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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status-Females

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/Vg/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,514 5,207 81.7 80.5-82.8 1,307 18.3 17.2-19.5
-FEMALES 3,544 2,804 80.9 79.2-82.4 740 19.1 17.6-20.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,376 1,931 83.6 81.8-85.4 445 16.4 14.6-18.2
Non-Hispanic Black 750 563 76.8 72.9-80.2 187 23.2 19.8-27.1
Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 659 585 89.7 86.5-92.2 74 10.3 7.8-13.5
35-44 478 404 85.1 81.0-88.4 74 14.9 11.6-19.0
45-54 557 428 76.8 72.5-80.7 129 23.2 19.3-27.5
55-64 691 524 75.3 70.8-79.2 167 24.7 20.8-29.2
65-74 666 504 74.7 70.4-78.5 162 25.3 21.5-29.6
75+ 448 320 71.5 66.1-76.4 128 28.5 23.6-33.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 351 183 54.7 48.2-61.1 168 45.3 38.9-51.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 946 666 76.2 72.9-79.1 280 23.8 20.9-27.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,064 874 84.7 82.1-87.0 190 15.3 13.0-17.9
College Graduate 1,174 1,073 93.8 92.1-95.1 101 6.2 4.9- 7.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 390 210 58.9 52.8-64.8 180 41.1 35.2-47.2
$15,000- 24,999 611 424 67.0 61.9-71.8 187 33.0 28.2-38.1
$25,000- 34,999 314 249 80.2 74.2-85.0 65 19.8 15.0-25.8
$35,000- 49,999 434 362 86.7 82.4-90.1 72 13.3 9.9-17.6
$50,000- 74,999 420 374 89.7 85.7-92.7 46 10.3 7.3-14.3
$75,000+ 674 643 96.5 94.7-97.7 31 3.5 2.3- 5.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 915 454 49.7 45.6-53.9 461 50.3 46.1-54.4
No 2,268 2,034 89.8 88.1-91.3 234 10.2 8.7-11.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,071 561 52.5 48.6-56.3 510 47.5 43.7-51.4
No 2,385 2,171 91.7 90.3-92.9 214 8.3 7.1- 9.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 71 84.1 73.5-91.0 16 15.9 9.0-26.5
Non-Veteran 3,456 2,732 80.8 79.1-82.4 724 19.2 17.6-20.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 945 792 83.6 80.6-86.2 153 16.4 13.8-19.4
Regional City or Suburban County 804 642 81.4 78.0-84.4 162 18.6 15.6-22.0
Rural 1,795 1,370 78.3 75.8-80.6 425 21.7 19.4-24.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,592 1,425 89.9 87.9-91.6 167 10.1 8.4-12.1
Unemployed 132 98 76.1 66.6-83.5 34 23.9 16.5-33.4
Retired 1,030 785 75.3 71.8-78.5 245 24.7 21.5-28.2
Unable to Work 362 133 38.8 32.4-45.6 229 61.2 54.4-67.6
Other not in Labor Force 411 348 87.4 83.3-90.5 63 12.6 9.5-16.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 147 91 64.1 54.3-72.8 56 35.9 27.2-45.7
50% to 100% 322 189 59.4 52.3-66.2 133 40.6 33.8-47.7
101% to 150% 548 380 72.3 67.5-76.6 168 27.7 23.4-32.5
151% to 200% 228 177 78.8 71.6-84.5 51 21.2 15.5-28.4
More than 200% 1,555 1,392 91.8 90.1-93.2 163 8.2 6.8- 9.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 734 536 75.0 70.6-79.0 198 25.0 21.0-29.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,286 986 78.0 75.1-80.6 300 22.0 19.4-24.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,524 1,282 84.3 82.1-86.4 242 15.7 13.6-17.9

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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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