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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 6,500 526 8.0 7.2- 8.9 5,974 92.0 91.1-92.8
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,264 113 9.3 7.5-11.6 1,151 90.7 88.4-92.5
GENDER
Male 514 18 3.8 2.2- 6.3 496 96.2 93.7-97.8
Female 750 95 13.8 10.9-17.4 655 86.2 82.6-89.1
AGE
18-34 276 24 9.2 5.9-14.0 252 90.8 86.0-94.1
35-44 184 16 10.8 6.2-18.1 168 89.2 81.9-93.8
45-54 216 22 10.8 6.8-16.8 194 89.2 83.2-93.2
55-64 274 30 11.2 7.0-17.5 244 88.8 82.5-93.0
65-74 195 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 161 27 15.1 9.6-22.8 134 84.9 77.2-90.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 448 34 8.3 5.5-12.4 414 91.7 87.6-94.5
Some Post-H.S. 347 32 9.4 6.2-13.9 315 90.6 86.1-93.8
College Graduate 307 20 6.2 3.6-10.5 287 93.8 89.5-96.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 194 25 10.6 6.3-17.3 169 89.4 82.7-93.7
$15,000- 24,999 261 22 11.0 6.8-17.4 239 89.0 82.6-93.2
$25,000- 34,999 142 14 12.2 6.7-21.2 128 87.8 78.8-93.3
$35,000- 49,999 151 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 328 56 19.4 14.1-26.1 272 80.6 73.9-85.9
No 833 45 5.8 4.1- 8.1 788 94.2 91.9-95.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 393 63 17.3 12.9-22.9 330 82.7 77.1-87.1
No 825 49 6.7 4.9- 9.3 776 93.3 90.7-95.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 154 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,110 108 10.1 8.1-12.6 1,002 89.9 87.4-91.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 448 38 8.6 6.0-12.1 410 91.4 87.9-94.0
Regional City or Suburban County 237 21 6.3 3.8-10.4 216 93.7 89.6-96.2
Rural 579 54 11.7 8.4-16.1 525 88.3 83.9-91.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 622 39 6.3 4.4- 9.0 583 93.7 91.0-95.6
Unemployed 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 291 16 3.7 2.1- 6.5 275 96.3 93.5-97.9
Unable to Work 193 42 25.8 18.3-35.2 151 74.2 64.8-81.7
Other not in Labor Force 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 158 20 12.5 7.5-19.9 138 87.5 80.1-92.5
101% to 150% 250 25 10.0 6.3-15.6 225 90.0 84.4-93.7
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 428 23 5.1 3.2- 8.2 405 94.9 91.8-96.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 332 22 8.7 4.9-15.0 310 91.3 85.0-95.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 382 42 10.7 7.3-15.2 340 89.3 84.8-92.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 550 49 8.8 6.4-12.0 501 91.2 88.0-93.6

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*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

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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