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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status-Non-Hispanic Black

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,514 1,107 18.2 17.1-19.4 2,042 32.0 30.7-33.5 2,058 31.5 30.1-32.9 921 13.2 12.2-14.3 386 5.1 4.5- 5.7
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,267 166 14.6 12.4-17.2 325 27.2 24.2-30.3 478 37.3 34.1-40.6 223 16.1 13.8-18.7 75 4.8 3.7- 6.4
GENDER
Male 517 75 15.5 12.2-19.6 145 29.6 25.0-34.6 186 36.9 31.9-42.1 79 13.5 10.2-17.6 32 4.6 3.0- 6.8
Female 750 91 13.9 11.0-17.5 180 25.2 21.6-29.2 292 37.7 33.5-42.0 144 18.2 15.1-21.7 43 5.1 3.5- 7.4
AGE
18-34 278 59 19.7 14.9-25.5 82 30.3 24.5-36.8 102 38.7 32.3-45.5 32 10.5 7.2-15.1 *** *** ***
35-44 184 34 18.6 12.7-26.3 57 32.9 25.2-41.7 65 31.6 24.4-39.8 24 15.2 9.3-23.9 *** *** ***
45-54 219 29 15.3 10.4-22.1 65 29.0 22.7-36.2 63 27.4 21.2-34.6 45 19.2 13.9-26.0 17 9.0 5.3-14.8
55-64 272 25 9.6 6.1-14.6 48 18.3 13.2-24.8 112 41.5 34.3-49.1 60 21.3 15.9-27.8 27 9.3 5.8-14.8
65-74 195 *** *** *** 45 21.3 15.5-28.6 91 48.1 39.7-56.7 33 17.1 11.6-24.4 *** *** ***
75+ 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 29 23.6 15.6-33.9 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 161 *** *** *** 23 18.1 11.3-27.6 61 40.7 31.4-50.6 43 22.2 15.4-31.0 24 12.2 7.5-19.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 448 44 11.6 8.4-16.0 84 19.7 15.7-24.5 191 43.3 37.7-48.9 98 20.1 15.9-24.9 31 5.3 3.5- 8.1
Some Post-H.S. 348 56 19.1 14.5-24.7 106 31.9 26.4-38.1 121 32.9 27.4-39.0 54 13.8 10.2-18.4 *** *** ***
College Graduate 309 56 19.5 14.7-25.4 112 40.3 33.8-47.1 104 30.8 25.1-37.1 28 7.6 4.9-11.5 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 193 16 8.4 4.8-14.3 40 23.1 16.3-31.7 66 34.1 25.9-43.2 44 22.3 15.8-30.6 27 12.1 7.7-18.5
$15,000- 24,999 262 34 14.7 10.0-21.1 42 17.7 12.6-24.3 104 36.5 29.9-43.8 62 24.1 17.9-31.5 20 6.9 4.2-11.3
$25,000- 34,999 141 *** *** *** 37 25.3 17.6-35.0 67 48.6 38.6-58.8 22 14.7 9.1-22.9 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 152 27 20.0 13.3-28.9 46 30.2 22.4-39.5 57 38.1 29.2-47.8 20 11.5 6.5-19.5 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 128 18 16.0 9.7-25.2 *** *** *** 48 34.6 25.7-44.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 141 32 24.0 16.7-33.2 55 42.0 32.9-51.7 43 26.8 19.5-35.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 327 19 5.9 3.5- 9.8 37 12.6 8.3-18.7 101 30.3 24.2-37.1 110 33.9 27.4-41.0 60 17.3 12.8-23.0
No 836 135 18.0 15.0-21.5 253 31.2 27.5-35.2 339 39.5 35.6-43.6 95 9.9 7.9-12.5 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 391 *** *** *** 58 15.1 11.1-20.3 127 32.0 26.5-38.1 130 35.0 29.0-41.4 65 15.0 11.3-19.8
No 830 150 19.6 16.5-23.1 252 31.8 28.0-35.7 330 38.6 34.7-42.7 88 8.9 7.0-11.2 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 154 21 16.9 10.6-25.9 45 28.2 20.4-37.5 51 32.3 24.1-41.7 26 16.9 10.6-25.7 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,113 145 14.3 12.0-17.1 280 27.0 23.9-30.4 427 38.0 34.5-41.6 197 15.9 13.5-18.7 64 4.7 3.5- 6.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 451 70 16.4 12.8-20.8 133 29.8 25.3-34.8 161 35.9 31.0-41.0 67 14.3 11.0-18.4 20 3.6 2.2- 5.9
Regional City or Suburban County 238 30 13.7 9.3-19.8 75 35.5 28.4-43.3 79 31.8 25.3-39.1 41 15.0 10.7-20.6 *** *** ***
Rural 578 66 13.0 9.7-17.2 117 19.7 15.7-24.3 238 41.9 36.6-47.4 115 18.7 14.9-23.3 42 6.8 4.6- 9.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 628 108 18.6 15.2-22.6 202 33.8 29.6-38.3 233 34.9 30.6-39.4 79 12.0 9.2-15.5 *** *** ***
Unemployed 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 290 23 8.5 5.3-13.4 68 21.7 16.2-28.3 125 46.4 39.2-53.8 58 18.2 13.7-23.8 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 190 *** *** *** *** *** *** 66 36.8 28.4-46.1 61 30.5 22.7-39.6 45 22.8 16.2-31.2
Other not in Labor Force 78 14 14.9 8.4-25.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 160 18 11.6 6.9-19.1 29 17.7 12.0-25.4 59 37.9 29.5-47.1 39 23.6 16.8-32.1 15 9.2 5.3-15.3
101% to 150% 249 31 15.8 10.7-22.7 40 16.9 11.8-23.6 100 39.3 32.1-47.0 56 20.7 15.0-27.9 22 7.3 4.5-11.8
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 429 69 18.1 14.1-23.0 150 38.7 33.2-44.5 157 33.3 28.3-38.7 44 8.7 6.1-12.2 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 331 38 12.4 8.4-18.0 65 17.3 12.2-24.0 131 41.1 33.8-48.8 73 22.2 16.7-28.9 24 7.0 4.0-12.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 382 46 13.9 10.0-18.9 99 27.3 22.2-33.0 141 36.9 31.2-43.0 70 16.2 12.5-20.8 26 5.7 3.6- 8.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 554 82 15.8 12.5-19.6 161 30.3 26.1-34.9 206 36.3 31.8-41.0 80 13.9 10.8-17.8 25 3.7 2.4- 5.7

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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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