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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome-Non-Hispanic Black

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you had Chronic Fatigue
Syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,222 98 1.7 1.3- 2.1 5,124 98.3 97.9-98.7
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,061 18 1.6 0.9- 2.8 1,043 98.4 97.2-99.1
GENDER
Male 424 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 637 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 215 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 152 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 185 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 233 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 178 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 87 *** *** *** 87 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 370 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 298 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 252 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 233 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 111 *** *** *** 111 100 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 297 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 757 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 347 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 710 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 940 16 1.5 0.8- 2.6 924 98.5 97.4-99.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 357 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 211 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 493 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 514 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 65 *** *** *** 65 100 . - .
Retired 253 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 213 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 80 *** *** *** 80 100 . - .
More than 200% 359 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 289 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 328 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 444 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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