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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 5,222 1,552 24.8 23.5-26.2 3,670 75.2 73.8-76.5
GENDER
Male 2,329 790 28.4 26.3-30.6 1,539 71.6 69.4-73.7
Female 2,893 762 21.6 19.9-23.4 2,131 78.4 76.6-80.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,503 1,127 27.3 25.6-29.1 2,376 72.7 70.9-74.4
Non-Hispanic Black 1,062 291 23.7 20.7-26.9 771 76.3 73.1-79.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 93 35 28.4 19.8-38.9 58 71.6 61.1-80.2
Non-Hispanic Other 169 49 21.7 15.2-29.9 120 78.3 70.1-84.8
Hispanic 348 40 8.2 5.7-11.5 308 91.8 88.5-94.3
AGE
18-34 914 38 4.0 2.8- 5.6 876 96.0 94.4-97.2
35-44 684 51 7.9 5.7-10.8 633 92.1 89.2-94.3
45-54 875 168 19.2 16.2-22.6 707 80.8 77.4-83.8
55-64 1,072 424 40.8 37.2-44.6 648 59.2 55.4-62.8
65-74 1,039 540 53.8 50.1-57.5 499 46.2 42.5-49.9
75+ 584 313 52.5 47.5-57.4 271 47.5 42.6-52.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 597 211 32.4 28.0-37.1 386 67.6 62.9-72.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,427 488 28.5 25.8-31.3 939 71.5 68.7-74.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,564 430 21.8 19.6-24.2 1,134 78.2 75.8-80.4
College Graduate 1,622 418 20.0 18.0-22.2 1,204 80.0 77.8-82.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 482 165 30.9 25.8-36.4 317 69.1 63.6-74.2
$15,000- 24,999 866 263 27.9 24.4-31.7 603 72.1 68.3-75.6
$25,000- 34,999 502 152 26.3 22.0-31.2 350 73.7 68.8-78.0
$35,000- 49,999 640 197 25.0 21.2-29.1 443 75.0 70.9-78.8
$50,000-74,999 686 191 23.5 20.0-27.3 495 76.5 72.7-80.0
$75,000+ 1,125 268 18.5 16.2-21.1 857 81.5 78.9-83.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,464 666 42.5 39.4-45.8 798 57.5 54.2-60.6
No 3,737 880 19.0 17.6-20.5 2,857 81.0 79.5-82.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,599 699 40.4 37.4-43.4 900 59.6 56.6-62.6
No 3,603 846 19.0 17.6-20.5 2,757 81.0 79.5-82.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 702 322 41.1 36.8-45.5 380 58.9 54.5-63.2
Non-Veteran 4,519 1,231 22.8 21.4-24.2 3,288 77.2 75.8-78.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,324 313 20.1 17.8-22.6 1,011 79.9 77.4-82.2
Regional City or Suburban County 1,188 325 23.7 21.0-26.6 863 76.3 73.4-79.0
Rural 2,713 916 29.0 27.0-31.2 1,797 71.0 68.8-73.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,604 446 14.1 12.6-15.6 2,158 85.9 84.4-87.4
Unemployed 205 51 18.1 12.9-24.7 154 81.9 75.3-87.1
Retired 1,492 768 51.6 48.5-54.7 724 48.4 45.3-51.5
Unable to Work 507 234 48.4 42.8-54.1 273 51.6 45.9-57.2
Other not in Labor Force 396 49 8.9 6.4-12.2 347 91.1 87.8-93.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 174 37 21.2 14.3-30.3 137 78.8 69.7-85.7
50% to 100% 469 116 21.6 17.5-26.3 353 78.4 73.7-82.5
101% to 150% 786 260 29.9 26.1-33.9 526 70.1 66.1-73.9
151% to 200% 356 117 28.5 23.2-34.5 239 71.5 65.5-76.8
More than 200% 2,488 701 23.0 21.2-25.0 1,787 77.0 75.0-78.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,119 384 30.6 27.2-34.2 735 69.4 65.8-72.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,941 626 27.8 25.5-30.3 1,315 72.2 69.7-74.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,165 544 21.0 19.1-23.0 1,621 79.0 77.0-80.9

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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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