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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 756 119 17.0 13.8-20.8 637 83.0 79.2-86.2
GENDER
Male 317 56 20.2 15.0-26.6 261 79.8 73.4-85.0
Female 439 63 14.6 10.9-19.2 376 85.4 80.8-89.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 467 74 18.0 13.9-22.9 393 82.0 77.1-86.1
Non-Hispanic Black 206 32 13.4 8.3-20.8 174 86.6 79.2-91.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 114 20 20.4 12.8-31.0 94 79.6 69.0-87.2
55-64 207 28 14.2 9.1-21.3 179 85.8 78.7-90.9
65-74 250 36 14.7 9.9-21.2 214 85.3 78.8-90.1
75+ 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 28 17.3 10.6-27.1 101 82.7 72.9-89.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 255 41 17.8 12.6-24.5 214 82.2 75.5-87.4
Some Post-H.S. 218 31 17.9 12.4-25.2 187 82.1 74.8-87.6
College Graduate 153 20 13.6 7.9-22.3 133 86.4 77.7-92.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 19 17.4 9.5-29.8 101 82.6 70.2-90.5
$15,000- 24,999 146 24 17.2 10.7-26.4 122 82.8 73.6-89.3
$25,000- 34,999 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 95 11 11.5 5.7-21.9 84 88.5 78.1-94.3
$50,000-74,999 89 12 14.8 7.6-26.7 77 85.2 73.3-92.4
$75,000+ 98 13 14.8 8.0-25.7 85 85.2 74.3-92.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 375 75 20.7 15.9-26.6 300 79.3 73.4-84.1
No 376 45 14.0 10.1-19.2 331 86.0 80.8-89.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 394 85 23.0 18.0-28.9 309 77.0 71.1-82.0
No 360 35 11.2 7.6-16.1 325 88.8 83.9-92.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 120 19 19.0 11.4-29.9 101 81.0 70.1-88.6
Non-Veteran 637 101 16.8 13.4-20.9 536 83.2 79.1-86.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 151 25 21.5 14.2-31.2 126 78.5 68.8-85.8
Regional City or Suburban County 177 25 15.2 9.9-22.7 152 84.8 77.3-90.1
Rural 429 70 15.8 11.9-20.6 359 84.2 79.4-88.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 207 26 15.1 9.9-22.5 181 84.9 77.5-90.1
Unemployed 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 333 56 17.5 12.7-23.6 277 82.5 76.4-87.3
Unable to Work 158 26 15.4 9.9-23.3 132 84.6 76.7-90.1
Other not in Labor Force 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 88 11 13.3 6.8-24.4 77 86.7 75.6-93.2
101% to 150% 139 22 17.4 10.7-27.0 117 82.6 73.0-89.3
151% to 200% 62 12 14.7 7.3-27.6 50 85.3 72.4-92.7
More than 200% 292 40 14.6 10.2-20.5 252 85.4 79.5-89.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 197 35 18.0 11.9-26.2 162 82.0 73.8-88.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 311 45 15.6 11.2-21.2 266 84.4 78.8-88.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 249 40 18.3 12.9-25.2 209 81.7 74.8-87.1

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes.

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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