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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Inadequate Sleep

On average, how many hours of sleep do you get in a 24-hour period?

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 hrs. 6 hrs. 7-8 hrs. 9+ hrs.
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,428 733 12.1 11.1-13.2 1,354 21.7 20.5-23.0 3,806 58.3 56.8-59.7 535 7.9 7.2- 8.8
GENDER
Male 2,949 325 12.0 10.6-13.6 641 23.1 21.3-25.1 1,746 57.7 55.5-59.9 237 7.1 6.1- 8.3
Female 3,479 408 12.2 10.9-13.7 713 20.3 18.7-22.0 2,060 58.8 56.7-60.8 298 8.7 7.6- 9.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,316 433 11.1 9.9-12.4 881 21.4 19.9-23.0 2,669 60.5 58.6-62.3 333 7.0 6.2- 8.0
Non-Hispanic Black 1,233 190 16.2 13.8-19.0 305 25.6 22.7-28.7 602 47.0 43.6-50.4 136 11.2 9.2-13.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 109 20 22.0 13.7-33.2 36 31.5 22.2-42.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 234 36 12.6 8.5-18.1 53 19.4 13.8-26.5 133 64.0 56.1-71.3 12 4.0 2.0- 7.9
Hispanic 465 42 7.7 5.4-10.9 66 13.4 10.3-17.3 317 69.3 64.3-73.9 40 9.6 6.8-13.3
AGE
18-34 1,329 163 13.0 11.0-15.4 281 20.1 17.8-22.7 783 59.0 55.9-62.1 102 7.8 6.3- 9.6
35-44 877 117 12.1 9.8-14.9 222 27.9 24.4-31.7 489 55.0 51.0-58.8 49 5.1 3.7- 6.9
45-54 1,042 148 13.9 11.6-16.6 260 25.9 22.9-29.1 579 55.0 51.4-58.5 55 5.3 3.9- 7.1
55-64 1,244 149 12.8 10.5-15.4 271 20.7 18.2-23.6 735 59.1 55.7-62.4 89 7.4 5.7- 9.5
65-74 1,180 99 8.9 7.0-11.1 212 17.7 15.3-20.5 743 62.5 59.1-65.9 126 10.9 8.9-13.3
75+ 677 49 9.4 6.5-13.5 97 14.3 11.4-17.7 424 60.2 55.5-64.8 107 16.1 12.9-19.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 679 109 18.4 15.0-22.5 134 19.4 16.0-23.3 351 51.1 46.4-55.7 85 11.1 8.7-14.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,768 226 12.2 10.5-14.2 386 21.9 19.7-24.4 982 56.0 53.1-58.8 174 9.8 8.3-11.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,867 245 13.5 11.6-15.5 428 23.9 21.7-26.3 1,051 55.6 52.8-58.3 143 7.0 5.8- 8.5
College Graduate 2,101 153 7.0 5.8- 8.4 406 20.1 18.1-22.3 1,411 67.7 65.3-70.1 131 5.2 4.2- 6.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 625 123 21.7 17.7-26.3 133 20.2 16.5-24.5 293 47.0 42.1-52.0 76 11.1 8.5-14.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,043 151 15.4 12.8-18.4 229 23.2 20.1-26.6 551 51.8 48.0-55.5 112 9.7 7.8-11.9
$25,000- 34,999 606 70 11.3 8.6-14.6 133 21.4 17.7-25.6 360 59.5 54.6-64.2 43 7.8 5.5-11.1
$35,000- 49,999 786 77 10.9 8.3-14.2 194 26.3 22.6-30.4 443 54.3 49.9-58.6 72 8.5 6.5-11.2
$50,000-74,999 826 73 8.5 6.5-11.1 188 25.6 22.0-29.5 503 58.8 54.6-62.8 62 7.1 5.3- 9.6
$75,000+ 1,433 116 8.3 6.7-10.2 270 20.2 17.8-22.9 978 66.9 63.9-69.7 69 4.6 3.5- 6.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,555 314 22.8 20.0-25.7 327 21.8 19.2-24.5 724 44.4 41.2-47.5 190 11.1 9.4-13.1
No 4,116 337 8.7 7.7- 9.8 860 21.6 20.1-23.2 2,626 62.3 60.5-64.1 293 7.4 6.4- 8.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,801 348 22.0 19.5-24.6 403 22.8 20.4-25.3 824 43.5 40.7-46.4 226 11.7 10.0-13.7
No 4,461 362 8.6 7.6- 9.7 917 21.4 19.9-22.9 2,892 63.5 61.7-65.2 290 6.5 5.7- 7.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 931 141 15.0 12.4-18.1 203 23.7 20.5-27.3 508 53.6 49.7-57.5 79 7.6 5.8- 9.8
Non-Veteran 5,494 591 11.7 10.6-12.8 1,149 21.4 20.1-22.8 3,298 58.9 57.3-60.6 456 8.0 7.2- 8.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,753 169 10.2 8.6-12.0 366 21.2 19.1-23.5 1,075 60.3 57.6-62.9 143 8.3 6.9- 9.9
Regional City or Suburban County 1,455 154 11.9 9.9-14.2 296 20.5 18.1-23.1 882 59.6 56.5-62.6 123 8.0 6.5- 9.9
Rural 3,222 410 13.9 12.4-15.6 692 22.8 20.9-24.8 1,851 55.8 53.5-58.0 269 7.5 6.5- 8.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,331 331 10.4 9.2-11.8 792 24.7 23.0-26.5 2,029 59.5 57.5-61.5 179 5.3 4.5- 6.3
Unemployed 258 40 18.3 12.9-25.3 68 22.3 17.1-28.7 126 51.3 43.6-59.0 24 8.1 5.1-12.6
Retired 1,734 143 9.1 7.4-11.2 293 16.5 14.5-18.7 1,092 61.7 58.8-64.5 206 12.7 10.8-14.9
Unable to Work 571 169 33.9 28.9-39.3 107 18.1 14.5-22.3 224 37.3 32.4-42.6 71 10.7 8.1-14.0
Other not in Labor Force 508 46 7.4 5.3-10.1 87 17.6 14.0-21.9 323 64.5 59.4-69.2 52 10.6 7.9-14.1
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 211 41 20.6 14.3-28.6 40 17.0 11.6-24.3 105 53.1 44.7-61.3 25 9.3 5.8-14.6
50% to 100% 572 116 20.2 16.4-24.5 111 18.5 15.0-22.7 284 50.4 45.3-55.4 61 10.9 8.3-14.3
101% to 150% 955 129 14.7 12.0-17.9 226 25.9 22.5-29.7 506 50.8 46.8-54.7 94 8.6 6.7-10.9
151% to 200% 429 47 10.5 7.5-14.6 109 25.3 20.7-30.7 236 55.6 49.7-61.4 37 8.5 5.8-12.5
More than 200% 3,060 267 9.0 7.8-10.3 632 22.2 20.4-24.1 1,954 62.5 60.4-64.6 207 6.3 5.4- 7.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,293 172 14.0 11.6-16.9 282 22.8 19.8-26.1 726 54.8 51.1-58.5 113 8.4 6.6-10.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 2,328 302 14.3 12.6-16.3 498 22.6 20.6-24.8 1,335 55.3 52.8-57.8 193 7.7 6.5- 9.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,809 259 10.2 8.9-11.7 574 20.8 19.1-22.6 1,747 61.1 59.0-63.2 229 7.9 6.8- 9.1

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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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