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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-Non-Hispanic Black

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,445 4,460 67.9 66.4-69.3 442 7.1 6.3- 7.9 581 10.2 9.3-11.2 545 8.5 7.7- 9.4 417 6.4 5.7- 7.2
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,256 870 68.6 65.4-71.7 85 7.1 5.5- 9.1 110 9.8 7.9-12.2 105 7.7 6.2- 9.5 86 6.8 5.3- 8.7
GENDER
Male 510 382 74.4 69.5-78.8 25 6.1 3.8- 9.5 35 8.6 5.8-12.6 35 5.3 3.6- 7.7 33 5.6 3.8- 8.3
Female 746 488 63.9 59.6-68.1 60 7.9 5.8-10.7 75 10.8 8.4-13.9 70 9.6 7.4-12.5 53 7.7 5.6-10.6
AGE
18-34 277 166 59.8 53.0-66.2 31 11.9 8.1-17.3 34 11.9 8.3-16.9 28 9.4 6.2-13.9 18 7.0 4.2-11.5
35-44 185 123 67.6 58.9-75.2 *** *** *** 24 15.0 9.3-23.3 18 7.8 4.7-12.7 *** *** ***
45-54 216 143 68.1 60.6-74.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 10.0 6.4-15.3 25 12.8 8.3-19.2
55-64 272 187 71.1 64.1-77.2 *** *** *** 27 10.8 7.0-16.3 22 6.1 3.8- 9.8 20 6.9 4.2-11.2
65-74 190 153 81.2 73.6-86.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 104 88 85.3 75.6-91.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 157 109 65.5 55.5-74.4 *** *** *** 16 12.7 7.1-21.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 444 306 67.1 61.6-72.2 24 6.3 4.1- 9.7 37 8.5 5.9-12.1 46 10.4 7.4-14.3 31 7.7 5.1-11.6
Some Post-H.S. 346 241 68.4 62.3-73.9 26 8.1 5.2-12.4 30 11.4 7.7-16.4 25 6.1 3.9- 9.4 24 6.1 3.8- 9.4
College Graduate 308 214 74.3 68.3-79.4 26 6.0 3.8- 9.5 26 7.2 4.6-11.1 24 7.3 4.6-11.6 18 5.2 3.0- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 188 123 61.7 52.3-70.3 16 11.8 6.5-20.5 *** *** *** 21 9.3 5.2-16.1 16 9.6 5.4-16.4
$15,000- 24,999 260 185 66.9 59.1-73.8 *** *** *** 21 11.2 6.5-18.5 27 10.0 6.7-14.8 17 7.0 3.9-12.3
$25,000- 34,999 141 97 72.5 62.9-80.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 151 101 66.3 56.7-74.7 *** *** *** 17 11.5 6.7-19.2 15 10.2 5.7-17.5 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 127 88 70.2 60.3-78.5 *** *** *** 14 11.9 6.7-20.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 141 111 80.2 71.8-86.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 323 172 54.1 47.0-61.1 27 6.7 4.1-10.8 25 9.8 5.7-16.4 49 12.7 9.3-17.2 50 16.7 12.0-22.7
No 831 630 74.4 70.7-77.8 48 6.3 4.5- 8.7 75 9.5 7.4-12.2 46 5.9 4.2- 8.1 32 3.9 2.6- 5.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 383 199 51.3 44.9-57.6 31 6.5 4.3- 9.9 41 13.5 9.2-19.3 57 14.7 10.9-19.5 55 14.0 10.3-18.8
No 827 638 75.3 71.6-78.7 52 7.2 5.3- 9.8 63 8.3 6.3-10.9 45 5.1 3.6- 7.0 29 4.1 2.7- 6.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 151 101 70.4 61.4-78.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 9.0 5.3-15.0 16 9.2 5.2-15.8
Non-Veteran 1,105 769 68.4 64.9-71.7 78 7.4 5.7- 9.7 99 10.2 8.1-12.8 89 7.5 5.9- 9.5 70 6.5 4.9- 8.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 448 313 69.4 64.3-74.0 28 7.3 4.9-10.8 46 11.2 8.3-15.1 37 7.1 5.0-10.1 24 5.0 3.2- 7.6
Regional City or Suburban County 236 160 72.0 65.2-78.0 19 7.5 4.6-12.1 18 8.1 4.8-13.5 23 7.6 4.9-11.7 16 4.7 2.7- 8.2
Rural 572 397 65.9 60.4-71.0 38 6.6 4.3-10.2 46 9.1 6.1-13.2 45 8.4 5.9-11.8 46 10.0 7.0-14.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 627 445 71.3 66.9-75.3 40 6.7 4.6- 9.5 62 10.1 7.5-13.4 49 6.8 5.0- 9.2 31 5.1 3.4- 7.7
Unemployed 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 285 231 82.4 76.4-87.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 186 97 53.2 43.9-62.2 17 9.9 5.5-17.1 14 11.7 6.6-20.0 27 10.4 6.6-16.0 31 14.8 9.7-21.9
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 16.4 8.9-28.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 159 115 70.4 61.3-78.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 8.5 4.9-14.2 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 246 166 66.4 58.6-73.4 16 6.8 3.8-11.8 22 11.4 6.7-18.6 24 8.4 5.4-13.1 18 7.0 4.1-11.9
151% to 200% 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 428 304 73.4 68.2-78.0 36 7.3 4.9-10.8 33 8.1 5.5-11.7 36 7.5 5.2-10.7 19 3.7 2.1- 6.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 326 231 66.8 59.0-73.8 *** *** *** 24 7.4 4.4-12.3 25 7.6 4.6-12.1 28 12.0 7.6-18.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 379 250 67.2 61.4-72.5 30 7.4 4.9-11.0 29 7.7 5.1-11.5 38 9.6 6.8-13.3 32 8.2 5.4-12.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 551 389 69.9 65.3-74.2 37 7.3 5.1-10.2 57 11.7 8.8-15.4 42 6.8 4.8- 9.5 26 4.4 2.9- 6.6

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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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