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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 6,521 630 7.8 7.1- 8.6 5,891 92.2 91.4-92.9
-Non-Hispanic White 4,357 594 11.2 10.2-12.3 3,763 88.8 87.7-89.8
GENDER
Male 1,979 298 12.0 10.5-13.7 1,681 88.0 86.3-89.5
Female 2,378 296 10.4 9.1-11.9 2,082 89.6 88.1-90.9
AGE
18-34 752 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 492 17 2.8 1.6- 4.9 475 97.2 95.1-98.4
45-54 669 55 8.6 6.4-11.4 614 91.4 88.6-93.6
55-64 889 120 15.0 12.3-18.2 769 85.0 81.8-87.7
65-74 938 202 22.2 19.1-25.6 736 77.8 74.4-80.9
75+ 577 191 32.8 28.2-37.6 386 67.2 62.4-71.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 317 62 17.3 13.1-22.4 255 82.7 77.6-86.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,111 141 10.7 8.9-12.9 970 89.3 87.1-91.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,319 160 9.8 8.2-11.7 1,159 90.2 88.3-91.8
College Graduate 1,602 231 11.1 9.6-12.9 1,371 88.9 87.1-90.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 318 32 9.8 6.6-14.4 286 90.2 85.6-93.4
$15,000- 24,999 568 78 13.0 10.0-16.8 490 87.0 83.2-90.0
$25,000- 34,999 370 45 11.7 8.4-16.1 325 88.3 83.9-91.6
$35,000- 49,999 553 81 11.3 8.7-14.7 472 88.7 85.3-91.3
$50,000- 74,999 624 80 10.1 7.8-13.0 544 89.9 87.0-92.2
$75,000+ 1,184 156 9.8 8.1-11.7 1,028 90.2 88.3-91.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,115 200 15.9 13.5-18.6 915 84.1 81.4-86.5
No 2,728 356 10.7 9.4-12.0 2,372 89.3 88.0-90.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,238 219 16.3 13.9-18.9 1,019 83.7 81.1-86.1
No 3,038 363 9.4 8.4-10.7 2,675 90.6 89.3-91.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 683 147 19.7 16.4-23.4 536 80.3 76.6-83.6
Non-Veteran 3,673 447 9.9 8.8-11.0 3,226 90.1 89.0-91.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 994 118 9.9 8.1-12.0 876 90.1 88.0-91.9
Regional City or Suburban County 1,038 134 10.9 9.0-13.2 904 89.1 86.8-91.0
Rural 2,326 342 12.2 10.7-13.9 1,984 87.8 86.1-89.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,170 194 7.1 6.0- 8.4 1,976 92.9 91.6-94.0
Unemployed 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,396 334 24.2 21.5-27.1 1,062 75.8 72.9-78.5
Unable to Work 333 38 13.2 9.3-18.4 295 86.8 81.6-90.7
Other not in Labor Force 317 18 3.5 2.1- 5.9 299 96.5 94.1-97.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 249 21 8.6 5.4-13.5 228 91.4 86.5-94.6
101% to 150% 569 73 11.8 9.0-15.4 496 88.2 84.6-91.0
151% to 200% 288 43 14.4 10.1-20.2 245 85.6 79.8-89.9
More than 200% 2,384 332 10.9 9.6-12.3 2,052 89.1 87.7-90.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 807 109 11.0 8.7-13.9 698 89.0 86.1-91.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,718 248 12.4 10.7-14.3 1,470 87.6 85.7-89.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,833 237 10.4 9.0-11.9 1,596 89.6 88.1-91.0

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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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