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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status-Non-Hispanic White

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,514 1,107 18.2 17.1-19.4 2,042 32.0 30.7-33.5 2,058 31.5 30.1-32.9 921 13.2 12.2-14.3 386 5.1 4.5- 5.7
-Non-Hispanic White 4,358 776 18.9 17.5-20.4 1,488 34.8 33.1-36.6 1,303 29.8 28.1-31.5 520 11.1 10.0-12.3 271 5.4 4.7- 6.2
GENDER
Male 1,982 350 18.6 16.6-20.8 685 35.1 32.6-37.7 601 29.6 27.2-32.1 228 11.5 9.9-13.4 118 5.1 4.1- 6.4
Female 2,376 426 19.2 17.2-21.2 803 34.6 32.2-37.0 702 29.9 27.6-32.4 292 10.7 9.3-12.3 153 5.7 4.7- 6.9
AGE
18-34 748 171 23.5 20.1-27.3 314 41.4 37.2-45.7 210 28.7 25.0-32.8 44 5.2 3.6- 7.4 *** *** ***
35-44 492 109 23.4 19.3-28.0 184 37.3 32.5-42.4 144 27.9 23.5-32.7 37 7.9 5.5-11.3 *** *** ***
45-54 669 146 22.3 18.9-26.2 195 27.9 24.2-31.9 205 31.2 27.2-35.4 77 13.2 10.3-16.8 46 5.4 3.8- 7.6
55-64 890 159 16.9 14.2-20.1 290 34.0 30.3-37.9 241 26.2 22.9-29.9 128 15.6 12.7-19.0 72 7.2 5.4- 9.6
65-74 940 133 12.7 10.5-15.3 329 35.9 32.2-39.7 277 30.3 26.8-34.1 135 13.8 11.4-16.7 66 7.3 5.5- 9.6
75+ 578 55 8.8 6.5-11.8 161 26.2 22.1-30.7 209 37.2 32.5-42.1 93 14.5 11.3-18.4 60 13.4 10.1-17.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 319 *** *** *** 54 20.1 15.0-26.5 107 35.1 28.8-41.9 78 24.0 18.7-30.3 70 18.3 13.9-23.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,111 114 14.1 11.5-17.1 290 26.6 23.6-29.9 408 37.5 34.1-41.1 199 15.4 13.0-18.1 100 6.3 5.0- 8.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,314 229 19.4 16.9-22.3 474 38.4 35.2-41.7 395 28.8 25.9-31.9 149 9.3 7.7-11.2 67 4.0 3.0- 5.3
College Graduate 1,606 421 28.4 25.8-31.1 667 43.5 40.6-46.4 390 22.1 19.8-24.5 94 4.6 3.6- 5.9 34 1.4 1.0- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 318 19 5.8 3.3- 9.9 63 23.2 17.4-30.2 82 29.0 22.9-36.0 82 21.8 16.5-28.3 72 20.2 15.2-26.3
$15,000- 24,999 566 47 8.8 6.2-12.5 135 23.2 19.2-27.8 204 35.9 31.0-41.1 122 23.8 19.4-28.9 58 8.2 6.0-11.0
$25,000- 34,999 371 49 14.2 10.3-19.3 116 32.1 26.6-38.2 135 36.5 30.7-42.7 50 12.6 9.1-17.1 21 4.6 2.6- 8.1
$35,000- 49,999 553 77 14.6 11.3-18.6 198 34.4 29.6-39.6 180 34.6 29.7-39.9 69 11.1 8.3-14.6 29 5.3 3.3- 8.6
$50,000- 74,999 625 107 17.9 14.5-21.9 247 39.4 34.9-44.0 204 32.1 27.8-36.7 44 7.6 5.5-10.6 23 3.0 1.8- 4.8
$75,000+ 1,182 363 30.3 27.3-33.5 485 42.3 38.9-45.7 264 22.3 19.6-25.2 56 4.1 3.0- 5.5 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,117 43 3.9 2.7- 5.6 179 15.7 13.2-18.5 362 32.9 29.4-36.5 306 27.7 24.3-31.3 227 19.9 17.1-23.0
