2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Inadequate Sleep

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 hrs. 6 hrs. 7-8 hrs. 9+ hrs.
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,647 523 11.9 10.7-13.1 1,058 23.5 22.0-25.1 2,700 57.3 55.5-59.1 366 7.3 6.4- 8.3
GENDER
Male 2,173 265 12.8 11.1-14.8 502 24.0 21.8-26.3 1,234 56.2 53.5-58.8 172 6.9 5.7- 8.4
Female 2,474 258 10.9 9.5-12.6 556 23.1 21.0-25.3 1,466 58.3 55.8-60.8 194 7.6 6.4- 9.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,105 308 10.5 9.2-12.0 681 22.0 20.2-23.9 1,881 60.5 58.3-62.7 235 7.0 5.9- 8.2
Non-Hispanic Black 850 136 16.7 13.7-20.1 221 29.0 25.2-33.1 410 45.8 41.6-50.0 83 8.6 6.4-11.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 91 *** *** *** 20 17.0 9.5-28.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 160 23 11.8 7.3-18.4 36 26.0 18.5-35.1 89 57.0 47.6-65.9 12 5.3 2.6-10.3
Hispanic 379 31 8.0 5.4-11.7 85 21.5 16.9-27.1 237 62.2 56.1-68.0 26 8.3 5.3-12.7
AGE
18-34 999 119 12.8 10.5-15.5 260 26.0 23.0-29.3 560 54.0 50.4-57.5 60 7.2 5.4- 9.5
35-44 607 85 13.6 10.5-17.3 154 25.4 21.3-30.0 340 56.5 51.6-61.2 28 4.6 2.9- 7.0
45-54 759 113 14.0 11.2-17.2 190 25.9 22.1-30.1 416 55.3 50.8-59.6 40 4.9 3.4- 7.0
55-64 825 105 13.7 10.9-17.0 190 21.5 18.3-24.9 472 58.1 53.9-62.2 58 6.7 4.8- 9.3
65-74 853 68 7.1 5.4- 9.2 163 20.9 17.2-25.1 531 63.0 58.5-67.2 91 9.1 7.1-11.6
75+ 521 30 6.5 4.0-10.4 88 15.7 12.0-20.3 318 60.5 54.5-66.2 85 17.3 13.0-22.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 493 69 15.8 12.0-20.4 99 18.8 14.8-23.6 272 55.0 49.4-60.6 53 10.4 7.5-14.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,166 158 12.5 10.4-15.1 260 22.7 19.8-25.8 630 55.6 52.1-59.1 118 9.2 7.4-11.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,322 174 13.0 10.9-15.4 328 26.9 24.0-30.0 725 53.7 50.3-57.0 95 6.5 4.9- 8.4
College Graduate 1,663 124 8.2 6.7-10.0 372 22.9 20.5-25.4 1,067 64.0 61.1-66.7 100 5.0 3.9- 6.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 419 92 21.2 16.7-26.5 82 18.3 13.9-23.7 199 50.2 44.1-56.3 46 10.4 7.1-15.0
$15,000- 24,999 685 94 14.3 11.4-17.9 144 22.2 18.5-26.4 380 55.0 50.2-59.6 67 8.5 6.2-11.4
$25,000- 34,999 410 51 16.1 11.6-21.8 104 23.0 18.4-28.4 221 51.3 45.1-57.4 34 9.7 6.6-14.0
$35,000- 49,999 548 71 12.6 9.7-16.3 143 29.1 24.5-34.2 298 52.3 47.1-57.5 36 6.0 4.1- 8.7
$50,000-74,999 619 50 10.6 7.7-14.5 138 23.1 19.2-27.7 389 59.9 54.9-64.8 42 6.3 4.1- 9.7
$75,000+ 1,100 87 9.1 7.1-11.7 268 25.5 22.4-28.9 685 60.2 56.5-63.7 60 5.2 3.8- 7.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 872 80 8.4 6.4-11.0 180 21.3 17.9-25.1 530 61.8 57.5-65.9 82 8.5 6.4-11.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,423 259 19.3 16.7-22.1 340 25.0 22.2-28.0 672 45.6 42.2-49.0 152 10.1 8.2-12.3
No 3,099 250 9.0 7.7-10.4 688 22.8 20.9-24.7 1,956 61.9 59.7-64.1 205 6.3 5.3- 7.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 697 108 18.0 14.7-21.9 169 25.2 21.5-29.4 352 49.3 44.7-54.0 68 7.4 5.2-10.4
Non-Veteran 3,949 416 11.0 9.8-12.4 886 23.2 21.5-24.9 2,348 58.5 56.5-60.4 299 7.3 6.4- 8.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,250 119 10.2 8.4-12.4 296 24.6 21.8-27.6 746 58.9 55.7-62.1 89 6.2 4.9- 7.9
Regional City or Suburban County 1,125 143 13.5 11.2-16.2 260 24.4 21.5-27.7 639 54.5 50.8-58.1 83 7.6 5.8- 9.9
Rural 2,278 263 12.2 10.5-14.2 503 22.0 19.8-24.3 1,317 57.8 55.1-60.5 195 8.0 6.7- 9.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,405 247 11.0 9.5-12.7 629 26.3 24.2-28.5 1,427 57.9 55.4-60.3 102 4.8 3.8- 6.1
Unemployed 159 29 16.6 10.8-24.5 45 31.6 23.3-41.3 73 44.6 35.4-54.2 12 7.1 3.6-13.8
Retired 1,292 104 8.3 6.5-10.5 229 17.6 14.9-20.6 795 62.5 58.8-66.0 164 11.7 9.6-14.2
Unable to Work 410 107 28.7 23.2-34.8 81 20.3 15.7-25.8 164 39.7 33.6-46.2 58 11.3 8.3-15.2
Other not in Labor Force 336 32 9.5 6.2-14.3 68 19.5 15.1-24.8 209 61.0 54.6-67.1 27 10.0 6.5-15.0
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 133 38 26.8 18.6-37.0 24 16.3 10.3-24.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 341 55 15.5 11.2-21.0 80 24.2 18.7-30.6 181 52.3 45.5-59.1 25 8.0 5.0-12.7
101% to 150% 632 103 17.5 14.0-21.7 142 22.1 18.3-26.4 322 52.5 47.6-57.3 65 7.9 5.9-10.5
151% to 200% 317 35 13.6 9.3-19.4 70 22.9 17.7-29.2 178 51.0 44.1-57.9 34 12.5 8.4-18.1
More than 200% 2,294 210 10.3 8.7-12.1 550 25.2 23.0-27.5 1,386 58.5 56.0-61.0 148 6.0 4.9- 7.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 872 80 8.4 6.4-11.0 180 21.3 17.9-25.1 530 61.8 57.5-65.9 82 8.5 6.4-11.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 898 108 11.8 9.2-14.9 199 20.3 17.0-23.9 505 59.6 55.1-63.9 86 8.4 6.3-11.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,935 258 14.2 12.3-16.3 463 24.7 22.4-27.1 1,055 53.2 50.5-56.0 159 7.9 6.4- 9.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,820 159 9.7 8.1-11.6 397 23.3 20.9-25.8 1,142 60.6 57.8-63.3 122 6.5 5.3- 7.9

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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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