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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status-Females

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,514 1,107 18.2 17.1-19.4 2,042 32.0 30.7-33.5 2,058 31.5 30.1-32.9 921 13.2 12.2-14.3 386 5.1 4.5- 5.7
-FEMALES 3,544 582 17.6 16.1-19.2 1,090 31.4 29.5-33.3 1,132 31.9 30.0-33.9 525 13.8 12.5-15.3 215 5.3 4.5- 6.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,376 426 19.2 17.2-21.2 803 34.6 32.2-37.0 702 29.9 27.6-32.4 292 10.7 9.3-12.3 153 5.7 4.7- 6.9
Non-Hispanic Black 750 91 13.9 11.0-17.5 180 25.2 21.6-29.2 292 37.7 33.5-42.0 144 18.2 15.1-21.7 43 5.1 3.5- 7.4
Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 659 132 20.3 16.8-24.1 238 35.1 30.8-39.6 215 34.4 30.1-38.9 66 9.4 7.0-12.5 *** *** ***
35-44 478 97 21.2 17.1-25.9 144 31.7 27.0-36.9 163 32.2 27.5-37.2 58 11.9 8.9-15.6 16 3.0 1.7- 5.5
45-54 557 115 22.4 18.6-26.8 153 26.7 22.7-31.1 160 27.7 23.5-32.2 83 15.8 12.6-19.8 46 7.3 5.2-10.2
55-64 691 111 16.3 13.2-19.9 206 30.8 26.7-35.2 207 28.2 24.2-32.5 115 17.2 13.8-21.2 52 7.5 5.3-10.6
65-74 666 87 11.8 9.2-14.9 212 32.7 28.5-37.3 205 30.2 26.1-34.6 113 17.5 14.2-21.3 49 7.8 5.6-10.8
75+ 448 35 6.3 4.3- 9.2 122 26.1 21.4-31.4 163 39.1 33.6-44.9 86 16.4 12.8-20.8 42 12.1 8.5-16.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 351 12 3.9 2.0- 7.6 44 13.1 9.0-18.6 127 37.7 31.5-44.2 110 29.3 23.8-35.6 58 16.0 12.0-21.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 946 87 11.9 9.4-15.0 221 24.7 21.5-28.2 358 39.5 35.7-43.5 202 17.8 15.2-20.8 78 6.0 4.6- 7.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,064 169 18.6 15.8-21.9 354 35.6 32.0-39.3 351 30.5 27.2-34.0 137 11.5 9.4-13.9 53 3.8 2.8- 5.3
College Graduate 1,174 313 28.7 25.7-32.0 468 41.7 38.4-45.2 292 23.3 20.6-26.3 76 5.1 3.9- 6.7 25 1.1 0.7- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 390 25 7.9 5.0-12.2 66 16.9 12.7-22.2 119 34.1 28.3-40.4 109 24.4 19.7-29.8 71 16.6 12.6-21.7
$15,000- 24,999 611 61 11.2 8.3-15.1 118 17.7 14.3-21.5 245 38.1 33.3-43.2 137 25.2 20.8-30.2 50 7.8 5.6-10.7
$25,000- 34,999 314 39 13.1 9.1-18.5 85 27.5 21.8-34.2 125 39.6 33.0-46.6 47 14.4 10.3-19.6 18 5.5 3.0- 9.7
$35,000- 49,999 434 66 16.2 12.3-21.0 159 37.5 31.8-43.5 137 33.1 27.5-39.2 54 10.3 7.4-14.3 18 3.0 1.6- 5.5
$50,000- 74,999 420 77 16.6 12.9-21.2 166 41.8 36.2-47.6 131 31.3 26.3-36.8 38 9.2 6.3-13.1 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 674 220 33.5 29.4-37.8 281 41.7 37.3-46.2 142 21.3 17.9-25.2 26 3.0 1.9- 4.8 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 915 29 2.9 1.9- 4.5 135 14.3 11.7-17.3 290 32.6 28.7-36.7 280 30.2 26.5-34.1 181 20.1 17.0-23.6
