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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Air Conditioning-Non-Hispanic Black

Air Conditioning/Electric Fan in home*

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  Total
Respond.^
Both AC & Fan AC only Fan only Neither AC or Fan
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,202 4,281 82.7 81.3-83.9 701 13.3 12.2-14.5 159 2.7 2.2- 3.3 61 1.3 1.0- 1.9
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,058 821 76.4 73.1-79.5 204 19.5 16.8-22.6 19 2.3 1.3- 4.0 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 427 333 79.2 74.2-83.4 80 16.8 13.1-21.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 631 488 74.2 69.5-78.4 124 21.8 18.0-26.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 212 156 70.8 63.1-77.5 46 22.8 17.0-29.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 152 114 77.2 68.6-84.0 34 20.6 14.1-29.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 185 159 86.4 79.9-91.1 21 10.6 6.6-16.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 233 176 73.3 65.0-80.1 49 22.6 16.2-30.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 176 137 77.6 69.9-83.8 37 21.1 15.1-28.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 89 71 81.2 69.1-89.2 15 17.0 9.3-29.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 141 109 72.1 61.1-80.9 23 17.0 10.4-26.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 366 290 79.7 74.2-84.2 67 17.4 13.3-22.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 296 236 80.0 74.2-84.8 52 17.1 12.7-22.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 254 185 68.8 61.3-75.5 62 29.4 22.8-37.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 144 113 77.4 67.6-85.0 25 17.9 11.2-27.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 230 174 74.8 67.2-81.1 49 21.9 16.0-29.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 123 100 82.1 71.8-89.2 17 10.3 5.8-17.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 131 102 79.5 70.4-86.4 27 19.7 13.0-28.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 111 87 74.8 63.2-83.6 22 24.0 15.3-35.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 112 89 80.1 70.8-87.1 22 19.7 12.8-29.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 299 238 78.7 71.8-84.3 52 15.9 11.4-21.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 752 579 75.8 71.9-79.3 149 20.6 17.3-24.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 349 273 79.7 74.1-84.3 62 16.4 12.2-21.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 705 545 75.1 70.9-78.9 141 20.8 17.4-24.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 123 101 84.7 75.9-90.7 20 14.4 8.6-23.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 935 720 75.4 71.7-78.7 184 20.2 17.2-23.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 355 270 75.6 70.1-80.4 74 20.6 16.2-25.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 209 157 70.8 62.5-78.0 44 24.1 17.7-31.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 494 394 80.3 75.4-84.5 86 15.9 12.3-20.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 508 394 77.5 73.0-81.5 99 19.3 15.6-23.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 256 201 77.8 70.6-83.6 48 19.0 13.9-25.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 167 134 81.2 72.3-87.7 29 15.6 9.6-24.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 133 103 75.6 66.0-83.2 23 18.9 12.2-28.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 214 169 78.6 71.0-84.7 38 17.5 11.9-24.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 80 *** *** *** 20 20.2 12.1-31.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 362 286 78.4 72.8-83.2 70 20.6 16.0-26.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 289 234 81.2 73.9-86.8 49 15.4 10.7-21.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 327 249 75.2 69.1-80.4 64 20.0 15.4-25.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 442 338 75.4 70.4-79.8 91 20.8 16.7-25.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Data in this table were derived from the Air Conditioning questions.

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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