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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,120 1,677 31.5 30.0-33.1 3,443 68.5 66.9-70.0
-FEMALES 2,829 1,093 38.1 35.8-40.3 1,736 61.9 59.7-64.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,878 779 41.3 38.4-44.1 1,099 58.7 55.9-61.6
Non-Hispanic Black 627 215 33.4 29.1-38.1 412 66.6 61.9-70.9
Other 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 454 152 31.6 26.5-37.1 302 68.4 62.9-73.5
35-44 380 178 46.1 40.4-52.0 202 53.9 48.0-59.6
45-54 460 212 46.6 41.3-51.9 248 53.4 48.1-58.7
55-64 579 255 43.7 38.7-48.8 324 56.3 51.2-61.3
65-74 561 206 35.5 30.9-40.5 355 64.5 59.5-69.1
75+ 364 80 20.9 16.3-26.4 284 79.1 73.6-83.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 292 61 23.4 17.6-30.5 231 76.6 69.5-82.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 764 222 29.0 25.3-33.1 542 71.0 66.9-74.7
Some Post-H.S. 870 348 39.8 35.8-44.0 522 60.2 56.0-64.2
College Graduate 896 460 53.1 49.1-57.0 436 46.9 43.0-50.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 301 79 25.1 19.6-31.5 222 74.9 68.5-80.4
$15,000- 24,999 498 146 28.6 23.6-34.1 352 71.4 65.9-76.4
$25,000- 34,999 267 89 32.2 25.8-39.5 178 67.8 60.5-74.2
$35,000- 49,999 345 154 40.6 34.3-47.2 191 59.4 52.8-65.7
$50,000- 74,999 339 170 48.9 42.5-55.4 169 51.1 44.6-57.5
$75,000+ 532 281 50.3 45.2-55.3 251 49.7 44.7-54.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 824 268 31.0 27.2-35.1 556 69.0 64.9-72.8
No 1,991 823 40.6 38.0-43.4 1,168 59.4 56.6-62.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 925 290 30.1 26.6-33.9 635 69.9 66.1-73.4
No 1,891 797 41.3 38.5-44.1 1,094 58.7 55.9-61.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,764 1,073 38.2 36.0-40.5 1,691 61.8 59.5-64.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 699 260 35.7 31.7-39.9 439 64.3 60.1-68.3
Regional City or Suburban County 650 255 40.1 35.5-44.9 395 59.9 55.1-64.5
Rural 1,480 578 38.5 35.3-41.8 902 61.5 58.2-64.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,263 572 43.4 40.1-46.7 691 56.6 53.3-59.9
Unemployed 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 839 292 33.9 30.2-37.9 547 66.1 62.1-69.8
Unable to Work 308 82 26.8 20.8-33.7 226 73.2 66.3-79.2
Other not in Labor Force 303 112 36.6 30.1-43.7 191 63.4 56.3-69.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 124 30 25.4 17.3-35.7 94 74.6 64.3-82.7
50% to 100% 258 73 29.7 22.8-37.7 185 70.3 62.3-77.2
101% to 150% 447 133 27.4 22.6-32.7 314 72.6 67.3-77.4
151% to 200% 195 71 32.9 25.4-41.5 124 67.1 58.5-74.6
More than 200% 1,248 604 47.2 43.8-50.6 644 52.8 49.4-56.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 618 228 38.3 33.2-43.7 390 61.7 56.3-66.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,064 417 37.6 34.0-41.3 647 62.4 58.7-66.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,147 448 38.3 35.0-41.8 699 61.7 58.2-65.0

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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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