2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,714 445 7.3 6.5- 8.2 4,269 92.7 91.8-93.5
GENDER
Male 2,196 209 7.2 6.0- 8.7 1,987 92.8 91.3-94.0
Female 2,518 236 7.4 6.3- 8.6 2,282 92.6 91.4-93.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,134 419 10.7 9.4-12.0 2,715 89.3 88.0-90.6
Non-Hispanic Black 880 *** *** *** 876 99.5 98.6-99.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 93 *** *** *** 89 96.9 84.3-99.4
Non-Hispanic Other 162 *** *** *** 158 98.8 96.5-99.6
Hispanic 381 *** *** *** 375 99.4 98.7-99.8
AGE
18-34 1,005 11 0.9 0.4- 1.7 994 99.1 98.3-99.6
35-44 618 22 3.1 1.9- 5.0 596 96.9 95.0-98.1
45-54 767 36 5.5 3.6- 8.3 731 94.5 91.7-96.4
55-64 830 76 8.9 6.8-11.6 754 91.1 88.4-93.2
65-74 862 142 15.8 12.8-19.2 720 84.2 80.8-87.2
75+ 544 154 26.2 21.7-31.3 390 73.8 68.7-78.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 511 28 6.5 3.9-10.7 483 93.5 89.3-96.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,189 102 7.1 5.6- 8.9 1,087 92.9 91.1-94.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,344 123 6.5 5.3- 8.1 1,221 93.5 91.9-94.7
College Graduate 1,665 189 8.6 7.3-10.2 1,476 91.4 89.8-92.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 432 23 3.3 2.0- 5.5 409 96.7 94.5-98.0
$15,000- 24,999 693 51 6.8 4.7- 9.7 642 93.2 90.3-95.3
$25,000- 34,999 413 46 8.5 6.0-12.1 367 91.5 87.9-94.0
$35,000- 49,999 549 47 6.3 4.4- 9.0 502 93.7 91.0-95.6
$50,000-74,999 620 61 6.7 4.9- 9.1 559 93.3 90.9-95.1
$75,000+ 1,103 134 9.3 7.5-11.4 969 90.7 88.6-92.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 910 83 7.2 5.3- 9.8 827 92.8 90.2-94.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,457 188 11.1 9.2-13.3 1,269 88.9 86.7-90.8
No 3,126 249 5.9 5.1- 7.0 2,877 94.1 93.0-94.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 709 99 11.0 8.6-13.9 610 89.0 86.1-91.4
Non-Veteran 4,002 346 6.8 5.9- 7.7 3,656 93.2 92.3-94.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,270 86 5.0 4.0- 6.3 1,184 95.0 93.7-96.0
Regional City or Suburban County 1,132 110 7.5 5.9- 9.5 1,022 92.5 90.5-94.1
Rural 2,318 249 9.1 7.7-10.7 2,069 90.9 89.3-92.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,418 116 4.2 3.3- 5.2 2,302 95.8 94.8-96.7
Unemployed 161 *** *** *** 152 96.0 90.4-98.4
Retired 1,320 270 18.8 16.2-21.6 1,050 81.2 78.4-83.8
Unable to Work 428 28 7.1 4.0-12.3 400 92.9 87.7-96.0
Other not in Labor Force 340 17 3.7 2.2- 6.2 323 96.3 93.8-97.8
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 140 *** *** *** 135 98.4 95.3-99.5
50% to 100% 347 *** *** *** 338 98.1 96.0-99.1
101% to 150% 640 55 7.8 5.5-11.0 585 92.2 89.0-94.5
151% to 200% 317 34 8.9 5.9-13.1 283 91.1 86.9-94.1
More than 200% 2,300 259 8.5 7.3- 9.8 2,041 91.5 90.2-92.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 910 83 7.2 5.3- 9.8 827 92.8 90.2-94.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 913 77 5.6 4.2- 7.5 836 94.4 92.5-95.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,966 181 7.8 6.5- 9.5 1,785 92.2 90.5-93.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,841 187 7.2 6.1- 8.6 1,654 92.8 91.4-93.9

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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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