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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status-Males

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/Vg/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,514 5,207 81.7 80.5-82.8 1,307 18.3 17.2-19.5
-MALES 2,970 2,403 82.6 80.9-84.2 567 17.4 15.8-19.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,982 1,636 83.4 81.2-85.3 346 16.6 14.7-18.8
Non-Hispanic Black 517 406 82.0 77.7-85.6 111 18.0 14.4-22.3
Other 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 677 621 92.2 89.5-94.2 56 7.8 5.8-10.5
35-44 406 338 82.7 77.4-87.0 68 17.3 13.0-22.6
45-54 493 383 78.0 73.2-82.2 110 22.0 17.8-26.8
55-64 571 419 74.5 70.0-78.6 152 25.5 21.4-30.0
65-74 528 419 80.6 76.3-84.3 109 19.4 15.7-23.7
75+ 257 193 73.7 66.5-79.8 64 26.3 20.2-33.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 363 214 62.5 56.2-68.4 149 37.5 31.6-43.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 849 643 79.1 75.6-82.1 206 20.9 17.9-24.4
Some Post-H.S. 817 684 87.5 84.9-89.7 133 12.5 10.3-15.1
College Graduate 933 854 93.6 91.7-95.1 79 6.4 4.9- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 252 153 63.0 55.0-70.3 99 37.0 29.7-45.0
$15,000- 24,999 442 295 68.7 63.0-73.9 147 31.3 26.1-37.0
$25,000- 34,999 294 234 82.7 77.3-87.1 60 17.3 12.9-22.7
$35,000- 49,999 353 291 82.2 76.4-86.9 62 17.8 13.1-23.6
$50,000- 74,999 411 368 90.1 86.3-93.0 43 9.9 7.0-13.7
$75,000+ 759 703 93.4 91.1-95.1 56 6.6 4.9- 8.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 682 356 52.8 48.0-57.6 326 47.2 42.4-52.0
No 1,884 1,686 90.0 88.3-91.5 198 10.0 8.5-11.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 782 420 53.0 48.5-57.4 362 47.0 42.6-51.5
No 2,104 1,913 91.8 90.4-93.0 191 8.2 7.0- 9.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 853 668 80.2 76.9-83.2 185 19.8 16.8-23.1
Non-Veteran 2,113 1,731 83.3 81.3-85.2 382 16.7 14.8-18.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 828 728 89.8 87.3-91.8 100 10.2 8.2-12.7
Regional City or Suburban County 661 540 82.9 79.4-86.0 121 17.1 14.0-20.6
Rural 1,481 1,135 76.5 73.5-79.3 346 23.5 20.7-26.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,755 1,558 89.7 87.8-91.3 197 10.3 8.7-12.2
Unemployed 132 91 72.3 62.3-80.6 41 27.7 19.4-37.7
Retired 734 573 77.8 73.9-81.3 161 22.2 18.7-26.1
Unable to Work 231 70 30.5 23.6-38.5 161 69.5 61.5-76.4
Other not in Labor Force 105 100 96.4 90.3-98.7 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 259 175 66.5 58.9-73.3 84 33.5 26.7-41.1
101% to 150% 419 279 70.7 64.9-75.9 140 29.3 24.1-35.1
151% to 200% 205 153 77.8 70.6-83.7 52 22.2 16.3-29.4
More than 200% 1,511 1,353 90.4 88.4-92.0 158 9.6 8.0-11.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 573 415 73.6 68.6-78.0 158 26.4 22.0-31.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,083 848 78.3 75.0-81.3 235 21.7 18.7-25.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,314 1,140 87.9 85.6-89.8 174 12.1 10.2-14.4

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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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