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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,459 5,031 74.6 73.2-76.0 600 10.6 9.7-11.7 402 7.3 6.5- 8.1 377 6.5 5.8- 7.3 49 1.0 0.7- 1.4
-MALES 2,945 2,147 69.4 67.2-71.4 301 11.3 9.9-12.9 224 8.5 7.3- 9.9 236 9.2 8.0-10.7 37 1.6 1.1- 2.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,969 1,475 71.7 69.1-74.2 182 9.8 8.3-11.6 147 8.4 7.0-10.1 157 9.4 7.8-11.3 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 514 394 71.6 66.3-76.4 53 12.7 9.3-17.2 28 6.5 4.2- 9.8 37 8.3 5.7-11.8 *** *** ***
Other 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 665 367 52.5 48.1-56.9 99 16.7 13.4-20.4 89 13.9 11.1-17.2 91 14.0 11.1-17.4 19 3.0 1.8- 4.9
35-44 402 245 61.5 55.7-67.0 60 14.9 11.0-19.8 40 8.6 6.1-12.1 47 12.4 8.9-17.0 *** *** ***
45-54 490 355 73.3 68.4-77.7 47 7.9 5.8-10.8 38 8.5 5.9-12.2 45 9.6 6.8-13.3 *** *** ***
55-64 569 460 82.1 78.0-85.5 40 7.2 5.0-10.2 39 6.0 4.1- 8.6 29 4.4 2.9- 6.9 *** *** ***
65-74 528 456 87.2 83.3-90.3 39 6.8 4.6- 9.8 15 2.5 1.4- 4.6 17 3.3 1.8- 6.1 *** *** ***
75+ 255 233 90.8 85.6-94.2 15 6.3 3.6-10.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 355 225 59.4 52.9-65.6 39 11.2 7.5-16.3 40 11.5 8.0-16.2 32 12.3 8.3-17.8 19 5.7 3.4- 9.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 837 598 68.2 64.2-72.0 87 11.8 9.2-15.1 67 9.2 7.0-11.9 76 9.7 7.5-12.4 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 816 601 71.2 67.3-74.8 79 10.7 8.3-13.6 57 7.6 5.7-10.1 70 9.3 7.0-12.1 *** *** ***
College Graduate 930 717 74.7 71.2-77.9 95 11.4 9.1-14.2 60 7.1 5.4- 9.4 58 6.9 5.2- 9.0 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 249 156 58.2 50.1-65.9 27 9.8 6.1-15.4 28 12.3 7.7-18.9 30 15.6 10.2-23.1 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 439 286 62.5 56.7-68.0 57 15.8 11.6-21.2 46 11.1 8.0-15.2 38 7.0 4.8-10.1 12 3.5 1.9- 6.4
$25,000- 34,999 291 196 64.0 56.9-70.5 34 14.7 10.0-21.1 28 8.0 5.2-12.1 27 10.7 7.0-15.9 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 349 263 70.3 63.6-76.2 31 8.8 5.9-13.0 20 7.8 4.7-12.8 33 12.3 8.1-18.3 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 410 317 72.5 66.7-77.7 37 10.0 6.8-14.4 24 8.0 5.2-12.0 32 9.5 6.3-14.1 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 760 596 75.7 71.7-79.2 75 10.4 8.0-13.4 43 6.3 4.5- 8.8 45 7.5 5.4-10.2 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 673 556 78.8 74.0-83.0 47 9.1 6.1-13.6 36 5.7 3.9- 8.4 31 5.2 3.4- 7.8 *** *** ***
No 1,873 1,329 67.9 65.2-70.5 201 11.5 9.8-13.4 150 8.5 7.0-10.1 163 10.3 8.6-12.3 30 1.8 1.2- 2.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 774 635 77.4 73.0-81.2 58 9.8 7.0-13.4 34 4.6 3.1- 6.8 42 7.2 5.0-10.2 *** *** ***
No 2,087 1,458 67.5 65.0-69.9 234 11.8 10.1-13.6 181 9.3 7.9-10.9 184 9.7 8.2-11.5 30 1.7 1.1- 2.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 852 719 84.8 81.6-87.6 69 8.0 6.0-10.6 31 3.6 2.3- 5.7 31 3.4 2.2- 5.1 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,090 1,426 64.5 61.9-67.0 232 12.4 10.7-14.3 192 10.0 8.6-11.7 205 11.1 9.5-12.9 35 2.0 1.4- 2.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 815 564 68.0 64.2-71.6 97 12.6 10.1-15.5 74 9.3 7.3-11.8 70 8.7 6.7-11.3 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 658 488 71.6 67.4-75.6 48 7.3 5.4- 9.9 58 10.0 7.6-13.1 54 9.2 6.7-12.3 *** *** ***
Rural 1,472 1,095 69.1 65.8-72.3 156 12.6 10.3-15.3 92 7.0 5.4- 9.0 112 9.7 7.7-12.1 17 1.6 0.9- 2.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,741 1,158 63.6 60.8-66.3 196 12.1 10.3-14.1 174 10.7 9.0-12.5 183 11.8 10.0-13.9 30 1.9 1.3- 2.8
Unemployed 130 *** *** *** 16 12.0 6.2-22.0 14 7.8 4.3-13.8 16 14.8 8.1-25.3 *** *** ***
Retired 734 647 88.8 85.9-91.2 55 7.2 5.3- 9.6 13 1.8 0.9- 3.4 18 2.1 1.1- 3.8 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 226 188 79.8 71.4-86.2 13 8.1 3.7-16.5 14 7.5 4.1-13.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 101 *** *** *** 20 22.2 14.2-32.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 257 142 54.0 46.5-61.3 42 14.5 10.3-20.2 35 13.8 9.5-19.6 27 10.6 6.7-16.5 11 7.0 3.8-12.7
101% to 150% 416 287 63.6 57.3-69.4 44 14.9 10.4-20.7 37 8.7 5.9-12.6 39 10.9 7.5-15.6 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 203 151 70.5 62.1-77.7 21 13.2 8.2-20.6 16 8.0 4.6-13.5 15 8.3 4.4-14.9 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,506 1,166 74.2 71.3-76.9 138 9.6 7.9-11.7 89 7.1 5.6- 9.0 108 8.6 6.9-10.7 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 570 427 67.1 61.3-72.4 61 14.2 10.2-19.3 32 7.2 4.6-11.1 44 10.2 7.1-14.4 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,078 800 72.3 68.7-75.5 97 8.9 7.0-11.2 73 6.9 5.2- 9.1 91 9.9 7.7-12.6 17 2.1 1.2- 3.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,297 920 68.1 65.0-71.0 143 12.1 10.1-14.5 119 9.9 8.2-12.0 101 8.5 6.9-10.6 14 1.3 0.7- 2.4

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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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