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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,120 1,677 31.5 30.0-33.1 3,443 68.5 66.9-70.0
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,045 328 30.1 26.8-33.6 717 69.9 66.4-73.2
GENDER
Male 418 113 25.9 21.0-31.5 305 74.1 68.5-79.0
Female 627 215 33.4 29.1-38.1 412 66.6 61.9-70.9
AGE
18-34 210 56 25.1 19.1-32.3 154 74.9 67.7-80.9
35-44 150 51 32.9 24.3-42.9 99 67.1 57.1-75.7
45-54 184 68 34.4 27.0-42.7 116 65.6 57.3-73.0
55-64 232 75 31.4 24.4-39.4 157 68.6 60.6-75.6
65-74 170 52 30.2 22.8-38.8 118 69.8 61.2-77.2
75+ 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 142 29 20.5 12.8-31.2 113 79.5 68.8-87.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 365 87 22.2 17.5-27.6 278 77.8 72.4-82.5
Some Post-H.S. 290 88 29.9 24.0-36.4 202 70.1 63.6-76.0
College Graduate 247 124 52.6 45.0-60.0 123 47.4 40.0-55.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 144 33 22.2 14.5-32.4 111 77.8 67.6-85.5
$15,000- 24,999 231 51 22.7 16.3-30.7 180 77.3 69.3-83.7
$25,000- 34,999 121 32 23.9 16.2-33.8 89 76.1 66.2-83.8
$35,000- 49,999 129 45 32.7 23.6-43.3 84 67.3 56.7-76.4
$50,000- 74,999 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 299 79 26.2 19.9-33.6 220 73.8 66.4-80.1
No 740 247 31.5 27.6-35.6 493 68.5 64.4-72.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 350 90 26.2 20.3-33.0 260 73.8 67.0-79.7
No 692 237 31.7 27.7-35.9 455 68.3 64.1-72.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 120 36 31.4 22.3-42.2 84 68.6 57.8-77.7
Non-Veteran 925 292 29.9 26.4-33.7 633 70.1 66.3-73.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 348 108 30.8 25.5-36.6 240 69.2 63.4-74.5
Regional City or Suburban County 205 51 21.8 16.1-28.8 154 78.2 71.2-83.9
Rural 492 169 33.8 28.4-39.6 323 66.2 60.4-71.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 504 174 32.9 28.2-38.0 330 67.1 62.0-71.8
Unemployed 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 249 82 32.8 25.8-40.6 167 67.2 59.4-74.2
Unable to Work 167 31 17.6 11.1-26.9 136 82.4 73.1-88.9
Other not in Labor Force 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 133 29 21.1 14.0-30.4 104 78.9 69.6-86.0
101% to 150% 214 57 25.6 18.9-33.8 157 74.4 66.2-81.1
151% to 200% 80 18 18.2 10.7-29.3 62 81.8 70.7-89.3
More than 200% 354 149 41.1 35.0-47.5 205 58.9 52.5-65.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 287 96 31.5 24.6-39.3 191 68.5 60.7-75.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 325 93 26.3 21.1-32.2 232 73.7 67.8-78.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 433 139 31.7 26.8-37.0 294 68.3 63.0-73.2

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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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