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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 6,487 392 4.7 4.2- 5.4 6,095 95.3 94.6-95.8
GENDER
Male 2,959 215 5.6 4.7- 6.5 2,744 94.4 93.5-95.3
Female 3,528 177 4.0 3.3- 4.8 3,351 96.0 95.2-96.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,334 308 5.6 4.9- 6.4 4,026 94.4 93.6-95.1
Non-Hispanic Black 1,268 55 3.7 2.6- 5.2 1,213 96.3 94.8-97.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 112 *** *** *** 105 95.3 89.4-98.0
Non-Hispanic Other 236 *** *** *** 228 99.1 97.9-99.6
Hispanic 465 *** *** *** 455 97.4 95.0-98.7
AGE
18-34 1,340 *** *** *** 1,334 99.6 99.0-99.8
35-44 884 12 1.3 0.6- 2.9 872 98.7 97.1-99.4
45-54 1,045 38 3.5 2.4- 5.1 1,007 96.5 94.9-97.6
55-64 1,259 101 8.2 6.4-10.4 1,158 91.8 89.6-93.6
65-74 1,187 133 10.9 9.0-13.2 1,054 89.1 86.8-91.0
75+ 692 100 14.3 11.4-17.8 592 85.7 82.2-88.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 709 70 8.1 6.1-10.7 639 91.9 89.3-93.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,782 122 5.3 4.3- 6.6 1,660 94.7 93.4-95.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,880 102 4.0 3.2- 5.0 1,778 96.0 95.0-96.8
College Graduate 2,101 98 3.2 2.5- 4.1 2,003 96.8 95.9-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 639 55 7.4 5.2-10.5 584 92.6 89.5-94.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,052 80 6.6 5.1- 8.5 972 93.4 91.5-94.9
$25,000- 34,999 603 40 5.7 3.9- 8.1 563 94.3 91.9-96.1
$35,000- 49,999 785 40 3.2 2.2- 4.6 745 96.8 95.4-97.8
$50,000-74,999 828 46 4.6 3.2- 6.6 782 95.4 93.4-96.8
$75,000+ 1,430 60 2.6 2.0- 3.6 1,370 97.4 96.4-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,575 220 12.4 10.6-14.5 1,355 87.6 85.5-89.4
No 4,149 146 2.8 2.3- 3.5 4,003 97.2 96.5-97.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,834 244 11.2 9.6-13.1 1,590 88.8 86.9-90.4
No 4,484 143 2.6 2.1- 3.2 4,341 97.4 96.8-97.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 930 97 9.4 7.4-11.9 833 90.6 88.1-92.6
Non-Veteran 5,554 295 4.1 3.5- 4.7 5,259 95.9 95.3-96.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,766 69 3.1 2.4- 4.1 1,697 96.9 95.9-97.6
Regional City or Suburban County 1,460 73 4.3 3.3- 5.6 1,387 95.7 94.4-96.7
Rural 3,264 250 6.3 5.4- 7.4 3,014 93.7 92.6-94.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,344 84 2.0 1.6- 2.6 3,260 98.0 97.4-98.4
Unemployed 263 14 3.9 2.1- 7.0 249 96.1 93.0-97.9
Retired 1,747 202 10.9 9.3-12.8 1,545 89.1 87.2-90.7
Unable to Work 590 80 13.3 10.1-17.4 510 86.7 82.6-89.9
Other not in Labor Force 515 11 1.5 0.7- 3.2 504 98.5 96.8-99.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 213 *** *** *** 203 94.5 88.3-97.5
50% to 100% 580 30 4.3 2.8- 6.6 550 95.7 93.4-97.2
101% to 150% 964 91 7.8 6.1- 9.9 873 92.2 90.1-93.9
151% to 200% 432 33 6.6 4.3- 9.9 399 93.4 90.1-95.7
More than 200% 3,055 155 3.6 3.0- 4.4 2,900 96.4 95.6-97.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,307 90 5.5 4.1- 7.2 1,217 94.5 92.8-95.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 2,353 167 6.1 5.1- 7.4 2,186 93.9 92.6-94.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,830 135 3.6 3.0- 4.4 2,695 96.4 95.6-97.0

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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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