No 2,727 611 22.9 21.0-24.9 1,113 40.8 38.6-43.2 800 29.3 27.2-31.5 174 6.2 5.2- 7.4 29 0.8 0.5- 1.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,239 51 3.9 2.8- 5.4 217 17.0 14.6-19.7 404 33.2 30.0-36.5 323 27.0 23.9-30.4 244 18.9 16.4-21.8
No 3,037 718 24.4 22.6-26.3 1,244 40.9 38.7-43.0 869 28.6 26.6-30.6 182 5.5 4.6- 6.6 24 0.7 0.4- 1.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 685 110 16.9 13.8-20.5 230 34.6 30.4-39.0 204 29.7 25.7-34.0 82 11.4 8.9-14.6 59 7.5 5.5-10.0
Non-Veteran 3,672 666 19.2 17.7-20.9 1,258 34.9 33.0-36.8 1,098 29.7 27.9-31.6 438 11.0 9.8-12.4 212 5.1 4.3- 6.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 996 233 23.8 20.9-26.9 401 41.2 37.8-44.8 261 25.3 22.4-28.5 80 7.9 6.2-10.0 21 1.7 1.1- 2.7
Regional City or Suburban County 1,038 196 19.2 16.5-22.2 332 30.6 27.5-34.0 318 33.0 29.6-36.7 129 11.6 9.5-14.2 63 5.5 4.1- 7.4
Rural 2,325 348 15.6 13.7-17.6 755 33.2 30.8-35.8 724 30.6 28.3-33.1 311 12.8 11.1-14.7 187 7.8 6.5- 9.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,169 516 24.7 22.6-27.0 849 39.4 37.0-41.9 635 29.0 26.7-31.3 140 5.9 4.8- 7.1 29 1.1 0.6- 1.7
Unemployed 126 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 15.1 9.2-23.8 *** *** ***
Retired 1,398 176 11.4 9.6-13.4 448 32.0 29.1-35.0 460 33.1 30.1-36.1 208 14.9 12.7-17.4 106 8.7 7.0-10.8
Unable to Work 335 *** *** *** 19 5.4 3.1- 9.1 69 21.4 16.2-27.8 120 39.6 32.8-46.9 119 30.2 24.5-36.5
Other not in Labor Force 315 58 18.9 14.3-24.5 128 40.5 33.9-47.3 95 31.6 25.7-38.2 28 7.2 4.7-11.1 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 247 *** *** *** 52 21.8 15.9-29.0 74 32.5 25.3-40.8 64 28.3 21.4-36.4 42 11.3 7.6-16.4
101% to 150% 568 48 9.4 6.6-13.1 139 26.0 21.7-30.7 202 35.9 31.2-40.9 106 17.6 13.8-22.0 73 11.2 8.5-14.6
151% to 200% 288 27 9.0 5.8-13.9 86 32.6 25.9-40.2 105 35.3 28.6-42.7 51 17.7 12.9-23.7 19 5.4 3.2- 8.9
More than 200% 2,385 548 23.9 21.9-26.0 936 39.6 37.3-42.0 654 27.4 25.3-29.7 180 6.6 5.6- 7.9 67 2.5 1.8- 3.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 806 116 16.7 13.2-20.9 249 30.6 26.4-35.1 244 30.2 26.0-34.8 130 14.5 11.7-17.8 67 8.0 5.8-11.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,719 254 14.8 12.8-17.0 546 32.1 29.4-35.0 549 32.2 29.5-35.0 231 13.5 11.5-15.8 139 7.4 6.1- 9.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,834 407 22.6 20.4-24.9 693 37.9 35.4-40.6 510 27.9 25.5-30.4 159 8.4 7.0-10.0 65 3.2 2.4- 4.3

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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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