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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 6,548 1,258 16.5 15.5-17.6 5,290 83.5 82.4-84.5
-FEMALES 3,745 831 19.5 18.1-21.1 2,914 80.5 78.9-81.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,515 544 19.3 17.5-21.2 1,971 80.7 78.8-82.5
Non-Hispanic Black 786 215 23.8 20.5-27.5 571 76.2 72.5-79.5
Other 402 64 13.2 9.9-17.4 338 86.8 82.6-90.1
AGE
18-34 639 24 3.6 2.3- 5.6 615 96.4 94.4-97.7
35-44 509 57 10.7 8.0-14.2 452 89.3 85.8-92.0
45-54 635 150 24.5 20.7-28.6 485 75.5 71.4-79.3
55-64 727 215 31.6 27.5-36.0 512 68.4 64.0-72.5
65-74 685 203 32.2 27.9-36.8 482 67.8 63.2-72.1
75+ 494 173 36.6 31.7-41.7 321 63.4 58.3-68.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 380 165 38.1 32.4-44.3 215 61.9 55.7-67.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,003 267 21.4 18.7-24.3 736 78.6 75.7-81.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,101 257 18.9 16.5-21.5 844 81.1 78.5-83.5
College Graduate 1,251 140 8.0 6.6- 9.6 1,111 92.0 90.4-93.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 392 177 39.9 34.0-46.0 215 60.1 54.0-66.0
$15,000- 24,999 638 200 29.5 25.4-33.9 438 70.5 66.1-74.6
$25,000- 34,999 321 75 22.8 17.8-28.7 246 77.2 71.3-82.2
$35,000- 49,999 397 67 12.9 9.9-16.7 330 87.1 83.3-90.1
$50,000- 74,999 406 53 11.0 8.0-15.0 353 89.0 85.0-92.0
$75,000+ 718 56 5.9 4.4- 7.8 662 94.1 92.2-95.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,067 678 62.2 58.5-65.7 389 37.8 34.3-41.5
No 2,664 149 4.6 3.8- 5.5 2,515 95.4 94.5-96.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 126 27 21.4 14.3-30.7 99 78.6 69.3-85.7
Non-Veteran 3,612 804 19.5 18.0-21.1 2,808 80.5 78.9-82.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,098 186 15.3 13.0-17.8 912 84.7 82.2-87.0
Regional City or Suburban 796 171 19.1 16.2-22.3 625 80.9 77.7-83.8
Rural 1,851 474 23.1 20.8-25.5 1,377 76.9 74.5-79.2

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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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