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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome-FEMALES

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Syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,347 146 1.9 1.6- 2.3 6,201 98.1 97.7-98.4
-FEMALES 3,699 113 2.7 2.2- 3.3 3,586 97.3 96.7-97.8
RACE
White 2,625 95 3.4 2.7- 4.3 2,530 96.6 95.7-97.3
African American 790 *** *** *** 781 99.1 98.1-99.6
Other Minorities 240 *** *** *** 231 97.8 95.3-99.0
AGE
18-34 525 *** *** *** 521 99.2 97.9-99.7
35-44 458 12 3.0 1.7- 5.5 446 97.0 94.5-98.3
45-54 564 25 4.5 2.9- 6.9 539 95.5 93.1-97.1
55-64 750 40 4.6 3.3- 6.4 710 95.4 93.6-96.7
65-74 760 26 2.7 1.8- 4.2 734 97.3 95.8-98.2
75+ 594 *** *** *** 588 98.9 97.5-99.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 424 11 2.5 1.3- 4.8 413 97.5 95.2-98.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,034 36 2.6 1.8- 3.8 998 97.4 96.2-98.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,040 45 3.7 2.6- 5.1 995 96.3 94.9-97.4
College Graduate 1,188 21 1.6 1.0- 2.8 1,167 98.4 97.2-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 434 26 3.6 2.3- 5.6 408 96.4 94.4-97.7
$15,000- 24,999 641 32 4.6 3.1- 6.7 609 95.4 93.3-96.9
$25,000- 34,999 392 *** *** *** 382 97.3 94.7-98.6
$35,000- 49,999 426 13 2.3 1.1- 4.6 413 97.7 95.4-98.9
$50,000- 74,999 355 *** *** *** 347 96.6 93.1-98.4
$75,000+ 622 *** *** *** 612 98.6 97.0-99.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,102 90 8.4 6.6-10.5 1,012 91.6 89.5-93.4
No 2,579 21 0.8 0.5- 1.4 2,558 99.2 98.6-99.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 91 *** *** *** 91 100 . - .
Non-Veteran 3,606 113 2.8 2.2- 3.4 3,493 97.2 96.6-97.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,028 74 3.1 2.3- 4.0 1,954 96.9 96.0-97.7
No 1,671 39 2.3 1.6- 3.3 1,632 97.7 96.7-98.4

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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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