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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 5,209 4,988 96.0 95.2-96.6 221 4.0 3.4- 4.8
-FEMALES 2,882 2,755 95.8 94.6-96.7 127 4.2 3.3- 5.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,924 1,831 95.6 94.2-96.8 93 4.4 3.2- 5.8
Non-Hispanic Black 631 612 96.0 92.7-97.8 19 4.0 2.2- 7.3
Other 53 52 99.5 96.7-99.9 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 460 440 94.4 90.2-96.8 20 5.6 3.2- 9.8
35-44 383 371 98.0 95.9-99.0 12 2.0 1.0- 4.1
45-54 470 446 95.1 92.3-96.9 24 4.9 3.1- 7.7
55-64 587 561 96.6 94.3-98.0 26 3.4 2.0- 5.7
65-74 578 557 97.0 95.0-98.2 21 3.0 1.8- 5.0
75+ 374 352 94.7 91.5-96.8 22 5.3 3.2- 8.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 295 272 90.1 83.5-94.2 23 9.9 5.8-16.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 775 740 95.7 93.5-97.2 35 4.3 2.8- 6.5
Some Post-H.S. 894 856 96.8 95.2-97.9 38 3.2 2.1- 4.8
College Graduate 911 880 97.5 95.9-98.5 31 2.5 1.5- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 301 276 93.2 89.0-95.8 25 6.8 4.2-11.0
$15,000- 24,999 503 477 95.1 90.2-97.6 26 4.9 2.4- 9.8
$25,000- 34,999 274 260 94.9 89.3-97.7 14 5.1 2.3-10.7
$35,000- 49,999 355 341 97.0 94.7-98.3 14 3.0 1.7- 5.3
$50,000- 74,999 347 337 97.7 95.1-99.0 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 542 528 97.2 94.5-98.5 14 2.8 1.5- 5.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 838 791 95.2 93.0-96.7 47 4.8 3.3- 7.0
No 2,029 1,949 95.9 94.5-97.0 80 4.1 3.0- 5.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 939 885 95.6 93.9-96.9 54 4.4 3.1- 6.1
No 1,930 1,857 95.8 94.2-96.9 73 4.2 3.1- 5.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 65 65 100 . - . *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,816 2,689 95.7 94.5-96.6 127 4.3 3.4- 5.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 717 698 96.6 94.4-98.0 19 3.4 2.0- 5.6
Regional City or Suburban County 662 633 95.1 91.6-97.2 29 4.9 2.8- 8.4
Rural 1,503 1,424 95.5 94.0-96.7 79 4.5 3.3- 6.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,279 1,227 96.3 94.8-97.4 52 3.7 2.6- 5.2
Unemployed 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 865 823 95.9 93.8-97.3 42 4.1 2.7- 6.2
Unable to Work 310 297 96.9 94.4-98.3 13 3.1 1.7- 5.6
Other not in Labor Force 311 297 95.2 91.4-97.4 14 4.8 2.6- 8.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 124 113 92.2 84.9-96.2 11 7.8 3.8-15.1
50% to 100% 260 243 93.6 85.1-97.4 17 6.4 2.6-14.9
101% to 150% 450 427 96.6 94.2-98.0 23 3.4 2.0- 5.8
151% to 200% 200 191 94.1 86.1-97.6 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,278 1,237 97.3 96.0-98.2 41 2.7 1.8- 4.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 627 603 96.2 93.2-97.9 24 3.8 2.1- 6.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,078 1,026 96.5 94.9-97.6 52 3.5 2.4- 5.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,177 1,126 95.1 93.0-96.6 51 4.9 3.4- 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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