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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Inadequate Sleep-Non-Hispanic White

On average, how many hours of sleep do you get in a 24-hour period?

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 hrs. 6 hrs. 7-8 hrs. 9+ hrs.
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,428 733 12.1 11.1-13.2 1,354 21.7 20.5-23.0 3,806 58.3 56.8-59.7 535 7.9 7.2- 8.8
-Non-Hispanic White 4,315 433 11.1 9.9-12.4 881 21.4 19.9-23.0 2,668 60.5 58.6-62.3 333 7.0 6.2- 8.0
GENDER
Male 1,972 189 11.3 9.6-13.3 431 23.3 21.1-25.8 1,203 59.1 56.4-61.7 149 6.2 5.1- 7.5
Female 2,343 244 10.8 9.3-12.6 450 19.6 17.7-21.7 1,465 61.8 59.3-64.2 184 7.8 6.5- 9.3
AGE
18-34 748 82 12.3 9.6-15.6 148 19.3 16.2-22.8 469 61.7 57.4-65.7 49 6.7 4.9- 9.2
35-44 488 64 11.7 8.8-15.5 132 29.2 24.7-34.3 268 54.7 49.5-59.8 24 4.3 2.7- 6.8
45-54 666 92 13.9 11.0-17.4 161 25.7 21.9-29.8 392 57.5 53.0-61.8 21 2.9 1.8- 4.8
55-64 882 93 11.1 8.7-14.0 192 21.0 17.9-24.4 546 61.5 57.5-65.4 51 6.4 4.6- 8.8
65-74 929 60 7.1 5.2- 9.6 164 18.0 15.2-21.2 606 64.6 60.8-68.3 99 10.3 8.1-12.9
75+ 562 40 8.7 5.9-12.7 79 14.3 11.1-18.1 356 61.4 56.3-66.3 87 15.6 12.2-19.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 300 64 23.3 17.7-29.9 80 24.6 19.3-30.9 127 43.6 36.7-50.8 29 8.5 5.7-12.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,097 128 11.5 9.4-14.1 240 21.7 18.9-24.9 636 58.5 54.9-62.0 93 8.2 6.5-10.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,309 143 11.7 9.7-14.1 290 23.0 20.3-25.9 768 58.2 54.9-61.4 108 7.1 5.7- 8.9
College Graduate 1,602 98 5.7 4.5- 7.2 271 18.3 16.1-20.8 1,131 70.7 68.0-73.3 102 5.2 4.1- 6.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 309 67 24.8 18.9-31.9 67 21.4 15.8-28.2 138 44.0 37.0-51.3 37 9.8 6.5-14.4
$15,000- 24,999 557 88 17.1 13.4-21.6 125 23.4 19.3-28.1 285 50.1 44.8-55.4 59 9.4 6.9-12.6
$25,000- 34,999 369 38 10.6 7.3-15.1 84 22.4 17.7-27.9 221 61.1 54.9-66.9 26 6.0 3.8- 9.2
$35,000- 49,999 554 41 9.1 6.1-13.3 125 24.6 20.4-29.5 339 58.5 53.2-63.7 49 7.8 5.6-10.7
$50,000- 74,999 622 46 7.7 5.5-10.7 130 24.8 20.7-29.5 404 60.7 55.8-65.3 42 6.8 4.7- 9.7
$75,000+ 1,184 83 7.6 5.9- 9.7 213 19.1 16.6-22.0 831 68.9 65.6-72.0 57 4.3 3.2- 5.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,094 204 21.4 18.2-24.9 227 21.5 18.6-24.8 527 45.9 42.1-49.6 136 11.3 9.2-13.7
No 2,710 175 7.0 5.8- 8.4 548 21.4 19.6-23.4 1,827 65.8 63.5-68.0 160 5.8 4.8- 7.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,210 209 20.6 17.7-23.9 273 23.2 20.4-26.3 575 44.9 41.4-48.4 153 11.3 9.3-13.7
No 3,024 211 7.4 6.3- 8.7 597 21.0 19.3-22.9 2,045 66.0 63.9-68.1 171 5.5 4.6- 6.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 679 81 12.3 9.6-15.6 135 21.5 17.9-25.6 398 58.1 53.6-62.5 65 8.1 6.0-10.8
Non-Veteran 3,635 351 10.8 9.6-12.3 745 21.4 19.8-23.1 2,271 60.9 58.9-62.9 268 6.9 6.0- 7.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 990 72 8.0 6.1-10.5 196 20.4 17.7-23.5 653 64.4 60.9-67.8 69 7.1 5.5- 9.2
Regional City or Suburban County 1,030 100 11.6 9.2-14.6 196 19.4 16.7-22.4 648 62.0 58.3-65.5 86 7.0 5.5- 9.0
Rural 2,296 261 12.7 11.0-14.6 489 23.3 21.1-25.7 1,368 57.0 54.3-59.6 178 7.0 5.8- 8.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,163 188 9.5 8.0-11.2 500 24.4 22.3-26.7 1,380 61.6 59.1-64.1 95 4.5 3.6- 5.7
Unemployed 122 19 19.9 11.6-31.9 30 21.7 14.2-31.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,379 100 8.0 6.2-10.2 227 16.3 14.1-18.8 886 63.4 60.2-66.5 166 12.3 10.3-14.6
Unable to Work 324 98 34.5 27.9-41.8 67 20.8 15.8-26.8 126 37.3 30.7-44.4 33 7.4 4.9-11.1
Other not in Labor Force 312 27 7.3 4.7-11.0 53 17.1 12.8-22.6 204 67.1 60.7-72.9 28 8.5 5.6-12.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 243 61 25.1 18.8-32.7 55 20.3 14.8-27.2 104 46.9 38.8-55.1 23 7.7 4.7-12.3
101% to 150% 558 75 15.2 11.6-19.6 133 25.5 21.1-30.4 296 51.0 45.8-56.2 54 8.3 6.0-11.4
151% to 200% 286 28 9.9 6.3-15.3 72 25.0 19.5-31.6 164 58.0 50.7-65.0 22 7.0 4.3-11.3
More than 200% 2,383 176 8.1 6.8- 9.7 455 20.9 19.0-23.0 1,597 65.0 62.6-67.3 155 5.9 4.9- 7.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 799 84 10.9 8.2-14.3 179 25.4 21.3-30.0 477 56.6 51.8-61.4 59 7.1 5.0-10.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,692 205 13.4 11.5-15.7 347 22.5 20.0-25.1 1,003 56.9 53.9-59.9 137 7.1 5.8- 8.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,825 144 9.4 7.8-11.3 355 19.6 17.6-21.8 1,189 64.1 61.4-66.6 137 7.0 5.7- 8.4

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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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