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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,677 619 7.1 6.5- 7.8 6,058 92.9 92.2-93.5
GENDER
Male 2,864 287 7.6 6.6- 8.7 2,577 92.4 91.3-93.4
Female 3,813 332 6.6 5.9- 7.5 3,481 93.4 92.5-94.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,475 592 10.2 9.3-11.2 3,883 89.8 88.8-90.7
Non-Hispanic Black 1,309 *** *** *** 1,304 99.6 98.7-99.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 91 *** *** *** 86 94.7 87.0-97.9
Non-Hispanic Other 216 *** *** *** 210 97.8 94.8-99.1
Hispanic 493 *** *** *** 490 99.7 98.7-99.9
AGE
18-34 1,257 *** *** *** 1,248 99.2 98.4-99.6
35-44 937 15 1.6 0.9- 2.9 922 98.4 97.1-99.1
45-54 1,161 55 5.0 3.7- 6.6 1,106 95.0 93.4-96.3
55-64 1,336 126 9.6 7.9-11.7 1,210 90.4 88.3-92.1
65-74 1,137 202 17.7 15.1-20.7 935 82.3 79.3-84.9
75+ 757 203 25.7 22.2-29.5 554 74.3 70.5-77.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 716 62 7.9 5.9-10.5 654 92.1 89.5-94.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,861 166 6.7 5.6- 8.0 1,695 93.3 92.0-94.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,841 167 6.8 5.7- 8.1 1,674 93.2 91.9-94.3
College Graduate 2,228 220 7.5 6.4- 8.6 2,008 92.5 91.4-93.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 658 48 5.1 3.7- 7.1 610 94.9 92.9-96.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,100 83 6.3 4.8- 8.2 1,017 93.7 91.8-95.2
$25,000- 34,999 586 45 7.4 5.1-10.7 541 92.6 89.3-94.9
$35,000- 49,999 744 84 8.6 6.6-11.1 660 91.4 88.9-93.4
$50,000-74,999 814 80 6.6 5.1- 8.6 734 93.4 91.4-94.9
$75,000+ 1,426 132 7.2 6.0- 8.7 1,294 92.8 91.3-94.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,752 259 12.9 11.2-14.9 1,493 87.1 85.1-88.8
No 4,784 350 5.2 4.6- 5.9 4,434 94.8 94.1-95.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 902 136 12.2 10.1-14.7 766 87.8 85.3-89.9
Non-Veteran 5,755 483 6.4 5.7- 7.1 5,272 93.6 92.9-94.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,969 133 5.4 4.4- 6.5 1,836 94.6 93.5-95.6
Regional City or Suburban 1,443 127 6.7 5.5- 8.1 1,316 93.3 91.9-94.5
Rural 3,265 359 8.6 7.6- 9.8 2,906 91.4 90.2-92.4

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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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