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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days-Non-Hispanic White

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  Total
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 6,413 4,295 67.8 66.4-69.2 542 9.3 8.5-10.3 570 9.1 8.2-10.0 481 6.8 6.1- 7.6 525 7.1 6.4- 7.9
-Non-Hispanic White 4,293 2,853 66.8 65.0-68.5 384 10.0 8.9-11.2 370 8.8 7.8- 9.9 324 7.0 6.1- 8.0 362 7.4 6.5- 8.4
GENDER
Male 1,961 1,373 69.9 67.4-72.3 163 8.9 7.5-10.5 160 8.3 6.9- 9.9 115 5.7 4.5- 7.2 150 7.2 5.9- 8.7
Female 2,332 1,480 63.8 61.3-66.2 221 11.0 9.5-12.8 210 9.4 8.0-11.0 209 8.1 6.9- 9.6 212 7.6 6.4- 9.1
AGE
18-34 744 507 68.5 64.4-72.4 107 15.1 12.3-18.5 72 8.7 6.7-11.2 37 4.4 3.0- 6.4 21 3.2 1.8- 5.6
35-44 487 332 68.5 63.5-73.1 56 12.0 9.0-15.8 49 10.7 7.9-14.4 26 4.5 2.7- 7.3 24 4.3 2.7- 6.8
45-54 658 429 65.5 61.1-69.6 63 9.3 7.0-12.2 49 7.2 5.2-10.0 49 7.3 5.3- 9.9 68 10.7 8.1-14.1
55-64 880 558 63.7 59.7-67.5 68 7.2 5.5- 9.4 72 9.5 7.2-12.3 88 10.4 7.9-13.5 94 9.3 7.3-11.7
65-74 926 622 66.5 62.7-70.1 61 7.0 5.2- 9.2 81 9.3 7.2-12.0 77 8.6 6.6-11.2 85 8.6 6.8-10.8
75+ 557 374 67.3 62.5-71.9 25 4.3 2.8- 6.5 43 7.3 5.1-10.2 45 8.2 5.8-11.5 70 12.9 9.8-16.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 306 161 53.5 46.6-60.4 17 6.6 3.7-11.5 25 8.8 5.6-13.5 34 12.7 8.5-18.5 69 18.4 13.9-23.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,084 703 67.5 64.0-70.8 68 7.5 5.7- 9.8 90 8.1 6.4-10.3 101 7.2 5.7- 9.0 122 9.7 7.8-12.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,305 847 66.0 62.8-69.0 119 11.0 9.0-13.3 116 9.1 7.4-11.2 115 7.7 6.2- 9.5 108 6.2 4.9- 7.8
College Graduate 1,590 1,136 71.7 69.0-74.3 179 12.3 10.4-14.4 139 9.2 7.7-11.1 73 3.9 2.9- 5.1 63 2.9 2.2- 3.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 303 130 45.9 38.7-53.3 22 9.1 5.5-14.7 27 10.4 6.6-16.0 47 10.9 7.6-15.4 77 23.7 18.0-30.5
$15,000- 24,999 556 326 56.9 51.5-62.1 39 7.6 5.3-10.7 53 10.0 7.3-13.6 68 13.4 10.0-17.8 70 12.1 9.0-16.2
$25,000- 34,999 364 230 64.4 58.2-70.2 39 11.3 7.8-16.2 40 12.2 8.5-17.3 29 6.4 4.2- 9.7 26 5.6 3.6- 8.8
$35,000- 49,999 545 358 64.8 59.5-69.8 53 10.0 7.4-13.5 49 8.6 6.1-11.9 40 8.7 5.9-12.7 45 7.8 5.2-11.6
$50,000- 74,999 623 426 68.2 63.7-72.4 67 12.5 9.6-16.2 63 10.1 7.6-13.2 30 4.2 2.7- 6.3 37 5.0 3.5- 7.2
$75,000+ 1,180 898 76.6 73.6-79.3 112 10.3 8.4-12.6 89 7.2 5.7- 9.1 48 3.6 2.6- 5.0 33 2.3 1.5- 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,081 408 36.0 32.5-39.7 71 7.5 5.7- 9.9 130 12.7 10.4-15.5 197 18.7 15.8-22.0 275 25.0 21.9-28.5
