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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,898 1,921 36.8 35.1-38.4 289 5.9 5.2- 6.8 58 1.7 1.2- 2.3 2,630 55.6 53.9-57.4
-Non-Hispanic Black 983 395 39.9 36.2-43.7 71 6.6 5.0- 8.7 17 3.3 1.8- 5.9 500 50.2 46.3-54.0
GENDER
Male 388 123 31.6 26.2-37.5 28 6.5 4.2- 9.9 *** *** *** 228 56.4 50.1-62.4
Female 595 272 46.5 41.6-51.4 43 6.7 4.7- 9.5 *** *** *** 272 45.3 40.4-50.2
AGE
18-34 199 63 32.1 25.3-39.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 118 57.8 49.8-65.5
35-44 135 55 42.4 32.6-52.9 13 9.5 5.2-16.7 *** *** *** 60 39.5 30.1-49.8
45-54 171 63 36.6 28.8-45.3 14 8.2 4.6-14.4 *** *** *** 93 53.7 45.0-62.2
55-64 217 91 39.7 31.9-48.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 112 55.1 46.8-63.1
65-74 166 76 47.1 38.3-56.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 79 46.4 37.6-55.4
75+ 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 126 40 31.7 22.4-42.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 346 119 31.4 25.8-37.5 25 7.2 4.5-11.3 *** *** *** 197 57.9 51.3-64.1
Some Post-H.S. 273 125 47.8 40.9-54.8 17 6.6 3.8-11.1 *** *** *** 129 44.4 37.7-51.4
College Graduate 237 110 48.6 40.9-56.3 22 8.7 5.4-13.8 *** *** *** 101 41.1 33.8-48.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 138 48 34.5 25.1-45.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 213 83 36.8 29.3-45.1 20 8.9 5.2-14.6 *** *** *** 107 49.8 41.5-58.2
$25,000- 34,999 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 281 120 39.9 32.8-47.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 143 51.6 43.9-59.1
No 696 273 39.9 35.6-44.4 57 7.6 5.7-10.2 *** *** *** 353 49.6 45.1-54.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 323 135 38.6 32.1-45.4 19 5.0 2.9- 8.4 *** *** *** 161 50.4 43.4-57.4
No 657 258 40.4 35.9-45.0 52 7.3 5.3-10.0 *** *** *** 338 50.1 45.5-54.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 119 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 864 342 39.4 35.4-43.4 62 6.3 4.7- 8.5 *** *** *** 443 50.6 46.4-54.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 328 120 36.9 31.1-43.2 30 7.7 5.2-11.2 *** *** *** 170 52.3 46.1-58.5
Regional City or Suburban County 194 91 47.1 38.8-55.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 91 47.2 38.9-55.6
Rural 461 184 39.3 33.7-45.2 31 6.3 4.0- 9.8 *** *** *** 239 49.4 43.4-55.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 468 179 38.9 33.8-44.3 39 7.9 5.5-11.2 *** *** *** 241 48.8 43.5-54.2
Unemployed 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 240 102 46.3 38.5-54.3 17 6.6 3.7-11.4 *** *** *** 118 46.1 38.4-54.1
Unable to Work 153 73 46.2 36.4-56.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 68 44.8 35.0-55.0
Other not in Labor Force 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 123 45 38.3 28.7-48.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 194 80 38.6 30.6-47.3 15 6.5 3.6-11.3 *** *** *** 93 46.8 38.1-55.6
151% to 200% 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 336 154 45.6 39.2-52.1 24 7.3 4.6-11.5 *** *** *** 154 45.0 38.7-51.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 268 108 38.6 31.2-46.7 20 6.1 3.5-10.3 *** *** *** 137 52.5 44.3-60.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 307 126 42.7 36.2-49.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 162 50.2 43.5-56.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 408 161 38.8 33.5-44.4 35 7.6 5.3-10.9 *** *** *** 201 49.3 43.7-55.0

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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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