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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 6,519 298 3.8 3.3- 4.4 6,221 96.2 95.6-96.7
-Non-Hispanic White 4,359 198 3.8 3.2- 4.5 4,161 96.2 95.5-96.8
GENDER
Male 1,983 89 3.9 3.0- 5.0 1,894 96.1 95.0-97.0
Female 2,376 109 3.7 2.9- 4.6 2,267 96.3 95.4-97.1
AGE
18-34 752 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 491 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 670 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 890 41 4.7 3.1- 7.0 849 95.3 93.0-96.9
65-74 941 59 6.4 4.8- 8.6 882 93.6 91.4-95.2
75+ 575 68 12.8 9.7-16.8 507 87.2 83.2-90.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 321 42 9.4 6.4-13.5 279 90.6 86.5-93.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,112 53 3.4 2.5- 4.8 1,059 96.6 95.2-97.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,315 68 3.9 2.9- 5.2 1,247 96.1 94.8-97.1
College Graduate 1,603 35 1.8 1.2- 2.7 1,568 98.2 97.3-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 318 27 6.3 3.9-10.1 291 93.7 89.9-96.1
$15,000- 24,999 567 44 7.0 4.8-10.2 523 93.0 89.8-95.2
$25,000- 34,999 372 26 6.0 3.8- 9.4 346 94.0 90.6-96.2
$35,000- 49,999 553 25 3.7 2.4- 5.8 528 96.3 94.2-97.6
$50,000- 74,999 623 17 2.8 1.6- 4.9 606 97.2 95.1-98.4
$75,000+ 1,184 18 1.1 0.6- 1.9 1,166 98.9 98.1-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,115 110 8.7 6.9-10.9 1,005 91.3 89.1-93.1
No 2,730 66 2.2 1.6- 2.9 2,664 97.8 97.1-98.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,238 137 9.5 7.8-11.6 1,101 90.5 88.4-92.2
No 3,040 59 1.8 1.3- 2.5 2,981 98.2 97.5-98.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 684 44 6.1 4.3- 8.6 640 93.9 91.4-95.7
Non-Veteran 3,674 154 3.4 2.8- 4.1 3,520 96.6 95.9-97.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 994 30 2.3 1.5- 3.4 964 97.7 96.6-98.5
Regional City or Suburban County 1,042 45 3.3 2.3- 4.6 997 96.7 95.4-97.7
Rural 2,324 123 5.1 4.0- 6.3 2,201 94.9 93.7-96.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,170 32 1.4 0.9- 2.1 2,138 98.6 97.9-99.1
Unemployed 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,395 106 7.7 6.2- 9.7 1,289 92.3 90.3-93.8
Unable to Work 336 46 11.7 8.0-16.8 290 88.3 83.2-92.0
Other not in Labor Force 317 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 249 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 570 40 6.5 4.3- 9.7 530 93.5 90.3-95.7
151% to 200% 287 22 6.1 3.8- 9.7 265 93.9 90.3-96.2
More than 200% 2,385 69 2.4 1.8- 3.2 2,316 97.6 96.8-98.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 807 46 5.7 4.0- 8.1 761 94.3 91.9-96.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,720 86 4.5 3.5- 5.9 1,634 95.5 94.1-96.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,833 66 2.7 2.0- 3.6 1,767 97.3 96.4-98.0

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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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