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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 6,521 630 7.8 7.1- 8.6 5,891 92.2 91.4-92.9
-FEMALES 3,550 314 7.2 6.3- 8.2 3,236 92.8 91.8-93.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,378 296 10.4 9.1-11.9 2,082 89.6 88.1-90.9
Non-Hispanic Black 753 *** *** *** 746 99.3 98.4-99.7
Other 60 *** *** *** 59 97.3 83.4-99.6
AGE
18-34 662 *** *** *** 660 99.9 99.5- 100
35-44 479 13 2.3 1.2- 4.2 466 97.7 95.8-98.8
45-54 558 31 6.7 4.5- 9.9 527 93.3 90.1-95.5
55-64 692 65 10.8 8.2-14.2 627 89.2 85.8-91.8
65-74 667 90 14.3 11.3-17.8 577 85.7 82.2-88.7
75+ 448 109 21.9 17.7-26.9 339 78.1 73.1-82.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 351 32 7.7 5.2-11.3 319 92.3 88.7-94.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 951 78 6.9 5.3- 8.9 873 93.1 91.1-94.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,066 94 7.1 5.5- 9.0 972 92.9 91.0-94.5
College Graduate 1,173 110 7.5 6.0- 9.4 1,063 92.5 90.6-94.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 390 19 4.8 2.8- 8.0 371 95.2 92.0-97.2
$15,000- 24,999 614 45 6.4 4.5- 9.0 569 93.6 91.0-95.5
$25,000- 34,999 316 25 7.8 5.0-12.0 291 92.2 88.0-95.0
$35,000- 49,999 434 45 7.8 5.2-11.4 389 92.2 88.6-94.8
$50,000- 74,999 419 36 6.6 4.5- 9.7 383 93.4 90.3-95.5
$75,000+ 674 69 7.2 5.5- 9.5 605 92.8 90.5-94.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 916 114 12.6 10.2-15.5 802 87.4 84.5-89.8
No 2,272 180 6.0 5.0- 7.2 2,092 94.0 92.8-95.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,075 111 10.3 8.3-12.8 964 89.7 87.2-91.7
No 2,387 197 6.1 5.1- 7.2 2,190 93.9 92.8-94.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 *** *** *** 79 91.5 81.0-96.5
Non-Veteran 3,462 306 7.2 6.3- 8.2 3,156 92.8 91.8-93.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 945 64 5.8 4.4- 7.6 881 94.2 92.4-95.6
Regional City or Suburban County 808 77 8.2 6.4-10.6 731 91.8 89.4-93.6
Rural 1,797 173 7.8 6.4- 9.3 1,624 92.2 90.7-93.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,594 92 4.6 3.6- 5.9 1,502 95.4 94.1-96.4
Unemployed 132 *** *** *** 129 97.6 91.3-99.4
Retired 1,030 172 16.6 14.0-19.6 858 83.4 80.4-86.0
Unable to Work 364 27 9.7 6.4-14.5 337 90.3 85.5-93.6
Other not in Labor Force 413 19 2.8 1.7- 4.6 394 97.2 95.4-98.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 148 *** *** *** 148 100 . - .
50% to 100% 323 11 3.3 1.7- 6.2 312 96.7 93.8-98.3
101% to 150% 550 49 8.3 6.0-11.5 501 91.7 88.5-94.0
151% to 200% 229 19 7.1 4.0-12.4 210 92.9 87.6-96.0
More than 200% 1,555 160 8.1 6.7- 9.7 1,395 91.9 90.3-93.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 735 59 5.8 4.2- 8.0 676 94.2 92.0-95.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,289 132 9.0 7.3-11.0 1,157 91.0 89.0-92.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,526 123 6.4 5.2- 7.8 1,403 93.6 92.2-94.8

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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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