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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 5,201 69 1.9 1.4- 2.6 5,132 98.1 97.4-98.6
GENDER
Male 2,327 49 3.1 2.2- 4.2 2,278 96.9 95.8-97.8
Female 2,874 20 0.9 0.5- 1.6 2,854 99.1 98.4-99.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,488 40 1.8 1.2- 2.6 3,448 98.2 97.4-98.8
Non-Hispanic Black 1,056 16 1.8 1.0- 3.1 1,040 98.2 96.9-99.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 93 *** *** *** 92 98.7 91.6-99.8
Non-Hispanic Other 170 *** *** *** 163 93.3 85.0-97.2
Hispanic 347 *** *** *** 343 98.7 96.6-99.5
AGE
18-34 910 41 4.8 3.4- 6.9 869 95.2 93.1-96.6
35-44 684 11 2.1 1.0- 4.3 673 97.9 95.7-99.0
45-54 868 *** *** *** 859 98.7 97.3-99.4
55-64 1,068 *** *** *** 1,061 99.4 98.6-99.7
65-74 1,034 *** *** *** 1,033 99.9 99.1- 100
75+ 579 *** *** *** 579 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 596 *** *** *** 587 97.4 94.5-98.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,415 21 2.4 1.5- 4.0 1,394 97.6 96.0-98.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,561 21 1.8 1.1- 3.0 1,540 98.2 97.0-98.9
College Graduate 1,618 18 1.1 0.7- 1.9 1,600 98.9 98.1-99.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 479 *** *** *** 473 98.4 96.3-99.3
$15,000- 24,999 862 12 2.6 1.3- 5.1 850 97.4 94.9-98.7
$25,000- 34,999 502 *** *** *** 492 95.7 91.6-97.8
$35,000- 49,999 639 11 1.9 0.9- 3.8 628 98.1 96.2-99.1
$50,000-74,999 682 *** *** *** 675 98.9 97.5-99.5
$75,000+ 1,122 12 1.5 0.8- 2.9 1,110 98.5 97.1-99.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,459 16 1.9 1.0- 3.7 1,443 98.1 96.3-99.0
No 3,721 52 1.9 1.4- 2.6 3,669 98.1 97.4-98.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,592 20 2.2 1.3- 3.9 1,572 97.8 96.1-98.7
No 3,590 49 1.8 1.3- 2.5 3,541 98.2 97.5-98.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 703 *** *** *** 695 97.9 95.3-99.0
Non-Veteran 4,498 61 1.9 1.4- 2.6 4,437 98.1 97.4-98.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,320 20 1.9 1.1- 3.1 1,300 98.1 96.9-98.9
Regional City or Suburban County 1,181 17 1.8 1.0- 3.2 1,164 98.2 96.8-99.0
Rural 2,703 32 2.0 1.3- 3.2 2,671 98.0 96.8-98.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,595 40 1.8 1.3- 2.7 2,555 98.2 97.3-98.7
Unemployed 205 *** *** *** 197 94.8 89.3-97.6
Retired 1,483 *** *** *** 1,480 99.7 98.7-99.9
Unable to Work 507 *** *** *** 503 98.3 93.8-99.6
Other not in Labor Force 394 14 4.5 2.5- 7.9 380 95.5 92.1-97.5
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 173 *** *** *** 168 97.1 92.9-98.9
50% to 100% 466 *** *** *** 459 97.9 95.1-99.1
101% to 150% 783 12 2.9 1.4- 5.8 771 97.1 94.2-98.6
151% to 200% 356 *** *** *** 351 96.6 91.7-98.7
More than 200% 2,479 29 1.5 1.0- 2.3 2,450 98.5 97.7-99.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,113 17 2.6 1.4- 4.7 1,096 97.4 95.3-98.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,930 21 1.6 1.0- 2.7 1,909 98.4 97.3-99.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,161 31 1.9 1.3- 2.9 2,130 98.1 97.1-98.7

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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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