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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 5,206 4,443 85.4 84.1-86.5 763 14.6 13.5-15.9
-Non-Hispanic White 3,489 3,070 88.5 87.1-89.7 419 11.5 10.3-12.9
GENDER
Male 1,567 1,390 89.7 87.8-91.4 177 10.3 8.6-12.2
Female 1,922 1,680 87.3 85.2-89.2 242 12.7 10.8-14.8
AGE
18-34 494 440 89.6 85.6-92.6 54 10.4 7.4-14.4
35-44 377 339 91.6 88.0-94.2 38 8.4 5.8-12.0
45-54 557 504 90.4 87.1-92.9 53 9.6 7.1-12.9
55-64 756 671 88.1 84.7-90.9 85 11.9 9.1-15.3
65-74 803 702 85.8 82.4-88.6 101 14.2 11.4-17.6
75+ 473 388 83.2 78.9-86.8 85 16.8 13.2-21.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 268 239 87.1 81.1-91.4 29 12.9 8.6-18.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 879 776 88.9 86.2-91.1 103 11.1 8.9-13.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,093 968 88.7 86.0-90.9 125 11.3 9.1-14.0
College Graduate 1,241 1,080 88.3 86.1-90.1 161 11.7 9.9-13.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 246 218 88.2 81.2-92.9 28 11.8 7.1-18.8
$15,000- 24,999 449 390 87.3 82.6-90.8 59 12.7 9.2-17.4
$25,000- 34,999 302 263 85.9 80.3-90.2 39 14.1 9.8-19.7
$35,000- 49,999 443 391 91.1 87.9-93.6 52 8.9 6.4-12.1
$50,000- 74,999 509 444 87.9 84.2-90.8 65 12.1 9.2-15.8
$75,000+ 943 855 91.1 88.8-93.0 88 8.9 7.0-11.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,021 895 88.6 86.0-90.8 126 11.4 9.2-14.0
No 2,456 2,165 88.5 86.8-90.0 291 11.5 10.0-13.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,057 927 88.9 86.5-91.0 130 11.1 9.0-13.5
No 2,420 2,134 88.5 86.7-90.0 286 11.5 10.0-13.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 513 457 89.7 86.1-92.4 56 10.3 7.6-13.9
Non-Veteran 2,975 2,612 88.3 86.8-89.7 363 11.7 10.3-13.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 751 654 87.4 84.1-90.1 97 12.6 9.9-15.9
Regional City or Suburban County 836 717 87.4 84.7-89.7 119 12.6 10.3-15.3
Rural 1,903 1,700 89.8 87.8-91.4 203 10.2 8.6-12.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,699 1,525 90.7 88.9-92.2 174 9.3 7.8-11.1
Unemployed 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,166 996 85.1 82.5-87.4 170 14.9 12.6-17.5
Unable to Work 277 244 88.9 83.0-93.0 33 11.1 7.0-17.0
Other not in Labor Force 241 213 85.8 78.3-91.0 28 14.2 9.0-21.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 197 175 88.8 81.7-93.4 22 11.2 6.6-18.3
101% to 150% 446 387 87.0 82.4-90.6 59 13.0 9.4-17.6
151% to 200% 235 207 88.5 82.4-92.6 28 11.5 7.4-17.6
More than 200% 1,934 1,719 89.7 88.1-91.2 215 10.3 8.8-11.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 672 614 90.6 86.7-93.5 58 9.4 6.5-13.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,402 1,222 88.5 86.3-90.4 180 11.5 9.6-13.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,416 1,235 87.8 85.6-89.7 181 12.2 10.3-14.4

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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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