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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/Vg/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,677 5,289 80.8 79.6-81.9 1,388 19.2 18.1-20.4
GENDER
Male 2,865 2,324 82.7 81.0-84.3 541 17.3 15.7-19.0
Female 3,812 2,965 79.0 77.4-80.5 847 21.0 19.5-22.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,485 3,651 82.5 81.1-83.8 834 17.5 16.2-18.9
Non-Hispanic Black 1,300 968 78.0 75.3-80.6 332 22.0 19.4-24.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 216 182 86.0 79.6-90.7 34 14.0 9.3-20.4
Hispanic 492 353 72.9 68.1-77.3 139 27.1 22.7-31.9
AGE
18-34 1,260 1,146 90.8 88.8-92.5 114 9.2 7.5-11.2
35-44 934 783 84.7 81.9-87.1 151 15.3 12.9-18.1
45-54 1,163 904 77.3 74.3-80.0 259 22.7 20.0-25.7
55-64 1,333 989 73.9 70.9-76.6 344 26.1 23.4-29.1
65-74 1,140 872 74.2 70.8-77.3 268 25.8 22.7-29.2
75+ 756 519 65.6 61.2-69.8 237 34.4 30.2-38.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 713 372 56.9 52.4-61.2 341 43.1 38.8-47.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,860 1,367 78.4 76.2-80.4 493 21.6 19.6-23.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,841 1,479 83.9 82.0-85.7 362 16.1 14.3-18.0
College Graduate 2,233 2,046 93.7 92.6-94.7 187 6.3 5.3- 7.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 655 369 57.1 52.3-61.8 286 42.9 38.2-47.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,099 714 66.7 63.2-70.0 385 33.3 30.0-36.8
$25,000- 34,999 585 459 79.4 75.1-83.1 126 20.6 16.9-24.9
$35,000- 49,999 744 634 87.2 84.1-89.8 110 12.8 10.2-15.9
$50,000-74,999 816 740 92.4 90.0-94.2 76 7.6 5.8-10.0
$75,000+ 1,426 1,338 94.7 93.2-95.8 88 5.3 4.2- 6.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,757 870 49.3 46.4-52.2 887 50.7 47.8-53.6
No 4,778 4,301 90.6 89.6-91.6 477 9.4 8.4-10.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 904 726 83.4 80.4-86.0 178 16.6 14.0-19.6
Non-Veteran 5,753 4,548 80.4 79.2-81.6 1,205 19.6 18.4-20.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,968 1,676 85.3 83.4-87.0 292 14.7 13.0-16.6
Regional City or Suburban 1,443 1,149 80.2 77.6-82.5 294 19.8 17.5-22.4
Rural 3,266 2,464 77.6 75.8-79.3 802 22.4 20.7-24.2

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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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