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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Non-Hispanic White

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,522 803 12.4 11.5-13.5 5,719 87.6 86.5-88.5
-Non-Hispanic White 4,360 514 12.1 10.9-13.3 3,846 87.9 86.7-89.1
GENDER
Male 1,983 194 10.7 9.1-12.6 1,789 89.3 87.4-90.9
Female 2,377 320 13.3 11.7-15.1 2,057 86.7 84.9-88.3
AGE
18-34 752 117 15.5 12.6-18.8 635 84.5 81.2-87.4
35-44 492 68 12.8 9.7-16.7 424 87.2 83.3-90.3
45-54 670 76 10.1 7.7-13.0 594 89.9 87.0-92.3
55-64 889 100 11.1 8.8-14.0 789 88.9 86.0-91.2
65-74 941 110 12.7 10.3-15.5 831 87.3 84.5-89.7
75+ 576 42 7.4 5.2-10.4 534 92.6 89.6-94.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 317 70 19.7 14.9-25.6 247 80.3 74.4-85.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,111 127 11.3 9.2-13.9 984 88.7 86.1-90.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,318 147 11.4 9.4-13.7 1,171 88.6 86.3-90.6
College Graduate 1,606 170 10.8 9.1-12.7 1,436 89.2 87.3-90.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 318 67 21.8 16.2-28.7 251 78.2 71.3-83.8
$15,000- 24,999 568 87 13.5 10.5-17.1 481 86.5 82.9-89.5
$25,000- 34,999 372 46 14.3 10.2-19.6 326 85.7 80.4-89.8
$35,000- 49,999 553 59 11.9 8.8-16.0 494 88.1 84.0-91.2
$50,000- 74,999 623 66 9.4 7.1-12.4 557 90.6 87.6-92.9
$75,000+ 1,184 107 9.5 7.6-11.8 1,077 90.5 88.2-92.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,115 217 20.4 17.4-23.6 898 79.6 76.4-82.6
No 2,730 228 8.8 7.5-10.4 2,502 91.2 89.6-92.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,240 236 20.7 17.9-23.9 1,004 79.3 76.1-82.1
No 3,038 270 9.1 7.9-10.5 2,768 90.9 89.5-92.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 685 60 9.3 7.0-12.3 625 90.7 87.7-93.0
Non-Veteran 3,674 454 12.5 11.2-13.9 3,220 87.5 86.1-88.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 995 127 12.8 10.6-15.4 868 87.2 84.6-89.4
Regional City or Suburban County 1,041 113 11.8 9.5-14.5 928 88.2 85.5-90.5
Rural 2,325 274 11.8 10.1-13.6 2,051 88.2 86.4-89.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,169 211 10.3 8.8-12.0 1,958 89.7 88.0-91.2
Unemployed 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,397 143 10.0 8.3-12.1 1,254 90.0 87.9-91.7
Unable to Work 336 88 25.6 20.1-32.1 248 74.4 67.9-79.9
Other not in Labor Force 317 42 12.1 8.6-16.9 275 87.9 83.1-91.4
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 248 39 13.2 8.9-19.2 209 86.8 80.8-91.1
101% to 150% 570 102 18.1 14.5-22.4 468 81.9 77.6-85.5
151% to 200% 289 34 13.6 9.3-19.3 255 86.4 80.7-90.7
More than 200% 2,384 229 9.7 8.3-11.2 2,155 90.3 88.8-91.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 809 96 10.8 8.1-14.1 713 89.2 85.9-91.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,717 198 12.1 10.3-14.3 1,519 87.9 85.7-89.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,835 220 12.3 10.6-14.3 1,615 87.7 85.7-89.4

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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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