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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Health-Males

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,222 1,552 24.8 23.5-26.2 3,670 75.2 73.8-76.5
-MALES 2,329 790 28.4 26.3-30.6 1,539 71.6 69.4-73.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,571 592 32.0 29.3-34.7 979 68.0 65.3-70.7
Non-Hispanic Black 427 122 24.9 20.3-30.3 305 75.1 69.7-79.7
Other 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 452 24 4.8 3.1- 7.6 428 95.2 92.4-96.9
35-44 301 32 10.9 7.4-16.0 269 89.1 84.0-92.6
45-54 403 101 24.3 19.6-29.8 302 75.7 70.2-80.4
55-64 483 225 47.1 41.7-52.5 258 52.9 47.5-58.3
65-74 456 263 59.6 54.1-64.9 193 40.4 35.1-45.9
75+ 209 135 62.6 54.3-70.2 74 37.4 29.8-45.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 300 116 35.8 29.5-42.7 184 64.2 57.3-70.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 649 219 28.3 24.4-32.5 430 71.7 67.5-75.6
Some Post-H.S. 668 204 24.4 21.0-28.2 464 75.6 71.8-79.0
College Graduate 705 248 28.3 24.8-32.1 457 71.7 67.9-75.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 178 66 34.3 25.8-44.0 112 65.7 56.0-74.2
$15,000- 24,999 359 115 31.2 25.6-37.3 244 68.8 62.7-74.4
$25,000- 34,999 228 76 28.9 22.5-36.3 152 71.1 63.7-77.5
$35,000- 49,999 285 95 28.0 22.2-34.6 190 72.0 65.4-77.8
$50,000- 74,999 336 120 29.5 24.1-35.5 216 70.5 64.5-75.9
$75,000+ 584 190 26.2 22.4-30.3 394 73.8 69.7-77.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 623 325 46.7 41.7-51.7 298 53.3 48.3-58.3
No 1,697 463 22.8 20.5-25.1 1,234 77.2 74.9-79.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 653 327 46.3 41.5-51.1 326 53.7 48.9-58.5
No 1,667 459 22.5 20.3-24.9 1,208 77.5 75.1-79.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 636 307 43.8 39.3-48.5 329 56.2 51.5-60.7
Non-Veteran 1,691 483 24.1 21.8-26.6 1,208 75.9 73.4-78.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 607 166 23.2 19.7-27.1 441 76.8 72.9-80.3
Regional City or Suburban County 520 163 26.9 22.8-31.4 357 73.1 68.6-77.2
Rural 1,202 461 33.0 29.8-36.5 741 67.0 63.5-70.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,320 283 17.6 15.4-20.0 1,037 82.4 80.0-84.6
Unemployed 98 23 19.7 12.0-30.5 75 80.3 69.5-88.0
Retired 622 373 59.0 54.2-63.6 249 41.0 36.4-45.8
Unable to Work 196 107 55.9 46.8-64.7 89 44.1 35.3-53.2
Other not in Labor Force 83 *** *** *** 82 98.2 88.4-99.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 206 48 20.8 14.8-28.2 158 79.2 71.8-85.2
101% to 150% 335 119 33.5 27.5-40.1 216 66.5 59.9-72.5
151% to 200% 155 59 32.1 24.2-41.2 96 67.9 58.8-75.8
More than 200% 1,206 417 28.7 25.8-31.7 789 71.3 68.3-74.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 487 188 33.9 28.7-39.4 299 66.1 60.6-71.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 854 306 31.2 27.6-35.1 548 68.8 64.9-72.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 988 296 24.7 21.9-27.9 692 75.3 72.1-78.1

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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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