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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Males

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(Ever told) you have a depressive disorder, including depression, major depression,
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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,505 1,252 18.3 17.1-19.5 5,253 81.7 80.5-82.9
-MALES 2,964 411 12.6 11.3-14.1 2,553 87.4 85.9-88.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,976 292 14.0 12.3-16.0 1,684 86.0 84.0-87.7
Non-Hispanic Black 518 71 11.3 8.5-14.7 447 88.7 85.3-91.5
Other 51 *** *** *** 45 92.0 80.0-97.1
AGE
18-34 676 78 10.2 8.0-12.9 598 89.8 87.1-92.0
35-44 404 60 13.6 10.0-18.1 344 86.4 81.9-90.0
45-54 492 76 15.5 12.0-19.9 416 84.5 80.1-88.0
55-64 569 110 18.1 14.7-22.0 459 81.9 78.0-85.3
65-74 528 61 8.8 6.6-11.7 467 91.2 88.3-93.4
75+ 257 25 10.1 6.3-15.8 232 89.9 84.2-93.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 365 51 12.7 9.3-17.3 314 87.3 82.7-90.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 843 126 12.8 10.3-15.8 717 87.2 84.2-89.7
Some Post-H.S. 817 119 13.5 11.1-16.4 698 86.5 83.6-88.9
College Graduate 931 115 11.4 9.3-13.9 816 88.6 86.1-90.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 250 70 28.2 21.4-36.1 180 71.8 63.9-78.6
$15,000- 24,999 442 83 17.8 14.0-22.5 359 82.2 77.5-86.0
$25,000- 34,999 293 45 12.0 8.5-16.5 248 88.0 83.5-91.5
$35,000- 49,999 353 43 11.5 8.1-16.1 310 88.5 83.9-91.9
$50,000- 74,999 411 56 12.3 9.1-16.4 355 87.7 83.6-90.9
$75,000+ 759 64 7.6 5.7- 9.9 695 92.4 90.1-94.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 676 215 30.0 25.8-34.6 461 70.0 65.4-74.2
No 1,886 147 7.5 6.2- 9.0 1,739 92.5 91.0-93.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 778 258 32.2 28.2-36.5 520 67.8 63.5-71.8
No 2,102 146 6.8 5.6- 8.1 1,956 93.2 91.9-94.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 849 142 16.3 13.5-19.6 707 83.7 80.4-86.5
Non-Veteran 2,111 269 11.5 10.0-13.2 1,842 88.5 86.8-90.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 825 95 9.7 7.8-12.0 730 90.3 88.0-92.2
Regional City or Suburban County 661 98 13.4 10.7-16.7 563 86.6 83.3-89.3
Rural 1,478 218 14.6 12.4-17.1 1,260 85.4 82.9-87.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,753 173 9.0 7.6-10.6 1,580 91.0 89.4-92.4
Unemployed 132 28 19.4 12.5-28.7 104 80.6 71.3-87.5
Retired 733 90 11.3 8.8-14.3 643 88.7 85.7-91.2
Unable to Work 230 109 45.4 37.2-53.8 121 54.6 46.2-62.8
Other not in Labor Force 103 11 11.2 6.0-20.1 92 88.8 79.9-94.0
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 259 58 23.3 17.3-30.6 201 76.7 69.4-82.7
101% to 150% 418 88 19.6 15.5-24.6 330 80.4 75.4-84.5
151% to 200% 205 34 12.8 8.5-18.7 171 87.2 81.3-91.5
More than 200% 1,510 162 9.7 8.2-11.6 1,348 90.3 88.4-91.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 574 88 16.5 12.7-21.2 486 83.5 78.8-87.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,079 159 14.3 11.9-17.2 920 85.7 82.8-88.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,311 164 10.5 8.9-12.4 1,147 89.5 87.6-91.1

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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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