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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Past 12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,669 4,598 78.9 77.6-80.2 578 11.4 10.4-12.4 352 7.0 6.2- 7.8 141 2.7 2.3- 3.3
-MALES 2,353 1,840 75.9 73.8-78.0 251 11.9 10.4-13.7 187 8.6 7.3-10.1 75 3.5 2.7- 4.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,671 1,318 77.0 74.4-79.3 168 11.2 9.5-13.3 129 8.1 6.7- 9.8 56 3.7 2.8- 5.0
Non-Hispanic Black 397 331 78.6 72.9-83.4 33 11.1 7.6-16.1 23 7.1 4.5-11.0 *** *** ***
Other 245 163 64.7 57.5-71.2 47 19.6 14.6-25.8 28 12.9 8.5-19.0 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 324 185 58.3 52.0-64.2 68 21.6 16.8-27.4 53 14.8 11.1-19.6 18 5.3 3.1- 8.8
35-44 328 221 70.5 64.7-75.7 55 15.6 11.7-20.5 39 10.2 7.2-14.3 13 3.6 2.0- 6.6
45-54 457 336 73.3 68.4-77.6 57 12.3 9.4-16.1 41 9.1 6.5-12.6 23 5.3 3.4- 8.2
55-64 553 461 81.4 77.1-85.0 42 8.8 6.2-12.2 35 6.7 4.6- 9.6 15 3.2 1.8- 5.5
65-74 424 391 94.0 91.2-96.0 20 3.2 1.9- 5.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 241 225 93.5 88.9-96.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 221 175 81.2 74.5-86.5 25 9.8 5.9-15.7 13 5.9 3.3-10.5 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 652 502 72.7 68.3-76.8 78 15.0 11.7-19.0 53 9.4 7.0-12.5 19 2.9 1.7- 4.7
Some Post-H.S. 611 483 75.8 71.5-79.6 53 9.9 7.4-13.1 47 8.9 6.5-12.0 28 5.4 3.5- 8.1
College Graduate 851 668 77.0 73.6-80.0 94 12.3 10.0-15.1 70 8.4 6.5-10.8 19 2.3 1.4- 3.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 172 132 73.8 64.4-81.5 17 11.9 6.5-20.9 15 10.1 5.7-17.4 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 339 259 76.7 70.9-81.7 41 12.3 8.6-17.3 24 6.9 4.2-11.0 15 4.1 2.4- 7.0
$25,000- 34,999 199 145 70.5 62.3-77.6 24 12.7 8.2-19.2 22 13.4 8.4-20.7 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 296 231 75.3 68.8-80.9 32 13.3 9.0-19.2 21 7.4 4.7-11.6 12 4.0 2.0- 7.6
$50,000- 74,999 347 290 81.0 75.1-85.7 27 10.1 6.4-15.5 24 6.7 4.3-10.3 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 653 512 76.3 72.3-80.0 77 12.4 9.8-15.7 53 8.9 6.6-11.8 11 2.4 1.2- 4.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 609 540 88.3 84.8-91.1 34 4.8 3.2- 7.2 24 4.9 3.1- 7.6 11 2.1 1.1- 4.0
No 1,689 1,258 71.9 69.3-74.5 213 14.5 12.5-16.7 160 9.9 8.3-11.7 58 3.7 2.8- 5.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 707 624 87.4 84.1-90.0 42 6.7 4.8- 9.4 28 4.4 2.9- 6.6 13 1.5 0.8- 2.8
Non-Veteran 1,635 1,209 71.9 69.2-74.5 207 13.8 11.8-16.0 159 10.1 8.5-12.0 60 4.2 3.1- 5.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 691 525 76.1 72.3-79.5 74 10.1 7.9-12.8 66 10.0 7.7-12.9 26 3.8 2.4- 6.0
Regional City or Suburban 527 390 72.2 67.6-76.5 73 14.7 11.5-18.6 48 9.3 6.8-12.4 16 3.8 2.2- 6.4
Rural 1,135 925 78.0 74.6-81.1 104 11.8 9.3-14.7 73 7.1 5.4- 9.3 33 3.2 2.1- 4.7

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*Asked of those who have ever had their blood cholesterol checked.

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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