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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 6,515 527 7.3 6.6- 8.1 5,988 92.7 91.9-93.4
-MALES 2,971 213 6.5 5.5- 7.7 2,758 93.5 92.3-94.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,982 168 8.1 6.8- 9.8 1,814 91.9 90.2-93.2
Non-Hispanic Black 518 26 4.0 2.4- 6.6 492 96.0 93.4-97.6
Other 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 676 16 2.5 1.4- 4.6 660 97.5 95.4-98.6
35-44 406 17 4.2 2.3- 7.5 389 95.8 92.5-97.7
45-54 492 38 8.3 5.6-12.2 454 91.7 87.8-94.4
55-64 572 51 8.6 6.2-11.7 521 91.4 88.3-93.8
65-74 528 53 10.0 7.3-13.6 475 90.0 86.4-92.7
75+ 259 38 16.3 11.4-22.7 221 83.7 77.3-88.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 365 56 14.4 10.6-19.4 309 85.6 80.6-89.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 847 61 5.9 4.3- 8.1 786 94.1 91.9-95.7
Some Post-H.S. 820 61 6.1 4.5- 8.2 759 93.9 91.8-95.5
College Graduate 931 34 2.5 1.7- 3.8 897 97.5 96.2-98.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 252 42 17.0 11.6-24.2 210 83.0 75.8-88.4
$15,000- 24,999 440 53 10.1 7.4-13.6 387 89.9 86.4-92.6
$25,000- 34,999 295 22 7.3 4.4-11.9 273 92.7 88.1-95.6
$35,000- 49,999 354 23 5.9 3.3-10.2 331 94.1 89.8-96.7
$50,000- 74,999 411 23 4.4 2.8- 7.1 388 95.6 92.9-97.2
$75,000+ 761 25 2.9 1.8- 4.8 736 97.1 95.2-98.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 681 123 18.4 14.9-22.5 558 81.6 77.5-85.1
No 1,888 76 3.4 2.6- 4.5 1,812 96.6 95.5-97.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 781 128 16.7 13.5-20.4 653 83.3 79.6-86.5
No 2,106 78 3.2 2.4- 4.2 2,028 96.8 95.8-97.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 854 84 9.6 7.5-12.1 770 90.4 87.9-92.5
Non-Veteran 2,113 129 5.6 4.4- 6.9 1,984 94.4 93.1-95.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 827 31 3.2 2.2- 4.8 796 96.8 95.2-97.8
Regional City or Suburban County 663 43 6.7 4.6- 9.6 620 93.3 90.4-95.4
Rural 1,481 139 9.1 7.4-11.2 1,342 90.9 88.8-92.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,754 64 3.4 2.5- 4.7 1,690 96.6 95.3-97.5
Unemployed 131 *** *** *** 122 95.2 90.2-97.8
Retired 737 85 12.0 9.4-15.2 652 88.0 84.8-90.6
Unable to Work 231 53 23.6 17.1-31.5 178 76.4 68.5-82.9
Other not in Labor Force 105 *** *** *** 103 97.1 88.9-99.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 260 31 10.9 6.9-16.9 229 89.1 83.1-93.1
101% to 150% 420 51 11.2 8.1-15.3 369 88.8 84.7-91.9
151% to 200% 204 22 9.8 6.0-15.6 182 90.2 84.4-94.0
More than 200% 1,514 75 4.3 3.2- 5.7 1,439 95.7 94.3-96.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 574 50 8.1 5.5-11.6 524 91.9 88.4-94.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,083 93 8.5 6.6-10.9 990 91.5 89.1-93.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,314 70 4.8 3.6- 6.3 1,244 95.2 93.7-96.4

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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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