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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,514 1,107 18.2 17.1-19.4 2,042 32.0 30.7-33.5 2,058 31.5 30.1-32.9 921 13.2 12.2-14.3 386 5.1 4.5- 5.7
GENDER
Male 2,970 525 18.9 17.2-20.7 952 32.8 30.8-34.9 926 31.0 29.0-33.0 396 12.6 11.2-14.2 171 4.8 4.0- 5.7
Female 3,544 582 17.6 16.1-19.2 1,090 31.4 29.5-33.3 1,132 31.9 30.0-33.9 525 13.8 12.5-15.3 215 5.3 4.5- 6.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,359 777 18.9 17.5-20.4 1,488 34.8 33.1-36.6 1,303 29.8 28.1-31.5 520 11.1 10.0-12.3 271 5.4 4.7- 6.2
Non-Hispanic Black 1,267 166 14.6 12.4-17.2 325 27.2 24.2-30.3 478 37.3 34.1-40.6 223 16.1 13.8-18.7 75 4.8 3.7- 6.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 111 12 9.7 5.1-17.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 23.7 15.1-35.0 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 238 53 27.1 20.0-35.6 87 36.0 28.5-44.2 55 23.2 16.8-31.1 31 9.4 5.1-16.9 12 4.3 2.2- 8.3
Hispanic 466 83 17.6 14.0-21.8 94 20.1 16.2-24.6 164 35.8 30.9-41.0 112 24.2 19.9-29.1 13 2.4 1.3- 4.3
AGE
18-34 1,336 303 22.9 20.3-25.6 495 36.7 33.7-39.8 408 31.4 28.5-34.5 117 8.2 6.6-10.1 13 0.9 0.5- 1.7
35-44 885 179 21.1 18.1-24.5 278 32.7 29.1-36.4 285 30.1 26.7-33.8 113 12.8 10.3-15.8 30 3.3 2.1- 5.1
45-54 1,050 199 20.0 17.3-23.0 297 27.3 24.3-30.5 315 30.1 26.9-33.5 165 16.4 13.8-19.3 74 6.2 4.7- 8.1
55-64 1,262 203 15.8 13.5-18.4 364 30.0 27.0-33.2 376 29.1 26.1-32.3 209 16.9 14.4-19.7 110 8.2 6.5-10.2
65-74 1,195 149 11.3 9.4-13.5 391 33.3 30.1-36.7 384 32.8 29.6-36.2 183 15.0 12.7-17.6 88 7.6 5.9- 9.6
75+ 705 64 8.6 6.5-11.3 191 25.6 21.8-29.7 258 38.2 33.9-42.7 124 15.9 12.9-19.4 68 11.7 9.0-15.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 715 36 4.6 3.1- 6.8 103 16.8 13.5-20.8 258 37.2 32.9-41.7 209 28.0 24.1-32.3 109 13.3 10.7-16.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,795 210 14.6 12.6-16.8 426 24.4 22.1-26.9 673 38.7 35.9-41.5 343 16.7 14.7-18.8 143 5.7 4.7- 6.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,881 326 20.0 17.8-22.4 653 36.9 34.3-39.7 579 29.1 26.7-31.6 236 10.3 8.9-12.0 87 3.7 2.9- 4.7
College Graduate 2,108 530 27.4 25.1-29.7 855 42.9 40.3-45.4 543 23.5 21.5-25.6 134 4.8 3.9- 6.0 46 1.5 1.0- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 643 55 9.3 6.8-12.5 119 21.0 17.1-25.6 189 30.4 26.0-35.1 170 24.2 20.2-28.6 110 15.1 12.1-18.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,053 111 11.2 9.0-13.9 217 20.4 17.5-23.5 391 36.2 32.7-39.9 245 25.1 21.8-28.8 89 7.1 5.6- 9.0
$25,000- 34,999 608 77 13.5 10.5-17.2 172 28.7 24.4-33.3 234 39.3 34.6-44.2 93 14.4 11.4-18.0 32 4.2 2.7- 6.4
$35,000- 49,999 787 118 16.0 13.0-19.4 271 33.6 29.6-37.8 264 35.1 30.9-39.5 98 11.4 8.9-14.4 36 4.0 2.6- 6.3
$50,000-74,999 831 142 17.9 14.9-21.4 324 40.2 36.2-44.3 276 31.8 28.1-35.7 64 7.6 5.7-10.0 25 2.5 1.5- 3.9
