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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 6,513 240 3.2 2.8- 3.8 6,273 96.8 96.2-97.2
-Non-Hispanic White 4,356 157 3.1 2.5- 3.7 4,199 96.9 96.3-97.5
GENDER
Male 1,983 72 2.7 2.1- 3.6 1,911 97.3 96.4-97.9
Female 2,373 85 3.4 2.6- 4.4 2,288 96.6 95.6-97.4
AGE
18-34 751 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 492 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 670 17 2.8 1.6- 4.8 653 97.2 95.2-98.4
55-64 887 35 4.2 2.7- 6.4 852 95.8 93.6-97.3
65-74 940 47 5.4 3.8- 7.6 893 94.6 92.4-96.2
75+ 576 45 6.7 4.7- 9.5 531 93.3 90.5-95.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 318 26 6.3 3.9- 9.9 292 93.7 90.1-96.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,109 49 3.8 2.7- 5.3 1,060 96.2 94.7-97.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,317 42 2.4 1.6- 3.4 1,275 97.6 96.6-98.4
College Graduate 1,604 40 2.2 1.5- 3.2 1,564 97.8 96.8-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 316 20 4.8 2.7- 8.4 296 95.2 91.6-97.3
$15,000- 24,999 566 31 5.5 3.7- 8.2 535 94.5 91.8-96.3
$25,000- 34,999 373 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 554 23 3.5 2.1- 5.8 531 96.5 94.2-97.9
$50,000- 74,999 623 18 2.3 1.3- 4.0 605 97.7 96.0-98.7
$75,000+ 1,184 23 1.5 0.9- 2.5 1,161 98.5 97.5-99.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,117 103 8.1 6.4-10.2 1,014 91.9 89.8-93.6
No 2,726 45 1.7 1.2- 2.4 2,681 98.3 97.6-98.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,237 111 7.7 6.1- 9.6 1,126 92.3 90.4-93.9
No 3,039 43 1.4 1.0- 2.0 2,996 98.6 98.0-99.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 687 32 3.8 2.5- 5.7 655 96.2 94.3-97.5
Non-Veteran 3,668 125 3.0 2.4- 3.7 3,543 97.0 96.3-97.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 994 28 2.3 1.5- 3.6 966 97.7 96.4-98.5
Regional City or Suburban County 1,041 28 2.6 1.7- 3.9 1,013 97.4 96.1-98.3
Rural 2,322 101 3.9 3.0- 4.9 2,221 96.1 95.1-97.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,170 30 1.3 0.8- 2.0 2,140 98.7 98.0-99.2
Unemployed 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,393 80 5.2 4.0- 6.8 1,313 94.8 93.2-96.0
Unable to Work 336 38 10.9 7.4-15.8 298 89.1 84.2-92.6
Other not in Labor Force 316 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 247 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 568 27 4.2 2.7- 6.5 541 95.8 93.5-97.3
151% to 200% 289 15 5.3 3.0- 9.3 274 94.7 90.7-97.0
More than 200% 2,386 70 2.3 1.7- 3.1 2,316 97.7 96.9-98.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 809 35 3.8 2.4- 5.9 774 96.2 94.1-97.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,716 70 3.7 2.8- 5.0 1,646 96.3 95.0-97.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,832 52 2.4 1.7- 3.3 1,780 97.6 96.7-98.3

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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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