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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,343 1,816 39.3 37.2-41.4 3,527 60.7 58.6-62.8
GENDER
Male 2,002 713 39.4 36.3-42.7 1,289 60.6 57.3-63.7
Female 3,341 1,103 39.2 36.5-42.0 2,238 60.8 58.0-63.5
RACE
White 4,075 1,370 40.2 37.8-42.7 2,705 59.8 57.3-62.2
African American 820 300 38.8 34.0-43.9 520 61.2 56.1-66.0
Native American 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 273 77 28.3 21.1-36.9 196 71.7 63.1-78.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 265 66 26.1 19.4-34.2 199 73.9 65.8-80.6
-English Speaking 106 *** *** *** 75 74.8 63.0-83.8
-Spanish Speaking 159 35 26.4 18.1-36.9 124 73.6 63.1-81.9
Non-Hispanic 5,064 1,749 40.4 38.2-42.6 3,315 59.6 57.4-61.8
AGE
18-34 733 406 56.5 51.6-61.3 327 43.5 38.7-48.4
35-44 732 275 34.3 29.8-39.1 457 65.7 60.9-70.2
45-54 1,018 373 36.4 32.0-41.0 645 63.6 59.0-68.0
55-64 1,110 365 35.3 31.3-39.6 745 64.7 60.4-68.7
65-74 944 240 25.7 21.9-29.9 704 74.3 70.1-78.1
75+ 746 137 23.0 18.0-28.8 609 77.0 71.2-82.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 659 185 31.1 26.0-36.8 474 68.9 63.2-74.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,488 490 38.7 34.8-42.8 998 61.3 57.2-65.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,365 536 45.5 41.4-49.6 829 54.5 50.4-58.6
College Graduate 1,816 601 37.5 34.3-40.8 1,215 62.5 59.2-65.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 617 230 45.2 39.4-51.0 387 54.8 49.0-60.6
$15,000- 24,999 915 317 38.1 33.4-43.0 598 61.9 57.0-66.6
$25,000- 34,999 524 175 34.8 29.0-41.0 349 65.2 59.0-71.0
$35,000- 49,999 659 253 43.2 37.4-49.2 406 56.8 50.8-62.6
$50,000-74,999 633 240 43.6 37.2-50.2 393 56.4 49.8-62.8
$75,000+ 1,098 364 38.2 33.8-42.7 734 61.8 57.3-66.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,634 533 37.0 33.4-40.7 1,101 63.0 59.3-66.6
No 3,688 1,278 40.1 37.7-42.7 2,410 59.9 57.3-62.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 746 265 38.2 32.9-43.7 481 61.8 56.3-67.1
Non-Veteran 4,596 1,551 39.5 37.3-41.8 3,045 60.5 58.2-62.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 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).

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