No 2,268 472 21.3 19.2-23.4 829 36.2 33.7-38.7 733 32.4 30.0-34.8 210 9.3 7.9-10.9 24 0.9 0.6- 1.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,071 33 2.9 2.0- 4.4 165 14.7 12.2-17.5 363 34.9 31.3-38.6 315 29.7 26.3-33.4 195 17.8 15.1-20.8
No 2,385 541 23.6 21.5-25.8 897 37.6 35.2-40.1 733 30.5 28.2-32.9 195 7.6 6.5- 9.0 19 0.7 0.4- 1.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,456 563 17.3 15.8-19.0 1,068 31.6 29.7-33.6 1,101 31.9 29.9-33.9 516 13.9 12.6-15.4 208 5.3 4.5- 6.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 945 186 19.7 17.0-22.8 323 34.3 30.9-38.0 283 29.5 26.3-33.0 126 13.8 11.4-16.7 27 2.6 1.7- 3.9
Regional City or Suburban County 804 157 19.8 16.7-23.4 247 30.6 26.9-34.6 238 31.0 27.0-35.2 113 13.4 10.7-16.5 49 5.2 3.7- 7.3
Rural 1,795 239 14.5 12.4-16.8 520 29.3 26.6-32.2 611 34.5 31.7-37.5 286 14.0 12.2-16.1 139 7.7 6.2- 9.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,592 360 24.2 21.7-26.9 568 35.7 32.9-38.5 497 30.0 27.4-32.8 147 9.3 7.6-11.2 20 0.9 0.5- 1.5
Unemployed 132 14 9.5 4.8-18.0 33 24.1 16.5-33.9 *** *** *** 26 19.9 13.1-29.0 *** *** ***
Retired 1,030 128 11.3 9.2-13.8 318 30.6 27.2-34.1 339 33.5 30.0-37.1 176 16.9 14.3-20.0 69 7.8 5.8-10.2
Unable to Work 362 11 3.6 1.7- 7.2 18 4.3 2.3- 7.9 104 30.9 24.9-37.6 121 32.6 26.6-39.2 108 28.6 23.1-34.9
Other not in Labor Force 411 67 16.5 12.7-21.2 146 37.2 31.5-43.2 135 33.7 28.3-39.5 53 10.5 7.6-14.4 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 147 16 10.6 6.0-17.9 25 18.3 11.7-27.5 50 35.2 26.2-45.3 38 26.5 18.8-36.0 18 9.4 5.1-16.5
50% to 100% 322 24 8.2 5.1-13.0 46 12.0 8.6-16.5 119 39.3 32.6-46.4 89 29.3 23.0-36.4 44 11.3 7.9-15.8
101% to 150% 548 52 11.5 8.3-15.6 119 22.7 18.6-27.4 209 38.1 33.2-43.3 111 17.8 14.3-21.9 57 10.0 7.3-13.5
151% to 200% 228 24 11.0 7.0-17.0 63 29.8 22.1-38.8 90 38.0 29.8-46.9 38 15.7 10.8-22.3 13 5.5 3.0-10.1
More than 200% 1,555 363 24.7 22.2-27.4 606 40.2 37.3-43.2 423 26.8 24.3-29.6 127 6.8 5.5- 8.4 36 1.4 0.9- 2.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 734 90 16.0 12.3-20.6 191 23.9 20.0-28.2 255 35.1 30.5-40.1 142 17.6 14.4-21.4 56 7.4 5.1-10.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,286 187 14.6 12.3-17.1 388 30.7 27.6-33.9 411 32.8 29.6-36.1 197 14.7 12.4-17.2 103 7.4 5.9- 9.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,524 305 20.0 17.7-22.5 511 33.8 31.1-36.7 466 30.5 27.8-33.3 186 12.2 10.4-14.3 56 3.4 2.5- 4.6

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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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