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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 6,521 530 6.2 5.6- 6.9 5,991 93.8 93.1-94.4
-Non-Hispanic White 4,362 410 7.3 6.5- 8.2 3,952 92.7 91.8-93.5
GENDER
Male 1,981 146 5.6 4.6- 6.8 1,835 94.4 93.2-95.4
Female 2,381 264 8.9 7.6-10.3 2,117 91.1 89.7-92.4
AGE
18-34 752 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 491 19 2.9 1.8- 4.9 472 97.1 95.1-98.2
45-54 668 37 4.8 3.3- 6.9 631 95.2 93.1-96.7
55-64 889 73 8.2 6.2-10.8 816 91.8 89.2-93.8
65-74 943 144 14.3 11.9-17.2 799 85.7 82.8-88.1
75+ 579 130 22.1 18.2-26.6 449 77.9 73.4-81.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 320 41 9.8 6.8-14.0 279 90.2 86.0-93.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,110 113 7.7 6.2- 9.6 997 92.3 90.4-93.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,319 103 6.2 4.9- 7.9 1,216 93.8 92.1-95.1
College Graduate 1,605 153 7.4 6.1- 8.9 1,452 92.6 91.1-93.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 318 34 7.4 4.8-11.1 284 92.6 88.9-95.2
$15,000- 24,999 567 71 10.4 7.8-13.8 496 89.6 86.2-92.2
$25,000- 34,999 373 40 8.7 6.1-12.4 333 91.3 87.6-93.9
$35,000- 49,999 555 53 7.1 5.1- 9.8 502 92.9 90.2-94.9
$50,000- 74,999 623 49 6.7 4.8- 9.2 574 93.3 90.8-95.2
$75,000+ 1,184 77 4.6 3.5- 6.0 1,107 95.4 94.0-96.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,117 186 14.2 12.0-16.8 931 85.8 83.2-88.0
No 2,731 188 5.3 4.4- 6.4 2,543 94.7 93.6-95.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,240 195 13.5 11.5-15.9 1,045 86.5 84.1-88.5
No 3,040 208 5.2 4.3- 6.2 2,832 94.8 93.8-95.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 684 73 9.5 7.3-12.3 611 90.5 87.7-92.7
Non-Veteran 3,677 337 7.0 6.1- 8.0 3,340 93.0 92.0-93.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 995 80 6.8 5.3- 8.6 915 93.2 91.4-94.7
Regional City or Suburban County 1,041 97 8.2 6.4-10.4 944 91.8 89.6-93.6
Rural 2,327 233 7.1 6.1- 8.4 2,094 92.9 91.6-93.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,167 95 3.4 2.6- 4.4 2,072 96.6 95.6-97.4
Unemployed 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,401 245 16.5 14.3-18.9 1,156 83.5 81.1-85.7
Unable to Work 336 46 12.1 8.5-16.9 290 87.9 83.1-91.5
Other not in Labor Force 317 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 248 19 4.7 2.7- 8.3 229 95.3 91.7-97.3
101% to 150% 569 70 10.4 7.8-13.7 499 89.6 86.3-92.2
151% to 200% 289 32 10.1 6.7-14.9 257 89.9 85.1-93.3
More than 200% 2,387 193 6.0 5.1- 7.1 2,194 94.0 92.9-94.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 809 82 7.6 5.7-10.0 727 92.4 90.0-94.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,719 173 7.4 6.2- 8.8 1,546 92.6 91.2-93.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,835 155 7.2 5.9- 8.7 1,680 92.8 91.3-94.1

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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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