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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-Males

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,445 4,460 67.9 66.4-69.3 442 7.1 6.3- 7.9 581 10.2 9.3-11.2 545 8.5 7.7- 9.4 417 6.4 5.7- 7.2
-MALES 2,945 2,209 73.5 71.5-75.4 172 6.3 5.3- 7.5 211 8.6 7.4-10.1 182 5.7 4.8- 6.7 171 5.9 4.9- 7.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,967 1,479 73.2 70.7-75.6 121 6.4 5.2- 7.8 136 8.6 7.1-10.4 120 5.6 4.5- 6.9 111 6.3 5.0- 7.8
Non-Hispanic Black 510 382 74.4 69.5-78.8 25 6.1 3.8- 9.5 35 8.6 5.8-12.6 35 5.3 3.6- 7.7 33 5.6 3.8- 8.3
Other 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 674 447 66.2 61.9-70.3 56 8.8 6.5-11.7 81 13.0 10.3-16.4 49 6.4 4.7- 8.7 41 5.6 3.9- 8.0
35-44 400 279 70.1 64.4-75.2 30 7.6 5.1-11.3 36 10.3 7.0-15.1 32 6.8 4.5-10.1 23 5.2 3.2- 8.2
45-54 490 359 73.3 68.4-77.7 25 4.7 3.1- 7.2 37 7.5 5.2-10.6 32 5.3 3.5- 8.0 37 9.3 6.4-13.2
55-64 567 424 75.5 71.0-79.5 30 5.8 3.8- 8.6 33 5.9 4.0- 8.7 40 6.4 4.3- 9.4 40 6.4 4.5- 9.0
65-74 525 451 88.0 84.5-90.8 22 3.1 1.8- 5.0 17 3.8 2.2- 6.4 20 2.8 1.6- 5.0 15 2.3 1.3- 4.0
75+ 253 221 86.7 80.6-91.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 5.5 2.9-10.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 357 267 70.7 64.2-76.4 11 4.0 2.0- 7.8 28 10.1 6.5-15.4 22 6.9 4.2-11.0 29 8.4 5.4-12.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 841 634 75.1 71.3-78.5 34 4.5 3.0- 6.7 57 8.4 6.2-11.3 52 4.7 3.3- 6.5 64 7.4 5.5- 9.9
Some Post-H.S. 813 589 71.3 67.5-74.9 43 6.4 4.6- 8.9 65 9.6 7.4-12.4 69 7.3 5.6- 9.6 47 5.3 3.8- 7.3
College Graduate 927 713 76.3 72.9-79.3 83 9.6 7.5-12.2 61 6.9 5.2- 9.1 39 4.0 2.7- 5.8 31 3.3 2.2- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 245 153 58.8 50.6-66.6 11 4.6 2.0-10.2 22 10.6 6.7-16.3 29 9.7 6.0-15.3 30 16.3 10.7-24.2
$15,000- 24,999 440 321 68.7 62.9-74.1 20 5.7 3.5- 9.3 30 9.7 6.1-15.0 38 8.6 5.9-12.3 31 7.2 4.9-10.6
$25,000- 34,999 288 204 73.1 66.6-78.6 18 6.1 3.5-10.3 29 11.0 7.3-16.1 17 4.3 2.3- 7.7 20 5.6 3.3- 9.3
$35,000- 49,999 352 258 70.1 63.7-75.9 27 8.6 5.5-13.1 27 9.8 6.3-14.9 22 6.9 4.2-11.1 18 4.7 2.5- 8.3
$50,000- 74,999 409 306 71.6 65.8-76.7 29 9.4 6.2-14.0 32 9.0 6.0-13.2 26 6.0 3.8- 9.4 16 4.1 2.3- 7.3
$75,000+ 758 614 80.7 77.1-83.9 47 5.8 4.1- 8.1 48 7.8 5.7-10.6 32 3.6 2.4- 5.3 17 2.1 1.3- 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 668 409 59.1 54.1-63.9 33 5.7 3.6- 8.7 48 9.4 6.4-13.6 79 9.9 7.5-13.0 99 15.9 12.6-19.7
