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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 6,408 461 5.9 5.3- 6.7 5,947 94.1 93.3-94.7
-MALES 2,919 260 7.3 6.3- 8.4 2,659 92.7 91.6-93.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,960 184 7.6 6.4- 9.0 1,776 92.4 91.0-93.6
Non-Hispanic Black 503 33 5.7 3.6- 8.7 470 94.3 91.3-96.4
Other 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 661 22 3.1 2.0- 4.9 639 96.9 95.1-98.0
35-44 394 15 4.5 2.4- 8.3 379 95.5 91.7-97.6
45-54 482 33 6.0 4.0- 9.0 449 94.0 91.0-96.0
55-64 563 45 7.2 5.1-10.0 518 92.8 90.0-94.9
65-74 525 74 13.2 10.1-17.0 451 86.8 83.0-89.9
75+ 256 70 25.7 19.9-32.6 186 74.3 67.4-80.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 356 53 11.9 8.6-16.1 303 88.1 83.9-91.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 825 79 8.0 6.1-10.5 746 92.0 89.5-93.9
Some Post-H.S. 806 70 6.5 4.9- 8.5 736 93.5 91.5-95.1
College Graduate 925 58 4.5 3.3- 6.0 867 95.5 94.0-96.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 229 41 17.2 11.7-24.5 188 82.8 75.5-88.3
$15,000- 24,999 436 46 9.9 7.0-13.7 390 90.1 86.3-93.0
$25,000- 34,999 292 30 7.8 5.0-11.9 262 92.2 88.1-95.0
$35,000- 49,999 350 25 6.1 3.8- 9.7 325 93.9 90.3-96.2
$50,000- 74,999 409 37 6.4 4.3- 9.3 372 93.6 90.7-95.7
$75,000+ 758 41 3.9 2.7- 5.7 717 96.1 94.3-97.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 683 118 17.1 13.8-21.0 565 82.9 79.0-86.2
No 1,881 119 4.7 3.8- 5.8 1,762 95.3 94.2-96.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 786 260 30.8 27.0-34.9 526 69.2 65.1-73.0
No 2,108 *** *** *** 2,108 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 839 130 14.6 12.0-17.8 709 85.4 82.2-88.0
Non-Veteran 2,077 130 5.0 4.0- 6.2 1,947 95.0 93.8-96.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 816 49 4.9 3.6- 6.7 767 95.1 93.3-96.4
Regional City or Suburban County 650 57 6.7 5.0- 8.9 593 93.3 91.1-95.0
Rural 1,453 154 9.5 7.8-11.7 1,299 90.5 88.3-92.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,719 80 3.6 2.8- 4.7 1,639 96.4 95.3-97.2
Unemployed 126 11 7.7 3.9-14.8 115 92.3 85.2-96.1
Retired 730 131 17.8 14.6-21.4 599 82.2 78.6-85.4
Unable to Work 228 38 17.3 11.4-25.2 190 82.7 74.8-88.6
Other not in Labor Force 104 *** *** *** 104 100 . - .
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 256 34 13.7 9.2-19.9 222 86.3 80.1-90.8
101% to 150% 413 52 11.1 8.0-15.2 361 88.9 84.8-92.0
151% to 200% 202 23 7.8 4.8-12.6 179 92.2 87.4-95.2
More than 200% 1,506 106 5.3 4.2- 6.7 1,400 94.7 93.3-95.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 562 65 10.2 7.4-14.0 497 89.8 86.0-92.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,063 112 9.6 7.7-12.0 951 90.4 88.0-92.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,294 83 4.9 3.9- 6.3 1,211 95.1 93.7-96.1

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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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