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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 648 72 9.8 7.6-12.7 576 90.2 87.3-92.4
GENDER
Male 270 22 6.8 4.1-11.0 248 93.2 89.0-95.9
Female 378 50 12.9 9.5-17.2 328 87.1 82.8-90.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 430 40 8.5 6.0-11.9 390 91.5 88.1-94.0
Non-Hispanic Black 119 29 22.7 15.0-32.9 90 77.3 67.1-85.0
Other 89 *** *** *** 86 97.7 92.8-99.3
AGE
18-44 208 *** *** *** 198 96.4 93.1-98.1
44-64 239 32 14.3 9.7-20.7 207 85.7 79.3-90.3
65+ 191 30 17.7 11.9-25.4 161 82.3 74.6-88.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 272 39 12.9 9.0-18.2 233 87.1 81.8-91.0
Some College + 374 33 7.1 4.9-10.3 341 92.9 89.7-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 310 47 14.0 10.2-19.0 263 86.0 81.0-89.8
$50,000+ 205 *** *** *** 199 98.2 95.7-99.2

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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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