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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status-Males

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,514 1,107 18.2 17.1-19.4 2,042 32.0 30.7-33.5 2,058 31.5 30.1-32.9 921 13.2 12.2-14.3 386 5.1 4.5- 5.7
-MALES 2,970 525 18.9 17.2-20.7 952 32.8 30.8-34.9 926 31.0 29.0-33.0 396 12.6 11.2-14.2 171 4.8 4.0- 5.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,982 350 18.6 16.6-20.8 685 35.1 32.6-37.7 601 29.6 27.2-32.1 228 11.5 9.9-13.4 118 5.1 4.1- 6.4
Non-Hispanic Black 517 75 15.5 12.2-19.6 145 29.6 25.0-34.6 186 36.9 31.9-42.1 79 13.5 10.2-17.6 32 4.6 3.0- 6.8
Other 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 677 171 25.4 21.8-29.4 257 38.2 34.1-42.5 193 28.6 24.8-32.7 51 7.0 5.1- 9.5 *** *** ***
35-44 406 82 21.0 16.8-26.1 134 33.6 28.4-39.3 122 28.1 23.3-33.4 54 13.7 9.9-18.8 14 3.5 1.8- 6.6
45-54 493 84 17.4 13.8-21.6 144 28.0 23.6-32.7 155 32.7 28.0-37.8 82 16.9 13.2-21.5 28 5.0 3.2- 7.8
55-64 571 92 15.2 12.0-19.1 158 29.1 24.8-33.9 169 30.2 25.8-35.0 94 16.6 13.1-20.7 58 8.9 6.6-12.0
65-74 528 61 10.6 8.1-13.9 179 34.1 29.3-39.1 179 35.9 31.0-41.2 70 12.1 9.2-15.8 39 7.3 5.0-10.4
75+ 257 29 12.1 8.0-17.7 69 24.7 18.7-31.8 95 36.9 30.1-44.2 38 15.1 10.4-21.5 26 11.2 7.3-16.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 363 24 5.3 3.3- 8.4 59 20.4 15.5-26.3 131 36.8 31.0-43.0 98 26.8 21.5-32.8 51 10.8 7.6-15.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 849 123 17.0 14.1-20.5 205 24.2 20.9-27.7 315 37.9 34.0-41.9 141 15.6 12.8-18.8 65 5.3 4.0- 7.1
Some Post-H.S. 817 157 21.6 18.3-25.3 299 38.5 34.6-42.6 228 27.4 23.9-31.1 99 9.0 7.2-11.3 34 3.5 2.4- 5.1
College Graduate 933 216 25.6 22.4-29.2 387 44.2 40.5-48.0 251 23.7 20.8-26.9 58 4.5 3.3- 6.1 21 1.9 1.1- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 252 30 11.0 7.2-16.5 53 26.2 19.6-34.2 70 25.8 19.6-33.1 60 23.7 17.4-31.4 39 13.3 9.0-19.1
$15,000- 24,999 442 50 11.2 8.2-15.2 99 23.7 19.2-28.9 146 33.8 28.7-39.3 108 25.1 20.1-30.8 39 6.2 4.4- 8.7
$25,000- 34,999 294 38 13.9 9.8-19.5 87 29.7 23.8-36.4 109 39.1 32.5-46.0 46 14.4 10.3-19.7 14 2.9 1.6- 5.4
$35,000- 49,999 353 52 15.7 11.6-20.9 112 29.2 23.9-35.1 127 37.4 31.3-43.8 44 12.5 8.8-17.6 18 5.2 2.8- 9.6
$50,000- 74,999 411 65 19.0 14.6-24.3 158 38.9 33.4-44.7 145 32.2 27.0-37.9 26 6.3 4.1- 9.6 17 3.6 2.1- 6.2
$75,000+ 759 208 27.1 23.5-31.0 308 42.3 38.1-46.5 187 24.0 20.7-27.8 43 4.9 3.5- 6.9 13 1.7 0.9- 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 682 37 6.2 4.2- 9.0 108 15.8 12.5-19.7 211 30.9 26.7-35.4 193 28.9 24.5-33.7 133 18.3 15.1-22.1
