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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,614 5,020 73.5 72.1-74.8 769 12.6 11.6-13.6 419 7.3 6.6- 8.1 345 5.6 5.0- 6.4 61 1.0 0.7- 1.4
GENDER
Male 2,830 1,994 68.5 66.3-70.5 351 13.1 11.7-14.7 222 8.7 7.5-10.1 218 8.0 6.9- 9.3 45 1.7 1.2- 2.4
Female 3,784 3,026 78.1 76.4-79.7 418 12.1 10.8-13.5 197 6.0 5.1- 7.0 127 3.4 2.8- 4.2 16 0.4 0.2- 0.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,444 3,425 74.5 72.8-76.0 508 12.7 11.5-14.0 256 6.8 5.9- 7.8 235 5.6 4.8- 6.5 20 0.4 0.3- 0.7
Non-Hispanic Black 1,293 1,076 80.6 77.7-83.2 120 10.0 8.2-12.3 50 5.1 3.7- 6.9 42 3.8 2.6- 5.5 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 12.8 7.0-22.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 212 149 70.6 62.8-77.4 29 13.7 9.1-20.2 20 9.3 5.6-15.0 11 4.1 1.9- 8.6 *** *** ***
Hispanic 483 248 50.8 45.5-56.0 90 17.6 14.0-21.9 72 15.6 12.2-19.8 40 8.5 6.0-12.0 33 7.4 4.8-11.3
AGE
18-34 1,239 754 62.6 59.5-65.6 222 17.3 15.0-19.9 147 11.0 9.2-13.0 97 7.4 6.0- 9.2 19 1.7 1.0- 2.9
35-44 926 608 65.9 62.3-69.4 161 16.6 14.1-19.6 86 10.0 7.9-12.6 56 6.3 4.7- 8.4 15 1.1 0.6- 1.9
45-54 1,155 829 72.1 69.0-75.0 144 12.1 10.2-14.4 79 6.9 5.4- 8.8 90 7.6 5.9- 9.6 13 1.3 0.7- 2.3
55-64 1,332 1,071 81.0 78.4-83.3 125 9.1 7.5-11.0 61 4.7 3.5- 6.3 69 4.8 3.6- 6.4 *** *** ***
65-74 1,127 1,012 90.7 88.4-92.5 65 5.3 3.9- 7.1 25 2.1 1.3- 3.4 23 1.9 1.1- 3.0 *** *** ***
75+ 748 675 89.7 86.8-92.1 42 6.2 4.4- 8.6 16 2.3 1.2- 4.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 707 482 67.7 63.4-71.8 84 12.2 9.4-15.6 63 9.4 7.1-12.3 54 7.5 5.6-10.2 24 3.2 2.0- 5.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,841 1,400 73.2 70.6-75.6 210 12.7 11.0-14.7 107 6.8 5.5- 8.5 106 6.3 5.1- 7.9 18 1.0 0.6- 1.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,821 1,408 75.6 73.1-77.9 191 11.7 10.0-13.6 125 7.4 6.1- 9.0 89 4.9 3.8- 6.2 *** *** ***
College Graduate 2,218 1,712 74.8 72.6-76.8 283 13.9 12.3-15.7 122 6.4 5.3- 7.8 91 4.5 3.6- 5.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 647 465 69.7 65.0-74.0 74 11.7 8.8-15.3 52 10.3 7.5-13.8 46 6.5 4.7- 9.0 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 1,090 775 68.7 65.2-72.0 128 12.9 10.5-15.6 83 8.4 6.5-10.7 83 7.9 6.1-10.1 21 2.2 1.3- 3.6
$25,000- 34,999 582 426 72.0 67.2-76.2 73 12.8 9.9-16.5 43 9.2 6.5-12.8 36 5.7 3.9- 8.3 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 740 589 76.1 72.0-79.8 75 11.0 8.5-14.2 40 6.6 4.7- 9.3 30 5.0 3.2- 7.8 *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 808 619 75.2 71.3-78.7 99 12.8 10.2-15.8 52 7.1 5.1- 9.8 37 4.9 3.4- 7.1 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,424 1,125 77.3 74.7-79.8 165 12.2 10.3-14.3 78 6.2 4.9- 7.9 49 3.9 2.9- 5.3 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,736 1,432 80.4 77.9-82.7 139 7.9 6.5- 9.6 80 5.9 4.6- 7.6 72 5.0 3.8- 6.6 13 0.8 0.4- 1.4
No 4,739 3,481 71.1 69.5-72.7 616 14.2 13.0-15.5 330 7.7 6.9- 8.7 264 5.8 5.1- 6.7 48 1.1 0.8- 1.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 897 757 83.9 80.9-86.6 80 9.5 7.5-12.1 35 4.2 2.9- 6.1 24 2.2 1.4- 3.5 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 5,701 4,254 72.0 70.5-73.4 688 13.0 12.0-14.2 384 7.8 6.9- 8.7 317 6.1 5.3- 6.9 58 1.1 0.8- 1.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,948 1,441 73.0 70.6-75.2 263 13.2 11.6-15.0 142 7.7 6.4- 9.2 85 5.0 4.0- 6.4 17 1.0 0.6- 1.7
Regional City or Suburban 1,437 1,066 71.8 69.0-74.5 177 13.2 11.2-15.4 99 7.9 6.4- 9.8 80 5.8 4.6- 7.4 15 1.2 0.6- 2.3
Rural 3,229 2,513 74.8 72.7-76.7 329 11.7 10.3-13.3 178 6.7 5.6- 7.9 180 6.0 5.0- 7.1 29 0.9 0.5- 1.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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