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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 6,519 298 3.8 3.3- 4.4 6,221 96.2 95.6-96.7
-FEMALES 3,545 172 4.1 3.4- 4.9 3,373 95.9 95.1-96.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,376 109 3.7 2.9- 4.6 2,267 96.3 95.4-97.1
Non-Hispanic Black 752 50 6.7 4.7- 9.6 702 93.3 90.4-95.3
Other 59 *** *** *** 55 95.4 87.5-98.4
AGE
18-34 662 *** *** *** 659 99.4 98.1-99.8
35-44 477 *** *** *** 471 99.5 98.8-99.8
45-54 558 22 4.0 2.5- 6.5 536 96.0 93.5-97.5
55-64 692 36 6.5 4.2- 9.9 656 93.5 90.1-95.8
65-74 667 49 7.8 5.6-10.7 618 92.2 89.3-94.4
75+ 445 53 11.3 8.2-15.2 392 88.7 84.8-91.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 351 39 9.5 6.5-13.6 312 90.5 86.4-93.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 950 54 4.2 3.1- 5.8 896 95.8 94.2-96.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,063 55 4.0 2.8- 5.6 1,008 96.0 94.4-97.2
College Graduate 1,172 23 1.2 0.7- 1.9 1,149 98.8 98.1-99.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 389 38 8.1 5.4-12.0 351 91.9 88.0-94.6
$15,000- 24,999 613 36 5.0 3.3- 7.4 577 95.0 92.6-96.7
$25,000- 34,999 314 22 6.3 3.9-10.2 292 93.7 89.8-96.1
$35,000- 49,999 433 22 3.8 2.2- 6.5 411 96.2 93.5-97.8
$50,000- 74,999 418 *** *** *** 408 97.7 95.2-98.9
$75,000+ 674 *** *** *** 667 99.2 98.3-99.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 915 111 11.8 9.3-14.9 804 88.2 85.1-90.7
No 2,269 50 1.9 1.4- 2.7 2,219 98.1 97.3-98.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,073 122 10.3 8.3-12.8 951 89.7 87.2-91.7
No 2,385 48 1.8 1.2- 2.6 2,337 98.2 97.4-98.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 *** *** *** 83 96.3 89.7-98.7
Non-Veteran 3,457 168 4.1 3.4- 4.9 3,289 95.9 95.1-96.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 943 32 3.0 2.0- 4.4 911 97.0 95.6-98.0
Regional City or Suburban County 810 33 3.0 1.9- 4.7 777 97.0 95.3-98.1
Rural 1,792 107 5.6 4.4- 7.2 1,685 94.4 92.8-95.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,592 19 1.1 0.6- 1.8 1,573 98.9 98.2-99.4
Unemployed 132 *** *** *** 126 98.1 94.8-99.3
Retired 1,027 80 7.8 6.0-10.0 947 92.2 90.0-94.0
Unable to Work 364 56 16.5 11.9-22.4 308 83.5 77.6-88.1
Other not in Labor Force 413 11 1.5 0.8- 3.0 402 98.5 97.0-99.2
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 146 *** *** *** 136 93.2 85.8-96.9
50% to 100% 323 17 3.5 1.9- 6.2 306 96.5 93.8-98.1
101% to 150% 550 42 6.7 4.6- 9.8 508 93.3 90.2-95.4
151% to 200% 227 16 6.0 3.4-10.3 211 94.0 89.7-96.6
More than 200% 1,553 48 2.4 1.7- 3.5 1,505 97.6 96.5-98.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 733 48 6.6 4.6- 9.5 685 93.4 90.5-95.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,290 69 5.0 3.7- 6.8 1,221 95.0 93.2-96.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,522 55 2.8 2.0- 3.7 1,467 97.2 96.3-98.0

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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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