2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,617 1,101 26.5 24.7-28.2 2,516 73.5 71.8-75.3
GENDER
Male 1,626 552 30.3 27.7-33.1 1,074 69.7 66.9-72.3
Female 1,991 549 23.2 21.0-25.5 1,442 76.8 74.5-79.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,410 794 29.1 26.9-31.4 1,616 70.9 68.6-73.1
Non-Hispanic Black 692 216 25.6 22.1-29.6 476 74.4 70.4-77.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 119 30 18.3 12.0-26.7 89 81.7 73.3-88.0
Hispanic 276 26 7.8 5.0-12.1 250 92.2 87.9-95.0
AGE
18-34 623 30 4.5 3.1- 6.6 593 95.5 93.4-96.9
35-44 455 39 8.6 6.1-12.2 416 91.4 87.8-93.9
45-54 627 120 19.6 16.0-23.9 507 80.4 76.1-84.0
55-64 687 278 42.5 37.9-47.3 409 57.5 52.7-62.1
65-74 724 382 54.3 49.3-59.3 342 45.7 40.7-50.7
75+ 449 237 51.6 45.4-57.8 212 48.4 42.2-54.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 417 154 33.4 28.0-39.2 263 66.6 60.8-72.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 893 311 29.9 26.4-33.7 582 70.1 66.3-73.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,078 301 24.4 21.5-27.6 777 75.6 72.4-78.5
College Graduate 1,223 333 21.8 19.3-24.5 890 78.2 75.5-80.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 326 109 32.6 26.3-39.6 217 67.4 60.4-73.7
$15,000- 24,999 562 188 29.6 25.1-34.6 374 70.4 65.4-74.9
$25,000- 34,999 317 114 32.3 26.4-38.8 203 67.7 61.2-73.6
$35,000- 49,999 426 130 29.5 24.5-35.1 296 70.5 64.9-75.5
$50,000-74,999 476 130 24.8 20.0-30.2 346 75.2 69.8-80.0
$75,000+ 820 212 20.5 17.5-23.8 608 79.5 76.2-82.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 692 218 26.0 22.2-30.1 474 74.0 69.9-77.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,221 509 37.6 34.1-41.1 712 62.4 58.9-65.9
No 2,384 588 21.4 19.5-23.4 1,796 78.6 76.6-80.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 494 218 42.0 36.5-47.8 276 58.0 52.2-63.5
Non-Veteran 3,123 883 24.5 22.7-26.4 2,240 75.5 73.6-77.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 866 216 20.8 17.9-24.0 650 79.2 76.0-82.1
Regional City or Suburban County 836 240 26.1 22.8-29.8 596 73.9 70.2-77.2
Rural 1,917 645 30.6 28.0-33.3 1,272 69.4 66.7-72.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,775 332 16.7 14.7-18.8 1,443 83.3 81.2-85.3
Unemployed 113 21 19.0 11.7-29.3 92 81.0 70.7-88.3
Retired 1,102 542 49.0 45.1-53.0 560 51.0 47.0-54.9
Unable to Work 368 171 49.5 42.6-56.4 197 50.5 43.6-57.4
Other not in Labor Force 241 30 10.2 6.9-14.9 211 89.8 85.1-93.1
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 278 72 23.7 18.2-30.4 206 76.3 69.6-81.8
101% to 150% 536 196 34.5 29.7-39.6 340 65.5 60.4-70.3
151% to 200% 249 93 32.3 25.6-39.8 156 67.7 60.2-74.4
More than 200% 1,747 498 24.3 21.9-26.8 1,249 75.7 73.2-78.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 692 218 26.0 22.2-30.1 474 74.0 69.9-77.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 771 258 32.7 28.3-37.5 513 67.3 62.5-71.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,541 473 26.6 24.0-29.3 1,068 73.4 70.7-76.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,307 370 24.2 21.6-27.0 937 75.8 73.0-78.4

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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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