2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Demographics

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,626 288 5.4 4.7- 6.3 4,338 94.6 93.7-95.3
GENDER
Male 2,142 121 4.9 3.8- 6.2 2,021 95.1 93.8-96.2
Female 2,484 167 5.9 4.9- 7.1 2,317 94.1 92.9-95.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,094 176 5.4 4.4- 6.6 2,918 94.6 93.4-95.6
Non-Hispanic Black 857 62 5.7 4.1- 7.7 795 94.3 92.3-95.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 89 *** *** *** 80 95.9 91.2-98.2
Non-Hispanic Other 157 12 6.5 2.9-13.8 145 93.5 86.2-97.1
Hispanic 370 22 3.7 2.2- 6.1 348 96.3 93.9-97.8
AGE
18-34 980 35 3.5 2.4- 5.2 945 96.5 94.8-97.6
35-44 604 25 3.6 2.3- 5.7 579 96.4 94.3-97.7
45-54 752 51 5.8 4.0- 8.3 701 94.2 91.7-96.0
55-64 821 65 6.8 4.8- 9.6 756 93.2 90.4-95.2
65-74 849 64 7.5 5.4-10.3 785 92.5 89.7-94.6
75+ 538 44 9.1 6.2-13.1 494 90.9 86.9-93.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 500 52 9.1 6.4-12.8 448 90.9 87.2-93.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,158 98 6.5 5.0- 8.4 1,060 93.5 91.6-95.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,317 84 5.6 4.2- 7.3 1,233 94.4 92.7-95.8
College Graduate 1,648 53 2.2 1.6- 3.1 1,595 97.8 96.9-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 383 67 16.7 12.4-22.0 316 83.3 78.0-87.6
$15,000- 24,999 688 74 8.9 6.6-11.9 614 91.1 88.1-93.4
$25,000- 34,999 410 23 5.0 3.0- 8.1 387 95.0 91.9-97.0
$35,000- 49,999 544 28 4.5 2.7- 7.5 516 95.5 92.5-97.3
$50,000-74,999 617 23 3.7 2.0- 6.6 594 96.3 93.4-98.0
$75,000+ 1,097 20 1.7 1.0- 2.8 1,077 98.3 97.2-99.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 893 53 5.5 3.8- 7.9 840 94.5 92.1-96.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,459 288 19.0 16.5-21.8 1,171 81.0 78.2-83.5
No 3,132 *** *** *** 3,132 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 699 52 6.4 4.3- 9.4 647 93.6 90.6-95.7
Non-Veteran 3,931 236 5.3 4.5- 6.2 3,695 94.7 93.8-95.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,243 53 3.9 2.8- 5.4 1,190 96.1 94.6-97.2
Regional City or Suburban County 1,115 59 5.1 3.7- 6.8 1,056 94.9 93.2-96.3
Rural 2,274 176 6.9 5.6- 8.5 2,098 93.1 91.5-94.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,366 71 2.8 2.0- 3.7 2,295 97.2 96.3-98.0
Unemployed 159 16 8.4 4.6-14.8 143 91.6 85.2-95.4
Retired 1,311 90 7.5 5.7- 9.7 1,221 92.5 90.3-94.3
Unable to Work 423 95 21.2 16.3-27.1 328 78.8 72.9-83.7
Other not in Labor Force 339 13 2.3 1.2- 4.3 326 97.7 95.7-98.8
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 140 22 10.5 6.3-16.9 118 89.5 83.1-93.7
50% to 100% 345 45 11.1 7.7-15.6 300 88.9 84.4-92.3
101% to 150% 634 71 10.8 8.0-14.4 563 89.2 85.6-92.0
151% to 200% 318 21 5.2 3.1- 8.7 297 94.8 91.3-96.9
More than 200% 2,286 76 2.8 2.1- 3.9 2,210 97.2 96.1-97.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 893 53 5.5 3.8- 7.9 840 94.5 92.1-96.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 883 83 7.0 5.2- 9.4 800 93.0 90.6-94.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,945 120 6.3 5.1- 7.8 1,825 93.7 92.2-94.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,804 85 4.1 3.1- 5.4 1,719 95.9 94.6-96.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 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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