2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,129 1,746 54.1 52.1-56.2 1,383 45.9 43.8-47.9
GENDER
Male 1,417 858 57.6 54.5-60.6 559 42.4 39.4-45.5
Female 1,712 888 51.1 48.2-53.9 824 48.9 46.1-51.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,942 1,323 65.4 62.8-67.9 619 34.6 32.1-37.2
Non-Hispanic Black 664 259 37.4 33.2-41.9 405 62.6 58.1-66.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 299 51 14.6 10.7-19.6 248 85.4 80.4-89.3
AGE
18-34 562 235 41.8 37.3-46.5 327 58.2 53.5-62.7
35-44 430 227 53.9 48.5-59.2 203 46.1 40.8-51.5
45-54 526 288 54.4 49.3-59.3 238 45.6 40.7-50.7
55-64 623 408 64.8 60.3-69.1 215 35.2 30.9-39.7
65-74 553 346 63.0 58.1-67.6 207 37.0 32.4-41.9
75+ 394 218 51.9 45.6-58.2 176 48.1 41.8-54.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 316 58 25.8 20.0-32.7 258 74.2 67.3-80.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 740 288 42.1 38.0-46.4 452 57.9 53.6-62.0
Some Post-H.S. 957 540 56.9 53.2-60.4 417 43.1 39.6-46.8
College Graduate 1,110 856 77.7 74.9-80.3 254 22.3 19.7-25.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,066 495 43.9 40.3-47.6 571 56.1 52.4-59.7
No 2,041 1,241 59.1 56.6-61.6 800 40.9 38.4-43.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 403 275 67.0 61.2-72.4 128 33.0 27.6-38.8
Non-Veteran 2,724 1,470 52.5 50.3-54.7 1,254 47.5 45.3-49.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,633 966 57.7 54.9-60.5 667 42.3 39.5-45.1
Unemployed 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 878 539 60.2 56.2-64.1 339 39.8 35.9-43.8
Unable to Work 302 111 34.0 28.0-40.6 191 66.0 59.4-72.0
Other not in Labor Force 191 82 46.3 38.1-54.6 109 53.7 45.4-61.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 225 63 26.1 20.0-33.2 162 73.9 66.8-80.0
$15,000- 24,999 414 150 35.2 29.9-40.9 264 64.8 59.1-70.1
$25,000- 34,999 257 109 41.2 34.4-48.3 148 58.8 51.7-65.6
$35,000- 49,999 356 204 55.3 49.2-61.3 152 44.7 38.7-50.8
$50,000-74,999 360 246 64.5 58.2-70.4 114 35.5 29.6-41.8
$75,000+ 831 651 75.7 72.0-79.1 180 24.3 20.9-28.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 686 323 47.7 43.1-52.4 363 52.3 47.6-56.9
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 83 14 13.6 7.4-23.6 69 86.4 76.4-92.6
50% to 100% 307 96 31.8 26.0-38.3 211 68.2 61.7-74.0
101% to 150% 322 120 36.7 30.6-43.2 202 63.3 56.8-69.4
151% to 200% 238 115 47.5 40.1-55.1 123 52.5 44.9-59.9
More than 200% 1,479 1,074 70.5 67.6-73.2 405 29.5 26.8-32.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 686 323 47.7 43.1-52.4 363 52.3 47.6-56.9
HOUSING
Own 2,071 1,365 63.1 60.6-65.6 706 36.9 34.4-39.4
Rent 819 287 31.5 27.9-35.3 532 68.5 64.7-72.1
Other arrangement 222 83 34.9 28.1-42.4 139 65.1 57.6-71.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 974 577 56.2 52.5-59.8 397 43.8 40.2-47.5
Regional City or Suburban County 843 490 55.9 51.8-59.9 353 44.1 40.1-48.2
Rural 1,312 679 51.2 48.0-54.4 633 48.8 45.6-52.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 777 354 44.8 40.6-49.0 423 55.2 51.0-59.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,074 617 55.5 51.9-59.1 457 44.5 40.9-48.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,278 775 57.5 54.3-60.6 503 42.5 39.4-45.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2019 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2019 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on 2019 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2019 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2019 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2019 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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