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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,677 1,188 18.8 17.6-20.0 2,035 31.2 29.8-32.6 2,066 30.8 29.5-32.2 975 13.4 12.4-14.4 413 5.8 5.2- 6.6
GENDER
Male 2,865 510 19.3 17.6-21.1 937 33.2 31.1-35.3 877 30.2 28.3-32.3 376 12.3 11.0-13.9 165 4.9 4.1- 5.9
Female 3,812 678 18.3 16.9-19.8 1,098 29.4 27.6-31.2 1,189 31.3 29.5-33.2 599 14.3 13.1-15.7 248 6.7 5.7- 7.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,485 857 19.6 18.3-21.1 1,523 34.4 32.7-36.1 1,271 28.5 26.9-30.1 561 11.6 10.5-12.8 273 5.9 5.1- 6.8
Non-Hispanic Black 1,300 181 17.0 14.5-19.8 308 26.2 23.2-29.4 479 34.9 31.8-38.0 242 15.7 13.5-18.1 90 6.3 4.9- 8.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 92 *** *** *** 24 22.3 14.1-33.6 *** *** *** 16 16.1 9.4-26.4 13 12.3 6.4-22.2
Non-Hispanic Other 216 49 23.4 17.4-30.8 76 38.1 30.3-46.5 57 24.5 17.2-33.6 22 9.3 5.6-15.0 12 4.7 2.3- 9.3
Hispanic 492 68 13.9 10.7-17.9 82 17.3 13.6-21.7 203 41.7 36.7-47.0 120 23.6 19.5-28.2 19 3.5 2.0- 5.8
AGE
18-34 1,260 320 25.5 22.8-28.3 456 36.0 33.0-39.1 370 29.4 26.5-32.4 101 7.8 6.2- 9.6 13 1.4 0.8- 2.6
35-44 934 199 20.6 17.9-23.7 297 33.8 30.3-37.4 287 30.3 26.9-33.9 117 12.1 9.9-14.8 34 3.2 2.2- 4.7
45-54 1,163 201 16.8 14.5-19.3 374 30.8 27.8-33.9 329 29.8 26.8-32.9 175 15.1 12.7-17.7 84 7.6 6.0- 9.7
55-64 1,333 196 14.3 12.2-16.5 379 27.9 25.2-30.9 414 31.7 28.8-34.8 216 15.9 13.8-18.4 128 10.2 8.3-12.5
65-74 1,140 167 12.9 10.9-15.3 317 27.0 24.0-30.1 388 34.3 31.0-37.7 186 16.7 14.1-19.8 82 9.1 7.1-11.6
75+ 756 82 10.3 8.0-13.1 187 22.0 18.8-25.5 250 33.4 29.5-37.5 168 23.4 19.8-27.3 69 11.0 8.2-14.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 713 50 7.9 5.7-11.0 79 13.0 10.1-16.7 243 35.9 31.6-40.4 208 26.7 23.1-30.7 133 16.4 13.5-19.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,860 240 16.1 14.0-18.4 465 27.2 24.8-29.8 662 35.1 32.6-37.8 358 16.1 14.2-18.1 135 5.5 4.6- 6.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,841 305 18.9 16.8-21.1 586 35.1 32.5-37.8 588 30.0 27.6-32.5 257 11.4 9.9-13.1 105 4.6 3.7- 5.8
College Graduate 2,233 589 28.1 26.0-30.4 897 41.7 39.3-44.0 560 23.9 22.0-26.0 149 4.9 4.1- 6.0 38 1.4 1.0- 2.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 655 54 9.5 7.0-12.7 96 14.9 11.7-18.8 219 32.7 28.4-37.3 174 24.4 20.6-28.6 112 18.5 14.9-22.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,099 127 12.6 10.4-15.2 229 22.9 19.9-26.2 358 31.2 27.9-34.6 271 23.2 20.3-26.3 114 10.1 8.1-12.6
$25,000- 34,999 585 73 13.7 10.6-17.5 167 28.0 23.7-32.7 219 37.7 32.8-42.8 92 14.6 11.4-18.5 34 6.0 4.1- 8.7
$35,000- 49,999 744 126 19.2 15.8-23.1 260 34.0 30.0-38.4 248 33.9 29.9-38.2 86 10.3 8.0-13.3 24 2.5 1.5- 4.0
$50,000-74,999 816 174 22.5 19.0-26.4 321 40.0 36.0-44.2 245 29.9 26.1-34.1 61 6.5 4.8- 8.8 15 1.1 0.6- 2.0
$75,000+ 1,426 429 29.6 26.9-32.4 585 42.3 39.3-45.3 324 22.8 20.4-25.5 70 4.2 3.1- 5.5 18 1.2 0.7- 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,757 84 4.8 3.7- 6.2 251 13.7 11.8-15.8 535 30.8 28.2-33.5 542 30.1 27.5-32.8 345 20.6 18.3-23.2
No 4,778 1,077 23.0 21.6-24.5 1,742 36.8 35.1-38.5 1,482 30.8 29.2-32.4 416 8.2 7.3- 9.2 61 1.2 0.9- 1.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 904 177 21.6 18.5-25.1 293 32.2 28.7-35.9 256 29.5 26.1-33.2 114 9.9 7.9-12.2 64 6.8 5.0- 9.1
Non-Veteran 5,753 1,010 18.4 17.2-19.7 1,736 31.0 29.6-32.6 1,802 31.0 29.5-32.5 858 13.9 12.8-15.0 347 5.7 5.0- 6.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,968 434 22.6 20.5-24.9 670 34.6 32.2-37.1 572 28.1 25.9-30.4 215 10.7 9.2-12.3 77 4.0 3.1- 5.3
Regional City or Suburban 1,443 283 20.1 17.8-22.6 429 30.6 27.8-33.5 437 29.5 26.8-32.4 196 13.1 11.2-15.2 98 6.8 5.4- 8.5
Rural 3,266 471 15.1 13.5-16.7 936 28.9 26.9-30.9 1,057 33.6 31.6-35.8 564 15.7 14.2-17.3 238 6.7 5.8- 7.9

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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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