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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,564 352 5.0 4.4- 5.6 6,212 95.0 94.4-95.6
GENDER
Male 2,811 141 4.7 3.9- 5.7 2,670 95.3 94.3-96.1
Female 3,753 211 5.2 4.5- 6.1 3,542 94.8 93.9-95.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,426 200 4.4 3.7- 5.2 4,226 95.6 94.8-96.3
Non-Hispanic Black 1,265 110 7.8 6.3- 9.7 1,155 92.2 90.3-93.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 91 *** *** *** 82 93.6 86.4-97.1
Non-Hispanic Other 212 11 3.4 1.6- 7.3 201 96.6 92.7-98.4
Hispanic 483 19 2.7 1.6- 4.5 464 97.3 95.5-98.4
AGE
18-34 1,228 24 1.8 1.2- 2.8 1,204 98.2 97.2-98.8
35-44 918 28 2.6 1.7- 4.0 890 97.4 96.0-98.3
45-54 1,143 75 6.5 5.0- 8.4 1,068 93.5 91.6-95.0
55-64 1,318 102 8.5 6.7-10.7 1,216 91.5 89.3-93.3
65-74 1,128 64 7.2 5.3- 9.5 1,064 92.8 90.5-94.7
75+ 745 56 8.2 6.1-10.9 689 91.8 89.1-93.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 703 82 10.5 8.2-13.4 621 89.5 86.6-91.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,820 130 6.2 5.1- 7.6 1,690 93.8 92.4-94.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,810 92 3.9 3.0- 4.9 1,718 96.1 95.1-97.0
College Graduate 2,200 46 1.6 1.2- 2.3 2,154 98.4 97.7-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 607 85 13.4 10.4-17.0 522 86.6 83.0-89.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,089 92 8.2 6.5-10.4 997 91.8 89.6-93.5
$25,000- 34,999 575 28 4.5 3.0- 6.7 547 95.5 93.3-97.0
$35,000- 49,999 736 30 4.3 2.8- 6.6 706 95.7 93.4-97.2
$50,000-74,999 811 17 1.6 0.9- 2.7 794 98.4 97.3-99.1
$75,000+ 1,419 23 1.2 0.8- 1.9 1,396 98.8 98.1-99.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,759 239 13.7 11.8-15.9 1,520 86.3 84.1-88.2
No 4,778 112 2.2 1.8- 2.7 4,666 97.8 97.3-98.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 886 41 4.2 3.0- 5.9 845 95.8 94.1-97.0
Non-Veteran 5,659 310 5.1 4.4- 5.8 5,349 94.9 94.2-95.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,930 84 4.2 3.3- 5.4 1,846 95.8 94.6-96.7
Regional City or Suburban 1,427 85 5.6 4.4- 7.1 1,342 94.4 92.9-95.6
Rural 3,207 183 5.2 4.3- 6.2 3,024 94.8 93.8-95.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 Annual Results Technical Notes for more 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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