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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,898 1,921 36.8 35.1-38.4 289 5.9 5.2- 6.8 58 1.7 1.2- 2.3 2,630 55.6 53.9-57.4
-MALES 2,175 705 29.7 27.5-32.1 126 6.0 4.9- 7.4 30 2.1 1.3- 3.4 1,314 62.1 59.6-64.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,475 511 30.8 28.1-33.6 81 6.2 4.7- 8.0 13 1.1 0.5- 2.2 870 62.0 58.9-64.9
Non-Hispanic Black 388 123 31.6 26.2-37.5 28 6.5 4.2- 9.9 *** *** *** 228 56.4 50.1-62.4
Other 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 424 75 17.4 13.7-22.0 29 6.1 3.9- 9.4 15 4.7 2.6- 8.3 305 71.8 66.4-76.6
35-44 274 67 23.8 18.4-30.1 20 8.1 4.8-13.4 *** *** *** 180 64.6 57.4-71.2
45-54 375 111 30.1 25.0-35.8 26 6.4 4.0-10.0 *** *** *** 234 62.3 56.4-67.9
55-64 450 172 38.1 32.8-43.7 23 5.0 3.1- 8.1 *** *** *** 253 56.5 50.9-62.0
65-74 426 189 42.1 36.7-47.8 19 5.2 3.2- 8.4 *** *** *** 216 52.3 46.6-57.9
75+ 198 83 44.0 35.7-52.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 108 51.3 42.8-59.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 278 76 26.1 20.3-32.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 183 63.7 56.2-70.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 613 171 26.3 22.4-30.6 36 5.6 3.8- 8.0 *** *** *** 396 65.6 60.9-70.0
Some Post-H.S. 623 204 30.3 26.3-34.7 30 6.2 4.2- 9.1 *** *** *** 383 62.4 57.8-66.8
College Graduate 654 252 36.2 32.0-40.6 49 7.5 5.4-10.3 *** *** *** 348 55.7 51.2-60.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 170 43 20.7 14.2-29.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 115 74.0 65.1-81.2
$15,000- 24,999 335 91 26.8 21.4-33.0 16 5.1 2.5-10.0 *** *** *** 221 63.3 56.5-69.7
$25,000- 34,999 214 62 29.0 22.2-36.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 138 63.8 55.6-71.4
$35,000- 49,999 263 91 32.5 26.0-39.7 19 9.1 5.2-15.4 *** *** *** 147 54.5 46.9-61.9
$50,000- 74,999 314 120 33.6 27.5-40.2 19 6.0 3.6- 9.6 *** *** *** 172 59.2 52.5-65.7
$75,000+ 538 200 34.5 30.0-39.3 32 7.2 4.9-10.6 *** *** *** 301 57.1 52.1-62.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 595 223 34.7 30.1-39.7 32 5.6 3.3- 9.1 *** *** *** 332 57.0 51.7-62.1
No 1,572 480 28.2 25.7-30.9 94 6.2 5.0- 7.8 22 2.0 1.2- 3.3 976 63.6 60.7-66.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 615 216 30.7 26.5-35.2 31 5.9 3.6- 9.5 11 3.8 1.8- 7.8 357 59.6 54.6-64.5
No 1,551 483 29.1 26.5-31.9 95 6.2 4.9- 7.7 19 1.6 0.9- 2.9 954 63.1 60.2-66.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 603 243 38.3 33.8-43.1 42 7.8 5.5-11.0 *** *** *** 317 53.8 48.9-58.5
Non-Veteran 1,570 461 27.2 24.7-29.9 84 5.5 4.3- 7.2 29 2.7 1.7- 4.3 996 64.5 61.5-67.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 557 166 28.5 24.5-32.9 41 7.0 5.0- 9.8 *** *** *** 341 62.4 57.7-66.8
Regional City or Suburban County 491 169 31.7 27.2-36.7 31 7.7 5.1-11.3 *** *** *** 284 59.5 54.3-64.5
Rural 1,127 370 29.5 26.3-32.9 54 4.5 3.1- 6.4 14 2.7 1.4- 5.4 689 63.3 59.6-66.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,221 356 27.6 24.7-30.6 86 7.3 5.7- 9.3 25 3.1 1.9- 5.1 754 62.1 58.7-65.3
Unemployed 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 68 74.9 63.2-83.9
Retired 587 245 40.2 35.5-45.1 27 5.1 3.3- 7.7 *** *** *** 314 54.5 49.6-59.4
Unable to Work 185 59 30.0 22.4-38.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 117 63.5 54.0-72.1
Other not in Labor Force 76 15 16.5 9.3-27.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 56 79.6 68.4-87.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 195 45 20.4 14.6-27.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 139 73.5 65.4-80.2
101% to 150% 309 92 30.1 24.1-36.8 15 5.1 2.4-10.5 *** *** *** 193 58.5 51.2-65.5
151% to 200% 145 45 27.9 20.0-37.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 93 65.4 55.5-74.2
More than 200% 1,122 411 34.0 30.7-37.3 71 7.3 5.6- 9.5 12 1.3 0.6- 2.8 628 57.4 53.9-60.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 451 150 29.4 24.3-35.1 16 2.8 1.5- 5.0 *** *** *** 279 65.6 59.6-71.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 806 253 29.4 25.7-33.3 48 5.8 4.2- 8.1 *** *** *** 498 63.2 59.0-67.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 918 302 30.1 26.8-33.6 62 7.2 5.4- 9.6 17 2.5 1.3- 4.6 537 60.2 56.4-63.9

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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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