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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Females

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,522 803 12.4 11.5-13.5 5,719 87.6 86.5-88.5
-FEMALES 3,548 526 14.8 13.4-16.3 3,022 85.2 83.7-86.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,377 320 13.3 11.7-15.1 2,057 86.7 84.9-88.3
Non-Hispanic Black 753 138 19.1 15.8-22.9 615 80.9 77.1-84.2
Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 662 117 16.6 13.5-20.2 545 83.4 79.8-86.5
35-44 479 83 16.8 13.2-21.3 396 83.2 78.7-86.8
45-54 558 82 13.4 10.5-16.9 476 86.6 83.1-89.5
55-64 693 102 14.4 11.3-18.2 591 85.6 81.8-88.7
65-74 664 96 15.4 12.3-19.1 568 84.6 80.9-87.7
75+ 448 45 10.0 7.1-13.7 403 90.0 86.3-92.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 348 78 18.9 14.6-24.2 270 81.1 75.8-85.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 951 131 13.9 11.4-16.9 820 86.1 83.1-88.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,065 160 15.5 13.0-18.5 905 84.5 81.5-87.0
College Graduate 1,175 157 12.7 10.6-15.1 1,018 87.3 84.9-89.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 390 81 19.0 14.6-24.5 309 81.0 75.5-85.4
$15,000- 24,999 614 95 14.6 11.5-18.5 519 85.4 81.5-88.5
$25,000- 34,999 315 56 19.7 14.7-25.8 259 80.3 74.2-85.3
$35,000- 49,999 434 64 15.7 11.8-20.5 370 84.3 79.5-88.2
$50,000- 74,999 418 49 11.2 8.2-15.2 369 88.8 84.8-91.8
$75,000+ 674 77 11.4 8.9-14.6 597 88.6 85.4-91.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 915 233 27.3 23.7-31.3 682 72.7 68.7-76.3
No 2,271 228 10.2 8.7-11.8 2,043 89.8 88.2-91.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,076 264 25.6 22.3-29.1 812 74.4 70.9-77.7
No 2,384 252 10.8 9.4-12.5 2,132 89.2 87.5-90.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,460 510 14.6 13.2-16.2 2,950 85.4 83.8-86.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 944 144 15.0 12.6-17.8 800 85.0 82.2-87.4
Regional City or Suburban County 810 116 13.2 10.7-16.4 694 86.8 83.6-89.3
Rural 1,794 266 15.5 13.4-17.9 1,528 84.5 82.1-86.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,592 191 12.1 10.3-14.2 1,401 87.9 85.8-89.7
Unemployed 132 26 19.6 12.8-28.7 106 80.4 71.3-87.2
Retired 1,028 126 11.8 9.7-14.4 902 88.2 85.6-90.3
Unable to Work 366 122 33.6 27.5-40.2 244 66.4 59.8-72.5
Other not in Labor Force 413 59 14.1 10.6-18.6 354 85.9 81.4-89.4
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 148 29 16.0 9.8-25.2 119 84.0 74.8-90.2
50% to 100% 322 63 17.6 13.1-23.4 259 82.4 76.6-86.9
101% to 150% 551 102 18.8 15.1-23.2 449 81.2 76.8-84.9
151% to 200% 229 41 20.1 14.2-27.7 188 79.9 72.3-85.8
More than 200% 1,553 181 11.4 9.7-13.5 1,372 88.6 86.5-90.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 735 119 17.3 13.7-21.6 616 82.7 78.4-86.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,288 189 14.8 12.5-17.5 1,099 85.2 82.5-87.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,525 218 14.1 12.1-16.3 1,307 85.9 83.7-87.9

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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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