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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,398 359 4.9 4.3- 5.6 6,039 95.1 94.4-95.7
-MALES 2,913 145 4.3 3.5- 5.2 2,768 95.7 94.8-96.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,959 87 3.9 3.1- 5.0 1,872 96.1 95.0-96.9
Non-Hispanic Black 498 34 6.4 4.2- 9.8 464 93.6 90.2-95.8
Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 656 16 2.5 1.5- 4.3 640 97.5 95.7-98.5
35-44 393 *** *** *** 387 98.7 96.9-99.5
45-54 483 35 6.3 4.2- 9.4 448 93.7 90.6-95.8
55-64 561 40 6.2 4.4- 8.7 521 93.8 91.3-95.6
65-74 525 24 3.9 2.4- 6.4 501 96.1 93.6-97.6
75+ 257 23 11.0 6.5-18.0 234 89.0 82.0-93.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 356 39 8.4 5.6-12.3 317 91.6 87.7-94.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 823 57 6.0 4.4- 8.2 766 94.0 91.8-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 803 35 3.4 2.3- 4.9 768 96.6 95.1-97.7
College Graduate 923 14 0.8 0.4- 1.5 909 99.2 98.5-99.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 229 29 10.6 6.6-16.6 200 89.4 83.4-93.4
$15,000- 24,999 433 38 7.4 5.2-10.4 395 92.6 89.6-94.8
$25,000- 34,999 293 14 3.3 1.9- 5.9 279 96.7 94.1-98.1
$35,000- 49,999 349 16 4.4 2.2- 8.5 333 95.6 91.5-97.8
$50,000- 74,999 408 12 2.7 1.3- 5.6 396 97.3 94.4-98.7
$75,000+ 755 12 1.8 0.9- 3.5 743 98.2 96.5-99.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 682 91 12.5 9.7-15.8 591 87.5 84.2-90.3
No 1,878 40 1.9 1.3- 2.8 1,838 98.1 97.2-98.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 784 145 18.2 15.0-21.8 639 81.8 78.2-85.0
No 2,108 *** *** *** 2,108 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 838 46 4.7 3.3- 6.6 792 95.3 93.4-96.7
Non-Veteran 2,071 99 4.2 3.3- 5.3 1,972 95.8 94.7-96.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 815 38 4.1 2.7- 6.0 777 95.9 94.0-97.3
Regional City or Suburban County 646 28 3.7 2.4- 5.6 618 96.3 94.4-97.6
Rural 1,452 79 4.8 3.7- 6.2 1,373 95.2 93.8-96.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,715 51 2.6 1.9- 3.6 1,664 97.4 96.4-98.1
Unemployed 125 *** *** *** 118 96.7 92.4-98.6
Retired 732 44 6.9 4.8- 9.9 688 93.1 90.1-95.2
Unable to Work 225 43 15.9 11.0-22.3 182 84.1 77.7-89.0
Other not in Labor Force 103 *** *** *** 103 100 . - .
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 64 *** *** *** 56 89.2 75.2-95.7
50% to 100% 254 20 6.8 4.1-11.1 234 93.2 88.9-95.9
101% to 150% 414 42 8.3 5.9-11.7 372 91.7 88.3-94.1
151% to 200% 202 13 4.0 2.2- 7.1 189 96.0 92.9-97.8
More than 200% 1,501 37 2.5 1.6- 3.8 1,464 97.5 96.2-98.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 560 33 4.6 3.1- 6.9 527 95.4 93.1-96.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,063 62 5.2 3.9- 7.0 1,001 94.8 93.0-96.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,290 50 3.6 2.6- 5.0 1,240 96.4 95.0-97.4

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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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