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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 5,206 4,443 85.4 84.1-86.5 763 14.6 13.5-15.9
GENDER
Male 2,326 1,995 86.8 85.0-88.3 331 13.2 11.7-15.0
Female 2,880 2,448 84.1 82.3-85.8 432 15.9 14.2-17.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,490 3,071 88.5 87.1-89.7 419 11.5 10.3-12.9
Non-Hispanic Black 1,058 840 78.7 75.5-81.6 218 21.3 18.4-24.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 170 151 87.2 78.8-92.6 19 12.8 7.4-21.2
Hispanic 348 254 74.3 68.7-79.3 94 25.7 20.7-31.3
AGE
18-34 911 764 83.8 80.7-86.4 147 16.2 13.6-19.3
35-44 684 574 85.6 82.4-88.3 110 14.4 11.7-17.6
45-54 872 772 89.0 86.4-91.2 100 11.0 8.8-13.6
55-64 1,069 925 85.8 82.8-88.3 144 14.2 11.7-17.2
65-74 1,032 882 84.5 81.6-87.1 150 15.5 12.9-18.4
75+ 581 478 83.2 79.3-86.5 103 16.8 13.5-20.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 596 487 80.9 76.7-84.5 109 19.1 15.5-23.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,420 1,212 86.1 83.8-88.0 208 13.9 12.0-16.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,561 1,356 87.0 84.7-88.9 205 13.0 11.1-15.3
College Graduate 1,618 1,378 85.1 82.8-87.1 240 14.9 12.9-17.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 478 405 84.1 79.3-88.0 73 15.9 12.0-20.7
$15,000- 24,999 863 692 80.3 76.8-83.4 171 19.7 16.6-23.2
$25,000- 34,999 501 426 84.3 79.8-87.9 75 15.7 12.1-20.2
$35,000- 49,999 641 552 88.4 85.3-90.9 89 11.6 9.1-14.7
$50,000-74,999 682 587 85.7 82.2-88.6 95 14.3 11.4-17.8
$75,000+ 1,124 1,010 89.9 87.7-91.8 114 10.1 8.2-12.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,461 1,259 86.7 84.3-88.8 202 13.3 11.2-15.7
No 3,724 3,169 85.1 83.6-86.4 555 14.9 13.6-16.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,595 1,365 86.2 84.0-88.2 230 13.8 11.8-16.0
No 3,592 3,062 85.1 83.6-86.5 530 14.9 13.5-16.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 704 623 89.1 86.1-91.6 81 10.9 8.4-13.9
Non-Veteran 4,502 3,819 84.9 83.5-86.1 683 15.1 13.9-16.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,322 1,091 82.7 80.2-85.0 231 17.3 15.0-19.8
Regional City or Suburban County 1,184 994 84.9 82.3-87.1 190 15.1 12.9-17.7
Rural 2,703 2,360 87.6 85.8-89.1 343 12.4 10.9-14.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,598 2,239 86.7 85.1-88.1 359 13.3 11.9-14.9
Unemployed 205 169 83.2 76.2-88.5 36 16.8 11.5-23.8
Retired 1,485 1,256 84.2 81.7-86.3 229 15.8 13.7-18.3
Unable to Work 508 434 86.1 81.6-89.6 74 13.9 10.4-18.4
Other not in Labor Force 394 334 82.0 76.4-86.5 60 18.0 13.5-23.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 173 147 85.3 78.0-90.6 26 14.7 9.4-22.0
50% to 100% 465 375 80.4 75.6-84.5 90 19.6 15.5-24.4
101% to 150% 785 656 83.7 80.1-86.7 129 16.3 13.3-19.9
151% to 200% 356 296 84.4 79.2-88.5 60 15.6 11.5-20.8
More than 200% 2,481 2,177 88.1 86.5-89.6 304 11.9 10.4-13.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,112 984 87.6 84.5-90.2 128 12.4 9.8-15.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,934 1,644 85.8 83.8-87.6 290 14.2 12.4-16.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,163 1,817 84.4 82.5-86.1 346 15.6 13.9-17.5

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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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