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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Non-Hispanic Black

Summary Index of Chronic Health Conditions*

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  Total
Respond.^
No chronic disease 1 chronic disease 2+ chronic diseases
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,532 2,778 48.8 47.3-50.3 1,738 25.5 24.2-26.8 2,016 25.7 24.5-26.9
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,272 578 51.3 47.9-54.6 328 24.5 21.8-27.5 366 24.2 21.5-27.1
GENDER
Male 519 264 56.5 51.3-61.6 125 23.9 19.7-28.6 130 19.6 16.0-23.8
Female 753 314 46.9 42.6-51.3 203 25.0 21.5-28.9 236 28.0 24.3-32.1
AGE
18-34 278 207 75.6 69.5-80.9 52 17.1 12.7-22.6 19 7.3 4.4-11.8
35-44 185 117 65.6 57.0-73.3 40 17.5 12.4-24.1 28 16.9 10.9-25.1
45-54 219 106 50.5 42.9-58.0 50 24.5 18.5-31.8 63 25.0 19.2-31.9
55-64 275 76 26.2 20.6-32.8 85 32.8 26.1-40.2 114 41.0 33.9-48.5
65-74 195 50 22.8 16.9-30.2 63 36.6 28.5-45.5 82 40.6 32.6-49.0
75+ 107 18 15.9 9.0-26.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 163 34 27.4 18.9-37.8 47 28.0 20.2-37.3 82 44.7 35.5-54.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 449 201 49.2 43.6-54.9 111 25.4 20.9-30.6 137 25.3 20.9-30.4
Some Post-H.S. 349 168 56.3 50.2-62.3 97 24.5 19.8-29.9 84 19.2 15.0-24.2
College Graduate 310 175 67.0 60.9-72.6 73 20.2 15.7-25.6 62 12.8 9.4-17.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 194 59 35.6 27.6-44.5 45 26.2 18.9-35.2 90 38.1 29.9-47.1
$15,000- 24,999 263 109 45.8 38.4-53.3 71 27.4 21.5-34.3 83 26.8 20.8-33.7
$25,000- 34,999 142 64 46.3 36.4-56.5 34 24.6 16.7-34.7 44 29.1 20.9-38.9
$35,000- 49,999 152 78 60.0 50.6-68.7 46 25.6 18.6-34.1 28 14.4 9.2-21.8
$50,000- 74,999 128 65 59.3 49.2-68.7 38 25.3 17.7-34.7 25 15.4 9.9-23.3
$75,000+ 141 94 71.8 63.0-79.3 31 19.7 13.4-28.0 16 8.4 4.8-14.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 329 40 15.5 10.5-22.3 75 21.7 16.8-27.4 214 62.9 55.8-69.4
No 839 481 62.1 58.1-65.9 221 24.2 21.0-27.8 137 13.7 11.2-16.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 395 53 17.5 12.7-23.5 110 27.5 22.4-33.1 232 55.1 48.8-61.2
No 831 497 63.7 59.8-67.5 206 23.0 19.8-26.5 128 13.3 10.8-16.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 154 57 40.9 31.8-50.7 51 31.2 23.2-40.5 46 27.9 20.1-37.2
Non-Veteran 1,118 521 52.6 49.0-56.2 277 23.6 20.8-26.8 320 23.7 20.9-26.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 451 244 58.5 53.3-63.5 111 23.4 19.4-27.9 96 18.2 14.5-22.5
Regional City or Suburban County 240 104 49.9 42.4-57.3 74 30.8 24.3-38.2 62 19.3 14.5-25.2
Rural 581 230 43.4 38.1-48.9 143 22.6 18.5-27.4 208 34.0 29.1-39.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 628 397 66.7 62.3-70.8 157 23.8 20.2-27.9 74 9.5 7.3-12.3
Unemployed 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 18.8 11.1-29.9
Retired 292 77 24.0 18.6-30.3 91 32.0 25.4-39.3 124 44.1 37.0-51.4
Unable to Work 193 *** *** *** 42 19.6 14.0-26.9 138 71.5 63.0-78.7
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** 16 18.2 10.6-29.4 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 160 63 41.4 32.8-50.5 35 25.1 18.0-33.8 62 33.5 25.7-42.4
101% to 150% 251 95 46.2 38.6-54.1 63 22.4 17.0-29.0 93 31.3 24.9-38.5
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 18.7 11.1-29.6
More than 200% 430 232 62.4 57.0-67.6 119 24.1 19.8-29.0 79 13.5 10.4-17.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 333 133 41.9 34.7-49.4 85 21.4 16.1-28.0 115 36.7 29.7-44.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 385 149 42.9 37.0-49.0 110 29.6 24.3-35.4 126 27.6 22.7-33.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 554 296 58.7 54.0-63.2 133 22.9 19.3-27.0 125 18.4 15.1-22.2

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*The index consists of heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer,
other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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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