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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Non-Hispanic White

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,684 859 13.4 12.4-14.5 5,825 86.6 85.5-87.6
-Non-Hispanic White 4,486 576 13.7 12.4-15.1 3,910 86.3 84.9-87.6
GENDER
Male 1,937 200 11.6 9.8-13.5 1,737 88.4 86.5-90.2
Female 2,549 376 15.6 13.9-17.6 2,173 84.4 82.4-86.1
AGE
18-34 692 106 16.7 13.6-20.3 586 83.3 79.7-86.4
35-44 513 75 12.9 10.0-16.4 438 87.1 83.6-90.0
45-54 756 98 14.2 11.4-17.7 658 85.8 82.3-88.6
55-64 941 105 11.1 8.8-13.9 836 88.9 86.1-91.2
65-74 913 114 13.1 10.4-16.3 799 86.9 83.7-89.6
75+ 626 73 12.2 9.0-16.2 553 87.8 83.8-91.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 317 71 23.1 17.6-29.7 246 76.9 70.3-82.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,135 156 13.4 11.1-16.0 979 86.6 84.0-88.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,310 173 14.0 11.8-16.5 1,137 86.0 83.5-88.2
College Graduate 1,706 175 10.0 8.4-11.7 1,531 90.0 88.3-91.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 327 69 23.7 18.2-30.2 258 76.3 69.8-81.8
$15,000- 24,999 576 97 20.5 16.2-25.7 479 79.5 74.3-83.8
$25,000- 34,999 364 51 15.6 11.0-21.5 313 84.4 78.5-89.0
$35,000- 49,999 528 60 12.0 8.7-16.3 468 88.0 83.7-91.3
$50,000- 74,999 623 65 9.7 7.4-12.8 558 90.3 87.2-92.6
$75,000+ 1,175 115 10.3 8.4-12.6 1,060 89.7 87.4-91.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,241 266 22.7 19.7-25.9 975 77.3 74.1-80.3
No 3,165 302 10.6 9.3-12.1 2,863 89.4 87.9-90.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 671 62 10.0 7.4-13.4 609 90.0 86.6-92.6
Non-Veteran 3,809 514 14.3 12.9-15.8 3,295 85.7 84.2-87.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,122 128 11.9 9.7-14.4 994 88.1 85.6-90.3
Regional City or Suburban 1,058 121 12.3 10.0-14.9 937 87.7 85.1-90.0
Rural 2,306 327 15.6 13.7-17.8 1,979 84.4 82.2-86.3

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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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