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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 6,519 298 3.8 3.3- 4.4 6,221 96.2 95.6-96.7
GENDER
Male 2,974 126 3.6 2.9- 4.5 2,848 96.4 95.5-97.1
Female 3,545 172 4.1 3.4- 4.9 3,373 95.9 95.1-96.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,360 198 3.8 3.2- 4.5 4,162 96.2 95.5-96.8
Non-Hispanic Black 1,270 78 5.9 4.4- 7.9 1,192 94.1 92.1-95.6
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 111 *** *** *** 103 95.7 90.9-98.0
Non-Hispanic Other 239 *** *** *** 233 99.1 97.6-99.6
Hispanic 466 *** *** *** 462 99.6 98.7-99.9
AGE
18-34 1,340 *** *** *** 1,333 99.4 98.7-99.8
35-44 884 14 1.6 0.8- 3.2 870 98.4 96.8-99.2
45-54 1,052 30 2.5 1.7- 3.9 1,022 97.5 96.1-98.3
55-64 1,265 77 6.5 4.8- 8.8 1,188 93.5 91.2-95.2
65-74 1,196 84 7.0 5.5- 8.9 1,112 93.0 91.1-94.5
75+ 702 79 12.2 9.3-15.9 623 87.8 84.1-90.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 719 70 8.3 6.2-11.1 649 91.7 88.9-93.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,799 87 3.6 2.7- 4.7 1,712 96.4 95.3-97.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,881 92 3.8 2.9- 4.9 1,789 96.2 95.1-97.1
College Graduate 2,105 48 1.6 1.2- 2.3 2,057 98.4 97.7-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 643 55 7.4 5.1-10.6 588 92.6 89.4-94.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,056 69 5.5 4.0- 7.4 987 94.5 92.6-96.0
$25,000- 34,999 609 32 4.5 3.0- 6.6 577 95.5 93.4-97.0
$35,000- 49,999 786 37 3.9 2.6- 5.6 749 96.1 94.4-97.4
$50,000-74,999 829 20 2.2 1.3- 3.8 809 97.8 96.2-98.7
$75,000+ 1,434 21 1.0 0.6- 1.7 1,413 99.0 98.3-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,597 180 10.8 8.9-13.0 1,417 89.2 87.0-91.1
No 4,159 91 2.0 1.5- 2.5 4,068 98.0 97.5-98.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,857 204 9.8 8.2-11.6 1,653 90.2 88.4-91.8
No 4,493 89 1.9 1.4- 2.4 4,404 98.1 97.6-98.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 939 63 6.6 4.9- 8.9 876 93.4 91.1-95.1
Non-Veteran 5,577 235 3.5 2.9- 4.1 5,342 96.5 95.9-97.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,770 57 2.8 2.0- 3.8 1,713 97.2 96.2-98.0
Regional City or Suburban County 1,474 58 3.1 2.3- 4.2 1,416 96.9 95.8-97.7
Rural 3,277 183 5.2 4.3- 6.3 3,094 94.8 93.7-95.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,348 43 1.1 0.8- 1.6 3,305 98.9 98.4-99.2
Unemployed 264 *** *** *** 254 98.0 95.6-99.1
Retired 1,763 140 8.4 6.9-10.3 1,623 91.6 89.7-93.1
Unable to Work 597 93 15.3 11.8-19.7 504 84.7 80.3-88.2
Other not in Labor Force 519 11 1.2 0.6- 2.3 508 98.8 97.7-99.4
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 213 16 8.9 4.6-16.2 197 91.1 83.8-95.4
50% to 100% 584 28 3.1 2.0- 4.9 556 96.9 95.1-98.0
101% to 150% 970 67 6.0 4.4- 8.2 903 94.0 91.8-95.6
151% to 200% 432 35 6.1 4.2- 8.8 397 93.9 91.2-95.8
More than 200% 3,065 85 2.2 1.7- 2.8 2,980 97.8 97.2-98.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,310 83 6.4 4.8- 8.5 1,227 93.6 91.5-95.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 2,375 114 4.4 3.5- 5.6 2,261 95.6 94.4-96.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,836 101 2.8 2.2- 3.6 2,735 97.2 96.4-97.8

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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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