2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Demographics

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,605 223 4.4 3.7- 5.3 4,382 95.6 94.7-96.3
GENDER
Male 2,133 95 3.7 2.8- 4.9 2,038 96.3 95.1-97.2
Female 2,472 128 5.1 4.1- 6.4 2,344 94.9 93.6-95.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,079 127 4.1 3.2- 5.1 2,952 95.9 94.9-96.8
Non-Hispanic Black 853 56 5.5 3.9- 7.9 797 94.5 92.1-96.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 157 *** *** *** 148 96.0 91.5-98.1
Hispanic 365 15 3.7 2.0- 6.8 350 96.3 93.2-98.0
AGE
18-34 972 *** *** *** 962 98.7 97.6-99.3
35-44 604 16 2.4 1.4- 4.2 588 97.6 95.8-98.6
45-54 746 49 5.9 4.0- 8.6 697 94.1 91.4-96.0
55-64 820 59 8.3 5.9-11.7 761 91.7 88.3-94.1
65-74 848 44 4.5 3.1- 6.5 804 95.5 93.5-96.9
75+ 534 40 8.5 5.8-12.5 494 91.5 87.5-94.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 496 50 9.4 6.6-13.1 446 90.6 86.9-93.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,145 64 4.3 3.1- 6.0 1,081 95.7 94.0-96.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,314 68 4.6 3.4- 6.4 1,246 95.4 93.6-96.6
College Graduate 1,646 41 1.9 1.3- 2.8 1,605 98.1 97.2-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 384 61 15.7 11.3-21.4 323 84.3 78.6-88.7
$15,000- 24,999 679 45 5.8 4.0- 8.2 634 94.2 91.8-96.0
$25,000- 34,999 408 19 4.5 2.7- 7.5 389 95.5 92.5-97.3
$35,000- 49,999 541 13 2.1 1.1- 4.0 528 97.9 96.0-98.9
$50,000-74,999 618 18 2.8 1.3- 5.9 600 97.2 94.1-98.7
$75,000+ 1,093 14 1.1 0.6- 2.0 1,079 98.9 98.0-99.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 888 53 6.0 4.1- 8.6 835 94.0 91.4-95.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,454 223 15.6 13.2-18.3 1,231 84.4 81.7-86.8
No 3,132 *** *** *** 3,132 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 697 39 5.2 3.2- 8.1 658 94.8 91.9-96.8
Non-Veteran 3,911 184 4.3 3.6- 5.2 3,727 95.7 94.8-96.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,238 47 3.5 2.4- 5.0 1,191 96.5 95.0-97.6
Regional City or Suburban County 1,109 45 3.5 2.5- 5.0 1,064 96.5 95.0-97.5
Rural 2,264 131 5.9 4.6- 7.5 2,133 94.1 92.5-95.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,356 27 1.3 0.8- 2.1 2,329 98.7 97.9-99.2
Unemployed 159 11 5.6 2.5-11.9 148 94.4 88.1-97.5
Retired 1,304 68 5.6 4.1- 7.5 1,236 94.4 92.5-95.9
Unable to Work 422 108 26.4 20.9-32.7 314 73.6 67.3-79.1
Other not in Labor Force 335 *** *** *** 329 98.4 96.0-99.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 139 26 21.3 13.3-32.2 113 78.7 67.8-86.7
50% to 100% 344 29 5.7 3.5- 9.1 315 94.3 90.9-96.5
101% to 150% 629 53 7.1 5.1- 9.8 576 92.9 90.2-94.9
151% to 200% 318 15 4.0 2.2- 7.4 303 96.0 92.6-97.8
More than 200% 2,278 47 1.9 1.3- 2.9 2,231 98.1 97.1-98.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 888 53 6.0 4.1- 8.6 835 94.0 91.4-95.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 883 62 8.3 5.6-12.1 821 91.7 87.9-94.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,933 98 4.7 3.7- 6.0 1,835 95.3 94.0-96.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,795 63 3.0 2.2- 4.2 1,732 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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