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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Radon Testing

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,444 2,931 49.9 48.3-51.5 2,513 50.1 48.5-51.7
GENDER
Male 2,251 1,395 56.8 54.2-59.3 856 43.2 40.7-45.8
Female 3,193 1,536 44.0 41.9-46.1 1,657 56.0 53.9-58.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,720 2,446 61.7 59.7-63.7 1,274 38.3 36.3-40.3
Non-Hispanic Black 1,075 288 25.1 22.2-28.3 787 74.9 71.7-77.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 163 79 39.1 30.4-48.5 84 60.9 51.5-69.6
Hispanic 345 52 13.8 10.0-18.7 293 86.2 81.3-90.0
AGE
18-34 844 255 29.2 25.8-33.0 589 70.8 67.0-74.2
35-44 737 364 51.0 46.8-55.3 373 49.0 44.7-53.2
45-54 949 537 56.2 52.5-59.9 412 43.8 40.1-47.5
55-64 1,163 733 62.4 58.9-65.7 430 37.6 34.3-41.1
65-74 1,009 648 60.6 56.7-64.4 361 39.4 35.6-43.3
75+ 674 354 51.2 46.6-55.7 320 48.8 44.3-53.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 560 109 22.5 18.2-27.5 451 77.5 72.5-81.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,493 575 37.9 34.9-40.9 918 62.1 59.1-65.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,516 866 54.8 51.7-57.8 650 45.2 42.2-48.3
College Graduate 1,854 1,368 72.6 70.1-74.9 486 27.4 25.1-29.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 501 149 26.2 21.9-31.1 352 73.8 68.9-78.1
$15,000- 24,999 889 324 33.3 29.6-37.2 565 66.7 62.8-70.4
$25,000- 34,999 466 241 47.9 42.3-53.6 225 52.1 46.4-57.7
$35,000- 49,999 615 367 53.3 48.4-58.2 248 46.7 41.8-51.6
$50,000-74,999 694 449 60.8 56.1-65.2 245 39.2 34.8-43.9
$75,000+ 1,180 911 73.7 70.5-76.7 269 26.3 23.3-29.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,543 796 48.9 45.8-52.0 747 51.1 48.0-54.2
No 3,880 2,124 50.3 48.3-52.2 1,756 49.7 47.8-51.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 737 527 69.3 65.0-73.2 210 30.7 26.8-35.0
Non-Veteran 4,690 2,391 47.0 45.3-48.8 2,299 53.0 51.2-54.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,540 888 55.7 52.8-58.6 652 44.3 41.4-47.2
Regional City or Suburban 1,198 678 50.9 47.6-54.3 520 49.1 45.7-52.4
Rural 2,706 1,365 45.1 42.7-47.5 1,341 54.9 52.5-57.3

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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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