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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-Females

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,445 4,460 67.9 66.4-69.3 442 7.1 6.3- 7.9 581 10.2 9.3-11.2 545 8.5 7.7- 9.4 417 6.4 5.7- 7.2
-FEMALES 3,500 2,251 62.7 60.6-64.7 270 7.7 6.7- 8.9 370 11.6 10.3-13.0 363 11.1 9.9-12.5 246 6.9 5.8- 8.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,344 1,481 61.2 58.7-63.7 184 7.9 6.7- 9.4 257 11.9 10.4-13.7 257 12.0 10.4-13.9 165 6.9 5.7- 8.4
Non-Hispanic Black 746 488 63.9 59.6-68.1 60 7.9 5.8-10.7 75 10.8 8.4-13.9 70 9.6 7.4-12.5 53 7.7 5.6-10.6
Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 656 328 49.9 45.3-54.5 73 11.4 8.9-14.5 111 15.9 12.8-19.5 96 15.0 12.0-18.5 48 7.8 5.5-10.9
35-44 476 274 59.0 53.8-64.0 41 7.9 5.6-11.0 69 14.3 11.0-18.4 58 12.6 9.5-16.6 34 6.1 4.1- 9.1
45-54 552 341 63.1 58.3-67.6 33 5.3 3.6- 7.7 51 9.5 7.0-12.7 64 11.6 8.8-15.0 63 10.6 7.9-14.1
55-64 680 439 66.1 61.6-70.4 51 7.0 5.0- 9.7 60 10.1 7.4-13.6 78 10.2 7.8-13.2 52 6.6 4.7- 9.1
65-74 656 487 75.1 70.9-78.9 43 5.2 3.7- 7.4 48 8.1 5.8-11.2 45 7.2 5.1-10.3 33 4.3 2.8- 6.3
75+ 437 344 80.1 75.1-84.2 24 5.8 3.6- 9.3 31 6.4 4.1- 9.9 22 4.5 2.7- 7.4 16 3.2 1.8- 5.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 342 220 63.2 56.6-69.5 14 3.8 2.1- 6.9 23 8.9 5.3-14.5 33 9.2 6.1-13.7 52 14.8 10.7-20.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 931 613 63.8 59.9-67.5 58 6.0 4.5- 8.1 90 11.3 9.0-14.2 102 11.6 9.2-14.4 68 7.3 5.5- 9.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,055 655 61.0 57.3-64.7 90 8.9 7.0-11.4 110 11.4 9.2-14.0 115 12.1 9.8-14.8 85 6.6 5.0- 8.6
College Graduate 1,164 757 63.2 59.8-66.4 107 9.9 8.0-12.2 146 13.5 11.3-16.1 113 10.6 8.6-13.1 41 2.8 1.9- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 378 201 52.3 46.0-58.5 20 5.9 3.4- 9.9 29 6.0 3.8- 9.3 60 17.8 13.2-23.5 68 18.0 13.6-23.6
$15,000- 24,999 608 390 61.2 56.0-66.1 34 5.1 3.5- 7.6 58 11.0 7.9-15.2 73 12.9 9.9-16.7 53 9.8 7.0-13.5
$25,000- 34,999 310 189 65.0 58.3-71.1 25 7.2 4.4-11.5 29 8.4 5.5-12.7 36 11.3 7.7-16.4 31 8.1 5.4-12.2
$35,000- 49,999 432 279 63.6 57.6-69.2 36 9.2 6.2-13.3 48 13.3 9.6-18.0 47 9.6 6.8-13.4 22 4.4 2.5- 7.5
$50,000- 74,999 416 265 63.1 57.4-68.5 43 8.7 6.1-12.2 60 16.9 12.9-21.8 35 8.0 5.4-11.7 13 3.3 1.6- 6.8
$75,000+ 670 449 64.1 59.6-68.3 64 10.3 7.8-13.4 73 11.8 9.2-15.1 65 11.2 8.6-14.5 19 2.6 1.5- 4.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 892 440 46.7 42.6-50.9 65 6.5 4.8- 8.8 79 10.2 7.7-13.4 165 19.5 16.4-23.0 143 17.1 14.0-20.7
