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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,898 1,921 36.8 35.1-38.4 289 5.9 5.2- 6.8 58 1.7 1.2- 2.3 2,630 55.6 53.9-57.4
-Non-Hispanic White 3,294 1,321 36.8 34.8-38.9 182 5.8 4.8- 6.9 27 1.1 0.7- 1.7 1,764 56.3 54.2-58.4
GENDER
Male 1,475 511 30.8 28.1-33.6 81 6.2 4.7- 8.0 *** *** *** 870 62.0 58.9-64.9
Female 1,819 810 42.4 39.5-45.3 101 5.4 4.2- 6.9 14 1.1 0.6- 1.9 894 51.1 48.2-54.0
AGE
18-34 465 120 25.1 20.6-30.3 39 7.2 4.9-10.6 *** *** *** 295 65.1 59.6-70.2
35-44 350 112 29.5 24.4-35.1 23 8.0 4.9-12.8 *** *** *** 209 61.2 55.2-67.0
45-54 523 193 36.4 31.7-41.3 27 4.9 3.1- 7.5 *** *** *** 297 57.6 52.6-62.4
55-64 711 298 41.8 37.4-46.3 39 5.5 3.8- 7.9 *** *** *** 371 52.0 47.5-56.5
65-74 770 363 46.2 42.0-50.6 32 4.4 3.0- 6.5 *** *** *** 374 49.3 45.0-53.6
75+ 446 221 46.3 40.7-51.9 21 4.1 2.4- 6.9 *** *** *** 204 49.6 43.9-55.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 257 88 32.9 26.1-40.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 160 60.4 52.6-67.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 838 330 35.6 31.8-39.7 38 4.8 3.3- 6.8 *** *** *** 465 58.6 54.5-62.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,019 391 35.5 32.1-39.1 56 6.0 4.4- 8.2 *** *** *** 563 57.4 53.7-61.1
College Graduate 1,172 509 41.6 38.3-44.9 81 6.7 5.2- 8.6 *** *** *** 571 50.7 47.3-54.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 237 79 24.2 18.5-31.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 140 69.3 61.7-76.0
$15,000- 24,999 430 166 36.9 31.1-43.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 248 58.0 51.6-64.0
$25,000- 34,999 283 104 36.2 29.6-43.4 18 6.1 3.4-10.7 *** *** *** 157 56.4 49.2-63.4
$35,000- 49,999 419 171 39.2 33.4-45.4 27 7.4 4.6-11.9 *** *** *** 217 52.0 45.9-58.1
$50,000- 74,999 479 194 34.9 30.0-40.2 25 6.2 3.9- 9.6 *** *** *** 258 58.4 53.0-63.6
$75,000+ 879 357 38.1 34.4-41.9 56 6.5 4.8- 8.9 *** *** *** 458 54.2 50.3-58.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 973 423 40.2 36.4-44.1 51 6.3 4.4- 9.0 *** *** *** 490 52.0 48.0-56.0
No 2,312 893 35.6 33.3-38.0 130 5.6 4.5- 6.8 18 0.9 0.5- 1.6 1,271 57.9 55.4-60.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 997 410 37.7 34.1-41.5 51 6.0 4.2- 8.7 *** *** *** 523 54.0 50.1-57.9
No 2,285 906 36.5 34.1-38.9 130 5.7 4.6- 6.9 *** *** *** 1,235 57.2 54.7-59.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 483 205 38.9 33.9-44.2 28 6.5 4.2-10.0 *** *** *** 250 54.6 49.2-59.8
Non-Veteran 2,810 1,116 36.5 34.4-38.8 153 5.6 4.6- 6.8 27 1.2 0.8- 1.9 1,514 56.6 54.3-58.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 703 277 36.8 32.9-40.9 53 7.2 5.3- 9.6 *** *** *** 367 55.1 50.8-59.3
Regional City or Suburban County 795 319 36.7 32.8-40.8 40 6.0 4.2- 8.6 *** *** *** 429 56.3 52.1-60.4
Rural 1,797 725 36.9 34.0-39.8 89 4.8 3.6- 6.4 *** *** *** 969 57.0 54.0-60.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,587 575 33.7 31.0-36.6 101 6.7 5.3- 8.5 20 1.6 0.9- 2.7 891 57.9 55.0-60.8
Unemployed 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,116 525 45.3 41.7-48.8 50 4.3 3.1- 5.9 *** *** *** 541 50.5 46.9-54.0
Unable to Work 264 95 32.4 25.7-39.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 153 59.3 51.4-66.8
Other not in Labor Force 225 86 34.5 27.4-42.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 122 60.1 52.2-67.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 186 59 27.6 19.8-37.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 113 64.2 54.6-72.8
101% to 150% 426 167 38.5 32.8-44.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 240 56.3 50.2-62.2
151% to 200% 224 85 36.3 28.5-44.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 127 58.0 49.4-66.0
More than 200% 1,817 739 37.3 34.7-40.0 116 6.9 5.5- 8.6 *** *** *** 949 54.9 52.2-57.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 628 252 35.0 30.2-40.1 25 3.9 2.2- 6.9 *** *** *** 347 60.1 54.8-65.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,332 521 35.5 32.4-38.7 74 5.6 4.2- 7.3 *** *** *** 729 58.0 54.7-61.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,335 548 38.4 35.4-41.5 83 6.5 5.0- 8.3 *** *** *** 689 53.9 50.7-57.0

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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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