2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Demographics

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,608 560 12.3 11.2-13.6 4,048 87.7 86.4-88.8
GENDER
Male 2,134 238 10.9 9.3-12.6 1,896 89.1 87.4-90.7
Female 2,474 322 13.7 12.0-15.6 2,152 86.3 84.4-88.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,084 354 12.0 10.6-13.6 2,730 88.0 86.4-89.4
Non-Hispanic Black 852 117 12.5 10.0-15.5 735 87.5 84.5-90.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 157 25 15.3 9.8-23.1 132 84.7 76.9-90.2
Hispanic 367 34 11.2 7.7-16.0 333 88.8 84.0-92.3
AGE
18-34 975 127 13.7 11.4-16.5 848 86.3 83.5-88.6
35-44 603 62 10.0 7.4-13.4 541 90.0 86.6-92.6
45-54 747 95 12.7 9.9-16.2 652 87.3 83.8-90.1
55-64 818 109 12.6 9.9-16.1 709 87.4 83.9-90.1
65-74 847 89 10.1 7.7-13.3 758 89.9 86.7-92.3
75+ 537 72 15.0 11.3-19.6 465 85.0 80.4-88.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 495 105 21.5 17.2-26.5 390 78.5 73.5-82.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,149 176 14.7 12.3-17.4 973 85.3 82.6-87.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,315 177 12.8 10.7-15.2 1,138 87.2 84.8-89.3
College Graduate 1,645 102 5.2 4.0- 6.6 1,543 94.8 93.4-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 381 130 33.4 27.6-39.8 251 66.6 60.2-72.4
$15,000- 24,999 686 133 20.6 17.0-24.9 553 79.4 75.1-83.0
$25,000- 34,999 408 47 10.5 7.4-14.7 361 89.5 85.3-92.6
$35,000- 49,999 542 44 8.8 6.0-12.6 498 91.2 87.4-94.0
$50,000-74,999 618 39 7.4 4.9-11.0 579 92.6 89.0-95.1
$75,000+ 1,094 46 4.7 3.3- 6.6 1,048 95.3 93.4-96.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 885 122 14.8 11.9-18.2 763 85.2 81.8-88.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,450 561 43.6 40.2-47.0 889 56.4 53.0-59.8
No 3,132 *** *** *** 3,132 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 694 96 14.5 11.2-18.4 598 85.5 81.6-88.8
Non-Veteran 3,917 465 12.1 10.8-13.4 3,452 87.9 86.6-89.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,239 119 10.8 8.8-13.2 1,120 89.2 86.8-91.2
Regional City or Suburban County 1,112 137 13.0 10.8-15.7 975 87.0 84.3-89.2
Rural 2,263 305 13.2 11.4-15.2 1,958 86.8 84.8-88.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,358 161 7.6 6.4- 9.1 2,197 92.4 90.9-93.6
Unemployed 158 36 26.7 18.8-36.4 122 73.3 63.6-81.2
Retired 1,305 148 11.8 9.6-14.5 1,157 88.2 85.5-90.4
Unable to Work 423 175 40.3 34.2-46.7 248 59.7 53.3-65.8
Other not in Labor Force 336 36 12.3 8.4-17.5 300 87.7 82.5-91.6
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 139 49 36.6 27.1-47.2 90 63.4 52.8-72.9
50% to 100% 344 82 20.2 15.6-25.9 262 79.8 74.1-84.4
101% to 150% 633 133 21.1 17.4-25.4 500 78.9 74.6-82.6
151% to 200% 317 40 14.2 9.7-20.3 277 85.8 79.7-90.3
More than 200% 2,282 132 6.1 4.9- 7.6 2,150 93.9 92.4-95.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 885 122 14.8 11.9-18.2 763 85.2 81.8-88.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 881 135 12.6 10.1-15.8 746 87.4 84.2-89.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,938 249 14.1 12.2-16.3 1,689 85.9 83.7-87.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,795 177 10.5 8.8-12.4 1,618 89.5 87.6-91.2

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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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