2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Demographics

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,593 377 7.3 6.4- 8.2 4,216 92.7 91.8-93.6
GENDER
Male 2,129 129 4.8 3.9- 6.0 2,000 95.2 94.0-96.1
Female 2,464 248 9.5 8.1-11.1 2,216 90.5 88.9-91.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,073 225 6.7 5.7- 7.9 2,848 93.3 92.1-94.3
Non-Hispanic Black 851 94 9.0 7.0-11.6 757 91.0 88.4-93.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 90 15 11.7 5.9-21.8 75 88.3 78.2-94.1
Non-Hispanic Other 156 12 6.0 2.9-11.9 144 94.0 88.1-97.1
Hispanic 363 22 6.9 4.2-11.1 341 93.1 88.9-95.8
AGE
18-34 965 33 3.9 2.7- 5.7 932 96.1 94.3-97.3
35-44 603 36 5.8 4.0- 8.4 567 94.2 91.6-96.0
45-54 747 77 8.6 6.5-11.3 670 91.4 88.7-93.5
55-64 818 81 9.1 7.0-11.8 737 90.9 88.2-93.0
65-74 847 76 9.2 6.6-12.5 771 90.8 87.5-93.4
75+ 532 65 11.6 8.5-15.7 467 88.4 84.3-91.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 493 81 13.3 10.1-17.2 412 86.7 82.8-89.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,143 115 7.8 6.2- 9.8 1,028 92.2 90.2-93.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,311 119 8.0 6.4- 9.9 1,192 92.0 90.1-93.6
College Graduate 1,642 62 3.0 2.1- 4.1 1,580 97.0 95.9-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 380 90 21.9 17.0-27.8 290 78.1 72.2-83.0
$15,000- 24,999 681 82 11.0 8.4-14.2 599 89.0 85.8-91.6
$25,000- 34,999 408 33 8.7 5.8-12.8 375 91.3 87.2-94.2
$35,000- 49,999 541 26 4.4 2.7- 7.1 515 95.6 92.9-97.3
$50,000-74,999 617 29 4.5 2.9- 7.0 588 95.5 93.0-97.1
$75,000+ 1,090 21 1.8 1.1- 3.0 1,069 98.2 97.0-98.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 882 96 9.1 6.9-11.8 786 90.9 88.2-93.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,452 377 25.5 22.7-28.5 1,075 74.5 71.5-77.3
No 3,132 *** *** *** 3,132 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 698 50 5.6 4.0- 7.8 648 94.4 92.2-96.0
Non-Veteran 3,898 327 7.5 6.6- 8.6 3,571 92.5 91.4-93.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,233 75 5.7 4.4- 7.3 1,158 94.3 92.7-95.6
Regional City or Suburban County 1,101 80 6.3 4.8- 8.1 1,021 93.7 91.9-95.2
Rural 2,265 222 9.3 7.8-11.0 2,043 90.7 89.0-92.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,351 46 2.2 1.5- 3.0 2,305 97.8 97.0-98.5
Unemployed 158 22 14.7 9.2-22.8 136 85.3 77.2-90.8
Retired 1,301 116 8.7 6.9-11.0 1,185 91.3 89.0-93.1
Unable to Work 422 173 38.1 32.3-44.3 249 61.9 55.7-67.7
Other not in Labor Force 332 17 5.6 3.3- 9.5 315 94.4 90.5-96.7
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 138 33 24.9 16.8-35.3 105 75.1 64.7-83.2
50% to 100% 341 55 12.7 9.1-17.4 286 87.3 82.6-90.9
101% to 150% 631 94 12.8 10.0-16.2 537 87.2 83.8-90.0
151% to 200% 317 17 5.1 2.8- 9.3 300 94.9 90.7-97.2
More than 200% 2,275 82 3.4 2.6- 4.4 2,193 96.6 95.6-97.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 882 96 9.1 6.9-11.8 786 90.9 88.2-93.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 882 99 9.4 7.2-12.3 783 90.6 87.7-92.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,933 175 9.1 7.6-10.9 1,758 90.9 89.1-92.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,784 103 4.8 3.8- 6.0 1,681 95.2 94.0-96.2

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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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