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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 6,500 526 8.0 7.2- 8.9 5,974 92.0 91.1-92.8
-MALES 2,966 147 5.3 4.3- 6.4 2,819 94.7 93.6-95.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,980 111 6.0 4.8- 7.5 1,869 94.0 92.5-95.2
Non-Hispanic Black 514 18 3.8 2.2- 6.3 496 96.2 93.7-97.8
Other 51 *** *** *** 50 98.5 90.3-99.8
AGE
18-34 674 32 5.2 3.5- 7.7 642 94.8 92.3-96.5
35-44 405 21 5.3 3.2- 8.9 384 94.7 91.1-96.8
45-54 492 29 5.7 3.6- 8.9 463 94.3 91.1-96.4
55-64 571 33 6.9 4.8-10.0 538 93.1 90.0-95.2
65-74 530 23 3.9 2.3- 6.4 507 96.1 93.6-97.7
75+ 256 *** *** *** 247 96.5 92.8-98.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 362 30 8.8 5.8-13.2 332 91.2 86.8-94.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 846 35 4.3 2.8- 6.5 811 95.7 93.5-97.2
Some Post-H.S. 818 37 4.1 2.8- 5.9 781 95.9 94.1-97.2
College Graduate 932 45 5.7 4.1- 7.9 887 94.3 92.1-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 251 28 11.1 7.1-17.0 223 88.9 83.0-92.9
$15,000- 24,999 441 23 4.8 3.0- 7.8 418 95.2 92.2-97.0
$25,000- 34,999 295 11 3.1 1.6- 6.2 284 96.9 93.8-98.4
$35,000- 49,999 353 13 4.4 2.1- 8.9 340 95.6 91.1-97.9
$50,000- 74,999 410 19 4.1 2.4- 6.8 391 95.9 93.2-97.6
$75,000+ 759 32 5.0 3.3- 7.4 727 95.0 92.6-96.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 681 67 10.8 8.0-14.3 614 89.2 85.7-92.0
No 1,883 61 3.5 2.6- 4.7 1,822 96.5 95.3-97.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 781 62 8.9 6.5-12.0 719 91.1 88.0-93.5
No 2,102 83 4.3 3.3- 5.5 2,019 95.7 94.5-96.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 852 42 4.6 3.2- 6.5 810 95.4 93.5-96.8
Non-Veteran 2,110 105 5.5 4.4- 6.9 2,005 94.5 93.1-95.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 822 39 5.0 3.5- 7.1 783 95.0 92.9-96.5
Regional City or Suburban County 661 30 5.6 3.7- 8.3 631 94.4 91.7-96.3
Rural 1,483 78 5.3 4.0- 7.0 1,405 94.7 93.0-96.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,751 73 4.5 3.4- 5.9 1,678 95.5 94.1-96.6
Unemployed 131 11 9.5 4.3-19.7 120 90.5 80.3-95.7
Retired 736 31 4.0 2.6- 6.0 705 96.0 94.0-97.4
Unable to Work 231 26 13.3 8.6-20.0 205 86.7 80.0-91.4
Other not in Labor Force 104 *** *** *** 99 96.2 89.0-98.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** 55 86.7 74.5-93.5
50% to 100% 260 17 5.8 3.3-10.3 243 94.2 89.7-96.7
101% to 150% 419 23 4.9 2.9- 8.1 396 95.1 91.9-97.1
151% to 200% 205 11 6.1 3.1-11.7 194 93.9 88.3-96.9
More than 200% 1,510 65 4.7 3.5- 6.3 1,445 95.3 93.7-96.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 576 19 3.0 1.7- 5.1 557 97.0 94.9-98.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,083 60 5.6 4.1- 7.6 1,023 94.4 92.4-95.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,307 68 5.7 4.3- 7.4 1,239 94.3 92.6-95.7

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*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

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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