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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,684 859 13.4 12.4-14.5 5,825 86.6 85.5-87.6
GENDER
Male 2,868 284 11.1 9.7-12.7 2,584 88.9 87.3-90.3
Female 3,816 575 15.5 14.1-17.1 3,241 84.5 82.9-85.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,486 576 13.7 12.4-15.1 3,910 86.3 84.9-87.6
Non-Hispanic Black 1,306 196 15.1 12.8-17.6 1,110 84.9 82.4-87.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 91 15 15.8 8.1-28.6 76 84.2 71.4-91.9
Non-Hispanic Other 215 27 11.0 7.2-16.5 188 89.0 83.5-92.8
Hispanic 493 36 7.8 5.5-11.1 457 92.2 88.9-94.5
AGE
18-34 1,255 181 15.8 13.5-18.3 1,074 84.2 81.7-86.5
35-44 938 123 12.2 10.0-14.8 815 87.8 85.2-90.0
45-54 1,164 145 13.3 11.0-15.9 1,019 86.7 84.1-89.0
55-64 1,336 164 12.0 10.0-14.3 1,172 88.0 85.7-90.0
65-74 1,141 143 12.4 10.1-15.0 998 87.6 85.0-89.9
75+ 757 95 12.7 9.9-16.2 662 87.3 83.8-90.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 717 117 16.5 13.2-20.3 600 83.5 79.7-86.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,862 252 13.7 11.9-15.8 1,610 86.3 84.2-88.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,846 260 14.3 12.5-16.4 1,586 85.7 83.6-87.5
College Graduate 2,228 228 10.1 8.7-11.6 2,000 89.9 88.4-91.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 657 133 20.3 16.6-24.6 524 79.7 75.4-83.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,100 150 15.7 13.0-18.9 950 84.3 81.1-87.0
$25,000- 34,999 587 76 13.2 10.0-17.2 511 86.8 82.8-90.0
$35,000- 49,999 745 87 12.3 9.5-15.8 658 87.7 84.2-90.5
$50,000-74,999 816 87 10.2 8.0-12.9 729 89.8 87.1-92.0
$75,000+ 1,425 149 11.4 9.5-13.5 1,276 88.6 86.5-90.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,757 388 22.5 20.0-25.1 1,369 77.5 74.9-80.0
No 4,785 456 10.6 9.5-11.8 4,329 89.4 88.2-90.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 903 85 10.2 8.0-13.0 818 89.8 87.0-92.0
Non-Veteran 5,761 772 13.9 12.8-15.1 4,989 86.1 84.9-87.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,970 238 12.6 10.9-14.4 1,732 87.4 85.6-89.1
Regional City or Suburban 1,443 159 11.5 9.6-13.7 1,284 88.5 86.3-90.4
Rural 3,271 462 15.1 13.5-16.8 2,809 84.9 83.2-86.5

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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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