2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,713 3,071 64.1 62.4-65.9 718 13.9 12.7-15.1 924 22.0 20.5-23.5
GENDER
Male 2,195 1,345 59.8 57.2-62.4 302 12.8 11.2-14.6 548 27.4 25.1-29.8
Female 2,518 1,726 68.1 65.8-70.4 416 14.9 13.3-16.7 376 17.0 15.2-18.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,136 2,151 67.5 65.4-69.5 498 15.1 13.6-16.8 487 17.4 15.8-19.2
Non-Hispanic Black 877 576 65.1 61.1-68.9 145 13.3 11.0-16.0 156 21.6 18.3-25.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 94 *** *** *** 17 8.0 4.4-14.1 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 162 96 59.1 49.7-67.8 22 13.4 7.8-22.1 44 27.5 20.2-36.2
Hispanic 380 148 35.6 30.1-41.6 23 6.2 3.8-10.1 209 58.2 52.1-64.0
AGE
18-34 1,003 498 50.0 46.5-53.6 84 8.4 6.6-10.6 421 41.5 38.1-45.1
35-44 618 388 65.7 61.1-70.0 62 8.3 6.2-10.9 168 26.1 22.2-30.4
45-54 766 516 69.3 65.2-73.1 104 13.4 10.7-16.7 146 17.3 14.3-20.7
55-64 832 585 71.8 67.8-75.5 131 15.8 12.8-19.3 116 12.4 9.9-15.5
65-74 864 642 72.8 68.4-76.8 183 23.3 19.4-27.6 39 3.9 2.7- 5.7
75+ 542 393 72.1 66.6-76.9 130 24.4 19.8-29.8 19 3.5 2.0- 6.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 513 277 53.9 48.3-59.4 67 13.0 9.6-17.4 169 33.1 28.2-38.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,185 735 60.7 57.2-64.1 180 13.1 11.0-15.5 270 26.2 23.2-29.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,344 858 64.0 60.8-67.1 219 15.3 13.1-17.9 267 20.7 18.2-23.4
College Graduate 1,666 1,199 72.9 70.3-75.4 250 13.3 11.6-15.3 217 13.8 11.9-15.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 434 245 55.7 49.7-61.5 82 17.2 13.2-22.0 107 27.1 22.2-32.6
$15,000- 24,999 694 394 52.7 47.9-57.3 108 14.8 11.8-18.3 192 32.6 28.2-37.2
$25,000- 34,999 414 267 61.6 55.5-67.3 55 13.7 10.2-18.2 92 24.7 19.8-30.4
$35,000- 49,999 548 364 63.8 58.6-68.8 88 14.7 11.4-18.8 96 21.4 17.3-26.3
$50,000-74,999 621 432 69.1 64.3-73.6 81 12.3 9.3-16.0 108 18.6 15.1-22.7
$75,000+ 1,102 823 74.4 71.1-77.4 148 11.6 9.6-14.0 131 14.0 11.6-16.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 906 551 60.6 56.4-64.7 156 15.3 12.5-18.7 199 24.0 20.6-27.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,455 916 59.8 56.4-63.2 331 22.8 20.0-25.8 208 17.4 14.9-20.2
No 3,127 2,084 66.4 64.4-68.4 371 10.5 9.3-11.8 672 23.1 21.3-25.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 707 465 65.6 61.1-69.9 129 16.9 13.7-20.6 113 17.5 14.3-21.4
Non-Veteran 4,003 2,606 64.0 62.1-65.8 588 13.4 12.2-14.8 809 22.6 21.0-24.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,266 774 60.9 57.7-64.0 166 12.0 10.1-14.3 326 27.1 24.3-30.0
Regional City or Suburban County 1,132 728 64.7 61.2-68.0 181 14.3 12.1-16.9 223 20.9 18.2-24.0
Rural 2,321 1,574 66.5 63.9-69.0 371 15.1 13.2-17.1 376 18.4 16.4-20.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,416 1,532 64.3 62.0-66.6 244 8.9 7.6-10.2 640 26.8 24.8-29.0
Unemployed 162 88 46.2 37.1-55.5 16 9.0 5.0-15.6 58 44.8 35.6-54.4
Retired 1,319 967 72.8 69.5-75.9 289 22.6 19.7-25.8 63 4.6 3.4- 6.1
Unable to Work 430 256 55.5 49.2-61.7 134 36.2 30.3-42.7 40 8.3 5.6-12.0
Other not in Labor Force 339 206 60.7 54.4-66.7 27 8.4 5.4-12.8 106 30.9 25.5-36.9
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 140 *** *** *** 25 17.8 11.1-27.2 53 37.5 28.4-47.7
50% to 100% 351 187 52.5 45.7-59.1 43 11.7 8.2-16.5 121 35.8 29.8-42.3
101% to 150% 639 387 55.5 50.6-60.3 116 18.2 14.8-22.2 136 26.3 22.1-31.0
151% to 200% 317 198 58.8 51.9-65.5 48 15.1 10.7-20.9 71 26.0 20.4-32.6
More than 200% 2,300 1,653 71.7 69.4-74.0 322 12.2 10.7-13.9 325 16.0 14.2-18.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 906 551 60.6 56.4-64.7 156 15.3 12.5-18.7 199 24.0 20.6-27.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 912 618 66.2 61.7-70.4 152 14.3 11.6-17.5 142 19.5 15.9-23.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,970 1,256 62.7 60.0-65.4 314 15.4 13.5-17.5 400 21.9 19.7-24.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,837 1,202 65.0 62.3-67.6 252 12.2 10.6-14.1 383 22.8 20.5-25.2

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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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