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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Males

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,522 803 12.4 11.5-13.5 5,719 87.6 86.5-88.5
-MALES 2,974 277 9.9 8.6-11.4 2,697 90.1 88.6-91.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,983 194 10.7 9.1-12.6 1,789 89.3 87.4-90.9
Non-Hispanic Black 518 47 8.6 6.2-11.9 471 91.4 88.1-93.8
Other 52 *** *** *** 50 96.3 85.8-99.1
AGE
18-34 678 83 13.2 10.4-16.6 595 86.8 83.4-89.6
35-44 406 32 8.0 5.2-12.1 374 92.0 87.9-94.8
45-54 494 44 8.6 6.1-12.1 450 91.4 87.9-93.9
55-64 571 55 9.9 7.3-13.2 516 90.1 86.8-92.7
65-74 530 40 7.7 5.4-10.9 490 92.3 89.1-94.6
75+ 257 22 8.5 5.3-13.4 235 91.5 86.6-94.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 365 53 14.7 10.7-19.9 312 85.3 80.1-89.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 847 74 9.5 7.2-12.3 773 90.5 87.7-92.8
Some Post-H.S. 821 79 9.4 7.3-12.0 742 90.6 88.0-92.7
College Graduate 933 71 8.2 6.3-10.6 862 91.8 89.4-93.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 253 42 18.0 12.5-25.1 211 82.0 74.9-87.5
$15,000- 24,999 442 49 11.2 8.1-15.2 393 88.8 84.8-91.9
$25,000- 34,999 295 25 9.5 5.9-14.9 270 90.5 85.1-94.1
$35,000- 49,999 353 25 8.0 4.8-12.9 328 92.0 87.1-95.2
$50,000- 74,999 411 36 7.5 5.1-10.9 375 92.5 89.1-94.9
$75,000+ 761 57 8.4 6.2-11.3 704 91.6 88.7-93.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 683 103 15.8 12.5-19.7 580 84.2 80.3-87.5
No 1,888 134 8.0 6.6- 9.8 1,754 92.0 90.2-93.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 784 115 16.0 12.9-19.6 669 84.0 80.4-87.1
No 2,106 155 8.1 6.7- 9.7 1,951 91.9 90.3-93.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 853 71 8.1 6.2-10.5 782 91.9 89.5-93.8
Non-Veteran 2,117 206 10.5 9.0-12.3 1,911 89.5 87.7-91.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 826 78 9.4 7.3-12.0 748 90.6 88.0-92.7
Regional City or Suburban County 662 60 11.0 8.3-14.5 602 89.0 85.5-91.7
Rural 1,486 139 9.7 7.9-11.9 1,347 90.3 88.1-92.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,755 141 8.9 7.3-10.7 1,614 91.1 89.3-92.7
Unemployed 132 20 15.5 8.6-26.2 112 84.5 73.8-91.4
Retired 737 60 8.0 6.0-10.6 677 92.0 89.4-94.0
Unable to Work 232 39 18.3 12.8-25.5 193 81.7 74.5-87.2
Other not in Labor Force 105 16 12.9 7.5-21.6 89 87.1 78.4-92.5
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 260 23 7.7 4.7-12.3 237 92.3 87.7-95.3
101% to 150% 420 51 12.8 9.3-17.4 369 87.2 82.6-90.7
151% to 200% 205 19 10.0 5.9-16.3 186 90.0 83.7-94.1
More than 200% 1,513 122 8.5 6.9-10.5 1,391 91.5 89.5-93.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 578 45 7.7 5.2-11.1 533 92.3 88.9-94.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,084 101 10.0 8.0-12.6 983 90.0 87.4-92.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,312 131 10.5 8.6-12.6 1,181 89.5 87.4-91.4

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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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