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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 5,120 1,677 31.5 30.0-33.1 3,443 68.5 66.9-70.0
-MALES 2,291 584 24.4 22.3-26.6 1,707 75.6 73.4-77.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,542 414 26.2 23.6-28.9 1,128 73.8 71.1-76.4
Non-Hispanic Black 418 113 25.9 21.0-31.5 305 74.1 68.5-79.0
Other 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 448 100 20.2 16.3-24.7 348 79.8 75.3-83.7
35-44 295 73 25.5 19.8-32.1 222 74.5 67.9-80.2
45-54 399 113 27.5 22.7-33.0 286 72.5 67.0-77.3
55-64 477 148 30.6 25.8-35.8 329 69.4 64.2-74.2
65-74 439 102 21.1 17.0-25.8 337 78.9 74.2-83.0
75+ 206 43 23.0 16.4-31.3 163 77.0 68.7-83.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 297 48 17.2 12.2-23.9 249 82.8 76.1-87.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 640 136 20.7 17.2-24.6 504 79.3 75.4-82.8
Some Post-H.S. 657 172 25.5 21.8-29.7 485 74.5 70.3-78.2
College Graduate 690 226 32.6 28.6-36.8 464 67.4 63.2-71.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 177 32 17.0 11.1-25.0 145 83.0 75.0-88.9
$15,000- 24,999 355 75 22.7 17.5-28.9 280 77.3 71.1-82.5
$25,000- 34,999 224 50 19.9 14.5-26.5 174 80.1 73.5-85.5
$35,000- 49,999 281 78 27.5 21.5-34.5 203 72.5 65.5-78.5
$50,000- 74,999 327 91 25.3 20.0-31.3 236 74.7 68.7-80.0
$75,000+ 571 173 28.9 24.8-33.5 398 71.1 66.5-75.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 617 147 24.8 20.5-29.6 470 75.2 70.4-79.5
No 1,665 434 24.2 21.9-26.8 1,231 75.8 73.2-78.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 647 143 23.3 19.2-28.1 504 76.7 71.9-80.8
No 1,635 438 24.7 22.3-27.2 1,197 75.3 72.8-77.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 626 151 24.4 20.7-28.7 475 75.6 71.3-79.3
Non-Veteran 1,663 431 24.3 21.9-26.9 1,232 75.7 73.1-78.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 596 146 23.0 19.4-27.0 450 77.0 73.0-80.6
Regional City or Suburban County 509 120 22.2 18.2-26.7 389 77.8 73.3-81.8
Rural 1,186 318 26.7 23.5-30.1 868 73.3 69.9-76.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,303 349 25.5 22.8-28.5 954 74.5 71.5-77.2
Unemployed 97 19 17.1 10.3-27.0 78 82.9 73.0-89.7
Retired 602 155 26.2 22.1-30.6 447 73.8 69.4-77.9
Unable to Work 196 39 18.7 12.6-27.0 157 81.3 73.0-87.4
Other not in Labor Force 83 19 19.8 12.1-30.5 64 80.2 69.5-87.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 205 37 17.5 12.3-24.3 168 82.5 75.7-87.7
101% to 150% 329 69 20.7 15.4-27.1 260 79.3 72.9-84.6
151% to 200% 154 43 27.4 19.9-36.5 111 72.6 63.5-80.1
More than 200% 1,181 338 27.5 24.5-30.7 843 72.5 69.3-75.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 480 132 27.2 22.2-32.9 348 72.8 67.1-77.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 840 215 24.0 20.7-27.7 625 76.0 72.3-79.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 971 237 23.8 20.8-27.0 734 76.2 73.0-79.2

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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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