2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,695 311 5.7 4.9- 6.6 4,384 94.3 93.4-95.1
GENDER
Male 2,185 180 7.4 6.0- 8.9 2,005 92.6 91.1-94.0
Female 2,510 131 4.1 3.3- 5.1 2,379 95.9 94.9-96.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,123 231 6.7 5.6- 7.9 2,892 93.3 92.1-94.4
Non-Hispanic Black 874 44 4.2 2.9- 6.1 830 95.8 93.9-97.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 93 *** *** *** 83 93.7 87.1-97.1
Non-Hispanic Other 161 15 5.2 2.8- 9.3 146 94.8 90.7-97.2
Hispanic 380 *** *** *** 374 98.9 97.4-99.6
AGE
18-34 1,008 *** *** *** 1,002 99.5 98.7-99.8
35-44 619 12 1.3 0.7- 2.4 607 98.7 97.6-99.3
45-54 766 26 3.4 2.1- 5.7 740 96.6 94.3-97.9
55-64 823 60 8.2 5.9-11.3 763 91.8 88.7-94.1
65-74 858 106 15.5 12.0-19.7 752 84.5 80.3-88.0
75+ 533 95 17.0 13.2-21.6 438 83.0 78.4-86.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 509 50 9.5 6.5-13.6 459 90.5 86.4-93.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,180 89 6.1 4.7- 7.9 1,091 93.9 92.1-95.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,340 87 5.4 4.1- 7.2 1,253 94.6 92.8-95.9
College Graduate 1,661 84 3.5 2.7- 4.6 1,577 96.5 95.4-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 431 61 11.2 8.2-15.2 370 88.8 84.8-91.8
$15,000- 24,999 688 55 6.7 4.8- 9.1 633 93.3 90.9-95.2
$25,000- 34,999 413 27 4.4 2.7- 7.2 386 95.6 92.8-97.3
$35,000- 49,999 547 30 4.6 2.9- 7.1 517 95.4 92.9-97.1
$50,000-74,999 618 32 6.5 4.0-10.2 586 93.5 89.8-96.0
$75,000+ 1,099 54 3.8 2.7- 5.3 1,045 96.2 94.7-97.3
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 905 52 5.6 3.7- 8.2 853 94.4 91.8-96.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,444 192 12.2 10.1-14.6 1,252 87.8 85.4-89.9
No 3,120 114 3.2 2.5- 4.1 3,006 96.8 95.9-97.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 700 74 9.4 6.9-12.6 626 90.6 87.4-93.1
Non-Veteran 3,992 237 5.1 4.3- 6.1 3,755 94.9 93.9-95.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,268 61 4.2 3.1- 5.7 1,207 95.8 94.3-96.9
Regional City or Suburban County 1,131 60 4.6 3.3- 6.4 1,071 95.4 93.6-96.7
Rural 2,302 190 7.6 6.2- 9.3 2,112 92.4 90.7-93.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,420 61 2.3 1.7- 3.2 2,359 97.7 96.8-98.3
Unemployed 161 *** *** *** 157 97.1 91.2-99.1
Retired 1,306 157 12.2 10.0-14.8 1,149 87.8 85.2-90.0
Unable to Work 423 82 20.7 15.5-27.0 341 79.3 73.0-84.5
Other not in Labor Force 339 *** *** *** 336 99.3 97.7-99.8
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 138 18 13.1 7.4-22.0 120 86.9 78.0-92.6
50% to 100% 350 30 5.1 3.3- 7.9 320 94.9 92.1-96.7
101% to 150% 633 59 8.0 5.9-10.8 574 92.0 89.2-94.1
151% to 200% 319 25 5.5 3.5- 8.6 294 94.5 91.4-96.5
More than 200% 2,290 125 4.9 3.8- 6.2 2,165 95.1 93.8-96.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 905 52 5.6 3.7- 8.2 853 94.4 91.8-96.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 912 74 7.6 5.5-10.5 838 92.4 89.5-94.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,953 146 6.7 5.4- 8.3 1,807 93.3 91.7-94.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,836 91 4.1 3.1- 5.3 1,745 95.9 94.7-96.9

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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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