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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Non-Hispanic White

Summary Index of Chronic Health Conditions*

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  Total
Respond.^
No chronic disease 1 chronic disease 2+ chronic diseases
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,532 2,778 48.8 47.3-50.3 1,738 25.5 24.2-26.8 2,016 25.7 24.5-26.9
-Non-Hispanic White 4,368 1,664 44.1 42.3-45.9 1,216 27.0 25.4-28.7 1,488 28.9 27.3-30.5
GENDER
Male 1,986 849 49.1 46.4-51.8 522 24.6 22.4-26.9 615 26.3 24.1-28.6
Female 2,382 815 39.4 37.0-42.0 694 29.3 27.0-31.7 873 31.3 29.1-33.6
AGE
18-34 752 514 68.2 64.0-72.1 177 24.6 21.1-28.6 61 7.2 5.3- 9.7
35-44 492 273 58.3 53.2-63.3 124 23.6 19.6-28.1 95 18.1 14.4-22.5
45-54 670 297 46.3 42.0-50.7 182 26.0 22.4-29.9 191 27.7 23.8-31.9
55-64 890 292 31.4 27.8-35.2 259 30.8 27.2-34.8 339 37.8 33.9-41.8
65-74 944 181 19.6 16.7-22.9 299 30.7 27.2-34.3 464 49.7 45.8-53.6
75+ 580 83 15.8 12.5-19.7 164 27.8 23.7-32.4 333 56.4 51.4-61.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 321 61 23.8 18.2-30.6 67 24.2 18.6-30.8 193 52.0 45.1-58.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,113 365 40.4 36.9-44.1 318 28.2 25.1-31.6 430 31.3 28.2-34.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,320 516 46.9 43.6-50.2 361 25.7 23.0-28.6 443 27.4 24.7-30.3
College Graduate 1,606 717 51.4 48.5-54.2 466 28.5 26.0-31.2 423 20.1 18.0-22.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 319 67 25.1 19.1-32.2 66 22.3 17.0-28.8 186 52.6 45.3-59.7
$15,000- 24,999 569 144 29.3 24.6-34.4 149 27.6 22.9-32.8 276 43.2 38.1-48.3
$25,000- 34,999 373 123 37.5 31.6-43.8 103 28.4 23.0-34.5 147 34.1 28.7-40.0
$35,000- 49,999 555 198 43.3 38.0-48.7 162 26.4 22.2-31.0 195 30.3 25.8-35.3
$50,000- 74,999 624 277 49.5 44.8-54.3 169 26.7 22.8-31.1 178 23.7 20.2-27.7
$75,000+ 1,184 597 57.5 54.1-60.7 338 26.7 23.9-29.8 249 15.8 13.7-18.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,121 105 12.7 10.1-15.7 254 23.7 20.6-27.1 762 63.6 59.8-67.2
No 2,732 1,286 52.9 50.6-55.2 827 28.1 26.1-30.2 619 19.0 17.3-20.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,244 138 13.4 11.1-16.1 290 24.3 21.4-27.5 816 62.3 58.8-65.6
No 3,042 1,495 54.9 52.7-57.1 894 27.6 25.7-29.6 653 17.5 16.0-19.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 687 203 34.3 30.1-38.9 186 26.0 22.3-30.1 298 39.6 35.4-44.0
Non-Veteran 3,680 1,459 45.6 43.6-47.6 1,030 27.2 25.5-29.0 1,191 27.2 25.5-28.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 997 462 51.1 47.6-54.7 274 27.0 24.0-30.2 261 21.8 19.2-24.7
Regional City or Suburban County 1,042 393 41.1 37.6-44.8 305 29.8 26.5-33.3 344 29.1 26.0-32.4
Rural 2,330 809 41.3 38.7-44.0 637 25.3 23.1-27.6 884 33.3 31.0-35.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,171 1,161 58.3 55.9-60.8 613 26.0 23.9-28.3 397 15.6 13.9-17.5
Unemployed 126 43 29.3 20.4-40.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,402 268 20.0 17.6-22.7 415 29.7 26.8-32.7 719 50.3 47.1-53.5
Unable to Work 337 *** *** *** 54 19.9 14.4-26.8 266 73.7 66.4-79.9
Other not in Labor Force 317 168 57.1 50.5-63.5 93 28.7 23.2-34.9 56 14.2 10.4-19.0
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 249 66 28.5 21.9-36.2 55 26.2 19.3-34.6 128 45.2 37.4-53.3
101% to 150% 571 152 31.9 27.1-37.0 151 26.7 22.4-31.6 268 41.4 36.5-46.4
151% to 200% 289 92 39.7 32.4-47.4 67 21.9 16.6-28.2 130 38.5 31.9-45.5
More than 200% 2,388 1,049 50.8 48.4-53.3 682 27.2 25.1-29.3 657 22.0 20.2-23.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 810 275 43.0 38.3-47.9 213 23.1 19.6-27.2 322 33.8 29.7-38.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,721 604 39.4 36.5-42.3 488 28.0 25.4-30.8 629 32.6 30.0-35.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,838 785 47.9 45.2-50.6 515 27.3 25.0-29.7 538 24.8 22.7-27.1

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*The index consists of heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer,
other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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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