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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 5,206 4,443 85.4 84.1-86.5 763 14.6 13.5-15.9
-FEMALES 2,880 2,448 84.1 82.3-85.8 432 15.9 14.2-17.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,922 1,680 87.3 85.2-89.2 242 12.7 10.8-14.8
Non-Hispanic Black 631 499 76.3 71.7-80.3 132 23.7 19.7-28.3
Other 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 459 380 80.7 75.7-84.8 79 19.3 15.2-24.3
35-44 383 326 86.0 81.4-89.5 57 14.0 10.5-18.6
45-54 470 407 86.6 82.6-89.8 63 13.4 10.2-17.4
55-64 587 510 85.5 81.3-88.9 77 14.5 11.1-18.7
65-74 577 493 84.1 80.0-87.5 84 15.9 12.5-20.0
75+ 372 303 82.6 77.6-86.7 69 17.4 13.3-22.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 296 239 78.3 71.9-83.5 57 21.7 16.5-28.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 773 652 83.6 80.1-86.6 121 16.4 13.4-19.9
Some Post-H.S. 893 774 86.4 83.1-89.1 119 13.6 10.9-16.9
College Graduate 911 777 84.6 81.4-87.3 134 15.4 12.7-18.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 300 252 82.2 76.0-87.1 48 17.8 12.9-24.0
$15,000- 24,999 504 409 80.2 75.3-84.2 95 19.8 15.8-24.7
$25,000- 34,999 273 232 83.5 77.0-88.4 41 16.5 11.6-23.0
$35,000- 49,999 355 305 88.1 83.6-91.5 50 11.9 8.5-16.4
$50,000- 74,999 346 296 83.9 78.4-88.2 50 16.1 11.8-21.6
$75,000+ 542 482 88.4 84.7-91.3 60 11.6 8.7-15.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 836 710 84.7 81.2-87.6 126 15.3 12.4-18.8
No 2,029 1,726 83.9 81.7-85.9 303 16.1 14.1-18.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 939 791 83.9 80.7-86.7 148 16.1 13.3-19.3
No 1,927 1,646 84.2 82.0-86.2 281 15.8 13.8-18.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,814 2,388 83.9 82.1-85.6 426 16.1 14.4-17.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 716 585 79.9 76.0-83.3 131 20.1 16.7-24.0
Regional City or Suburban County 663 554 83.6 79.9-86.8 109 16.4 13.2-20.1
Rural 1,501 1,309 87.4 85.1-89.5 192 12.6 10.5-14.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,280 1,100 85.6 83.1-87.8 180 14.4 12.2-16.9
Unemployed 107 86 82.2 72.4-89.1 21 17.8 10.9-27.6
Retired 863 730 83.8 80.5-86.7 133 16.2 13.3-19.5
Unable to Work 310 264 84.9 78.8-89.4 46 15.1 10.6-21.2
Other not in Labor Force 310 261 80.2 73.3-85.6 49 19.8 14.4-26.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 124 105 85.4 77.2-91.0 19 14.6 9.0-22.8
50% to 100% 259 212 80.4 73.7-85.7 47 19.6 14.3-26.3
101% to 150% 450 374 82.1 77.0-86.2 76 17.9 13.8-23.0
151% to 200% 201 169 84.0 76.4-89.4 32 16.0 10.6-23.6
More than 200% 1,276 1,108 86.6 84.1-88.7 168 13.4 11.3-15.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 624 552 86.5 81.8-90.2 72 13.5 9.8-18.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,080 914 85.5 82.7-87.8 166 14.5 12.2-17.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,176 982 82.4 79.5-84.9 194 17.6 15.1-20.5

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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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