3.9 2.9- 5.2 1,400 96.1 94.8-97.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,937 402 25.1 22.7-27.6 1,535 74.9 72.4-77.3
No 5,071 599 13.5 12.4-14.8 4,472 86.5 85.2-87.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 998 80 9.1 7.1-11.5 918 90.9 88.5-92.9
Non-Veteran 6,257 959 17.2 16.1-18.4 5,298 82.8 81.6-83.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,243 607 16.0 14.7-17.5 3,636 84.0 82.5-85.3
No 3,026 436 16.5 14.9-18.1 2,590 83.5 81.9-85.1

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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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