No 2,253 1,601 69.0 66.6-71.4 172 7.8 6.5- 9.3 245 11.3 9.8-13.1 151 7.9 6.5- 9.5 84 3.9 3.0- 5.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,048 495 44.9 41.1-48.7 68 6.0 4.5- 7.9 122 14.0 11.2-17.3 190 18.8 16.0-21.9 173 16.4 13.7-19.5
No 2,366 1,694 69.0 66.6-71.3 198 8.5 7.2-10.0 242 10.9 9.5-12.6 165 8.3 6.9- 9.8 67 3.3 2.4- 4.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 16.1 8.8-27.6 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,413 2,194 62.5 60.5-64.6 267 7.8 6.8- 9.0 363 11.7 10.3-13.1 349 11.0 9.8-12.4 240 6.9 5.9- 8.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 936 588 60.9 57.1-64.5 81 9.2 7.2-11.5 115 13.2 10.8-16.1 102 11.3 9.1-13.8 50 5.5 4.0- 7.5
Regional City or Suburban County 796 503 63.6 59.4-67.6 71 8.7 6.7-11.2 90 11.4 9.0-14.4 85 10.6 8.3-13.4 47 5.7 3.8- 8.4
Rural 1,768 1,160 63.7 60.6-66.6 118 5.9 4.7- 7.5 165 10.3 8.6-12.4 176 11.4 9.5-13.6 149 8.7 7.1-10.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,581 1,018 63.6 60.7-66.5 134 7.9 6.5- 9.5 191 12.7 10.8-14.9 163 11.0 9.2-13.0 75 4.8 3.6- 6.4
Unemployed 130 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 9.5 4.8-17.7 23 14.9 9.0-23.5 19 13.7 8.2-21.9
Retired 1,015 772 77.3 74.0-80.3 65 5.6 4.2- 7.5 78 7.8 5.9-10.3 58 5.6 4.1- 7.5 42 3.7 2.6- 5.3
Unable to Work 350 136 37.6 31.3-44.4 24 6.9 4.2-11.0 29 11.3 7.4-16.9 79 21.7 16.7-27.7 82 22.5 17.3-28.7
Other not in Labor Force 407 242 57.1 51.1-62.8 38 10.8 7.6-15.2 60 14.2 10.7-18.7 39 11.7 8.3-16.2 28 6.2 3.9- 9.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 143 75 48.7 38.9-58.6 *** *** *** 12 9.4 4.8-17.5 17 16.8 10.0-26.8 35 22.3 15.1-31.7
50% to 100% 318 181 54.0 46.9-61.0 15 5.3 3.0- 9.1 26 9.4 5.5-15.6 48 16.2 11.7-21.9 48 15.1 10.6-21.0
101% to 150% 542 336 62.5 57.4-67.4 36 6.0 4.0- 9.0 55 10.4 7.7-14.0 69 11.8 8.9-15.5 46 9.2 6.6-12.8
151% to 200% 227 145 66.3 58.1-73.6 12 4.4 2.2- 8.6 26 10.7 6.7-16.7 27 13.5 8.8-20.1 17 5.1 3.0- 8.6
More than 200% 1,541 1,006 64.0 61.0-66.9 152 10.1 8.5-12.1 172 12.7 10.8-14.9 153 10.1 8.4-12.1 58 3.0 2.1- 4.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 719 475 64.8 59.6-69.6 46 5.9 3.8- 8.9 60 8.1 5.8-11.2 71 10.2 7.5-13.8 67 11.1 8.0-15.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,272 804 61.9 58.5-65.2 99 7.6 6.0- 9.7 127 11.0 9.0-13.4 142 12.1 10.0-14.6 100 7.4 5.8- 9.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,509 972 62.7 59.7-65.5 125 8.3 6.8-10.0 183 12.9 11.0-15.2 150 10.8 9.0-12.8 79 5.4 4.1- 7.0

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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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