$75,000+ 1,433 428 30.0 27.3-32.9 589 42.0 39.0-45.1 329 22.8 20.4-25.5 69 4.1 3.1- 5.3 18 1.1 0.6- 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,597 66 4.4 3.3- 5.9 243 14.9 12.8-17.3 501 31.8 28.9-34.8 473 29.6 26.7-32.6 314 19.3 17.0-21.8
No 4,154 862 21.3 19.8-22.9 1,517 36.4 34.6-38.2 1,342 32.2 30.5-34.0 380 9.0 8.0-10.2 53 1.1 0.8- 1.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,854 74 4.1 3.1- 5.3 314 16.6 14.6-18.8 594 32.0 29.4-34.8 531 29.8 27.1-32.7 341 17.4 15.4-19.7
No 4,490 1,012 23.4 21.9-25.0 1,675 37.3 35.6-39.1 1,397 31.0 29.3-32.6 364 7.5 6.6- 8.4 42 0.8 0.6- 1.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 941 148 17.1 14.4-20.3 309 33.7 30.1-37.4 283 29.8 26.4-33.5 124 12.3 9.9-15.1 77 7.1 5.5- 9.2
Non-Veteran 5,570 957 18.3 17.1-19.6 1,732 31.8 30.3-33.4 1,774 31.7 30.2-33.2 798 13.4 12.3-14.5 309 4.8 4.2- 5.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,773 367 21.5 19.4-23.8 627 36.0 33.4-38.6 526 29.1 26.7-31.6 200 11.0 9.4-12.9 53 2.4 1.8- 3.2
Regional City or Suburban County 1,466 272 19.1 16.9-21.7 456 30.9 28.2-33.8 454 32.1 29.2-35.1 199 12.6 10.7-14.7 85 5.3 4.1- 6.8
Rural 3,277 469 14.9 13.4-16.6 959 29.5 27.5-31.5 1,078 33.0 31.0-35.2 523 15.4 13.9-17.2 248 7.1 6.1- 8.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,347 740 23.0 21.3-24.7 1,197 36.2 34.2-38.1 1,046 30.6 28.8-32.5 317 9.1 8.0-10.3 47 1.1 0.8- 1.7
Unemployed 264 35 14.4 9.7-21.0 73 27.1 21.0-34.1 81 32.7 25.7-40.6 55 19.9 14.9-26.1 20 5.9 3.3-10.4
Retired 1,765 210 10.9 9.3-12.7 539 30.3 27.7-32.9 610 35.3 32.6-38.1 279 15.6 13.6-17.8 127 8.0 6.5- 9.8
Unable to Work 593 21 4.0 2.4- 6.7 36 5.5 3.6- 8.2 146 25.8 21.5-30.7 208 36.7 31.6-42.0 182 28.0 23.7-32.7
Other not in Labor Force 517 96 19.6 15.8-24.0 185 36.7 31.7-42.0 167 33.0 28.3-38.1 59 9.0 6.7-12.2 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 214 27 12.3 8.0-18.3 45 24.3 17.6-32.4 58 26.9 20.1-35.0 55 24.8 18.5-32.4 29 11.7 7.4-18.1
50% to 100% 581 57 9.0 6.7-12.2 105 17.8 14.3-21.9 202 35.8 31.0-40.8 151 28.7 24.1-33.8 66 8.7 6.5-11.5
101% to 150% 967 102 12.3 9.8-15.3 207 23.0 19.8-26.5 350 36.2 32.6-40.1 205 19.3 16.3-22.7 103 9.1 7.3-11.4
151% to 200% 433 45 10.4 7.5-14.4 119 30.0 24.7-35.9 166 37.9 32.2-43.9 76 16.6 12.8-21.3 27 5.2 3.4- 7.8
More than 200% 3,066 678 23.3 21.5-25.2 1,189 39.6 37.5-41.7 878 28.2 26.3-30.1 241 6.8 5.9- 7.9 80 2.2 1.6- 2.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,308 170 15.0 12.4-18.0 353 25.7 22.6-29.0 429 33.6 30.2-37.3 252 18.3 15.8-21.2 104 7.3 5.7- 9.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 2,369 356 15.1 13.4-17.0 711 30.3 28.1-32.7 767 32.7 30.4-35.1 360 15.2 13.4-17.1 175 6.7 5.6- 7.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,839 582 21.1 19.4-22.9 978 34.9 32.8-37.0 862 30.0 28.1-32.1 310 10.6 9.3-12.0 107 3.4 2.7- 4.2

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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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