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 3,587 34 0.8 0.5- 1.2 3,553 99.2 98.8-99.5
GENDER
Male 1,611 16 0.7 0.4- 1.2 1,595 99.3 98.8-99.6
Female 1,976 18 0.9 0.5- 1.5 1,958 99.1 98.5-99.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,390 22 0.8 0.5- 1.3 2,368 99.2 98.7-99.5
Non-Hispanic Black 687 *** *** *** 681 99.2 97.6-99.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 73 *** *** *** 72 98.6 90.8-99.8
Non-Hispanic Other 118 *** *** *** 116 99.5 98.1-99.9
Hispanic 276 *** *** *** 274 99.8 99.1- 100
AGE
18-34 619 *** *** *** 618 99.8 98.9- 100
35-44 453 *** *** *** 451 99.7 98.7-99.9
45-54 623 *** *** *** 620 99.7 99.0-99.9
55-64 677 13 2.1 1.1- 3.9 664 97.9 96.1-98.9
65-74 716 12 1.5 0.8- 2.7 704 98.5 97.3-99.2
75+ 447 *** *** *** 444 99.2 97.5-99.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 412 *** *** *** 408 99.6 98.8-99.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 878 *** *** *** 868 99.1 98.2-99.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,074 15 1.0 0.6- 1.8 1,059 99.0 98.2-99.4
College Graduate 1,217 *** *** *** 1,212 99.4 98.1-99.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 320 *** *** *** 314 97.6 93.7-99.1
$15,000- 24,999 556 *** *** *** 549 99.2 98.1-99.7
$25,000- 34,999 310 *** *** *** 307 99.3 97.7-99.8
$35,000- 49,999 423 *** *** *** 421 99.6 98.2-99.9
$50,000-74,999 475 *** *** *** 467 98.9 97.5-99.5
$75,000+ 818 *** *** *** 814 99.5 98.6-99.8
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 687 *** *** *** 683 99.6 98.7-99.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,207 19 1.3 0.8- 2.4 1,188 98.7 97.6-99.2
No 2,368 14 0.5 0.3- 0.9 2,354 99.5 99.1-99.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 489 *** *** *** 481 98.7 97.1-99.4
Non-Veteran 3,098 26 0.7 0.5- 1.1 3,072 99.3 98.9-99.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 862 *** *** *** 856 99.6 99.0-99.8
Regional City or Suburban County 828 *** *** *** 822 99.4 98.5-99.7
Rural 1,899 22 1.1 0.7- 1.9 1,877 98.9 98.1-99.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,761 *** *** *** 1,754 99.6 99.2-99.8
Unemployed 109 *** *** *** 109 100 . - .
Retired 1,098 12 1.0 0.5- 1.9 1,086 99.0 98.1-99.5
Unable to Work 362 14 3.5 1.8- 6.8 348 96.5 93.2-98.2
Other not in Labor Force 240 *** *** *** 239 99.7 97.7- 100
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 106 *** *** *** 104 96.9 85.9-99.4
50% to 100% 272 *** *** *** 268 98.9 96.8-99.6
101% to 150% 528 *** *** *** 522 99.4 98.5-99.8
151% to 200% 246 *** *** *** 243 98.7 95.8-99.6
More than 200% 1,740 15 0.7 0.4- 1.2 1,725 99.3 98.8-99.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 687 *** *** *** 683 99.6 98.7-99.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 764 *** *** *** 757 99.2 98.2-99.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,524 18 0.9 0.5- 1.5 1,506 99.1 98.5-99.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,301 *** *** *** 1,292 99.3 98.5-99.7

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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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