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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 5,205 212 4.9 4.2- 5.8 4,993 95.1 94.2-95.8
GENDER
Male 2,326 157 8.2 6.7- 9.9 2,169 91.8 90.1-93.3
Female 2,879 55 2.0 1.5- 2.7 2,824 98.0 97.3-98.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,490 116 4.1 3.2- 5.1 3,374 95.9 94.9-96.8
Non-Hispanic Black 1,058 46 6.0 4.2- 8.5 1,012 94.0 91.5-95.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 93 *** *** *** 90 95.5 86.5-98.6
Non-Hispanic Other 170 *** *** *** 160 96.1 91.6-98.2
Hispanic 347 36 10.5 7.3-14.9 311 89.5 85.1-92.7
AGE
18-34 910 81 9.0 7.0-11.5 829 91.0 88.5-93.0
35-44 683 37 7.0 4.7-10.2 646 93.0 89.8-95.3
45-54 869 33 3.5 2.3- 5.2 836 96.5 94.8-97.7
55-64 1,069 36 3.3 2.2- 4.9 1,033 96.7 95.1-97.8
65-74 1,034 21 1.9 1.1- 3.2 1,013 98.1 96.8-98.9
75+ 582 *** *** *** 580 99.7 98.9-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 597 44 9.2 6.4-13.0 553 90.8 87.0-93.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,417 66 5.6 4.2- 7.4 1,351 94.4 92.6-95.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,562 59 4.0 2.9- 5.5 1,503 96.0 94.5-97.1
College Graduate 1,618 43 2.8 2.0- 4.0 1,575 97.2 96.0-98.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 479 28 8.5 5.4-13.1 451 91.5 86.9-94.6
$15,000- 24,999 862 50 7.7 5.4-10.8 812 92.3 89.2-94.6
$25,000- 34,999 502 24 6.1 3.9- 9.5 478 93.9 90.5-96.1
$35,000- 49,999 638 27 4.5 2.7- 7.5 611 95.5 92.5-97.3
$50,000-74,999 683 20 3.3 2.0- 5.4 663 96.7 94.6-98.0
$75,000+ 1,123 41 4.0 2.7- 5.7 1,082 96.0 94.3-97.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,461 56 5.7 4.0- 8.2 1,405 94.3 91.8-96.0
No 3,723 155 4.7 3.9- 5.6 3,568 95.3 94.4-96.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,595 65 5.8 4.2- 8.0 1,530 94.2 92.0-95.8
No 3,591 144 4.5 3.7- 5.4 3,447 95.5 94.6-96.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 703 38 5.3 3.5- 8.0 665 94.7 92.0-96.5
Non-Veteran 4,502 174 4.9 4.1- 5.8 4,328 95.1 94.2-95.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,320 45 3.6 2.6- 5.1 1,275 96.4 94.9-97.4
Regional City or Suburban County 1,183 48 4.7 3.4- 6.5 1,135 95.3 93.5-96.6
Rural 2,705 119 6.0 4.8- 7.6 2,586 94.0 92.4-95.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,595 137 6.0 4.9- 7.3 2,458 94.0 92.7-95.1
Unemployed 205 21 11.1 6.7-17.8 184 88.9 82.2-93.3
Retired 1,486 20 1.3 0.8- 2.3 1,466 98.7 97.7-99.2
Unable to Work 507 17 4.4 2.2- 8.7 490 95.6 91.3-97.8
Other not in Labor Force 395 15 4.4 2.5- 7.8 380 95.6 92.2-97.5
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 173 15 13.1 7.2-22.5 158 86.9 77.5-92.8
50% to 100% 466 32 7.9 5.3-11.5 434 92.1 88.5-94.7
101% to 150% 783 37 6.3 4.1- 9.5 746 93.7 90.5-95.9
151% to 200% 355 19 6.8 4.1-11.1 336 93.2 88.9-95.9
More than 200% 2,481 82 3.7 2.8- 4.8 2,399 96.3 95.2-97.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,115 48 5.7 3.9- 8.3 1,067 94.3 91.7-96.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,932 90 5.4 4.2- 6.9 1,842 94.6 93.1-95.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,161 74 4.4 3.3- 5.7 2,087 95.6 94.3-96.7

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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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