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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Males

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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
-MALES 2,803 427 13.3 11.9-14.8 2,376 86.7 85.2-88.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,901 283 13.4 11.6-15.4 1,618 86.6 84.6-88.4
Non-Hispanic Black 474 100 16.4 13.1-20.3 374 83.6 79.7-86.9
Other 384 40 9.0 6.3-12.8 344 91.0 87.2-93.7
AGE
18-34 587 17 3.5 2.0- 5.9 570 96.5 94.1-98.0
35-44 407 34 7.7 5.2-11.2 373 92.3 88.8-94.8
45-54 506 73 15.1 11.7-19.2 433 84.9 80.8-88.3
55-64 589 143 23.2 19.4-27.4 446 76.8 72.6-80.6
65-74 438 92 23.1 18.3-28.6 346 76.9 71.4-81.7
75+ 247 68 30.3 23.3-38.4 179 69.7 61.6-76.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 318 83 24.1 19.0-30.1 235 75.9 69.9-81.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 812 160 15.6 13.1-18.5 652 84.4 81.5-86.9
Some Post-H.S. 708 114 11.9 9.6-14.7 594 88.1 85.3-90.4
College Graduate 944 68 5.3 4.0- 7.0 876 94.7 93.0-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 211 79 36.6 29.2-44.8 132 63.4 55.2-70.8
$15,000- 24,999 448 124 24.1 19.7-29.0 324 75.9 71.0-80.3
$25,000- 34,999 249 45 16.1 11.1-22.9 204 83.9 77.1-88.9
$35,000- 49,999 337 36 9.4 6.4-13.6 301 90.6 86.4-93.6
$50,000- 74,999 405 31 5.9 3.8- 8.9 374 94.1 91.1-96.2
$75,000+ 701 47 5.1 3.7- 7.0 654 94.9 93.0-96.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 686 359 49.8 45.2-54.3 327 50.2 45.7-54.8
No 2,106 66 2.9 2.1- 3.9 2,040 97.1 96.1-97.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 756 149 17.2 14.2-20.7 607 82.8 79.3-85.8
Non-Veteran 2,035 276 12.1 10.6-13.9 1,759 87.9 86.1-89.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 831 76 8.8 6.8-11.4 755 91.2 88.6-93.2
Regional City or Suburban 630 102 15.2 12.2-18.8 528 84.8 81.2-87.8
Rural 1,342 249 15.7 13.5-18.2 1,093 84.3 81.8-86.5

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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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