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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-Non-Hispanic White

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Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,445 4,460 67.9 66.4-69.3 442 7.1 6.3- 7.9 581 10.2 9.3-11.2 545 8.5 7.7- 9.4 417 6.4 5.7- 7.2
-Non-Hispanic White 4,311 2,960 67.0 65.2-68.7 305 7.2 6.3- 8.2 393 10.3 9.2-11.5 377 8.9 7.9-10.0 276 6.6 5.7- 7.7
GENDER
Male 1,967 1,479 73.2 70.7-75.6 121 6.4 5.2- 7.8 136 8.6 7.1-10.4 120 5.6 4.5- 6.9 111 6.3 5.0- 7.8
Female 2,344 1,481 61.2 58.7-63.7 184 7.9 6.7- 9.4 257 11.9 10.4-13.7 257 12.0 10.4-13.9 165 6.9 5.7- 8.4
AGE
18-34 747 396 53.5 49.2-57.7 73 9.8 7.6-12.6 122 16.0 13.1-19.3 99 12.7 10.2-15.7 57 8.0 5.8-10.9
35-44 487 288 61.5 56.4-66.4 49 9.1 6.7-12.3 61 12.5 9.4-16.4 52 10.0 7.3-13.5 37 6.9 4.8- 9.9
45-54 664 435 66.9 62.6-70.9 41 5.6 4.0- 7.8 59 9.1 6.9-11.9 64 8.5 6.5-11.2 65 9.8 7.4-13.0
55-64 875 606 70.2 66.3-73.8 60 7.0 5.2- 9.3 61 7.7 5.7-10.4 88 9.3 7.2-12.0 60 5.8 4.3- 7.9
65-74 932 740 81.2 78.0-84.0 52 4.1 3.0- 5.7 58 6.7 5.0- 8.9 48 4.9 3.4- 7.0 34 3.2 2.1- 4.6
75+ 565 461 82.2 78.0-85.7 26 5.0 3.2- 7.7 31 5.1 3.2- 7.9 25 4.1 2.5- 6.6 22 3.7 2.3- 6.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 312 198 62.6 55.7-69.1 *** *** *** 25 9.8 6.2-15.2 29 9.2 5.9-14.1 52 16.1 11.6-21.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,091 763 69.0 65.4-72.3 53 4.8 3.4- 6.6 89 10.4 8.2-13.2 97 7.7 6.0- 9.8 89 8.1 6.3-10.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,306 875 66.6 63.4-69.7 89 7.0 5.5- 8.9 120 9.7 7.9-11.8 135 10.7 8.8-12.9 87 6.0 4.6- 7.8
College Graduate 1,594 1,117 67.3 64.4-70.0 154 11.1 9.3-13.1 159 11.3 9.5-13.3 116 7.8 6.3- 9.6 48 2.6 1.8- 3.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 309 148 46.3 39.2-53.6 *** *** *** 29 8.8 5.7-13.3 53 17.5 12.6-23.8 71 25.6 19.3-33.0
$15,000- 24,999 562 352 60.5 55.2-65.5 30 5.1 3.3- 7.7 49 9.3 6.5-13.3 73 13.6 10.4-17.6 58 11.5 8.5-15.4
$25,000- 34,999 363 233 66.0 59.9-71.6 24 6.4 4.0-10.1 44 12.8 9.1-17.5 39 9.6 6.5-13.9 23 5.3 3.2- 8.4
$35,000- 49,999 553 377 67.3 62.1-72.0 48 9.7 6.9-13.4 48 10.7 7.7-14.6 51 7.8 5.6-10.7 29 4.6 2.9- 7.2
$50,000- 74,999 620 431 67.7 62.9-72.0 55 9.1 6.7-12.4 68 12.5 9.5-16.2 45 6.7 4.8- 9.4 21 4.0 2.3- 6.7
$75,000+ 1,178 874 72.1 68.9-75.1 97 8.5 6.8-10.5 100 10.1 8.1-12.5 78 7.0 5.4- 9.0 29 2.3 1.5- 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,089 604 52.6 48.8-56.4 65 6.0 4.4- 8.1 85 9.7 7.4-12.7 171 15.6 13.0-18.5 164 16.1 13.5-19.2
