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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,898 1,921 36.8 35.1-38.4 289 5.9 5.2- 6.8 58 1.7 1.2- 2.3 2,630 55.6 53.9-57.4
-FEMALES 2,723 1,216 43.0 40.7-45.4 163 5.8 4.8- 7.0 28 1.2 0.8- 1.9 1,316 49.9 47.5-52.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,819 810 42.4 39.5-45.3 101 5.4 4.2- 6.9 14 1.1 0.6- 1.9 894 51.1 48.2-54.0
Non-Hispanic Black 595 272 46.5 41.6-51.4 43 6.7 4.7- 9.5 *** *** *** 272 45.3 40.4-50.2
Other 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 432 161 37.1 31.7-42.8 32 6.3 4.1- 9.5 *** *** *** 230 54.8 49.1-60.4
35-44 359 148 40.7 34.9-46.7 23 7.4 4.6-11.6 *** *** *** 179 49.7 43.7-55.8
45-54 444 185 41.9 36.6-47.4 27 6.1 4.0- 9.2 *** *** *** 228 50.8 45.3-56.2
55-64 552 248 44.4 39.3-49.6 30 4.9 3.2- 7.4 *** *** *** 270 49.4 44.2-54.6
65-74 557 277 50.2 45.1-55.2 27 4.7 3.0- 7.3 *** *** *** 252 45.0 40.0-50.1
75+ 349 184 50.1 43.6-56.5 22 5.0 3.1- 8.1 *** *** *** 142 44.8 38.4-51.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 284 104 36.2 29.4-43.5 11 4.9 2.4- 9.6 *** *** *** 166 58.1 50.8-65.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 733 332 42.2 37.9-46.7 33 4.9 3.3- 7.2 *** *** *** 363 51.8 47.3-56.3
Some Post-H.S. 831 369 43.4 39.3-47.6 52 5.9 4.2- 8.2 *** *** *** 402 49.4 45.1-53.6
College Graduate 868 408 47.5 43.4-51.5 67 7.3 5.5- 9.5 12 1.5 0.8- 2.9 381 43.7 39.8-47.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 289 110 33.5 27.3-40.4 17 5.5 2.8-10.3 *** *** *** 156 58.9 51.7-65.7
$15,000- 24,999 481 213 43.0 37.4-48.8 24 5.7 3.5- 9.2 *** *** *** 241 50.1 44.4-55.9
$25,000- 34,999 255 113 45.4 37.8-53.2 23 8.6 5.2-14.0 *** *** *** 115 44.5 37.0-52.4
$35,000- 49,999 335 156 45.4 38.6-52.3 18 5.1 3.1- 8.4 *** *** *** 160 49.2 42.3-56.0
$50,000- 74,999 325 147 43.4 37.0-50.0 19 7.1 4.2-11.9 *** *** *** 158 49.0 42.5-55.5
$75,000+ 509 228 43.7 38.7-48.9 33 5.6 3.6- 8.5 *** *** *** 242 49.5 44.3-54.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 790 364 43.6 39.2-48.0 41 5.8 4.0- 8.4 *** *** *** 376 48.6 44.2-53.1
No 1,921 845 42.9 40.1-45.6 121 5.8 4.7- 7.2 19 1.0 0.6- 1.7 936 50.3 47.5-53.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 878 390 43.1 39.0-47.3 47 5.3 3.7- 7.5 14 2.6 1.5- 4.6 427 49.0 44.8-53.1
No 1,832 823 43.3 40.5-46.1 114 5.9 4.7- 7.4 14 0.7 0.4- 1.3 881 50.1 47.2-53.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,659 1,180 42.8 40.5-45.2 160 5.8 4.8- 7.0 28 1.3 0.8- 2.0 1,291 50.1 47.7-52.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 679 302 42.9 38.7-47.3 52 6.6 4.9- 8.8 *** *** *** 317 49.3 44.9-53.7
Regional City or Suburban County 626 283 43.2 38.5-48.0 31 5.1 3.2- 7.9 *** *** *** 306 50.6 45.8-55.4
Rural 1,418 631 43.0 39.7-46.4 80 5.8 4.3- 7.6 14 1.4 0.7- 2.6 693 49.8 46.4-53.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,201 507 41.8 38.5-45.2 75 6.1 4.6- 7.9 12 1.3 0.7- 2.4 607 50.8 47.4-54.2
Unemployed 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 827 410 49.3 45.2-53.5 44 4.8 3.4- 6.8 *** *** *** 371 45.7 41.6-49.9
Unable to Work 291 129 41.4 34.3-48.7 18 6.8 3.8-12.1 *** *** *** 139 49.1 41.8-56.5
Other not in Labor Force 292 125 40.8 34.1-47.8 18 5.1 2.9- 8.9 *** *** *** 143 52.8 45.7-59.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 119 39 32.3 23.1-43.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 75 64.2 53.3-73.8
50% to 100% 242 98 40.2 32.4-48.4 17 8.2 4.4-14.8 *** *** *** 122 48.7 40.7-56.8
101% to 150% 428 188 43.1 37.4-49.0 20 4.6 2.8- 7.6 *** *** *** 215 51.3 45.4-57.1
151% to 200% 193 85 45.2 36.0-54.7 15 8.1 4.5-14.2 *** *** *** 91 45.4 36.5-54.7
More than 200% 1,205 557 44.4 41.0-47.9 78 6.3 4.8- 8.2 *** *** *** 562 48.5 45.1-52.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 584 254 40.4 35.1-45.9 37 6.4 4.1- 9.9 *** *** *** 287 51.8 46.3-57.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,025 457 42.3 38.6-46.2 52 5.6 4.0- 7.8 *** *** *** 510 51.4 47.5-55.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,114 505 44.4 40.9-47.9 74 5.8 4.5- 7.5 16 1.6 0.9- 2.8 519 48.2 44.7-51.7

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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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