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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,461 4,167 63.6 62.2-65.1 699 11.2 10.2-12.2 699 11.3 10.4-12.4 845 12.9 11.9-13.9 51 1.0 0.7- 1.3
GENDER
Male 2,945 1,809 60.2 58.0-62.4 320 11.0 9.7-12.5 343 12.5 11.1-14.1 442 15.0 13.4-16.7 31 1.3 0.8- 2.0
Female 3,516 2,358 66.8 64.8-68.7 379 11.3 10.0-12.8 356 10.3 9.0-11.6 403 10.9 9.7-12.3 20 0.7 0.4- 1.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,330 2,975 67.9 66.2-69.7 424 10.1 9.0-11.3 406 9.9 8.8-11.1 520 12.0 10.8-13.2 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 1,250 702 55.4 51.9-58.7 168 14.4 12.1-17.0 175 13.7 11.5-16.2 199 16.1 13.7-18.9 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 111 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 13.1 7.0-23.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 236 144 63.0 54.4-70.8 27 10.5 6.6-16.2 30 15.4 9.7-23.5 30 7.4 4.7-11.4 *** *** ***
Hispanic 463 230 48.8 43.5-54.1 64 13.4 10.2-17.3 71 16.4 12.8-20.8 64 13.0 9.9-17.0 34 8.4 5.8-12.0
AGE
18-34 1,326 832 61.6 58.4-64.7 171 12.9 10.9-15.2 178 14.5 12.4-17.0 127 9.4 7.7-11.3 18 1.6 1.0- 2.8
35-44 883 560 62.8 58.9-66.6 105 12.2 9.8-15.0 98 11.0 8.8-13.7 105 12.4 9.9-15.5 15 1.6 0.9- 2.8
45-54 1,046 669 65.7 62.3-69.0 123 10.1 8.2-12.3 116 10.7 8.6-13.1 134 13.3 10.9-16.1 *** *** ***
55-64 1,256 846 66.6 63.2-69.8 111 9.1 7.3-11.2 144 11.6 9.5-14.0 151 12.3 10.1-14.9 *** *** ***
65-74 1,184 776 66.1 62.7-69.4 110 9.1 7.3-11.2 106 8.1 6.3-10.3 189 16.4 13.9-19.2 *** *** ***
75+ 690 436 58.5 53.8-63.0 71 12.0 9.1-15.7 49 6.8 4.9- 9.5 128 21.8 18.0-26.1 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 702 238 34.8 30.5-39.2 91 13.3 10.4-16.8 121 17.2 13.9-21.0 228 31.4 27.4-35.8 24 3.4 2.2- 5.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,772 973 57.2 54.3-59.9 229 12.3 10.6-14.3 239 13.7 11.8-15.8 312 15.5 13.6-17.6 19 1.4 0.8- 2.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,874 1,258 67.2 64.6-69.8 220 12.6 10.9-14.6 190 10.4 8.8-12.2 202 9.6 8.1-11.2 *** *** ***
College Graduate 2,100 1,688 82.2 80.3-84.0 158 6.9 5.8- 8.3 149 6.9 5.7- 8.3 101 3.7 2.9- 4.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 633 262 40.2 35.5-45.1 87 13.0 10.2-16.6 107 16.0 12.5-20.2 167 29.0 24.6-33.8 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 1,043 498 47.8 44.0-51.6 135 13.1 10.8-15.9 167 17.4 14.5-20.6 228 20.1 17.2-23.3 15 1.7 1.0- 3.0
$25,000- 34,999 603 349 56.0 51.0-60.8 81 14.6 11.2-18.8 80 13.4 10.4-17.1 88 15.1 11.9-19.0 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 785 530 66.5 62.2-70.6 91 11.3 8.7-14.4 81 11.3 8.6-14.6 80 10.7 8.1-13.9 *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 829 608 69.5 65.4-73.3 82 11.3 8.8-14.4 80 11.2 8.7-14.2 57 7.8 5.8-10.6 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,434 1,214 83.2 80.7-85.5 96 7.5 5.9- 9.4 80 6.5 5.1- 8.2 43 2.8 1.9- 4.1 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,577 880 53.3 50.1-56.4 176 12.1 10.1-14.4 198 12.6 10.5-14.9 316 21.5 18.9-24.4 *** *** ***
