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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome-MALES

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you had Chronic Fatigue
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
-MALES 2,648 33 1.1 0.7- 1.6 2,615 98.9 98.4-99.3
RACE
White 1,938 24 1.1 0.7- 1.7 1,914 98.9 98.3-99.3
African American 436 *** *** *** 432 99.2 97.8-99.7
Other Minorities 244 *** *** *** 240 99.2 97.6-99.7
AGE
18-34 441 *** *** *** 437 99.2 97.6-99.7
35-44 355 *** *** *** 350 98.7 96.4-99.5
45-54 426 *** *** *** 422 99.2 97.7-99.7
55-64 609 *** *** *** 599 98.6 97.3-99.3
65-74 487 *** *** *** 480 98.8 97.3-99.5
75+ 301 *** *** *** 298 98.9 96.2-99.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 372 *** *** *** 371 99.7 98.2- 100
H.S. or G.E.D. 719 13 1.7 0.9- 3.3 706 98.3 96.7-99.1
Some Post-H.S. 664 *** *** *** 654 98.9 97.8-99.5
College Graduate 882 *** *** *** 873 99.1 98.1-99.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 242 *** *** *** 235 97.8 95.2-99.0
$15,000- 24,999 421 *** *** *** 414 98.7 96.5-99.5
$25,000- 34,999 240 *** *** *** 236 98.7 96.4-99.5
$35,000- 49,999 322 *** *** *** 318 98.3 95.1-99.4
$50,000- 74,999 326 *** *** *** 322 98.9 96.2-99.7
$75,000+ 652 *** *** *** 646 99.4 98.5-99.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 685 25 3.8 2.4- 6.1 660 96.2 93.9-97.6
No 1,943 *** *** *** 1,936 99.7 99.4-99.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 765 12 1.8 0.9- 3.5 753 98.2 96.5-99.1
Non-Veteran 1,880 21 0.8 0.5- 1.4 1,859 99.2 98.6-99.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,420 19 1.3 0.8- 2.3 1,401 98.7 97.7-99.2
No 1,228 14 0.8 0.4- 1.4 1,214 99.2 98.6-99.6

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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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