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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Inadequate Sleep-Non-Hispanic Black

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 hrs. 6 hrs. 7-8 hrs. 9+ hrs.
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,428 733 12.1 11.1-13.2 1,354 21.7 20.5-23.0 3,806 58.3 56.8-59.7 535 7.9 7.2- 8.8
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,233 190 16.2 13.8-19.0 305 25.6 22.7-28.7 602 47.0 43.6-50.4 136 11.2 9.2-13.5
GENDER
Male 508 86 16.7 13.1-21.0 124 26.7 22.2-31.7 237 44.5 39.3-49.8 61 12.1 9.1-15.9
Female 725 104 15.9 12.6-19.7 181 24.7 21.1-28.6 365 49.1 44.6-53.6 75 10.4 7.9-13.4
AGE
18-34 274 49 19.0 14.2-24.9 72 24.8 19.5-31.0 127 47.2 40.5-54.0 26 9.0 6.0-13.4
35-44 180 25 13.2 8.1-20.8 59 37.1 28.8-46.1 80 41.8 33.4-50.6 16 7.9 4.5-13.5
45-54 216 34 15.0 10.5-21.1 67 29.0 22.7-36.2 93 44.2 36.7-51.9 22 11.8 7.3-18.4
55-64 264 42 18.0 12.3-25.6 55 20.4 15.2-26.9 135 49.7 42.2-57.3 32 11.9 7.7-17.9
65-74 193 32 16.3 11.1-23.3 35 17.5 12.2-24.5 104 51.6 43.1-60.1 22 14.6 9.1-22.5
75+ 93 *** *** *** 15 14.2 7.8-24.4 *** *** *** 16 17.7 9.9-29.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 147 26 21.1 13.6-31.3 24 18.3 11.3-28.2 72 45.5 35.6-55.9 25 15.1 9.5-23.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 434 66 15.1 11.5-19.6 96 22.9 18.5-28.0 211 47.5 41.9-53.3 61 14.4 10.8-19.0
Some Post-H.S. 344 58 17.2 12.8-22.7 92 29.9 24.5-35.9 168 44.5 38.5-50.7 26 8.4 5.5-12.7
College Graduate 307 40 13.1 9.3-18.1 93 29.2 23.6-35.6 150 50.9 44.2-57.5 24 6.8 4.2-10.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 186 35 21.1 14.0-30.3 39 18.6 12.9-26.0 87 48.2 39.1-57.3 25 12.2 7.8-18.7
$15,000- 24,999 261 37 15.4 10.6-21.8 69 29.5 22.8-37.2 121 43.4 36.2-50.9 34 11.7 8.0-16.7
$25,000- 34,999 141 17 10.4 5.8-18.1 36 24.9 17.5-34.2 73 48.6 38.6-58.8 15 16.0 9.2-26.4
$35,000- 49,999 150 26 16.1 10.6-23.9 42 28.9 20.9-38.3 65 41.9 32.9-51.6 17 13.1 7.4-22.1
$50,000- 74,999 127 19 12.2 7.0-20.4 38 31.0 22.4-41.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 140 18 12.4 7.6-19.5 38 29.8 21.7-39.5 75 50.5 41.0-59.9 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 311 72 26.4 20.1-33.9 64 22.5 16.7-29.5 134 39.3 32.6-46.4 41 11.9 8.3-16.7
No 820 101 13.0 10.4-16.1 214 26.6 23.1-30.3 416 48.7 44.5-52.8 89 11.8 9.3-14.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 371 82 24.4 19.0-30.7 80 22.0 17.0-28.0 159 40.2 34.1-46.6 50 13.4 9.6-18.3
No 817 103 13.6 10.9-16.8 212 26.8 23.3-30.6 422 49.6 45.4-53.7 80 10.1 7.9-12.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 153 33 20.8 13.7-30.3 44 30.8 22.7-40.3 64 40.2 31.2-49.9 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,080 157 15.6 13.1-18.6 261 24.9 21.9-28.2 538 47.9 44.3-51.6 124 11.6 9.4-14.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 440 66 16.0 12.3-20.5 118 26.1 21.8-30.9 210 47.2 42.0-52.5 46 10.7 7.8-14.6
Regional City or Suburban County 235 38 14.8 10.3-20.8 61 27.5 21.1-35.1 113 45.0 37.7-52.6 23 12.6 8.0-19.2
Rural 558 86 17.3 13.3-22.3 126 24.0 19.5-29.1 279 47.8 42.2-53.3 67 10.9 8.2-14.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 620 85 13.9 11.0-17.4 192 32.1 27.9-36.6 287 45.3 40.7-49.9 56 8.8 6.5-11.7
Unemployed 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 277 33 13.5 8.5-20.6 52 17.6 12.9-23.5 160 53.5 45.9-60.9 32 15.5 10.2-22.8
Unable to Work 182 50 33.0 24.3-43.1 23 11.9 7.4-18.6 80 39.0 30.5-48.3 29 16.0 10.4-23.8
Other not in Labor Force 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 155 32 20.3 13.9-28.8 36 23.4 16.5-32.0 64 37.8 29.4-46.9 23 18.5 12.2-27.1
101% to 150% 248 32 13.2 8.8-19.3 69 32.0 25.0-40.0 114 42.6 35.2-50.4 33 12.2 8.1-17.8
151% to 200% 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 427 62 13.3 10.0-17.5 118 28.9 24.1-34.4 208 48.7 43.0-54.4 39 9.1 6.2-13.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 323 49 17.4 12.1-24.5 71 20.8 15.7-27.0 160 48.3 40.7-56.0 43 13.5 9.4-19.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 373 65 19.6 14.8-25.4 89 25.0 20.1-30.7 181 44.6 38.7-50.7 38 10.8 7.5-15.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 537 76 14.2 11.1-17.9 145 27.5 23.3-32.1 261 47.8 42.9-52.6 55 10.6 7.9-14.0

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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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