No 2,706 2,103 77.2 75.2-79.1 256 10.4 9.0-12.0 189 7.2 6.1- 8.5 96 3.1 2.5- 4.0 62 2.0 1.5- 2.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,203 500 38.9 35.5-42.4 86 8.7 6.8-11.0 137 12.5 10.3-15.1 189 16.6 13.9-19.6 291 23.4 20.5-26.6
No 3,013 2,299 76.1 74.2-77.9 290 10.4 9.1-11.9 230 7.8 6.7- 9.0 127 3.7 3.0- 4.5 67 2.0 1.5- 2.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 677 451 68.3 63.9-72.4 46 7.0 5.0- 9.7 61 8.7 6.3-11.8 48 7.1 5.0- 9.9 71 9.0 6.8-11.6
Non-Veteran 3,615 2,402 66.5 64.6-68.4 338 10.5 9.3-11.8 308 8.8 7.7-10.0 276 7.0 6.0- 8.1 291 7.2 6.2- 8.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 983 691 71.1 67.7-74.2 113 12.0 9.8-14.6 92 8.6 6.8-10.7 42 4.5 3.2- 6.3 45 3.8 2.8- 5.3
Regional City or Suburban County 1,025 668 65.6 62.0-69.0 108 10.6 8.6-13.0 86 9.1 7.2-11.4 85 7.9 6.1-10.1 78 6.9 5.2- 9.0
Rural 2,286 1,495 64.7 62.1-67.2 163 8.3 6.9-10.0 192 8.9 7.5-10.5 197 8.0 6.7- 9.6 239 10.1 8.5-11.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,157 1,602 74.0 71.7-76.2 223 11.0 9.5-12.7 175 8.8 7.4-10.4 78 3.3 2.5- 4.3 79 2.9 2.2- 3.8
Unemployed 124 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 12.5 7.1-21.0 *** *** ***
Retired 1,366 911 66.5 63.3-69.5 87 6.2 4.9- 7.8 118 8.5 6.9-10.4 121 9.9 8.0-12.2 129 8.9 7.3-10.9
Unable to Work 318 64 20.5 15.4-26.8 *** *** *** 27 7.7 4.8-12.1 85 25.7 19.8-32.6 127 39.5 32.7-46.7
Other not in Labor Force 313 197 64.3 57.7-70.3 46 16.5 12.1-22.0 38 10.4 7.2-14.8 18 4.4 2.6- 7.2 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 241 116 52.4 44.2-60.5 17 6.1 3.5-10.6 23 10.4 6.4-16.3 35 11.1 7.3-16.5 50 20.0 13.9-27.8
101% to 150% 553 323 57.9 52.6-62.9 42 8.9 6.3-12.3 51 10.6 7.7-14.4 63 11.8 8.6-15.9 74 10.9 8.2-14.3
151% to 200% 286 166 61.7 54.3-68.5 26 9.4 5.8-14.8 32 10.4 6.9-15.3 30 7.4 4.8-11.1 32 11.2 7.1-17.4
More than 200% 2,367 1,702 72.2 69.9-74.3 229 10.7 9.3-12.4 202 8.3 7.1- 9.7 122 5.0 4.1- 6.2 112 3.8 3.0- 4.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 789 520 66.5 61.8-70.9 46 6.4 4.3- 9.4 66 9.4 7.0-12.5 74 7.6 5.7-10.1 83 10.1 7.4-13.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,691 1,082 63.6 60.7-66.5 141 9.4 7.7-11.3 145 8.7 7.1-10.5 152 8.5 7.0-10.3 171 9.8 8.1-11.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,814 1,252 69.2 66.6-71.6 197 11.4 9.8-13.2 159 8.8 7.4-10.4 98 5.7 4.5- 7.2 108 5.0 4.0- 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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