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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Non-Hispanic Black

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,522 803 12.4 11.5-13.5 5,719 87.6 86.5-88.5
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,271 185 14.4 12.2-16.9 1,086 85.6 83.1-87.8
GENDER
Male 518 47 8.6 6.2-11.9 471 91.4 88.1-93.8
Female 753 138 19.1 15.8-22.9 615 80.9 77.1-84.2
AGE
18-34 278 47 17.1 12.7-22.7 231 82.9 77.3-87.3
35-44 185 26 14.3 9.2-21.7 159 85.7 78.3-90.8
45-54 219 34 14.9 10.3-21.2 185 85.1 78.8-89.7
55-64 274 39 13.4 9.0-19.7 235 86.6 80.3-91.0
65-74 195 20 8.2 5.0-13.2 175 91.8 86.8-95.0
75+ 107 18 14.9 8.8-24.1 89 85.1 75.9-91.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 162 38 20.1 13.8-28.2 124 79.9 71.8-86.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 449 51 12.1 8.7-16.5 398 87.9 83.5-91.3
Some Post-H.S. 349 57 15.7 11.7-20.7 292 84.3 79.3-88.3
College Graduate 310 39 11.7 8.1-16.7 271 88.3 83.3-91.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 194 35 14.0 9.2-20.8 159 86.0 79.2-90.8
$15,000- 24,999 262 38 15.6 10.7-22.1 224 84.4 77.9-89.3
$25,000- 34,999 142 23 17.9 11.3-27.4 119 82.1 72.6-88.7
$35,000- 49,999 152 17 11.6 6.6-19.6 135 88.4 80.4-93.4
$50,000- 74,999 128 16 11.0 6.4-18.2 112 89.0 81.8-93.6
$75,000+ 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 329 80 25.5 19.7-32.3 249 74.5 67.7-80.3
No 839 87 10.5 8.3-13.3 752 89.5 86.7-91.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 395 95 24.8 19.7-30.7 300 75.2 69.3-80.3
No 830 89 11.2 8.8-14.1 741 88.8 85.9-91.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 154 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,117 172 15.3 12.9-18.1 945 84.7 81.9-87.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 450 65 14.1 10.8-18.1 385 85.9 81.9-89.2
Regional City or Suburban County 240 36 11.9 8.2-16.9 204 88.1 83.1-91.8
Rural 581 84 16.1 12.4-20.7 497 83.9 79.3-87.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 627 73 11.2 8.7-14.4 554 88.8 85.6-91.3
Unemployed 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 292 33 9.7 6.6-14.1 259 90.3 85.9-93.4
Unable to Work 193 50 27.8 20.1-37.1 143 72.2 62.9-79.9
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 159 31 17.7 11.9-25.5 128 82.3 74.5-88.1
101% to 150% 251 37 14.5 10.0-20.6 214 85.5 79.4-90.0
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 430 46 10.2 7.3-14.0 384 89.8 86.0-92.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 333 41 14.3 9.6-20.7 292 85.7 79.3-90.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 385 59 14.4 10.6-19.2 326 85.6 80.8-89.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 553 85 14.4 11.4-18.1 468 85.6 81.9-88.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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