No 4,128 2,778 66.1 64.2-67.8 435 10.9 9.7-12.1 419 11.1 9.9-12.4 459 10.9 9.8-12.1 37 1.1 0.7- 1.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,834 998 51.5 48.6-54.4 215 12.7 10.8-14.8 244 13.2 11.2-15.4 366 22.0 19.6-24.6 11 0.7 0.3- 1.3
No 4,460 3,084 68.4 66.7-70.1 463 10.6 9.5-11.8 430 10.6 9.5-11.8 446 9.4 8.4-10.5 37 1.0 0.7- 1.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 935 648 71.7 68.2-75.0 84 8.4 6.5-10.6 80 8.2 6.3-10.5 123 11.7 9.5-14.4 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 5,525 3,518 62.5 60.9-64.1 614 11.6 10.5-12.7 620 11.8 10.8-12.9 722 13.1 12.0-14.2 51 1.1 0.8- 1.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,758 1,180 66.7 64.1-69.2 182 10.6 9.0-12.4 217 12.5 10.8-14.4 161 9.1 7.6-10.8 18 1.2 0.7- 2.0
Regional City or Suburban County 1,458 952 63.6 60.5-66.5 167 11.6 9.7-13.7 136 10.9 9.0-13.1 191 13.2 11.2-15.5 12 0.8 0.4- 1.5
Rural 3,247 2,036 61.2 58.9-63.3 350 11.4 10.0-13.0 347 10.7 9.3-12.2 493 15.8 14.2-17.6 21 0.9 0.6- 1.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,334 2,249 66.2 64.2-68.1 352 10.6 9.4-11.9 372 12.1 10.8-13.6 335 10.3 9.1-11.6 26 0.8 0.5- 1.3
Unemployed 258 132 56.4 48.7-63.7 36 10.7 7.3-15.4 40 12.4 8.6-17.4 43 16.2 11.3-22.7 *** *** ***
Retired 1,748 1,169 64.9 62.0-67.7 165 10.4 8.7-12.5 133 7.4 6.0- 9.2 274 16.8 14.6-19.2 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 586 248 39.6 34.6-44.7 82 15.1 11.7-19.4 106 17.6 13.8-22.1 147 27.1 22.6-32.1 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 509 349 69.4 64.4-74.0 63 13.0 9.7-17.2 46 9.2 6.6-12.6 43 6.8 4.8- 9.6 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 211 96 45.8 37.8-54.0 31 13.3 8.8-19.7 31 13.3 8.3-20.7 48 24.6 18.0-32.8 *** *** ***
50% to 100% 578 249 41.8 36.9-46.9 83 14.8 11.5-18.8 101 18.6 14.8-23.2 130 22.1 18.2-26.6 15 2.6 1.4- 4.7
101% to 150% 954 449 47.7 43.7-51.6 118 12.4 10.0-15.3 158 17.4 14.5-20.7 220 21.6 18.4-25.1 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 430 240 56.3 50.3-62.1 62 14.8 10.9-19.7 58 12.5 9.1-16.9 69 16.0 12.2-20.6 *** *** ***
More than 200% 3,062 2,363 75.8 73.8-77.6 268 9.3 8.1-10.7 240 8.7 7.5-10.1 185 6.1 5.1- 7.2 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,296 762 56.8 53.1-60.5 141 12.2 9.8-15.2 163 13.2 10.7-16.1 222 16.9 14.4-19.8 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 2,350 1,504 62.3 59.7-64.7 262 11.2 9.7-12.9 221 9.8 8.4-11.5 346 15.8 13.9-17.8 17 1.0 0.6- 1.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,817 1,902 66.4 64.3-68.4 296 10.9 9.6-12.3 316 11.9 10.5-13.4 277 9.9 8.7-11.3 26 1.0 0.6- 1.6

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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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