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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status-Non-Hispanic Black

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/Vg/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,514 5,207 81.7 80.5-82.8 1,307 18.3 17.2-19.5
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,267 969 79.1 76.3-81.7 298 20.9 18.3-23.7
GENDER
Male 517 406 82.0 77.7-85.6 111 18.0 14.4-22.3
Female 750 563 76.8 72.9-80.2 187 23.2 19.8-27.1
AGE
18-34 278 243 88.6 84.0-92.1 35 11.4 7.9-16.0
35-44 184 156 83.1 74.4-89.2 28 16.9 10.8-25.6
45-54 219 157 71.7 64.3-78.2 62 28.3 21.8-35.7
55-64 272 185 69.4 62.2-75.7 87 30.6 24.3-37.8
65-74 195 146 75.1 67.0-81.8 49 24.9 18.2-33.0
75+ 106 70 71.4 60.6-80.2 36 28.6 19.8-39.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 161 94 65.6 56.1-73.9 67 34.4 26.1-43.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 448 319 74.6 69.5-79.1 129 25.4 20.9-30.5
Some Post-H.S. 348 283 83.9 79.2-87.8 65 16.1 12.2-20.8
College Graduate 309 272 90.6 86.5-93.6 37 9.4 6.4-13.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 193 122 65.6 56.8-73.4 71 34.4 26.6-43.2
$15,000- 24,999 262 180 69.0 61.5-75.7 82 31.0 24.3-38.5
$25,000- 34,999 141 115 83.0 74.4-89.1 26 17.0 10.9-25.6
$35,000- 49,999 152 130 88.3 80.3-93.3 22 11.7 6.7-19.7
$50,000- 74,999 128 112 91.1 84.3-95.1 16 8.9 4.9-15.7
$75,000+ 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 327 157 48.8 41.7-55.9 170 51.2 44.1-58.3
No 836 727 88.7 86.0-90.9 109 11.3 9.1-14.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 391 196 50.0 43.7-56.3 195 50.0 43.7-56.3
No 830 732 90.0 87.5-92.0 98 10.0 8.0-12.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 154 117 77.3 68.3-84.4 37 22.7 15.6-31.7
Non-Veteran 1,113 852 79.3 76.4-82.0 261 20.7 18.0-23.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 451 364 82.1 77.8-85.8 87 17.9 14.2-22.2
Regional City or Suburban County 238 184 81.0 75.0-85.8 54 19.0 14.2-25.0
Rural 578 421 74.5 69.6-78.9 157 25.5 21.1-30.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 628 543 87.3 83.8-90.1 85 12.7 9.9-16.2
Unemployed 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 290 216 76.6 70.5-81.8 74 23.4 18.2-29.5
Unable to Work 190 84 46.7 37.7-55.9 106 53.3 44.1-62.3
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 160 106 67.2 58.3-75.0 54 32.8 25.0-41.7
101% to 150% 249 171 71.9 64.5-78.4 78 28.1 21.6-35.5
151% to 200% 88 70 84.8 74.6-91.3 18 15.2 8.7-25.4
More than 200% 429 376 90.1 86.3-92.9 53 9.9 7.1-13.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 331 234 70.8 63.6-77.0 97 29.2 23.0-36.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 382 286 78.1 73.1-82.4 96 21.9 17.6-26.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 554 449 82.4 78.3-85.7 105 17.6 14.3-21.7

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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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