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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,182 5,114 68.8 67.4-70.1 477 7.2 6.5- 8.0 604 9.5 8.7-10.4 545 8.4 7.6- 9.2 442 6.1 5.5- 6.8
-FEMALES 4,114 2,800 65.2 63.4-67.0 313 8.0 7.1- 9.1 377 10.2 9.0-11.4 349 9.6 8.5-10.8 275 7.0 6.1- 8.0
RACE
White 2,900 1,964 63.8 61.6-66.0 218 8.0 6.8- 9.3 262 10.2 8.8-11.7 252 10.5 9.1-12.1 204 7.6 6.5- 8.8
African American 898 628 69.1 65.3-72.7 72 8.4 6.4-10.9 80 9.8 7.7-12.5 72 7.3 5.5- 9.5 46 5.4 3.8- 7.5
Other Minorities 263 168 63.9 56.8-70.4 19 7.6 4.4-12.7 31 12.0 8.1-17.4 21 8.3 5.1-13.2 24 8.2 5.2-12.7
AGE
18-34 658 388 58.6 54.3-62.7 64 9.7 7.5-12.5 90 13.5 10.8-16.6 84 13.5 10.8-16.7 32 4.8 3.3- 6.9
35-44 526 312 58.6 53.7-63.3 70 12.2 9.5-15.6 65 12.4 9.5-16.0 45 8.5 6.1-11.8 34 8.3 5.8-11.8
45-54 616 383 62.8 58.3-67.1 46 6.8 4.9- 9.3 54 9.2 6.8-12.4 68 10.4 7.9-13.5 65 10.8 8.3-13.9
55-64 820 549 67.5 63.8-71.0 59 7.5 5.7- 9.9 74 9.3 7.3-11.9 82 9.4 7.3-11.9 56 6.3 4.7- 8.2
65-74 815 622 76.6 73.1-79.8 40 4.2 3.0- 5.9 60 6.8 5.2- 8.9 41 5.1 3.5- 7.4 52 7.4 5.4- 9.9
75+ 617 498 80.8 77.0-84.0 30 4.4 3.0- 6.6 32 4.7 3.3- 6.8 25 4.6 3.1- 7.0 32 5.4 3.7- 7.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 469 297 60.0 54.4-65.3 23 4.9 3.1- 7.8 37 9.1 6.3-13.1 50 12.1 8.9-16.4 62 13.8 10.5-18.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,128 782 66.5 63.0-69.8 66 6.7 5.0- 8.8 99 10.0 7.9-12.5 94 9.6 7.6-12.0 87 7.3 5.8- 9.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,144 773 64.8 61.4-68.1 84 8.2 6.4-10.4 103 10.1 8.1-12.5 100 9.8 7.8-12.2 84 7.2 5.6- 9.1
College Graduate 1,353 930 66.8 63.8-69.7 139 11.1 9.3-13.3 138 11.2 9.4-13.4 104 8.1 6.5-10.0 42 2.8 2.0- 4.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 512 278 49.6 44.3-54.9 36 6.5 4.4- 9.6 57 12.5 9.4-16.4 66 14.6 11.1-18.8 75 16.9 13.1-21.5
$15,000- 24,999 704 452 61.6 57.1-65.9 43 7.6 5.4-10.6 71 9.5 7.2-12.3 79 12.8 10.0-16.3 59 8.6 6.4-11.3
$25,000- 34,999 416 290 65.8 59.8-71.4 30 7.1 4.8-10.5 37 11.1 7.6-15.8 36 10.9 7.4-15.8 23 5.1 3.2- 8.0
$35,000- 49,999 466 311 62.9 57.1-68.3 49 9.4 6.8-12.7 43 11.5 8.2-15.9 40 10.3 7.0-15.1 23 5.9 3.7- 9.2
$50,000- 74,999 406 284 68.6 62.8-73.9 32 8.2 5.5-12.2 41 10.2 7.2-14.1 37 8.9 6.0-13.1 12 4.1 2.2- 7.5
$75,000+ 702 497 68.9 64.6-72.9 67 9.8 7.5-12.7 79 11.9 9.1-15.3 35 6.1 4.1- 8.9 24 3.3 2.1- 5.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,160 643 49.1 45.6-52.7 75 6.2 4.8- 8.0 115 10.5 8.6-12.9 163 16.9 14.1-20.1 164 17.3 14.6-20.3
No 2,832 2,075 70.4 68.3-72.4 231 8.6 7.5-10.0 252 10.0 8.7-11.5 173 7.2 6.1- 8.5 101 3.7 3.0- 4.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,997 2,722 65.2 63.4-67.0 302 8.0 7.1- 9.1 368 10.2 9.1-11.5 340 9.6 8.5-10.8 265 6.9 6.0- 7.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,398 1,648 66.3 63.9-68.6 174 7.5 6.3- 8.9 202 9.1 7.7-10.6 212 10.1 8.7-11.8 162 7.1 5.9- 8.4
No 1,716 1,152 63.8 61.0-66.6 139 8.8 7.3-10.6 175 11.6 9.8-13.7 137 8.9 7.3-10.8 113 6.9 5.6- 8.5

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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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