2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,616 146 4.3 3.5- 5.3 3,470 95.7 94.7-96.5
GENDER
Male 1,627 108 6.7 5.3- 8.5 1,519 93.3 91.5-94.7
Female 1,989 38 2.3 1.5- 3.4 1,951 97.7 96.6-98.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,409 87 3.9 3.0- 5.2 2,322 96.1 94.8-97.0
Non-Hispanic Black 694 32 4.8 3.2- 7.0 662 95.2 93.0-96.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 119 *** *** *** 115 97.1 92.2-99.0
Hispanic 276 18 7.1 4.3-11.5 258 92.9 88.5-95.7
AGE
18-34 623 49 8.5 6.2-11.5 574 91.5 88.5-93.8
35-44 455 27 5.3 3.4- 8.1 428 94.7 91.9-96.6
45-54 627 24 3.4 2.0- 5.9 603 96.6 94.1-98.0
55-64 687 17 2.0 1.2- 3.4 670 98.0 96.6-98.8
65-74 723 22 2.4 1.4- 4.1 701 97.6 95.9-98.6
75+ 451 *** *** *** 444 98.3 95.9-99.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 416 28 8.4 5.4-13.0 388 91.6 87.0-94.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 890 43 4.7 3.3- 6.8 847 95.3 93.2-96.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,081 44 3.9 2.7- 5.4 1,037 96.1 94.6-97.3
College Graduate 1,224 31 2.3 1.5- 3.5 1,193 97.7 96.5-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 326 30 8.7 5.7-13.2 296 91.3 86.8-94.3
$15,000- 24,999 561 31 5.7 3.5- 8.9 530 94.3 91.1-96.5
$25,000- 34,999 317 11 4.2 2.2- 7.9 306 95.8 92.1-97.8
$35,000- 49,999 425 16 4.9 2.7- 8.6 409 95.1 91.4-97.3
$50,000-74,999 476 14 3.3 1.7- 6.5 462 96.7 93.5-98.3
$75,000+ 820 18 1.7 1.0- 3.0 802 98.3 97.0-99.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 693 26 5.2 3.3- 8.2 667 94.8 91.8-96.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,222 50 4.1 2.9- 5.8 1,172 95.9 94.2-97.1
No 2,382 96 4.5 3.5- 5.7 2,286 95.5 94.3-96.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 495 26 4.1 2.5- 6.6 469 95.9 93.4-97.5
Non-Veteran 3,122 120 4.4 3.5- 5.4 3,002 95.6 94.6-96.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 867 37 4.1 2.8- 5.8 830 95.9 94.2-97.2
Regional City or Suburban County 836 32 4.3 2.8- 6.7 804 95.7 93.3-97.2
Rural 1,915 77 4.5 3.4- 6.0 1,838 95.5 94.0-96.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,772 77 4.5 3.5- 5.8 1,695 95.5 94.2-96.5
Unemployed 113 *** *** *** 104 88.8 79.4-94.2
Retired 1,105 23 1.4 0.9- 2.2 1,082 98.6 97.8-99.1
Unable to Work 368 22 5.1 3.0- 8.6 346 94.9 91.4-97.0
Other not in Labor Force 241 13 6.9 3.6-13.0 228 93.1 87.0-96.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 107 14 10.8 5.6-19.8 93 89.2 80.2-94.4
50% to 100% 277 19 7.2 4.0-12.5 258 92.8 87.5-96.0
101% to 150% 536 34 6.3 4.2- 9.3 502 93.7 90.7-95.8
151% to 200% 249 *** *** *** 242 97.3 93.8-98.9
More than 200% 1,746 46 2.7 1.9- 3.9 1,700 97.3 96.1-98.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 693 26 5.2 3.3- 8.2 667 94.8 91.8-96.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 771 34 6.0 3.8- 9.3 737 94.0 90.7-96.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,539 57 3.7 2.6- 5.1 1,482 96.3 94.9-97.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,308 55 4.5 3.3- 6.1 1,253 95.5 93.9-96.7

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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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