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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Non-Hispanic White

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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
-Non-Hispanic White 4,416 827 16.5 15.2-17.8 3,589 83.5 82.2-84.8
GENDER
Male 1,901 283 13.4 11.6-15.4 1,618 86.6 84.6-88.4
Female 2,515 544 19.3 17.5-21.2 1,971 80.7 78.8-82.5
AGE
18-34 676 20 3.4 2.1- 5.6 656 96.6 94.4-97.9
35-44 509 41 7.2 5.1-10.3 468 92.8 89.7-94.9
45-54 745 122 17.4 14.3-20.9 623 82.6 79.1-85.7
55-64 929 221 24.7 21.5-28.3 708 75.3 71.7-78.5
65-74 902 229 27.1 23.5-31.0 673 72.9 69.0-76.5
75+ 614 189 32.1 27.7-36.8 425 67.9 63.2-72.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 311 132 37.2 30.9-43.9 179 62.8 56.1-69.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,114 272 19.9 17.4-22.6 842 80.1 77.4-82.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,285 258 15.4 13.4-17.6 1,027 84.6 82.4-86.6
College Graduate 1,688 163 6.8 5.7- 8.1 1,525 93.2 91.9-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 304 139 44.5 37.9-51.4 165 55.5 48.6-62.1
$15,000- 24,999 567 188 31.9 27.3-36.8 379 68.1 63.2-72.7
$25,000- 34,999 357 92 25.3 20.0-31.5 265 74.7 68.5-80.0
$35,000- 49,999 522 76 10.9 8.4-13.9 446 89.1 86.1-91.6
$50,000- 74,999 620 71 9.1 6.9-12.0 549 90.9 88.0-93.1
$75,000+ 1,169 83 5.2 4.1- 6.6 1,086 94.8 93.4-95.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,239 704 54.4 50.9-57.8 535 45.6 42.2-49.1
No 3,159 120 3.3 2.6- 4.0 3,039 96.7 96.0-97.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 656 124 16.9 13.7-20.6 532 83.1 79.4-86.3
Non-Veteran 3,755 702 16.4 15.1-17.9 3,053 83.6 82.1-84.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,103 146 11.9 9.9-14.3 957 88.1 85.7-90.1
Regional City or Suburban 1,046 189 17.0 14.5-19.8 857 83.0 80.2-85.5
Rural 2,267 492 19.0 17.1-21.1 1,775 81.0 78.9-82.9

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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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