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 4,717 227 3.8 3.2- 4.5 4,490 96.2 95.5-96.8
GENDER
Male 2,192 115 4.2 3.3- 5.4 2,077 95.8 94.6-96.7
Female 2,525 112 3.4 2.6- 4.4 2,413 96.6 95.6-97.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,138 142 3.8 3.0- 4.8 2,996 96.2 95.2-97.0
Non-Hispanic Black 880 60 4.4 3.2- 6.1 820 95.6 93.9-96.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 163 *** *** *** 153 96.0 92.0-98.0
Hispanic 381 *** *** *** 375 99.0 97.6-99.6
AGE
18-34 1,007 *** *** *** 1,000 99.4 98.8-99.7
35-44 617 12 1.4 0.8- 2.6 605 98.6 97.4-99.2
45-54 768 24 2.7 1.6- 4.6 744 97.3 95.4-98.4
55-64 832 55 7.2 5.1-10.1 777 92.8 89.9-94.9
65-74 865 73 7.9 5.7-10.9 792 92.1 89.1-94.3
75+ 541 52 8.7 5.9-12.5 489 91.3 87.5-94.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 514 39 5.2 3.4- 8.0 475 94.8 92.0-96.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,189 70 4.4 3.2- 5.9 1,119 95.6 94.1-96.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,344 64 3.8 2.7- 5.3 1,280 96.2 94.7-97.3
College Graduate 1,665 54 2.5 1.8- 3.6 1,611 97.5 96.4-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 433 39 7.6 4.9-11.5 394 92.4 88.5-95.1
$15,000- 24,999 694 53 6.0 4.3- 8.2 641 94.0 91.8-95.7
$25,000- 34,999 415 20 3.3 2.0- 5.5 395 96.7 94.5-98.0
$35,000- 49,999 551 33 4.2 2.7- 6.6 518 95.8 93.4-97.3
$50,000-74,999 620 14 2.4 1.0- 5.4 606 97.6 94.6-99.0
$75,000+ 1,101 22 1.6 1.0- 2.6 1,079 98.4 97.4-99.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 909 46 4.4 2.9- 6.5 863 95.6 93.5-97.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,457 158 9.4 7.6-11.6 1,299 90.6 88.4-92.4
No 3,129 65 1.6 1.2- 2.1 3,064 98.4 97.9-98.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 707 55 7.6 5.2-10.8 652 92.4 89.2-94.8
Non-Veteran 4,007 172 3.2 2.7- 4.0 3,835 96.8 96.0-97.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,267 46 2.8 1.9- 4.1 1,221 97.2 95.9-98.1
Regional City or Suburban County 1,134 47 3.3 2.3- 4.7 1,087 96.7 95.3-97.7
Rural 2,322 134 5.0 3.9- 6.3 2,188 95.0 93.7-96.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,419 31 1.0 0.7- 1.5 2,388 99.0 98.5-99.3
Unemployed 162 *** *** *** 154 95.5 90.4-97.9
Retired 1,318 105 7.0 5.4- 9.0 1,213 93.0 91.0-94.6
Unable to Work 430 74 18.2 13.4-24.2 356 81.8 75.8-86.6
Other not in Labor Force 341 *** *** *** 335 98.6 96.7-99.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 140 *** *** *** 132 93.0 83.1-97.3
50% to 100% 349 26 6.5 4.1-10.1 323 93.5 89.9-95.9
101% to 150% 640 54 6.0 4.4- 8.3 586 94.0 91.7-95.6
151% to 200% 319 20 3.8 2.3- 6.4 299 96.2 93.6-97.7
More than 200% 2,300 72 2.5 1.8- 3.4 2,228 97.5 96.6-98.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 909 46 4.4 2.9- 6.5 863 95.6 93.5-97.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 915 58 5.4 3.7- 7.9 857 94.6 92.1-96.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,968 102 4.1 3.2- 5.2 1,866 95.9 94.8-96.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,840 67 3.0 2.2- 4.2 1,773 97.0 95.8-97.8

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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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