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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,209 4,988 96.0 95.2-96.6 221 4.0 3.4- 4.8
GENDER
Male 2,327 2,233 96.2 95.1-97.1 94 3.8 2.9- 4.9
Female 2,882 2,755 95.8 94.6-96.7 127 4.2 3.3- 5.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,492 3,335 96.1 95.1-96.8 157 3.9 3.2- 4.9
Non-Hispanic Black 1,059 1,026 96.0 93.9-97.4 33 4.0 2.6- 6.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 93 91 98.0 89.5-99.6 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 170 163 96.5 89.9-98.8 *** *** ***
Hispanic 348 330 95.7 92.9-97.5 18 4.3 2.5- 7.1
AGE
18-34 912 877 95.4 93.1-97.0 35 4.6 3.0- 6.9
35-44 685 659 97.1 95.4-98.2 26 2.9 1.8- 4.6
45-54 872 836 96.1 94.4-97.3 36 3.9 2.7- 5.6
55-64 1,068 1,019 96.0 93.9-97.3 49 4.0 2.7- 6.1
65-74 1,034 995 96.9 95.6-97.9 39 3.1 2.1- 4.4
75+ 583 552 95.2 92.9-96.9 31 4.8 3.1- 7.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 596 549 90.8 86.9-93.6 47 9.2 6.4-13.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,422 1,368 96.9 95.6-97.8 54 3.1 2.2- 4.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,563 1,493 96.3 95.1-97.3 70 3.7 2.7- 4.9
College Graduate 1,617 1,567 97.7 96.7-98.4 50 2.3 1.6- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 479 437 92.1 88.4-94.7 42 7.9 5.3-11.6
$15,000- 24,999 861 811 94.2 91.2-96.3 50 5.8 3.7- 8.8
$25,000- 34,999 502 477 95.2 92.0-97.1 25 4.8 2.9- 8.0
$35,000- 49,999 641 622 97.5 95.8-98.5 19 2.5 1.5- 4.2
$50,000-74,999 683 662 98.1 96.8-98.9 21 1.9 1.1- 3.2
$75,000+ 1,124 1,101 97.9 96.6-98.8 23 2.1 1.2- 3.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,462 1,384 95.1 93.3-96.4 78 4.9 3.6- 6.7
No 3,726 3,583 96.2 95.3-97.0 143 3.8 3.0- 4.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,594 1,510 95.5 94.2-96.6 84 4.5 3.4- 5.8
No 3,597 3,461 96.2 95.2-97.0 136 3.8 3.0- 4.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 703 678 97.5 96.0-98.4 25 2.5 1.6- 4.0
Non-Veteran 4,506 4,310 95.8 94.9-96.5 196 4.2 3.5- 5.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,323 1,293 97.4 96.0-98.2 30 2.6 1.8- 4.0
Regional City or Suburban County 1,182 1,135 95.9 93.8-97.3 47 4.1 2.7- 6.2
Rural 2,707 2,563 95.0 93.8-96.0 144 5.0 4.0- 6.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,598 2,498 96.8 95.8-97.5 100 3.2 2.5- 4.2
Unemployed 205 193 90.6 79.8-95.9 12 9.4 4.1-20.2
Retired 1,488 1,421 96.2 94.8-97.2 67 3.8 2.8- 5.2
Unable to Work 507 486 95.5 92.1-97.4 21 4.5 2.6- 7.9
Other not in Labor Force 395 375 94.5 90.9-96.7 20 5.5 3.3- 9.1
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 173 160 92.9 86.1-96.5 13 7.1 3.5-13.9
50% to 100% 465 434 93.9 89.3-96.6 31 6.1 3.4-10.7
101% to 150% 785 741 95.0 92.6-96.6 44 5.0 3.4- 7.4
151% to 200% 355 333 93.7 89.2-96.5 22 6.3 3.5-10.8
More than 200% 2,483 2,416 97.8 97.1-98.4 67 2.2 1.6- 2.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,117 1,079 96.5 94.6-97.7 38 3.5 2.3- 5.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,932 1,829 95.5 94.1-96.6 103 4.5 3.4- 5.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,163 2,083 96.1 94.9-97.1 80 3.9 2.9- 5.1

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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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