2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,712 778 17.3 16.0-18.6 1,473 31.4 29.8-33.1 1,471 32.2 30.6-34.0 685 13.7 12.5-15.0 305 5.4 4.6- 6.2
GENDER
Male 2,192 397 19.3 17.3-21.4 684 32.2 29.8-34.7 657 30.4 28.0-32.8 311 13.1 11.5-15.0 143 5.1 4.0- 6.4
Female 2,520 381 15.4 13.8-17.2 789 30.7 28.5-32.9 814 34.0 31.6-36.4 374 14.3 12.7-16.1 162 5.7 4.6- 6.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,137 555 18.5 16.9-20.3 1,101 34.6 32.6-36.8 884 28.9 26.9-31.0 386 12.3 10.9-13.9 211 5.6 4.7- 6.8
Non-Hispanic Black 876 117 15.0 12.3-18.3 223 27.7 24.1-31.5 326 37.3 33.3-41.4 159 14.9 12.3-17.9 51 5.1 3.6- 7.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 163 30 20.3 13.9-28.7 49 31.4 23.3-40.7 55 38.5 29.8-48.0 20 6.4 3.7-11.0 *** *** ***
Hispanic 378 52 12.9 9.5-17.2 72 18.9 14.5-24.2 147 40.1 34.2-46.3 94 24.6 19.7-30.1 13 3.6 1.9- 6.7
AGE
18-34 1,007 245 24.1 21.2-27.3 368 35.3 32.0-38.8 291 30.2 27.0-33.7 93 9.5 7.6-11.8 *** *** ***
35-44 616 112 17.3 14.1-21.1 206 35.8 31.4-40.5 197 31.7 27.4-36.5 76 11.5 8.8-14.9 25 3.7 2.3- 5.7
45-54 767 117 15.7 12.8-19.1 235 30.0 26.2-34.1 247 33.4 29.3-37.8 116 14.4 11.6-17.8 52 6.5 4.5- 9.3
55-64 829 120 13.5 10.9-16.5 243 29.8 26.1-33.8 246 31.5 27.6-35.7 133 14.6 12.0-17.7 87 10.6 7.9-14.0
65-74 862 94 10.7 8.3-13.6 265 29.0 25.2-33.2 274 32.7 28.5-37.2 153 19.2 15.8-23.1 76 8.4 6.2-11.3
75+ 543 68 12.1 9.1-16.0 142 22.0 18.1-26.6 177 34.9 29.6-40.7 105 23.1 18.1-29.1 51 7.8 5.5-11.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 514 33 6.3 4.2- 9.4 72 15.5 11.8-20.1 167 33.6 28.4-39.2 157 30.9 26.0-36.2 85 13.7 10.5-17.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,187 166 16.8 14.2-19.8 291 26.7 23.7-30.0 422 36.3 32.9-39.7 208 14.3 12.2-16.8 100 5.8 4.4- 7.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,342 205 16.3 14.0-18.9 433 32.9 29.8-36.1 438 33.8 30.7-37.1 190 12.4 10.5-14.7 76 4.6 3.4- 6.1
College Graduate 1,664 371 24.2 21.8-26.7 678 42.5 39.7-45.4 441 25.5 23.1-28.1 130 6.1 4.9- 7.5 44 1.7 1.2- 2.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 429 41 12.8 9.1-17.6 76 19.7 15.1-25.3 121 28.3 23.2-34.0 109 23.7 19.0-29.1 82 15.5 11.7-20.3
$15,000- 24,999 693 80 10.9 8.3-14.2 157 23.2 19.5-27.3 229 36.3 31.7-41.1 156 20.6 17.1-24.6 71 9.0 6.8-11.9
$25,000- 34,999 415 45 12.3 8.8-16.9 110 27.6 22.4-33.5 153 33.6 28.2-39.4 82 19.9 15.5-25.3 25 6.6 4.0-10.7
$35,000- 49,999 548 80 15.2 11.7-19.5 205 37.3 32.4-42.4 171 30.8 26.3-35.8 72 13.9 10.6-18.1 20 2.8 1.7- 4.6
$50,000-74,999 621 119 18.0 14.7-21.8 236 37.2 32.5-42.1 199 34.6 30.0-39.5 49 7.5 5.2-10.5 18 2.7 1.3- 5.7
$75,000+ 1,103 276 24.3 21.4-27.4 470 42.6 39.1-46.2 278 26.1 22.9-29.5 63 5.7 4.2- 7.6 16 1.4 0.7- 2.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 909 137 17.3 14.2-20.7 224 22.4 19.3-26.0 321 37.5 33.4-41.8 154 16.5 13.6-19.9 73 6.3 4.5- 8.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,454 98 7.1 5.5- 8.9 236 16.6 14.3-19.3 453 32.6 29.5-35.8 410 27.5 24.6-30.7 257 16.2 13.8-18.9
