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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Males

Summary Index of Chronic Health Conditions*

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  Total
Respond.^
No chronic disease 1 chronic disease 2+ chronic diseases
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,532 2,778 48.8 47.3-50.3 1,738 25.5 24.2-26.8 2,016 25.7 24.5-26.9
-MALES 2,978 1,424 54.2 52.1-56.4 735 23.1 21.4-25.0 819 22.6 20.9-24.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,986 849 49.1 46.4-51.8 522 24.6 22.4-26.9 615 26.3 24.1-28.6
Non-Hispanic Black 519 264 56.5 51.3-61.6 125 23.9 19.7-28.6 130 19.6 16.0-23.8
Other 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 678 533 79.5 75.8-82.7 113 16.5 13.5-20.0 32 4.0 2.8- 5.9
35-44 406 273 69.8 64.3-74.8 81 17.6 13.8-22.1 52 12.6 9.1-17.3
45-54 494 246 51.9 46.7-57.1 124 24.8 20.7-29.5 124 23.2 19.1-28.0
55-64 573 190 30.9 26.6-35.5 172 32.7 28.1-37.6 211 36.4 31.8-41.3
65-74 530 121 24.0 19.8-28.8 160 30.1 25.5-35.2 249 45.9 40.8-51.0
75+ 259 39 14.7 10.2-20.6 75 27.1 21.3-33.8 145 58.2 50.9-65.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 367 136 42.2 36.0-48.6 88 21.7 17.1-27.2 143 36.1 30.4-42.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 849 418 55.4 51.4-59.3 200 23.0 19.8-26.5 231 21.6 18.6-24.9
Some Post-H.S. 821 395 55.6 51.6-59.5 210 24.1 20.8-27.7 216 20.3 17.6-23.4
College Graduate 933 469 58.6 54.9-62.2 235 23.2 20.2-26.4 229 18.3 15.8-21.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 253 95 41.0 33.5-49.0 58 23.2 17.2-30.4 100 35.8 28.5-43.8
$15,000- 24,999 444 187 46.6 40.9-52.3 102 23.6 19.1-28.7 155 29.9 25.2-35.1
$25,000- 34,999 295 139 52.8 45.9-59.6 72 23.7 18.3-30.2 84 23.5 18.6-29.2
$35,000- 49,999 354 166 53.0 46.6-59.2 86 20.9 16.5-26.0 102 26.1 21.0-32.0
$50,000- 74,999 411 207 57.7 52.0-63.3 102 22.5 18.2-27.6 102 19.7 15.8-24.4
$75,000+ 761 405 60.5 56.4-64.5 198 24.5 21.1-28.3 158 14.9 12.5-17.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 685 101 19.4 15.4-24.1 167 24.7 20.9-29.0 417 55.9 51.0-60.7
No 1,889 1,060 62.2 59.6-64.7 492 23.2 21.1-25.5 337 14.6 12.9-16.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 786 135 22.5 18.7-26.8 193 24.2 20.8-28.1 458 53.2 48.8-57.6
No 2,108 1,241 64.1 61.6-66.4 519 22.3 20.3-24.5 348 13.6 12.0-15.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 855 276 37.2 33.3-41.2 236 26.2 22.8-29.9 343 36.6 32.9-40.5
Non-Veteran 2,119 1,144 59.4 56.9-61.9 499 22.2 20.2-24.4 476 18.4 16.5-20.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 828 487 63.1 59.3-66.7 183 21.7 18.7-25.0 158 15.2 12.8-18.0
Regional City or Suburban County 663 322 52.0 47.5-56.4 173 25.5 21.9-29.6 168 22.5 19.1-26.4
Rural 1,487 615 48.3 45.0-51.6 379 22.9 20.4-25.7 493 28.8 26.0-31.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,756 1,082 66.4 63.8-68.9 421 22.0 19.9-24.4 253 11.6 10.0-13.3
Unemployed 132 *** *** *** 32 26.4 17.7-37.4 33 20.3 13.5-29.3
Retired 739 160 22.2 18.7-26.0 215 28.5 24.8-32.6 364 49.3 44.9-53.7
Unable to Work 233 22 11.4 6.6-19.0 45 21.0 14.9-28.8 166 67.6 59.0-75.2
Other not in Labor Force 105 85 80.0 69.8-87.4 18 17.1 10.4-26.8 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 261 129 50.6 43.2-57.9 50 20.8 15.5-27.4 82 28.6 22.2-36.0
101% to 150% 421 169 48.2 42.2-54.2 102 22.1 17.6-27.3 150 29.8 24.9-35.2
151% to 200% 205 88 48.1 40.0-56.2 41 19.9 14.0-27.5 76 32.0 25.2-39.7
More than 200% 1,514 753 56.5 53.5-59.4 393 24.4 21.9-27.0 368 19.1 17.0-21.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 578 235 45.8 40.3-51.3 147 23.0 18.8-27.9 196 31.2 26.6-36.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,085 472 49.4 45.7-53.1 284 25.0 22.0-28.3 329 25.6 22.6-28.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,315 717 59.7 56.7-62.7 304 21.9 19.5-24.6 294 18.4 16.2-20.8

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*The index consists of heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer,
other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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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