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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,516 4,261 63.7 62.2-65.2 1,052 15.0 14.0-16.1 1,203 21.2 20.0-22.5
GENDER
Male 2,963 1,808 58.9 56.7-61.1 426 13.2 11.8-14.7 729 27.9 25.9-30.0
Female 3,553 2,453 68.1 66.2-70.0 626 16.8 15.4-18.3 474 15.1 13.6-16.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,364 2,981 66.5 64.7-68.2 749 16.1 14.9-17.5 634 17.4 16.0-18.9
Non-Hispanic Black 1,267 849 66.5 63.2-69.6 201 14.6 12.4-17.0 217 18.9 16.4-21.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 109 *** *** *** 17 17.0 9.6-28.2 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 238 136 54.4 45.9-62.6 34 9.7 6.3-14.6 68 35.9 27.9-44.8
Hispanic 465 183 38.2 33.2-43.4 38 8.7 6.1-12.3 244 53.1 47.8-58.3
AGE
18-34 1,333 672 51.1 47.9-54.3 134 9.2 7.6-11.1 527 39.7 36.6-42.8
35-44 884 536 61.9 58.0-65.6 104 11.9 9.6-14.8 244 26.2 23.0-29.7
45-54 1,050 688 66.0 62.5-69.3 184 18.8 16.1-21.9 178 15.2 12.9-17.8
55-64 1,267 902 71.5 68.3-74.4 217 17.4 14.9-20.2 148 11.1 9.2-13.5
65-74 1,197 906 75.9 72.8-78.7 226 19.3 16.8-22.2 65 4.8 3.5- 6.5
75+ 706 507 73.9 69.9-77.6 172 22.9 19.4-26.8 27 3.2 2.0- 4.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 719 399 56.8 52.3-61.2 112 13.8 11.2-16.9 208 29.4 25.4-33.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,793 1,089 58.1 55.3-60.9 305 16.3 14.3-18.5 399 25.6 23.1-28.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,883 1,264 65.7 63.1-68.3 302 15.0 13.2-17.0 317 19.2 17.1-21.6
College Graduate 2,106 1,504 71.4 69.1-73.7 330 14.4 12.8-16.2 272 14.2 12.5-16.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 644 354 53.1 48.2-58.0 115 16.8 13.4-20.9 175 30.0 25.7-34.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,054 617 55.5 51.7-59.3 156 14.2 11.8-17.0 281 30.3 26.9-33.9
$25,000- 34,999 610 368 55.8 50.9-60.7 101 15.2 12.2-18.8 141 29.0 24.5-33.9
$35,000- 49,999 788 536 66.7 62.4-70.8 127 14.9 12.0-18.3 125 18.4 15.1-22.2
$50,000-74,999 830 594 69.6 65.7-73.4 123 13.0 10.7-15.8 113 17.4 14.2-21.0
$75,000+ 1,434 1,046 70.7 67.7-73.4 212 15.1 13.0-17.4 176 14.3 12.1-16.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,604 1,032 63.2 60.1-66.2 432 26.9 24.2-29.8 140 9.9 8.0-12.2
No 4,153 2,766 64.6 62.7-66.4 552 12.5 11.3-13.7 835 23.0 21.4-24.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,863 1,176 61.4 58.5-64.2 464 24.2 21.8-26.7 223 14.4 12.4-16.8
No 4,485 2,990 64.9 63.2-66.6 564 11.9 10.8-13.1 931 23.2 21.7-24.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 936 592 62.2 58.3-65.9 203 20.9 17.9-24.2 141 16.9 14.1-20.2
Non-Veteran 5,577 3,668 63.9 62.3-65.5 848 14.2 13.1-15.3 1,061 21.9 20.5-23.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,773 1,090 61.2 58.5-63.8 285 14.5 12.7-16.4 398 24.4 22.1-26.8
Regional City or Suburban County 1,473 965 65.7 62.8-68.5 253 15.5 13.5-17.7 255 18.8 16.5-21.4
Rural 3,273 2,209 64.6 62.4-66.8 514 15.3 13.7-16.9 550 20.1 18.3-22.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,344 2,138 62.2 60.2-64.2 390 11.4 10.2-12.7 816 26.4 24.6-28.3
Unemployed 263 123 47.7 40.1-55.4 39 12.6 8.5-18.4 101 39.7 32.5-47.3
Retired 1,768 1,307 75.0 72.5-77.3 370 20.4 18.2-22.7 91 4.6 3.6- 5.9
Unable to Work 599 369 57.9 52.6-63.0 178 32.2 27.5-37.4 52 9.8 6.9-13.9
Other not in Labor Force 515 308 62.6 57.6-67.4 71 11.5 8.8-14.8 136 25.9 21.8-30.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 214 103 45.3 37.2-53.6 34 16.8 11.4-24.1 77 37.9 30.3-46.2
50% to 100% 582 302 51.0 45.9-56.0 89 14.3 11.1-18.1 191 34.8 30.1-39.8
101% to 150% 971 599 59.7 55.8-63.6 150 14.4 11.9-17.4 222 25.8 22.4-29.6
151% to 200% 432 268 58.0 52.0-63.8 76 15.9 12.2-20.4 88 26.1 21.0-31.9
More than 200% 3,068 2,191 69.7 67.6-71.7 473 14.7 13.3-16.3 404 15.6 14.0-17.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,311 899 65.1 61.4-68.6 206 15.2 12.8-18.0 206 19.7 16.7-23.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 2,367 1,560 64.4 62.0-66.8 389 15.5 13.8-17.4 418 20.1 18.1-22.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,841 1,805 62.9 60.8-65.0 457 14.7 13.3-16.2 579 22.4 20.6-24.3

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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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