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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 6,521 530 6.2 5.6- 6.9 5,991 93.8 93.1-94.4
-MALES 2,971 190 4.8 4.0- 5.7 2,781 95.2 94.3-96.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,981 146 5.6 4.6- 6.8 1,835 94.4 93.2-95.4
Non-Hispanic Black 517 32 4.4 2.9- 6.7 485 95.6 93.3-97.1
Other 52 *** *** *** 49 96.5 89.0-98.9
AGE
18-34 678 *** *** *** 676 99.7 98.5-99.9
35-44 406 *** *** *** 403 99.8 99.3-99.9
45-54 491 12 2.0 1.0- 4.0 479 98.0 96.0-99.0
55-64 571 45 7.8 5.5-10.8 526 92.2 89.2-94.5
65-74 529 67 13.0 9.9-17.0 462 87.0 83.0-90.1
75+ 258 61 23.5 17.8-30.2 197 76.5 69.8-82.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 365 28 6.9 4.5-10.5 337 93.1 89.5-95.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 846 44 4.3 3.0- 6.0 802 95.7 94.0-97.0
Some Post-H.S. 819 36 3.1 2.1- 4.5 783 96.9 95.5-97.9
College Graduate 933 82 6.3 4.9- 8.1 851 93.7 91.9-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 253 14 4.4 2.3- 8.3 239 95.6 91.7-97.7
$15,000- 24,999 441 31 6.0 3.8- 9.3 410 94.0 90.7-96.2
$25,000- 34,999 295 20 6.0 3.7- 9.8 275 94.0 90.2-96.3
$35,000- 49,999 354 25 5.9 3.9- 8.8 329 94.1 91.2-96.1
$50,000- 74,999 410 27 5.0 3.1- 7.8 383 95.0 92.2-96.9
$75,000+ 761 42 3.5 2.4- 5.1 719 96.5 94.9-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 680 84 9.8 7.6-12.4 596 90.2 87.6-92.4
No 1,888 85 3.5 2.7- 4.5 1,803 96.5 95.5-97.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 781 99 10.0 7.9-12.4 682 90.0 87.6-92.1
No 2,106 85 3.1 2.4- 4.0 2,021 96.9 96.0-97.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 852 80 7.7 5.9- 9.8 772 92.3 90.2-94.1
Non-Veteran 2,115 110 3.9 3.1- 4.9 2,005 96.1 95.1-96.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 827 40 3.7 2.6- 5.2 787 96.3 94.8-97.4
Regional City or Suburban County 662 40 5.2 3.7- 7.5 622 94.8 92.5-96.3
Rural 1,482 110 5.4 4.3- 6.8 1,372 94.6 93.2-95.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,752 43 1.7 1.2- 2.5 1,709 98.3 97.5-98.8
Unemployed 132 *** *** *** 125 95.6 89.5-98.3
Retired 738 114 15.2 12.3-18.5 624 84.8 81.5-87.7
Unable to Work 231 26 9.5 6.1-14.7 205 90.5 85.3-93.9
Other not in Labor Force 105 *** *** *** 105 100 . - .
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** 65 98.5 89.9-99.8
50% to 100% 261 *** *** *** 251 97.3 94.2-98.8
101% to 150% 418 33 6.4 4.2- 9.7 385 93.6 90.3-95.8
151% to 200% 205 17 8.4 4.9-13.9 188 91.6 86.1-95.1
More than 200% 1,513 97 4.6 3.7- 5.9 1,416 95.4 94.1-96.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 576 45 7.1 5.0-10.1 531 92.9 89.9-95.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,082 79 4.9 3.8- 6.5 1,003 95.1 93.5-96.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,313 66 4.0 3.1- 5.3 1,247 96.0 94.7-96.9

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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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