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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-MALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,246 648 7.8 7.1- 8.5 6,598 92.2 91.5-92.9
-MALES 3,094 254 7.4 6.4- 8.6 2,840 92.6 91.4-93.6
RACE
White 2,227 201 8.2 7.0- 9.6 2,026 91.8 90.4-93.0
African American 524 44 6.9 4.9- 9.7 480 93.1 90.3-95.1
Other Minorities 303 *** *** *** 295 96.4 90.8-98.6
AGE
18-34 598 14 2.9 1.6- 5.1 584 97.1 94.9-98.4
35-44 429 12 3.0 1.5- 5.7 417 97.0 94.3-98.5
45-54 478 28 6.2 4.1- 9.2 450 93.8 90.8-95.9
55-64 685 86 14.4 11.4-18.0 599 85.6 82.0-88.6
65-74 541 78 17.4 13.9-21.7 463 82.6 78.3-86.1
75+ 323 36 12.2 8.7-16.9 287 87.8 83.1-91.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 440 63 13.3 10.0-17.4 377 86.7 82.6-90.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 842 86 8.4 6.6-10.7 756 91.6 89.3-93.4
Some Post-H.S. 762 59 6.4 4.8- 8.5 703 93.6 91.5-95.2
College Graduate 1,035 44 3.1 2.2- 4.2 991 96.9 95.8-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 321 59 16.0 11.9-21.2 262 84.0 78.8-88.1
$15,000- 24,999 477 62 12.1 9.1-15.8 415 87.9 84.2-90.9
$25,000- 34,999 287 20 6.7 4.1-10.6 267 93.3 89.4-95.9
$35,000- 49,999 377 29 7.3 4.8-10.9 348 92.7 89.1-95.2
$50,000- 74,999 381 22 5.1 3.0- 8.4 359 94.9 91.6-97.0
$75,000+ 748 32 3.7 2.3- 5.8 716 96.3 94.2-97.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 751 155 21.9 18.4-25.9 596 78.1 74.1-81.6
No 2,210 90 3.4 2.7- 4.3 2,120 96.6 95.7-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 883 93 10.2 8.1-12.7 790 89.8 87.3-91.9
Non-Veteran 2,204 160 6.6 5.5- 7.9 2,044 93.4 92.1-94.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,802 167 8.9 7.4-10.6 1,635 91.1 89.4-92.6
No 1,292 87 5.5 4.3- 7.0 1,205 94.5 93.0-95.7

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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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