2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,536 903 24.8 23.1-26.6 2,633 75.2 73.4-76.9
GENDER
Male 1,593 296 18.4 16.0-21.0 1,297 81.6 79.0-84.0
Female 1,943 607 30.3 27.8-32.9 1,336 69.7 67.1-72.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,348 650 26.7 24.6-29.0 1,698 73.3 71.0-75.4
Non-Hispanic Black 680 167 24.1 20.3-28.5 513 75.9 71.5-79.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 119 25 21.0 13.5-31.2 94 79.0 68.8-86.5
Hispanic 274 40 13.4 9.3-19.0 234 86.6 81.0-90.7
AGE
18-34 614 146 22.3 18.7-26.4 468 77.7 73.6-81.3
35-44 443 127 25.6 21.2-30.6 316 74.4 69.4-78.8
45-54 623 178 29.1 24.8-33.8 445 70.9 66.2-75.2
55-64 669 203 29.5 25.4-34.0 466 70.5 66.0-74.6
65-74 705 164 21.4 17.8-25.5 541 78.6 74.5-82.2
75+ 432 71 15.8 11.6-21.1 361 84.2 78.9-88.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 410 59 13.4 9.7-18.2 351 86.6 81.8-90.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 871 171 19.3 16.2-22.7 700 80.7 77.3-83.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,055 271 26.7 23.4-30.2 784 73.3 69.8-76.6
College Graduate 1,194 402 34.4 31.3-37.8 792 65.6 62.2-68.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 319 74 20.7 15.6-26.9 245 79.3 73.1-84.4
$15,000- 24,999 545 105 16.2 12.9-20.2 440 83.8 79.8-87.1
$25,000- 34,999 306 79 27.0 21.2-33.8 227 73.0 66.2-78.8
$35,000- 49,999 418 121 26.3 21.6-31.7 297 73.7 68.3-78.4
$50,000-74,999 468 142 31.6 26.4-37.4 326 68.4 62.6-73.6
$75,000+ 801 243 28.6 25.0-32.5 558 71.4 67.5-75.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 681 141 21.8 18.0-26.1 540 78.2 73.9-82.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,195 258 21.2 18.3-24.4 937 78.8 75.6-81.7
No 2,329 644 26.5 24.4-28.8 1,685 73.5 71.2-75.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 477 101 23.8 18.9-29.6 376 76.2 70.4-81.1
Non-Veteran 3,059 804 25.0 23.1-26.9 2,255 75.0 73.1-76.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 850 199 22.1 19.0-25.5 651 77.9 74.5-81.0
Regional City or Suburban County 820 235 26.4 22.9-30.2 585 73.6 69.8-77.1
Rural 1,868 471 25.7 23.2-28.5 1,397 74.3 71.5-76.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,745 506 27.7 25.2-30.4 1,239 72.3 69.6-74.8
Unemployed 109 21 17.3 10.5-27.2 88 82.7 72.8-89.5
Retired 1,065 230 21.2 18.2-24.6 835 78.8 75.4-81.8
Unable to Work 363 80 20.6 15.7-26.4 283 79.4 73.6-84.3
Other not in Labor Force 236 67 24.6 18.8-31.4 169 75.4 68.6-81.2
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 107 22 16.3 9.7-26.1 85 83.7 73.9-90.3
50% to 100% 267 53 15.3 11.0-20.9 214 84.7 79.1-89.0
101% to 150% 525 131 23.7 19.5-28.4 394 76.3 71.6-80.5
151% to 200% 242 56 24.9 18.5-32.6 186 75.1 67.4-81.5
More than 200% 1,707 499 28.5 25.9-31.3 1,208 71.5 68.7-74.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 681 141 21.8 18.0-26.1 540 78.2 73.9-82.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 755 190 23.5 19.6-28.0 565 76.5 72.0-80.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,504 374 24.4 21.8-27.2 1,130 75.6 72.8-78.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,279 341 25.7 22.9-28.7 938 74.3 71.3-77.1

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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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