No 1,879 1,528 79.5 77.1-81.7 104 5.7 4.5- 7.1 125 8.0 6.6- 9.7 70 3.7 2.8- 4.9 52 3.1 2.2- 4.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 769 463 57.1 52.6-61.6 36 3.9 2.6- 5.8 54 9.9 7.0-13.7 101 13.2 10.5-16.6 115 15.9 12.9-19.5
No 2,094 1,679 78.4 76.1-80.5 133 7.1 5.8- 8.6 152 8.3 7.0- 9.9 78 3.4 2.6- 4.4 52 2.8 2.0- 3.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 841 636 75.7 72.0-79.0 40 4.8 3.4- 6.9 41 5.6 3.9- 7.8 57 5.6 4.1- 7.6 67 8.3 6.3-10.9
Non-Veteran 2,101 1,570 72.8 70.4-75.1 132 6.8 5.5- 8.3 170 9.6 8.1-11.4 125 5.7 4.6- 7.0 104 5.1 4.1- 6.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 818 618 74.5 70.9-77.8 56 7.7 5.7-10.2 72 9.5 7.4-12.2 45 5.3 3.8- 7.3 27 3.0 2.0- 4.5
Regional City or Suburban County 657 493 74.4 70.3-78.1 42 5.5 3.9- 7.7 45 8.3 6.0-11.3 29 4.2 2.8- 6.2 48 7.6 5.5-10.5
Rural 1,470 1,098 72.2 68.9-75.1 74 5.6 4.2- 7.5 94 8.1 6.3-10.5 108 6.8 5.4- 8.7 96 7.2 5.6- 9.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,746 1,315 74.4 71.8-76.8 120 7.2 5.8- 8.9 137 8.8 7.2-10.6 103 5.4 4.3- 6.8 71 4.2 3.2- 5.6
Unemployed 132 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 10.5 5.1-20.6 13 8.9 4.6-16.5 17 14.0 7.9-23.4
Retired 727 621 86.1 82.8-88.8 28 3.4 2.2- 5.2 22 3.3 2.0- 5.4 28 3.2 2.0- 5.0 28 4.0 2.6- 6.2
Unable to Work 222 115 48.2 39.8-56.7 *** *** *** 19 11.7 6.6-20.0 29 11.6 7.3-18.0 53 24.0 17.7-31.8
Other not in Labor Force 105 62 64.4 53.7-73.8 11 7.9 3.9-15.3 21 19.9 12.7-29.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 259 178 66.3 58.8-73.2 *** *** *** 24 10.2 6.5-15.7 22 9.3 5.5-15.4 25 10.9 6.7-17.2
101% to 150% 415 292 66.7 60.6-72.3 22 7.6 4.8-11.8 32 12.1 8.0-17.9 35 6.4 4.3- 9.3 34 7.2 4.9-10.5
151% to 200% 200 147 72.4 64.2-79.3 *** *** *** 15 7.7 4.1-13.9 19 9.7 5.7-16.2 12 6.3 3.3-11.9
More than 200% 1,505 1,170 76.8 74.0-79.3 108 7.6 6.0- 9.5 101 7.9 6.3- 9.8 79 4.8 3.7- 6.2 47 3.1 2.2- 4.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 572 413 69.0 63.5-74.0 24 6.1 3.5-10.5 42 8.2 5.7-11.8 50 7.9 5.6-11.0 43 8.8 6.0-12.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,069 807 74.3 70.8-77.4 58 4.8 3.6- 6.5 62 7.4 5.6- 9.8 64 5.4 4.0- 7.3 78 8.1 6.2-10.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,304 989 74.2 71.3-76.9 90 7.3 5.8- 9.2 107 9.5 7.7-11.8 68 5.2 4.0- 6.8 50 3.7 2.7- 5.0

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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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