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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 6,668 552 7.4 6.7- 8.2 6,116 92.6 91.8-93.3
-Non-Hispanic White 4,479 418 8.6 7.7- 9.7 4,061 91.4 90.3-92.3
GENDER
Male 1,935 158 7.6 6.2- 9.3 1,777 92.4 90.7-93.8
Female 2,544 260 9.6 8.3-11.0 2,284 90.4 89.0-91.7
AGE
18-34 696 17 2.7 1.6- 4.4 679 97.3 95.6-98.4
35-44 512 21 4.5 2.7- 7.4 491 95.5 92.6-97.3
45-54 751 68 9.3 7.2-12.1 683 90.7 87.9-92.8
55-64 939 109 12.5 10.0-15.5 830 87.5 84.5-90.0
65-74 910 113 13.6 10.8-17.0 797 86.4 83.0-89.2
75+ 626 88 15.5 12.2-19.6 538 84.5 80.4-87.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 317 82 24.5 19.3-30.7 235 75.5 69.3-80.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,131 131 9.8 7.9-11.9 1,000 90.2 88.1-92.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,309 133 7.4 6.1- 9.0 1,176 92.6 91.0-93.9
College Graduate 1,704 72 3.0 2.3- 3.8 1,632 97.0 96.2-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 326 67 21.4 16.4-27.6 259 78.6 72.4-83.6
$15,000- 24,999 576 98 17.2 13.6-21.5 478 82.8 78.5-86.4
$25,000- 34,999 364 52 14.3 10.1-19.7 312 85.7 80.3-89.9
$35,000- 49,999 527 37 4.5 3.1- 6.6 490 95.5 93.4-96.9
$50,000- 74,999 621 34 4.2 2.8- 6.3 587 95.8 93.7-97.2
$75,000+ 1,174 35 2.7 1.8- 4.0 1,139 97.3 96.0-98.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,236 286 23.4 20.5-26.6 950 76.6 73.4-79.5
No 3,163 129 3.6 3.0- 4.5 3,034 96.4 95.5-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 671 77 10.0 7.5-13.3 594 90.0 86.7-92.5
Non-Veteran 3,802 341 8.4 7.4- 9.6 3,461 91.6 90.4-92.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,122 58 4.5 3.3- 6.1 1,064 95.5 93.9-96.7
Regional City or Suburban 1,058 99 10.0 8.0-12.4 959 90.0 87.6-92.0
Rural 2,299 261 10.5 9.0-12.2 2,038 89.5 87.8-91.0

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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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