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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 1 & 2 Demographics

Disability

Because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition, do you have difficulty doing errands alone
such as visiting a doctor’s office or shopping?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,534 581 8.3 7.6- 9.2 5,953 91.7 90.8-92.4
Region 1 & 2 996 92 10.4 7.8-13.6 904 89.6 86.4-92.2
GENDER
Male 433 35 9.6 6.3-14.3 398 90.4 85.7-93.7
Female 563 57 11.1 7.5-16.0 506 88.9 84.0-92.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 842 78 10.0 7.4-13.4 764 90.0 86.6-92.6
Non-Hispanic Black 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 255 16 6.5 3.3-12.4 239 93.5 87.6-96.7
44-64 358 42 14.2 9.4-20.8 316 85.8 79.2-90.6
65+ 372 34 11.3 7.3-17.1 338 88.7 82.9-92.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 383 53 17.1 12.1-23.7 330 82.9 76.3-87.9
Some College + 610 39 5.0 3.4- 7.2 571 95.0 92.8-96.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 504 63 14.4 10.4-19.6 441 85.6 80.4-89.6
$50,000+ 302 *** *** *** 295 98.9 97.1-99.6

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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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