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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,513 240 3.2 2.8- 3.8 6,273 96.8 96.2-97.2
GENDER
Male 2,970 110 2.9 2.3- 3.6 2,860 97.1 96.4-97.7
Female 3,543 130 3.6 2.9- 4.4 3,413 96.4 95.6-97.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,357 157 3.1 2.5- 3.7 4,200 96.9 96.3-97.5
Non-Hispanic Black 1,266 54 4.0 2.8- 5.6 1,212 96.0 94.4-97.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 111 *** *** *** 109 98.3 89.8-99.8
Non-Hispanic Other 239 *** *** *** 233 97.9 94.4-99.2
Hispanic 467 18 3.6 2.2- 6.0 449 96.4 94.0-97.8
AGE
18-34 1,338 17 1.2 0.7- 2.1 1,321 98.8 97.9-99.3
35-44 886 15 1.9 1.1- 3.3 871 98.1 96.7-98.9
45-54 1,051 34 3.4 2.3- 5.0 1,017 96.6 95.0-97.7
55-64 1,259 56 4.6 3.2- 6.5 1,203 95.4 93.5-96.8
65-74 1,195 62 5.3 3.9- 7.1 1,133 94.7 92.9-96.1
75+ 704 54 7.4 5.2-10.4 650 92.6 89.6-94.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 715 43 5.3 3.7- 7.6 672 94.7 92.4-96.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,795 79 3.7 2.8- 4.9 1,716 96.3 95.1-97.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,882 64 2.8 2.1- 3.8 1,818 97.2 96.2-97.9
College Graduate 2,106 54 2.1 1.5- 2.9 2,052 97.9 97.1-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 642 38 5.5 3.6- 8.4 604 94.5 91.6-96.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,051 55 4.8 3.5- 6.5 996 95.2 93.5-96.5
$25,000- 34,999 611 25 3.5 2.2- 5.6 586 96.5 94.4-97.8
$35,000- 49,999 787 29 3.1 1.9- 4.9 758 96.9 95.1-98.1
$50,000-74,999 829 22 2.1 1.3- 3.5 807 97.9 96.5-98.7
$75,000+ 1,435 30 1.8 1.2- 2.8 1,405 98.2 97.2-98.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,596 141 8.2 6.6-10.1 1,455 91.8 89.9-93.4
No 4,156 86 2.1 1.6- 2.7 4,070 97.9 97.3-98.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,853 156 7.5 6.1- 9.1 1,697 92.5 90.9-93.9
No 4,493 79 1.8 1.4- 2.3 4,414 98.2 97.7-98.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 940 42 3.7 2.5- 5.3 898 96.3 94.7-97.5
Non-Veteran 5,570 198 3.2 2.7- 3.8 5,372 96.8 96.2-97.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,768 52 2.7 2.0- 3.7 1,716 97.3 96.3-98.0
Regional City or Suburban County 1,471 41 2.6 1.8- 3.7 1,430 97.4 96.3-98.2
Rural 3,276 147 4.1 3.3- 5.0 3,129 95.9 95.0-96.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,347 50 1.5 1.1- 2.0 3,297 98.5 98.0-98.9
Unemployed 264 15 5.2 2.9- 9.1 249 94.8 90.9-97.1
Retired 1,763 105 5.7 4.5- 7.2 1,658 94.3 92.8-95.5
Unable to Work 593 61 10.2 7.4-13.8 532 89.8 86.2-92.6
Other not in Labor Force 518 *** *** *** 509 98.2 96.1-99.1
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 214 14 7.6 3.9-14.3 200 92.4 85.7-96.1
50% to 100% 581 26 4.4 2.9- 6.9 555 95.6 93.1-97.1
101% to 150% 967 49 3.8 2.7- 5.3 918 96.2 94.7-97.3
151% to 200% 433 21 4.5 2.8- 7.3 412 95.5 92.7-97.2
More than 200% 3,068 88 2.4 1.8- 3.1 2,980 97.6 96.9-98.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,313 63 4.0 2.9- 5.5 1,250 96.0 94.5-97.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 2,369 92 3.8 2.9- 4.8 2,277 96.2 95.2-97.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,833 85 2.7 2.1- 3.5 2,748 97.3 96.5-97.9

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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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