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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 6,548 1,258 16.5 15.5-17.6 5,290 83.5 82.4-84.5
GENDER
Male 2,803 427 13.3 11.9-14.8 2,376 86.7 85.2-88.1
Female 3,745 831 19.5 18.1-21.1 2,914 80.5 78.9-81.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,416 827 16.5 15.2-17.8 3,589 83.5 82.2-84.8
Non-Hispanic Black 1,260 315 20.4 18.0-23.1 945 79.6 76.9-82.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 212 26 8.3 5.3-12.6 186 91.7 87.4-94.7
Hispanic 484 47 8.6 6.1-11.9 437 91.4 88.1-93.9
AGE
18-34 1,226 41 3.5 2.5- 5.0 1,185 96.5 95.0-97.5
35-44 916 91 9.3 7.3-11.6 825 90.7 88.4-92.7
45-54 1,141 223 19.9 17.3-22.8 918 80.1 77.2-82.7
55-64 1,316 358 27.6 24.7-30.6 958 72.4 69.4-75.3
65-74 1,123 295 28.0 24.7-31.5 828 72.0 68.5-75.3
75+ 741 241 34.1 30.0-38.5 500 65.9 61.5-70.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 698 248 30.9 27.0-35.2 450 69.1 64.8-73.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,815 427 18.4 16.6-20.4 1,388 81.6 79.6-83.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,809 371 15.8 14.1-17.7 1,438 84.2 82.3-85.9
College Graduate 2,195 208 6.7 5.7- 7.9 1,987 93.3 92.1-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 603 256 38.7 34.0-43.5 347 61.3 56.5-66.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,086 324 27.0 23.9-30.2 762 73.0 69.8-76.1
$25,000- 34,999 570 120 19.5 15.8-23.8 450 80.5 76.2-84.2
$35,000- 49,999 734 103 11.0 8.8-13.8 631 89.0 86.2-91.2
$50,000-74,999 811 84 8.2 6.4-10.6 727 91.8 89.4-93.6
$75,000+ 1,419 103 5.5 4.4- 6.8 1,316 94.5 93.2-95.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,753 1,037 56.7 53.8-59.5 716 43.3 40.5-46.2
No 4,770 215 3.7 3.2- 4.4 4,555 96.3 95.6-96.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 882 176 17.7 15.0-20.9 706 82.3 79.1-85.0
Non-Veteran 5,647 1,080 16.4 15.3-17.6 4,567 83.6 82.4-84.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,929 262 12.2 10.6-13.9 1,667 87.8 86.1-89.4
Regional City or Suburban 1,426 273 17.2 15.1-19.6 1,153 82.8 80.4-84.9
Rural 3,193 723 19.6 18.0-21.3 2,470 80.4 78.7-82.0

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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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