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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Inadequate Sleep

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

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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
-Western 1,219 146 13.2 10.7-16.1 246 22.0 18.9-25.4 732 58.0 54.2-61.7 95 6.9 5.3- 8.9
GENDER
Male 542 60 12.6 9.1-17.2 119 25.7 20.9-31.2 321 56.4 50.7-61.9 42 5.3 3.6- 7.7
Female 677 86 13.7 10.5-17.6 127 18.4 14.9-22.5 411 59.5 54.4-64.4 53 8.4 5.9-11.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,056 117 12.5 9.9-15.6 214 22.4 19.1-26.1 641 58.2 54.1-62.1 84 7.0 5.2- 9.2
Non-Hispanic Black 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 182 24 14.9 9.1-23.3 33 21.3 14.3-30.5 112 57.0 47.4-66.1 *** *** ***
35-44 149 28 17.0 10.6-26.1 40 27.7 19.3-38.0 72 50.7 40.6-60.7 *** *** ***
45-54 167 33 22.1 15.4-30.7 38 22.7 16.0-31.1 90 51.0 42.1-59.9 *** *** ***
55-64 257 25 9.6 5.9-15.2 54 19.5 14.2-26.2 163 64.6 56.8-71.7 15 6.3 3.5-11.0
65-74 275 20 6.1 3.5-10.5 53 20.4 15.1-27.0 172 62.9 55.6-69.7 30 10.6 6.9-15.9
75+ 171 13 7.8 4.5-13.4 26 20.3 13.3-29.7 110 61.2 51.7-70.0 22 10.7 6.1-18.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 157 32 23.1 15.1-33.6 34 19.7 13.0-28.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 341 48 14.0 9.8-19.5 72 24.4 18.4-31.6 196 53.6 46.5-60.6 25 8.0 4.7-13.3
Some Post-H.S. 357 39 9.7 6.7-13.9 80 25.2 19.7-31.6 208 59.0 52.5-65.3 30 6.1 3.9- 9.3
College Graduate 365 27 8.0 5.1-12.4 60 15.6 11.7-20.6 252 70.6 64.7-76.0 26 5.7 3.6- 9.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 28 21.9 14.2-32.2 35 23.0 14.8-33.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 223 36 17.2 10.9-26.2 44 22.1 15.4-30.7 122 55.1 45.3-64.5 21 5.5 3.2- 9.5
$25,000- 34,999 110 16 15.8 8.9-26.6 26 25.1 16.6-36.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 144 16 12.6 6.9-21.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 172 *** *** *** *** *** *** 108 60.9 50.2-70.7 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 206 *** *** *** 33 15.3 10.0-22.7 147 71.5 62.9-78.8 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 345 72 24.6 18.2-32.5 72 22.5 16.5-29.9 171 46.1 38.8-53.7 30 6.8 4.2-10.7
No 801 67 9.3 7.0-12.2 159 21.7 18.1-25.8 515 62.0 57.4-66.3 60 7.0 5.0- 9.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 390 71 21.6 16.0-28.4 86 22.5 17.5-28.5 193 48.1 41.5-54.8 40 7.8 5.2-11.5
No 811 74 9.7 7.3-12.7 158 22.0 18.2-26.3 525 61.9 57.3-66.3 54 6.4 4.5- 9.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 162 23 9.7 6.1-15.1 30 21.4 14.4-30.7 95 63.6 54.2-72.1 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,057 122 13.3 10.7-16.5 216 22.1 18.8-25.8 638 57.5 53.4-61.5 81 7.1 5.3- 9.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 310 24 7.8 4.8-12.4 57 17.9 13.4-23.4 203 67.9 61.4-73.8 26 6.4 4.1- 9.8
Rural 910 122 15.3 12.2-19.1 189 23.7 19.9-28.0 530 53.9 49.4-58.4 69 7.0 5.1- 9.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 572 65 12.1 9.0-16.1 127 24.1 19.6-29.3 351 58.5 53.1-63.8 29 5.2 3.2- 8.3
Unemployed 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 412 34 7.3 4.9-10.8 73 21.3 16.5-26.9 257 60.5 54.4-66.2 48 11.0 7.7-15.3
Unable to Work 119 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 134 33 26.9 18.1-38.1 29 18.9 11.6-29.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 207 30 15.4 9.1-24.8 47 29.8 21.4-39.9 114 49.8 40.4-59.3 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 532 42 8.0 5.4-11.6 98 20.0 15.6-25.3 359 66.7 61.1-71.8 33 5.3 3.5- 7.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 394 55 15.1 10.7-20.9 82 23.4 17.7-30.2 226 54.0 47.0-60.8 31 7.5 4.5-12.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 472 61 14.4 10.6-19.1 98 24.8 19.5-31.1 279 54.7 48.3-60.9 34 6.1 3.9- 9.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 354 30 10.3 6.5-16.0 66 17.9 13.8-23.0 228 64.7 58.3-70.7 30 7.0 4.6-10.5

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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