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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,459 5,031 74.6 73.2-76.0 600 10.6 9.7-11.7 402 7.3 6.5- 8.1 377 6.5 5.8- 7.3 49 1.0 0.7- 1.4
-FEMALES 3,514 2,884 79.5 77.7-81.2 299 10.0 8.8-11.4 178 6.1 5.1- 7.3 141 4.0 3.2- 4.8 12 0.4 0.2- 0.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,356 1,928 79.3 77.1-81.4 196 9.8 8.3-11.5 119 6.0 4.8- 7.5 107 4.6 3.6- 5.8 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 745 655 85.9 82.3-88.8 48 7.4 5.3-10.1 26 4.7 3.0- 7.2 15 2.0 1.1- 3.7 *** *** ***
Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 651 457 70.3 65.9-74.3 89 14.9 11.8-18.6 65 9.9 7.5-13.1 38 4.7 3.3- 6.9 *** *** ***
35-44 473 356 75.2 70.3-79.4 57 11.6 8.7-15.4 28 6.8 4.4-10.2 29 5.9 3.9- 8.7 *** *** ***
45-54 554 434 76.7 72.1-80.7 53 10.0 7.4-13.3 36 7.3 5.0-10.5 27 4.8 3.0- 7.5 *** *** ***
55-64 689 583 83.6 79.7-86.9 48 8.0 5.7-11.0 28 4.0 2.4- 6.6 27 4.0 2.5- 6.4 *** *** ***
65-74 660 601 91.9 89.0-94.1 32 4.8 3.2- 7.2 15 2.2 1.1- 4.5 12 1.0 0.5- 2.0 *** *** ***
75+ 443 417 94.7 91.2-96.8 15 3.6 1.8- 7.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 340 268 77.0 70.7-82.2 34 11.0 7.1-16.5 22 7.3 4.5-11.6 14 3.9 2.2- 7.1 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 943 767 78.0 74.3-81.3 78 10.5 8.1-13.6 46 5.9 4.2- 8.3 48 5.2 3.7- 7.2 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 1,059 861 78.9 75.6-81.9 91 9.8 7.8-12.2 59 6.8 4.9- 9.2 46 4.2 2.9- 6.0 *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,163 983 83.1 80.3-85.6 94 9.3 7.4-11.5 49 4.6 3.3- 6.4 33 2.5 1.6- 3.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 386 312 77.5 71.4-82.6 24 7.2 4.4-11.5 26 9.2 5.8-14.3 23 6.1 3.7- 9.9 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 606 478 75.5 70.7-79.8 56 11.5 8.2-15.9 35 6.4 4.4- 9.2 35 5.9 4.1- 8.5 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 311 252 78.4 71.6-83.9 26 10.2 6.5-15.8 15 6.0 3.1-11.4 17 5.0 2.7- 9.1 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 431 361 81.4 76.0-85.8 39 9.3 6.4-13.3 14 3.6 1.9- 6.7 15 4.8 2.5- 8.9 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 417 350 82.8 77.9-86.7 32 8.4 5.7-12.2 19 5.3 3.2- 8.8 16 3.5 2.0- 6.1 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 674 564 82.7 79.0-85.9 54 8.6 6.4-11.4 41 6.5 4.5- 9.3 12 1.7 0.9- 3.3 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 907 786 83.3 79.5-86.5 66 9.1 6.7-12.3 27 3.8 2.3- 6.1 26 3.4 2.1- 5.5 *** *** ***
No 2,252 1,818 78.0 75.7-80.2 198 10.2 8.7-12.0 130 7.2 5.8- 8.8 98 4.1 3.2- 5.3 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,063 895 79.6 76.0-82.9 78 9.7 7.3-12.7 47 6.4 4.5- 9.0 41 4.0 2.7- 5.8 *** *** ***
No 2,364 1,924 79.6 77.5-81.6 211 10.1 8.6-11.7 123 5.9 4.7- 7.3 97 4.0 3.1- 5.1 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,427 2,809 79.4 77.6-81.1 292 10.1 8.8-11.5 174 6.0 5.1- 7.2 140 4.0 3.3- 4.9 12 0.4 0.2- 0.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 935 756 79.7 76.5-82.6 86 10.2 8.0-12.9 55 6.2 4.6- 8.2 34 3.4 2.4- 4.9 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 803 665 79.6 75.7-82.9 70 9.8 7.6-12.7 31 5.9 3.9- 8.9 36 4.6 3.1- 6.8 *** *** ***
Rural 1,776 1,463 79.3 76.5-81.8 143 9.9 8.1-12.1 92 6.2 4.8- 8.0 71 4.0 3.0- 5.4 *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,582 1,218 75.6 72.9-78.2 168 11.8 9.9-14.0 109 7.5 6.0- 9.4 81 4.4 3.4- 5.7 *** *** ***
Unemployed 131 96 74.3 64.2-82.3 14 10.8 5.6-19.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,022 943 92.2 89.8-94.0 45 4.9 3.4- 7.0 17 1.4 0.8- 2.4 16 1.5 0.8- 2.6 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 360 315 84.3 77.8-89.2 22 8.4 4.9-14.0 11 4.8 2.3- 9.8 11 2.5 1.1- 5.7 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 402 299 73.2 67.7-78.1 48 11.7 8.6-15.9 30 8.4 5.6-12.4 23 6.3 3.9-10.0 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 147 109 69.3 58.9-78.0 12 10.4 5.2-19.7 *** *** *** 15 11.7 6.5-20.0 *** *** ***
50% to 100% 314 241 72.5 65.4-78.6 34 13.5 8.8-20.1 21 8.5 5.2-13.6 16 4.4 2.5- 7.5 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 546 440 77.7 72.9-81.9 43 8.8 6.3-12.3 31 7.1 4.6-10.6 31 6.1 4.0- 9.3 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 228 191 83.5 76.2-88.9 17 8.7 4.8-15.3 11 3.5 1.8- 6.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,547 1,304 83.2 80.7-85.4 120 8.4 6.9-10.2 73 5.2 4.0- 6.8 46 2.9 2.0- 4.2 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 728 610 80.2 75.4-84.2 55 9.4 6.6-13.0 28 5.2 3.2- 8.6 34 4.9 3.0- 8.1 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,273 1,047 79.9 76.9-82.6 104 9.8 7.8-12.2 65 5.8 4.3- 7.7 52 4.0 2.9- 5.5 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,513 1,227 79.0 76.4-81.5 140 10.3 8.5-12.4 85 6.6 5.1- 8.4 55 3.7 2.7- 4.9 *** *** ***

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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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