2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Demographics

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,633 433 7.9 7.0- 8.9 4,200 92.1 91.1-93.0
GENDER
Male 2,146 241 8.7 7.4-10.2 1,905 91.3 89.8-92.6
Female 2,487 192 7.1 5.9- 8.6 2,295 92.9 91.4-94.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,099 317 8.6 7.5- 9.9 2,782 91.4 90.1-92.5
Non-Hispanic Black 858 61 5.8 4.1- 8.2 797 94.2 91.8-95.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 158 14 6.4 3.5-11.5 144 93.6 88.5-96.5
Hispanic 369 20 5.2 3.2- 8.4 349 94.8 91.6-96.8
AGE
18-34 983 27 3.0 1.9- 4.7 956 97.0 95.3-98.1
35-44 604 24 3.0 1.9- 4.9 580 97.0 95.1-98.1
45-54 752 46 6.4 4.5- 9.2 706 93.6 90.8-95.5
55-64 823 78 9.7 7.4-12.6 745 90.3 87.4-92.6
65-74 852 116 13.6 10.9-16.9 736 86.4 83.1-89.1
75+ 537 138 25.2 20.4-30.6 399 74.8 69.4-79.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 499 72 13.1 9.7-17.4 427 86.9 82.6-90.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,161 108 7.4 5.8- 9.3 1,053 92.6 90.7-94.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,322 147 8.8 7.2-10.8 1,175 91.2 89.2-92.8
College Graduate 1,648 106 4.6 3.7- 5.8 1,542 95.4 94.2-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 384 58 13.7 9.5-19.2 326 86.3 80.8-90.5
$15,000- 24,999 687 82 9.5 7.1-12.5 605 90.5 87.5-92.9
$25,000- 34,999 412 35 7.4 4.8-11.3 377 92.6 88.7-95.2
$35,000- 49,999 545 39 6.2 4.2- 9.1 506 93.8 90.9-95.8
$50,000-74,999 618 51 7.0 5.0- 9.7 567 93.0 90.3-95.0
$75,000+ 1,099 65 4.9 3.6- 6.7 1,034 95.1 93.3-96.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 894 105 10.3 8.1-13.1 789 89.7 86.9-91.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,461 435 27.8 25.0-30.9 1,026 72.2 69.1-75.0
No 3,132 *** *** *** 3,132 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 702 121 14.6 11.8-18.0 581 85.4 82.0-88.2
Non-Veteran 3,935 314 6.9 6.0- 8.0 3,621 93.1 92.0-94.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,242 76 5.0 3.8- 6.5 1,166 95.0 93.5-96.2
Regional City or Suburban County 1,119 112 8.5 6.7-10.6 1,007 91.5 89.4-93.3
Rural 2,278 247 9.9 8.4-11.7 2,031 90.1 88.3-91.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,370 110 4.0 3.2- 5.0 2,260 96.0 95.0-96.8
Unemployed 158 17 8.4 4.4-15.2 141 91.6 84.8-95.6
Retired 1,310 214 16.6 14.0-19.6 1,096 83.4 80.4-86.0
Unable to Work 427 78 18.4 13.9-24.0 349 81.6 76.0-86.1
Other not in Labor Force 339 13 3.9 2.1- 7.3 326 96.1 92.7-97.9
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 140 17 13.4 6.7-24.7 123 86.6 75.3-93.3
50% to 100% 346 31 6.6 4.1-10.5 315 93.4 89.5-95.9
101% to 150% 634 76 9.8 7.4-13.0 558 90.2 87.0-92.6
151% to 200% 318 35 8.8 5.9-12.9 283 91.2 87.1-94.1
More than 200% 2,291 168 6.2 5.1- 7.5 2,123 93.8 92.5-94.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 894 105 10.3 8.1-13.1 789 89.7 86.9-91.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 886 109 10.2 7.8-13.2 777 89.8 86.8-92.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,949 204 9.2 7.8-10.9 1,745 90.8 89.1-92.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,804 122 6.0 4.8- 7.4 1,682 94.0 92.6-95.2

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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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