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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 6,667 549 8.2 7.4- 9.1 6,118 91.8 90.9-92.6
GENDER
Male 2,860 143 5.1 4.2- 6.2 2,717 94.9 93.8-95.8
Female 3,807 406 11.0 9.8-12.4 3,401 89.0 87.6-90.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,475 362 8.5 7.5- 9.7 4,113 91.5 90.3-92.5
Non-Hispanic Black 1,301 128 8.7 7.1-10.6 1,173 91.3 89.4-92.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 91 13 14.7 7.2-27.7 78 85.3 72.3-92.8
Non-Hispanic Other 215 17 5.7 3.4- 9.4 198 94.3 90.6-96.6
Hispanic 492 22 4.2 2.7- 6.6 470 95.8 93.4-97.3
AGE
18-34 1,253 92 7.8 6.1- 9.8 1,161 92.2 90.2-93.9
35-44 936 80 8.1 6.4-10.4 856 91.9 89.6-93.6
45-54 1,158 100 8.7 6.9-10.8 1,058 91.3 89.2-93.1
55-64 1,332 112 8.4 6.7-10.4 1,220 91.6 89.6-93.3
65-74 1,139 93 7.7 5.9- 9.9 1,046 92.3 90.1-94.1
75+ 756 65 9.5 6.9-12.9 691 90.5 87.1-93.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 712 89 12.7 9.8-16.3 623 87.3 83.7-90.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,857 153 7.5 6.2- 9.1 1,704 92.5 90.9-93.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,841 163 8.2 6.9- 9.8 1,678 91.8 90.2-93.1
College Graduate 2,226 142 6.2 5.2- 7.5 2,084 93.8 92.5-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 655 100 14.4 11.3-18.2 555 85.6 81.8-88.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,093 95 10.0 7.7-12.9 998 90.0 87.1-92.3
$25,000- 34,999 586 49 9.0 6.4-12.6 537 91.0 87.4-93.6
$35,000- 49,999 745 56 7.5 5.4-10.3 689 92.5 89.7-94.6
$50,000-74,999 815 48 5.4 3.9- 7.5 767 94.6 92.5-96.1
$75,000+ 1,421 91 6.8 5.4- 8.5 1,330 93.2 91.5-94.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,751 291 16.6 14.5-19.0 1,460 83.4 81.0-85.5
No 4,775 248 5.5 4.7- 6.4 4,527 94.5 93.6-95.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 903 50 5.8 4.1- 8.2 853 94.2 91.8-95.9
Non-Veteran 5,744 498 8.5 7.7- 9.5 5,246 91.5 90.5-92.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,967 147 7.2 6.0- 8.7 1,820 92.8 91.3-94.0
Regional City or Suburban 1,442 104 7.1 5.7- 8.8 1,338 92.9 91.2-94.3
Rural 3,258 298 9.5 8.2-11.0 2,960 90.5 89.0-91.8

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*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

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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