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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,556 1,764 24.2 23.0-25.4 4,792 75.8 74.6-77.0
GENDER
Male 2,805 691 22.4 20.6-24.2 2,114 77.6 75.8-79.4
Female 3,751 1,073 25.9 24.2-27.6 2,678 74.1 72.4-75.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,414 1,246 25.9 24.4-27.5 3,168 74.1 72.5-75.6
Non-Hispanic Black 1,267 358 24.8 22.1-27.7 909 75.2 72.3-77.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 213 51 15.1 10.8-20.7 162 84.9 79.3-89.2
Hispanic 483 55 10.8 8.0-14.5 428 89.2 85.5-92.0
AGE
18-34 1,227 131 10.5 8.7-12.6 1,096 89.5 87.4-91.3
35-44 917 160 17.4 14.7-20.5 757 82.6 79.5-85.3
45-54 1,145 291 26.2 23.3-29.3 854 73.8 70.7-76.7
55-64 1,314 450 34.9 31.8-38.1 864 65.1 61.9-68.2
65-74 1,127 388 36.5 33.0-40.1 739 63.5 59.9-67.0
75+ 742 329 45.9 41.6-50.2 413 54.1 49.8-58.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 703 283 37.6 33.3-42.0 420 62.4 58.0-66.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,817 533 24.6 22.4-27.0 1,284 75.4 73.0-77.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,808 545 24.7 22.6-27.0 1,263 75.3 73.0-77.4
College Graduate 2,198 400 15.1 13.6-16.8 1,798 84.9 83.2-86.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 608 292 44.0 39.2-48.9 316 56.0 51.1-60.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,088 391 33.7 30.4-37.2 697 66.3 62.8-69.6
$25,000- 34,999 572 159 28.0 23.5-33.0 413 72.0 67.0-76.5
$35,000- 49,999 735 175 18.8 15.9-22.1 560 81.2 77.9-84.1
$50,000-74,999 811 149 16.6 13.8-19.8 662 83.4 80.2-86.2
$75,000+ 1,421 222 13.5 11.6-15.5 1,199 86.5 84.5-88.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 883 292 31.6 28.0-35.4 591 68.4 64.6-72.0
Non-Veteran 5,654 1,470 23.2 21.9-24.5 4,184 76.8 75.5-78.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,930 400 19.2 17.3-21.3 1,530 80.8 78.7-82.7
Regional City or Suburban 1,422 399 25.8 23.3-28.6 1,023 74.2 71.4-76.7
Rural 3,204 965 27.2 25.3-29.1 2,239 72.8 70.9-74.7

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*Disability status (Yes) is defined by an affirmative response to the need for special equipment and/or having an activity limitation due to physical, mental, or emotional problems.

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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