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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,120 1,677 31.5 30.0-33.1 3,443 68.5 66.9-70.0
-Non-Hispanic White 3,420 1,193 34.0 32.0-36.0 2,227 66.0 64.0-68.0
GENDER
Male 1,542 414 26.2 23.6-28.9 1,128 73.8 71.1-76.4
Female 1,878 779 41.3 38.4-44.1 1,099 58.7 55.9-61.6
AGE
18-34 488 153 29.1 24.3-34.3 335 70.9 65.7-75.7
35-44 371 168 42.9 37.2-48.9 203 57.1 51.1-62.8
45-54 545 219 39.6 35.0-44.5 326 60.4 55.5-65.0
55-64 746 300 39.3 35.1-43.6 446 60.7 56.4-64.9
65-74 779 248 29.6 25.9-33.5 531 70.4 66.5-74.1
75+ 462 96 19.9 15.9-24.5 366 80.1 75.5-84.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 262 49 21.0 15.1-28.5 213 79.0 71.5-84.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 865 236 27.4 24.0-31.2 629 72.6 68.8-76.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,067 379 35.4 31.9-39.0 688 64.6 61.0-68.1
College Graduate 1,218 528 43.8 40.5-47.1 690 56.2 52.9-59.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 247 60 21.4 15.9-28.1 187 78.6 71.9-84.1
$15,000- 24,999 438 131 29.4 24.0-35.5 307 70.6 64.5-76.0
$25,000- 34,999 294 92 30.4 24.3-37.1 202 69.6 62.9-75.7
$35,000- 49,999 431 166 36.2 30.8-42.1 265 63.8 57.9-69.2
$50,000- 74,999 497 190 35.5 30.6-40.7 307 64.5 59.3-69.4
$75,000+ 927 379 38.6 35.0-42.4 548 61.4 57.6-65.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,001 298 29.0 25.6-32.7 703 71.0 67.3-74.4
No 2,407 893 35.8 33.5-38.2 1,514 64.2 61.8-66.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,037 294 27.8 24.5-31.3 743 72.2 68.7-75.5
No 2,371 895 36.3 33.9-38.7 1,476 63.7 61.3-66.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 504 120 23.5 19.5-28.2 384 76.5 71.8-80.5
Non-Veteran 2,915 1,072 35.4 33.3-37.6 1,843 64.6 62.4-66.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 730 249 32.4 28.6-36.4 481 67.6 63.6-71.4
Regional City or Suburban County 818 297 35.8 31.8-39.9 521 64.2 60.1-68.2
Rural 1,873 648 33.8 31.1-36.7 1,225 66.2 63.3-68.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,674 654 36.7 34.0-39.5 1,020 63.3 60.5-66.0
Unemployed 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,131 348 30.0 26.9-33.3 783 70.0 66.7-73.1
Unable to Work 273 77 28.4 22.0-35.8 196 71.6 64.2-78.0
Other not in Labor Force 235 84 34.8 27.6-42.8 151 65.2 57.2-72.4
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 195 50 25.4 18.0-34.6 145 74.6 65.4-82.0
101% to 150% 438 125 26.9 22.0-32.4 313 73.1 67.6-78.0
151% to 200% 228 84 34.7 27.5-42.6 144 65.3 57.4-72.5
More than 200% 1,893 736 36.9 34.3-39.6 1,157 63.1 60.4-65.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 664 225 34.7 29.9-39.8 439 65.3 60.2-70.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,376 494 34.2 31.2-37.4 882 65.8 62.6-68.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,381 475 33.6 30.7-36.7 906 66.4 63.3-69.3

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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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