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Females
Indiana, 1999

AGE GROUP

YES NO
  18-24 7.2% 92.8%
  25-34 6.9% 93.1%
  35-44 12.8% 87.2%
  45-54 24.2% 75.8%
  55-64 40.2% 59.8%
  65+ 60.3% 39.7%

RACE

YES NO
  White, Non-Hispanic 25.8% 74.2%
  Black, Non-Hispanic 34.5% 65.5%

INCOME

YES NO
  <$15,000 47.6% 52.45%
  $15-$24,999 33.9% 66.0%
  $25-$49,999 19.3% 80.7%
  $50-$74,999 9.0% 91.0%
  >=$75,000 9.6% 90.4%

EDUCATION LEVEL

YES
NO
  < High School Grad. 50.4% 49.5%
  High School Grad./GED 25.2% 74.8%
  Some College or Tech School 23.0% 77.0%
  College Graduate 16.9% 83.1%

Source: 1999 Indiana Behavioral Health Risk Surveillance Survey