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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 6,521 630 7.8 7.1- 8.6 5,891 92.2 91.4-92.9
GENDER
Male 2,971 316 8.5 7.4- 9.7 2,655 91.5 90.3-92.6
Female 3,550 314 7.2 6.3- 8.2 3,236 92.8 91.8-93.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,358 594 11.2 10.2-12.3 3,764 88.8 87.7-89.8
Non-Hispanic Black 1,272 11 0.7 0.3- 1.5 1,261 99.3 98.5-99.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 112 *** *** *** 107 96.1 90.0-98.5
Non-Hispanic Other 239 *** *** *** 232 97.9 94.6-99.2
Hispanic 467 *** *** *** 464 99.7 98.5-99.9
AGE
18-34 1,340 *** *** *** 1,332 99.5 99.0-99.8
35-44 886 19 2.0 1.2- 3.4 867 98.0 96.6-98.8
45-54 1,051 60 6.1 4.6- 8.1 991 93.9 91.9-95.4
55-64 1,265 129 11.4 9.4-13.8 1,136 88.6 86.2-90.6
65-74 1,193 210 18.1 15.6-21.0 983 81.9 79.0-84.4
75+ 706 197 26.8 23.0-31.0 509 73.2 69.0-77.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 716 70 9.7 7.5-12.5 646 90.3 87.5-92.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,798 148 6.7 5.6- 8.1 1,650 93.3 91.9-94.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,887 170 7.3 6.1- 8.7 1,717 92.7 91.3-93.9
College Graduate 2,105 242 8.6 7.4-10.0 1,863 91.4 90.0-92.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 644 37 6.0 4.1- 8.7 607 94.0 91.3-95.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,057 82 7.3 5.6- 9.4 975 92.7 90.6-94.4
$25,000- 34,999 608 48 7.6 5.5-10.5 560 92.4 89.5-94.5
$35,000- 49,999 787 86 8.2 6.3-10.6 701 91.8 89.4-93.7
$50,000-74,999 830 86 7.9 6.1-10.1 744 92.1 89.9-93.9
$75,000+ 1,435 162 8.1 6.8- 9.8 1,273 91.9 90.2-93.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,598 214 12.2 10.4-14.3 1,384 87.8 85.7-89.6
No 4,160 375 7.1 6.3- 8.0 3,785 92.9 92.0-93.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,859 235 11.7 10.0-13.5 1,624 88.3 86.5-90.0
No 4,493 383 6.6 5.8- 7.4 4,110 93.4 92.6-94.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 939 150 14.6 12.1-17.4 789 85.4 82.6-87.9
Non-Veteran 5,579 480 6.9 6.2- 7.6 5,099 93.1 92.4-93.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,771 127 5.9 4.9- 7.2 1,644 94.1 92.8-95.1
Regional City or Suburban County 1,470 141 8.3 6.8-10.0 1,329 91.7 90.0-93.2
Rural 3,282 362 9.1 8.0-10.3 2,920 90.9 89.7-92.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,349 208 4.9 4.2- 5.8 3,141 95.1 94.2-95.8
Unemployed 264 12 3.8 2.0- 7.3 252 96.2 92.7-98.0
Retired 1,766 345 19.5 17.3-21.9 1,421 80.5 78.1-82.7
Unable to Work 595 44 9.5 6.8-13.0 551 90.5 87.0-93.2
Other not in Labor Force 519 20 2.3 1.4- 3.8 499 97.7 96.2-98.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 215 *** *** *** 213 98.9 94.9-99.8
50% to 100% 584 25 4.9 3.2- 7.5 559 95.1 92.5-96.8
101% to 150% 970 79 7.6 5.8- 9.8 891 92.4 90.2-94.2
151% to 200% 433 45 10.0 7.0-14.0 388 90.0 86.0-93.0
More than 200% 3,066 348 8.7 7.6- 9.8 2,718 91.3 90.2-92.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,312 115 7.1 5.6- 8.9 1,197 92.9 91.1-94.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 2,373 263 9.4 8.2-10.9 2,110 90.6 89.1-91.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,838 252 7.0 6.0- 8.0 2,586 93.0 92.0-94.0

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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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