2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Hepatitis C

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,069 1,202 38.5 36.4-40.7 1,867 61.5 59.3-63.6
GENDER
Male 1,382 574 40.4 37.2-43.7 808 59.6 56.3-62.8
Female 1,687 628 36.9 34.0-39.8 1,059 63.1 60.2-66.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,001 781 38.1 35.5-40.9 1,220 61.9 59.1-64.5
Non-Hispanic Black 595 272 46.7 41.7-51.7 323 53.3 48.3-58.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 107 46 35.0 25.5-45.9 61 65.0 54.1-74.5
Hispanic 262 59 21.4 15.9-28.2 203 78.6 71.8-84.1
AGE
18-34 539 195 34.7 30.2-39.5 344 65.3 60.5-69.8
35-44 391 182 47.8 41.9-53.8 209 52.2 46.2-58.1
45-54 549 235 41.6 36.6-46.8 314 58.4 53.2-63.4
55-64 593 258 40.5 35.6-45.5 335 59.5 54.5-64.4
65-74 600 258 43.0 37.7-48.4 342 57.0 51.6-62.3
75+ 354 61 17.7 12.8-23.9 293 82.3 76.1-87.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 369 110 33.1 27.2-39.6 259 66.9 60.4-72.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 776 296 36.2 32.1-40.5 480 63.8 59.5-67.9
Some Post-H.S. 921 397 41.5 37.6-45.5 524 58.5 54.5-62.4
College Graduate 999 400 40.5 36.9-44.3 599 59.5 55.7-63.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 276 122 43.4 35.9-51.2 154 56.6 48.8-64.1
$15,000- 24,999 508 219 40.8 35.4-46.4 289 59.2 53.6-64.6
$25,000- 34,999 271 99 40.3 33.1-47.9 172 59.7 52.1-66.9
$35,000- 49,999 364 157 41.3 35.2-47.7 207 58.7 52.3-64.8
$50,000-74,999 405 162 42.2 36.2-48.5 243 57.8 51.5-63.8
$75,000+ 671 276 39.4 35.1-44.0 395 60.6 56.0-64.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 576 168 28.5 24.0-33.5 408 71.5 66.5-76.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,033 470 45.9 42.0-49.9 563 54.1 50.1-58.0
No 2,026 727 35.2 32.6-37.8 1,299 64.8 62.2-67.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 412 210 51.5 45.1-57.9 202 48.5 42.1-54.9
Non-Veteran 2,658 993 36.9 34.7-39.3 1,665 63.1 60.7-65.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 717 266 35.8 31.9-40.0 451 64.2 60.0-68.1
Regional City or Suburban County 712 289 40.7 36.3-45.2 423 59.3 54.8-63.7
Rural 1,642 648 39.0 36.0-42.2 994 61.0 57.8-64.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,515 606 39.0 36.0-42.0 909 61.0 58.0-64.0
Unemployed 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 910 304 34.6 30.6-38.8 606 65.4 61.2-69.4
Unable to Work 319 185 57.6 50.3-64.7 134 42.4 35.3-49.7
Other not in Labor Force 208 56 23.9 17.8-31.4 152 76.1 68.6-82.2
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 243 100 39.0 31.4-47.2 143 61.0 52.8-68.6
101% to 150% 469 210 43.9 38.4-49.6 259 56.1 50.4-61.6
151% to 200% 219 84 37.3 29.6-45.6 135 62.7 54.4-70.4
More than 200% 1,458 593 40.8 37.7-44.0 865 59.2 56.0-62.3
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 576 168 28.5 24.0-33.5 408 71.5 66.5-76.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 654 265 40.3 35.1-45.6 389 59.7 54.4-64.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,316 535 40.6 37.3-43.9 781 59.4 56.1-62.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,101 403 35.7 32.3-39.2 698 64.3 60.8-67.7

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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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