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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Females

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,564 352 5.0 4.4- 5.6 6,212 95.0 94.4-95.6
-FEMALES 3,753 211 5.2 4.5- 6.1 3,542 94.8 93.9-95.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,521 117 4.5 3.7- 5.6 2,404 95.5 94.4-96.3
Non-Hispanic Black 789 70 8.6 6.5-11.3 719 91.4 88.7-93.5
Other 402 23 3.4 2.1- 5.5 379 96.6 94.5-97.9
AGE
18-34 640 11 1.5 0.8- 2.7 629 98.5 97.3-99.2
35-44 510 16 2.6 1.5- 4.6 494 97.4 95.4-98.5
45-54 636 49 7.7 5.6-10.5 587 92.3 89.5-94.4
55-64 728 58 9.1 6.5-12.4 670 90.9 87.6-93.5
65-74 688 37 6.6 4.3- 9.9 651 93.4 90.1-95.7
75+ 496 37 8.3 5.9-11.6 459 91.7 88.4-94.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 382 49 12.1 8.7-16.6 333 87.9 83.4-91.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,006 72 6.1 4.6- 7.9 934 93.9 92.1-95.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,102 60 4.3 3.3- 5.7 1,042 95.7 94.3-96.7
College Graduate 1,253 29 1.8 1.2- 2.7 1,224 98.2 97.3-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 397 57 13.5 9.8-18.3 340 86.5 81.7-90.2
$15,000- 24,999 638 49 7.4 5.4-10.1 589 92.6 89.9-94.6
$25,000- 34,999 323 14 4.3 2.4- 7.6 309 95.7 92.4-97.6
$35,000- 49,999 398 18 4.2 2.5- 7.1 380 95.8 92.9-97.5
$50,000- 74,999 405 *** *** *** 395 97.7 95.3-98.9
$75,000+ 717 *** *** *** 707 98.8 97.7-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,069 141 13.6 11.1-16.4 928 86.4 83.6-88.9
No 2,669 70 2.4 1.8- 3.1 2,599 97.6 96.9-98.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 126 *** *** *** 123 97.1 89.1-99.3
Non-Veteran 3,620 208 5.3 4.5- 6.2 3,412 94.7 93.8-95.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,097 59 5.4 4.0- 7.3 1,038 94.6 92.7-96.0
Regional City or Suburban 796 41 4.7 3.3- 6.5 755 95.3 93.5-96.7
Rural 1,860 111 5.4 4.3- 6.8 1,749 94.6 93.2-95.7

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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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