No 1,884 389 21.4 19.2-23.7 688 36.6 34.0-39.2 609 32.1 29.6-34.7 169 8.7 7.3-10.4 29 1.3 0.8- 2.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 782 40 5.5 3.8- 7.8 149 19.0 15.8-22.7 231 28.5 24.8-32.5 216 30.0 25.8-34.5 146 17.0 14.1-20.4
No 2,104 471 23.3 21.1-25.5 778 37.1 34.6-39.6 664 31.4 29.1-33.9 168 7.3 6.1- 8.6 23 0.9 0.6- 1.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 853 128 15.8 13.1-18.9 287 34.9 31.1-38.8 253 29.6 26.0-33.4 115 12.7 10.2-15.6 70 7.1 5.4- 9.3
Non-Veteran 2,113 394 19.7 17.7-21.9 664 32.1 29.8-34.6 673 31.4 29.1-33.9 281 12.6 11.0-14.5 101 4.1 3.2- 5.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 828 181 23.4 20.2-27.0 304 37.7 34.0-41.6 243 28.6 25.2-32.3 74 8.0 6.2-10.3 26 2.2 1.4- 3.4
Regional City or Suburban County 661 115 18.4 15.1-22.1 209 31.3 27.3-35.5 216 33.3 29.3-37.7 85 11.6 9.2-14.7 36 5.4 3.6- 8.0
Rural 1,481 229 15.4 13.2-17.9 439 29.6 26.7-32.7 467 31.5 28.5-34.6 237 16.9 14.4-19.8 109 6.5 5.2- 8.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,755 380 22.0 19.8-24.4 629 36.6 33.9-39.3 549 31.1 28.6-33.8 170 8.9 7.5-10.7 27 1.4 0.9- 2.2
Unemployed 132 21 19.5 11.9-30.2 40 30.0 21.3-40.5 30 22.9 14.8-33.5 29 20.0 13.3-29.0 12 7.7 3.5-16.1
Retired 734 81 10.3 8.0-13.0 221 29.9 26.0-34.1 271 37.6 33.4-42.0 103 13.9 11.1-17.3 58 8.3 6.1-11.1
Unable to Work 231 *** *** *** 18 7.1 4.1-12.2 42 18.7 13.2-25.8 87 42.4 34.2-51.1 74 27.1 20.8-34.3
Other not in Labor Force 105 29 30.3 21.0-41.7 *** *** *** 32 30.8 21.6-41.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 66 11 15.2 7.8-27.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 259 33 10.1 6.9-14.6 59 25.0 18.9-32.1 83 31.5 25.2-38.5 62 28.0 21.4-35.7 22 5.5 3.3- 8.9
101% to 150% 419 50 13.2 9.6-18.0 88 23.4 18.6-28.9 141 34.1 28.7-39.9 94 21.1 16.3-26.8 46 8.2 5.9-11.3
151% to 200% 205 21 9.9 6.1-15.7 56 30.2 23.2-38.3 76 37.8 30.2-46.0 38 17.4 12.0-24.5 14 4.8 2.7- 8.4
More than 200% 1,511 315 22.0 19.6-24.7 583 39.0 36.1-42.0 455 29.3 26.6-32.2 114 6.8 5.5- 8.4 44 2.8 1.9- 4.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 573 79 13.8 10.5-17.9 162 27.7 23.0-32.9 174 32.1 27.0-37.6 110 19.1 15.3-23.7 48 7.3 5.1-10.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,083 169 15.7 13.2-18.6 323 29.9 26.7-33.4 356 32.7 29.3-36.2 163 15.8 13.1-18.8 72 5.9 4.5- 7.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,314 277 22.3 19.8-25.1 467 36.0 33.1-39.1 396 29.5 26.8-32.5 123 8.8 7.1-10.8 51 3.3 2.4- 4.6

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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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