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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 6,582 756 9.8 9.0-10.7 5,826 90.2 89.3-91.0
-Non-Hispanic White 4,433 488 9.4 8.5-10.5 3,945 90.6 89.5-91.5
GENDER
Male 1,908 188 8.8 7.3-10.5 1,720 91.2 89.5-92.7
Female 2,525 300 10.0 8.8-11.5 2,225 90.0 88.5-91.2
AGE
18-34 680 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 510 18 2.7 1.6- 4.4 492 97.3 95.6-98.4
45-54 747 67 9.2 7.0-12.0 680 90.8 88.0-93.0
55-64 929 117 12.6 10.2-15.5 812 87.4 84.5-89.8
65-74 907 121 15.2 12.1-18.8 786 84.8 81.2-87.9
75+ 619 146 23.7 19.8-28.1 473 76.3 71.9-80.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 314 70 21.1 16.1-27.1 244 78.9 72.9-83.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,117 162 11.2 9.4-13.3 955 88.8 86.7-90.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,290 146 8.3 6.8-10.0 1,144 91.7 90.0-93.2
College Graduate 1,694 108 4.7 3.8- 5.8 1,586 95.3 94.2-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 306 84 28.4 22.4-35.2 222 71.6 64.8-77.6
$15,000- 24,999 571 99 16.4 13.0-20.4 472 83.6 79.6-87.0
$25,000- 34,999 361 47 10.8 7.3-15.6 314 89.2 84.4-92.7
$35,000- 49,999 522 45 7.0 5.1- 9.7 477 93.0 90.3-94.9
$50,000- 74,999 621 39 4.3 2.9- 6.4 582 95.7 93.6-97.1
$75,000+ 1,170 47 2.9 2.1- 3.9 1,123 97.1 96.1-97.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,246 487 36.4 33.1-39.7 759 63.6 60.3-66.9
No 3,168 *** *** *** 3,168 100 . - .
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,107 100 7.9 6.2- 9.9 1,007 92.1 90.1-93.8
Regional City or Suburban 1,048 114 10.3 8.3-12.7 934 89.7 87.3-91.7
Rural 2,278 274 9.9 8.5-11.5 2,004 90.1 88.5-91.5

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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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