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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome-Males

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you had Chronic Fatigue
Syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,222 98 1.7 1.3- 2.1 5,124 98.3 97.9-98.7
-MALES 2,319 24 1.1 0.6- 1.8 2,295 98.9 98.2-99.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,564 15 1.0 0.5- 2.2 1,549 99.0 97.8-99.5
Non-Hispanic Black 424 *** *** *** 420 98.9 96.9-99.6
Other 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 451 *** *** *** 450 99.5 96.6-99.9
35-44 298 *** *** *** 293 97.8 92.9-99.4
45-54 402 *** *** *** 396 98.3 96.0-99.3
55-64 478 *** *** *** 469 98.8 97.5-99.4
65-74 453 *** *** *** 450 99.6 98.6-99.9
75+ 209 *** *** *** 209 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 295 *** *** *** 291 98.5 93.8-99.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 648 *** *** *** 638 98.6 96.8-99.4
Some Post-H.S. 666 *** *** *** 659 99.0 97.4-99.6
College Graduate 703 *** *** *** 700 99.7 98.9-99.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 175 *** *** *** 169 98.1 95.0-99.3
$15,000- 24,999 356 *** *** *** 352 99.0 97.3-99.6
$25,000- 34,999 227 *** *** *** 226 99.7 98.1- 100
$35,000- 49,999 284 *** *** *** 277 96.0 89.5-98.5
$50,000- 74,999 335 *** *** *** 332 99.2 96.5-99.8
$75,000+ 584 *** *** *** 582 99.5 97.3-99.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 645 18 3.0 1.6- 5.5 627 97.0 94.5-98.4
No 1,665 *** *** *** 1,659 99.6 98.7-99.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 633 11 2.1 1.1- 4.3 622 97.9 95.7-98.9
Non-Veteran 1,684 13 0.7 0.3- 1.7 1,671 99.3 98.3-99.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 605 *** *** *** 604 99.9 99.1- 100
Regional City or Suburban County 517 *** *** *** 512 98.7 95.7-99.6
Rural 1,197 18 1.6 0.8- 2.9 1,179 98.4 97.1-99.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,317 *** *** *** 1,309 99.1 97.7-99.6
Unemployed 97 *** *** *** 97 100 . - .
Retired 617 *** *** *** 610 99.0 97.3-99.6
Unable to Work 195 *** *** *** 186 96.6 93.0-98.3
Other not in Labor Force 83 *** *** *** 83 100 . - .
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 205 *** *** *** 198 97.6 94.6-99.0
101% to 150% 332 *** *** *** 330 99.7 98.6-99.9
151% to 200% 154 *** *** *** 151 98.6 95.5-99.6
More than 200% 1,204 *** *** *** 1,194 98.7 97.1-99.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 485 *** *** *** 476 98.2 95.9-99.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 850 12 1.4 0.6- 3.0 838 98.6 97.0-99.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 984 *** *** *** 981 99.4 97.8-99.9

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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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