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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 6,500 526 8.0 7.2- 8.9 5,974 92.0 91.1-92.8
-Non-Hispanic White 4,348 343 7.8 6.8- 8.8 4,005 92.2 91.2-93.2
GENDER
Male 1,980 111 6.0 4.8- 7.5 1,869 94.0 92.5-95.2
Female 2,368 232 9.4 8.1-11.0 2,136 90.6 89.0-91.9
AGE
18-34 746 61 7.9 5.9-10.5 685 92.1 89.5-94.1
35-44 490 46 8.6 6.1-12.1 444 91.4 87.9-93.9
45-54 670 60 7.6 5.6-10.3 610 92.4 89.7-94.4
55-64 889 74 8.4 6.3-11.1 815 91.6 88.9-93.7
65-74 939 77 8.6 6.6-11.2 862 91.4 88.8-93.4
75+ 574 25 4.7 3.0- 7.3 549 95.3 92.7-97.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 314 51 14.2 10.2-19.5 263 85.8 80.5-89.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,109 76 6.7 5.0- 8.8 1,033 93.3 91.2-95.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,315 97 7.0 5.5- 8.8 1,218 93.0 91.2-94.5
College Graduate 1,602 119 7.4 6.0- 9.0 1,483 92.6 91.0-94.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 316 54 17.0 12.2-23.1 262 83.0 76.9-87.8
$15,000- 24,999 566 53 7.4 5.3-10.1 513 92.6 89.9-94.7
$25,000- 34,999 371 29 7.9 5.2-12.0 342 92.1 88.0-94.8
$35,000- 49,999 552 38 7.8 5.2-11.5 514 92.2 88.5-94.8
$50,000- 74,999 623 47 6.3 4.4- 8.8 576 93.7 91.2-95.6
$75,000+ 1,180 68 5.8 4.4- 7.7 1,112 94.2 92.3-95.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,111 173 16.0 13.4-19.1 938 84.0 80.9-86.6
No 2,725 129 4.8 3.8- 5.9 2,596 95.2 94.1-96.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,234 174 15.3 12.8-18.1 1,060 84.7 81.9-87.2
No 3,032 166 5.3 4.4- 6.4 2,866 94.7 93.6-95.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 683 35 5.2 3.5- 7.6 648 94.8 92.4-96.5
Non-Veteran 3,664 308 8.2 7.1- 9.4 3,356 91.8 90.6-92.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 989 81 8.2 6.4-10.4 908 91.8 89.6-93.6
Regional City or Suburban County 1,041 73 7.0 5.3- 9.1 968 93.0 90.9-94.7
Rural 2,319 189 8.0 6.7- 9.6 2,130 92.0 90.4-93.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,166 126 5.8 4.7- 7.2 2,040 94.2 92.8-95.3
Unemployed 126 20 16.5 9.5-27.3 106 83.5 72.7-90.5
Retired 1,394 99 7.0 5.6- 8.8 1,295 93.0 91.2-94.4
Unable to Work 334 69 19.3 14.4-25.3 265 80.7 74.7-85.6
Other not in Labor Force 313 27 8.4 5.4-12.8 286 91.6 87.2-94.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 247 32 11.2 7.2-17.1 215 88.8 82.9-92.8
101% to 150% 567 65 10.6 7.8-14.1 502 89.4 85.9-92.2
151% to 200% 289 19 7.9 4.8-12.8 270 92.1 87.2-95.2
More than 200% 2,379 153 6.2 5.1- 7.5 2,226 93.8 92.5-94.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 808 65 6.8 4.8- 9.5 743 93.2 90.5-95.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,712 133 7.9 6.4- 9.7 1,579 92.1 90.3-93.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,829 145 8.0 6.6- 9.6 1,684 92.0 90.4-93.4

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*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

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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