2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,612 34 1.3 0.9- 1.9 3,578 98.7 98.1-99.1
GENDER
Male 1,624 17 1.5 0.9- 2.6 1,607 98.5 97.4-99.1
Female 1,988 17 1.1 0.6- 1.9 1,971 98.9 98.1-99.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,407 20 1.1 0.6- 1.9 2,387 98.9 98.1-99.4
Non-Hispanic Black 692 *** *** *** 684 98.0 95.8-99.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 75 *** *** *** 73 98.6 94.3-99.7
Non-Hispanic Other 119 *** *** *** 118 99.2 94.2-99.9
Hispanic 276 *** *** *** 273 99.0 96.5-99.7
AGE
18-34 623 18 3.1 1.8- 5.2 605 96.9 94.8-98.2
35-44 454 *** *** *** 446 97.8 95.1-99.0
45-54 627 *** *** *** 623 99.5 98.5-99.8
55-64 685 *** *** *** 683 99.7 98.6-99.9
65-74 723 *** *** *** 721 99.8 99.1- 100
75+ 449 *** *** *** 449 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 416 *** *** *** 411 98.1 94.7-99.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 890 *** *** *** 885 99.5 98.8-99.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,079 12 1.6 0.9- 3.1 1,067 98.4 96.9-99.1
College Graduate 1,222 12 1.2 0.6- 2.3 1,210 98.8 97.7-99.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 326 *** *** *** 323 99.0 96.8-99.7
$15,000- 24,999 559 *** *** *** 554 98.9 96.9-99.6
$25,000- 34,999 317 *** *** *** 313 98.9 96.8-99.6
$35,000- 49,999 425 *** *** *** 421 98.5 95.6-99.5
$50,000-74,999 476 *** *** *** 473 98.7 94.9-99.7
$75,000+ 820 11 1.9 0.9- 3.7 809 98.1 96.3-99.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 691 *** *** *** 687 99.3 98.1-99.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,222 *** *** *** 1,214 99.4 98.8-99.7
No 2,378 26 1.6 1.0- 2.5 2,352 98.4 97.5-99.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 492 *** *** *** 490 99.6 98.3-99.9
Non-Veteran 3,121 32 1.4 0.9- 2.1 3,089 98.6 97.9-99.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 866 *** *** *** 858 98.7 97.2-99.4
Regional City or Suburban County 834 *** *** *** 825 99.1 98.1-99.6
Rural 1,914 17 1.5 0.8- 2.6 1,897 98.5 97.4-99.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,771 25 1.8 1.2- 2.8 1,746 98.2 97.2-98.8
Unemployed 111 *** *** *** 109 99.0 95.2-99.8
Retired 1,104 *** *** *** 1,103 100 99.8- 100
Unable to Work 368 *** *** *** 366 99.6 98.2-99.9
Other not in Labor Force 241 *** *** *** 237 97.8 92.7-99.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 107 *** *** *** 106 99.3 95.3-99.9
50% to 100% 276 *** *** *** 272 98.3 95.0-99.4
101% to 150% 536 *** *** *** 533 99.4 97.7-99.8
151% to 200% 248 *** *** *** 242 96.7 91.7-98.7
More than 200% 1,746 16 1.4 0.8- 2.5 1,730 98.6 97.5-99.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 691 *** *** *** 687 99.3 98.1-99.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 770 *** *** *** 762 98.4 96.4-99.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,539 11 1.0 0.5- 2.1 1,528 99.0 97.9-99.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,305 15 1.4 0.8- 2.6 1,290 98.6 97.4-99.2

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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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