2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,780 750 22.6 20.9-24.4 3,030 77.4 75.6-79.1
GENDER
Male 1,696 385 25.2 22.7-28.0 1,311 74.8 72.0-77.3
Female 2,084 365 20.4 18.2-22.8 1,719 79.6 77.2-81.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,498 542 24.9 22.8-27.3 1,956 75.1 72.7-77.2
Non-Hispanic Black 731 121 19.7 16.4-23.5 610 80.3 76.5-83.6
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 121 29 16.7 11.0-24.5 92 83.3 75.5-89.0
Hispanic 301 34 13.9 9.7-19.5 267 86.1 80.5-90.3
AGE
18-34 665 261 40.0 35.8-44.4 404 60.0 55.6-64.2
35-44 487 128 25.6 21.3-30.5 359 74.4 69.5-78.7
45-54 644 143 22.8 18.9-27.1 501 77.2 72.9-81.1
55-64 707 118 15.3 12.4-18.7 589 84.7 81.3-87.6
65-74 757 77 10.3 7.3-14.2 680 89.7 85.8-92.7
75+ 461 15 3.8 1.9- 7.5 446 96.2 92.5-98.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 445 80 22.3 17.4-28.1 365 77.7 71.9-82.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 940 213 23.3 20.1-26.8 727 76.7 73.2-79.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,120 289 29.0 25.8-32.5 831 71.0 67.5-74.2
College Graduate 1,268 165 13.4 11.3-15.8 1,103 86.6 84.2-88.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 344 101 31.1 25.2-37.7 243 68.9 62.3-74.8
$15,000- 24,999 593 135 25.7 21.1-30.9 458 74.3 69.1-78.9
$25,000- 34,999 333 70 22.1 16.9-28.2 263 77.9 71.8-83.1
$35,000- 49,999 436 103 28.6 23.4-34.4 333 71.4 65.6-76.6
$50,000-74,999 492 96 22.7 18.3-27.7 396 77.3 72.3-81.7
$75,000+ 846 126 18.2 15.0-21.8 720 81.8 78.2-85.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 738 119 19.2 15.6-23.3 619 80.8 76.7-84.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,271 304 27.5 24.3-30.9 967 72.5 69.1-75.7
No 2,496 441 20.4 18.4-22.5 2,055 79.6 77.5-81.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 506 93 20.9 16.5-26.1 413 79.1 73.9-83.5
Non-Veteran 3,274 656 22.8 21.0-24.7 2,618 77.2 75.3-79.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 915 183 20.8 17.9-24.0 732 79.2 76.0-82.1
Regional City or Suburban County 871 189 25.6 22.0-29.6 682 74.4 70.4-78.0
Rural 1,996 378 22.0 19.7-24.6 1,618 78.0 75.4-80.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,856 426 24.9 22.5-27.4 1,430 75.1 72.6-77.5
Unemployed 123 35 30.2 21.6-40.5 88 69.8 59.5-78.4
Retired 1,146 95 9.2 6.9-12.1 1,051 90.8 87.9-93.1
Unable to Work 383 115 28.9 23.5-34.9 268 71.1 65.1-76.5
Other not in Labor Force 252 73 32.3 25.6-39.8 179 67.7 60.2-74.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 299 77 28.2 21.7-35.7 222 71.8 64.3-78.3
101% to 150% 557 135 25.6 21.3-30.4 422 74.4 69.6-78.7
151% to 200% 258 62 26.8 20.1-34.8 196 73.2 65.2-79.9
More than 200% 1,798 313 20.7 18.4-23.2 1,485 79.3 76.8-81.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 738 119 19.2 15.6-23.3 619 80.8 76.7-84.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 804 147 20.5 16.9-24.7 657 79.5 75.3-83.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,608 346 24.9 22.2-27.7 1,262 75.1 72.3-77.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,370 257 20.8 18.3-23.6 1,113 79.2 76.4-81.7

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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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