No 2,715 2,043 73.7 71.6-75.7 194 7.0 6.0- 8.3 244 9.7 8.3-11.1 147 5.9 4.9- 7.2 87 3.7 2.8- 4.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,214 645 49.8 46.2-53.3 61 4.7 3.4- 6.3 112 11.4 9.1-14.3 201 17.1 14.6-20.0 195 17.0 14.5-20.0
No 3,017 2,254 72.7 70.6-74.6 242 8.2 7.1- 9.4 276 10.1 8.8-11.5 170 6.1 5.1- 7.2 75 3.0 2.3- 4.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 677 527 77.1 73.1-80.7 31 4.7 3.1- 7.0 30 5.3 3.5- 7.9 44 5.5 3.8- 7.9 45 7.3 5.3-10.2
Non-Veteran 3,633 2,432 65.4 63.4-67.3 274 7.6 6.6- 8.7 363 11.1 9.9-12.5 333 9.5 8.3-10.7 231 6.5 5.5- 7.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 984 653 65.3 61.9-68.7 90 9.5 7.6-11.8 110 11.5 9.3-14.0 90 9.4 7.5-11.7 41 4.3 3.0- 6.0
Regional City or Suburban County 1,029 705 67.5 63.9-70.9 80 7.2 5.6- 9.2 100 10.5 8.4-13.1 79 7.6 5.9- 9.8 65 7.1 5.3- 9.6
Rural 2,299 1,603 67.8 65.2-70.3 135 5.6 4.5- 6.9 183 9.4 7.9-11.3 208 9.4 7.9-11.1 170 7.8 6.4- 9.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,158 1,481 68.1 65.7-70.4 183 8.1 6.8- 9.5 214 10.7 9.2-12.4 189 8.6 7.3-10.1 91 4.5 3.5- 5.8
Unemployed 125 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 13.5 7.8-22.4 21 16.1 9.5-25.9
Retired 1,380 1,104 81.0 78.3-83.4 73 4.8 3.7- 6.3 83 6.2 4.7- 8.0 67 4.4 3.3- 5.9 53 3.6 2.6- 4.9
Unable to Work 321 120 34.8 28.5-41.8 *** *** *** 29 12.2 7.7-18.7 70 21.1 15.9-27.5 89 27.2 21.3-34.1
Other not in Labor Force 312 175 56.1 49.4-62.6 31 10.0 6.7-14.7 55 16.2 12.1-21.3 29 10.7 7.2-15.6 22 7.1 4.3-11.4
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 245 121 48.8 40.7-56.9 *** *** *** 26 11.0 7.0-16.8 40 17.5 12.2-24.5 53 21.1 15.1-28.8
101% to 150% 564 352 61.4 56.2-66.3 34 6.8 4.6-10.0 54 11.4 8.2-15.6 72 11.0 8.3-14.4 52 9.4 7.0-12.7
151% to 200% 283 189 68.4 61.4-74.7 *** *** *** 32 10.6 7.0-15.9 31 10.9 7.2-16.1 19 6.3 3.6-10.6
More than 200% 2,369 1,694 70.3 68.0-72.5 207 9.1 7.8-10.7 210 10.3 8.9-12.0 181 7.2 6.1- 8.6 77 3.0 2.3- 4.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 797 547 66.4 61.6-70.9 43 6.1 3.9- 9.3 61 8.0 5.7-11.1 77 9.4 7.0-12.6 69 10.1 7.3-13.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,698 1,177 67.6 64.7-70.4 109 5.8 4.7- 7.3 140 9.9 8.2-12.0 148 8.7 7.2-10.6 124 7.9 6.3- 9.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,817 1,237 66.7 64.1-69.2 153 8.4 7.1-10.0 192 11.2 9.6-13.1 152 8.9 7.5-10.6 83 4.8 3.7- 6.1

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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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