No 3,127 656 21.2 19.5-23.0 1,199 37.4 35.3-39.5 974 32.1 30.1-34.2 253 8.1 7.0- 9.4 45 1.2 0.8- 1.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 703 133 19.6 16.3-23.4 220 33.1 28.9-37.7 194 27.4 23.5-31.8 102 13.6 10.7-17.1 54 6.3 4.2- 9.2
Non-Veteran 4,006 642 16.8 15.4-18.3 1,258 31.3 29.6-33.1 1,274 32.9 31.1-34.8 581 13.7 12.5-15.1 251 5.2 4.4- 6.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,266 242 18.7 16.4-21.2 443 35.6 32.6-38.7 410 33.4 30.4-36.6 129 9.2 7.6-11.1 42 3.1 2.1- 4.6
Regional City or Suburban County 1,132 196 18.2 15.6-21.1 378 31.5 28.3-34.9 344 31.9 28.6-35.4 163 14.4 12.0-17.2 51 4.0 2.9- 5.6
Rural 2,320 340 15.4 13.5-17.4 657 28.0 25.7-30.5 718 31.4 28.9-34.0 393 17.0 15.1-19.2 212 8.2 6.8- 9.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,418 492 20.1 18.2-22.1 902 36.4 34.2-38.8 764 33.0 30.7-35.3 221 8.8 7.5-10.3 39 1.7 1.1- 2.6
Unemployed 160 21 12.6 7.6-20.1 37 26.7 19.0-36.1 52 33.6 25.2-43.3 36 21.3 14.8-29.7 14 5.8 3.1-10.6
Retired 1,319 167 11.9 9.9-14.3 380 26.5 23.5-29.7 439 35.8 32.3-39.4 233 18.8 16.0-22.0 100 6.9 5.4- 8.8
Unable to Work 428 *** *** *** 22 5.6 3.4- 9.0 104 22.8 17.9-28.5 148 36.7 30.9-43.0 144 32.5 26.7-38.9
Other not in Labor Force 340 73 23.8 18.8-29.5 126 36.6 30.7-43.0 94 27.2 21.9-33.2 41 11.1 7.9-15.5 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 138 15 12.5 7.1-20.9 22 14.4 8.9-22.5 31 24.0 15.7-34.8 42 31.5 22.7-41.9 28 17.6 10.9-27.3
50% to 100% 347 35 10.6 7.2-15.5 70 23.8 18.2-30.5 109 34.8 28.6-41.7 87 20.7 16.3-26.1 46 10.0 7.0-14.1
101% to 150% 639 71 11.9 9.1-15.5 134 21.6 17.9-25.7 212 33.9 29.4-38.6 140 21.3 17.5-25.7 82 11.4 8.7-14.7
151% to 200% 319 36 11.0 7.4-16.1 104 35.1 28.7-42.0 106 33.0 26.9-39.7 54 17.0 12.4-22.8 19 4.0 2.4- 6.5
More than 200% 2,300 470 20.3 18.4-22.4 905 39.5 37.0-42.0 669 29.7 27.4-32.1 200 8.3 7.0- 9.8 56 2.2 1.5- 3.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 909 137 17.3 14.2-20.7 224 22.4 19.3-26.0 321 37.5 33.4-41.8 154 16.5 13.6-19.9 73 6.3 4.5- 8.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 915 129 14.9 12.1-18.3 232 26.3 22.5-30.4 295 33.6 29.5-38.0 168 16.5 13.4-20.0 91 8.7 6.3-12.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,965 313 16.9 14.9-19.1 589 28.8 26.4-31.3 608 31.6 29.1-34.3 307 16.0 14.0-18.2 148 6.8 5.5- 8.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,838 336 18.2 16.2-20.4 657 35.6 33.0-38.3 569 32.4 29.8-35.1 210 10.7 9.2-12.5 66 3.0 2.2- 4.2

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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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