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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,391 294 4.1 3.6- 4.8 6,097 95.9 95.2-96.4
-Eastern NC 2,278 126 5.8 4.6- 7.3 2,152 94.2 92.7-95.4
GENDER
Male 1,058 58 6.0 4.2- 8.4 1,000 94.0 91.6-95.8
Female 1,220 68 5.7 4.2- 7.6 1,152 94.3 92.4-95.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,374 69 5.6 4.1- 7.5 1,305 94.4 92.5-95.9
Non-Hispanic Black 612 42 7.4 4.8-11.2 570 92.6 88.8-95.2
Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 461 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 287 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 353 28 9.9 6.4-14.8 325 90.1 85.2-93.6
55-64 485 40 7.7 5.3-11.0 445 92.3 89.0-94.7
65-74 440 20 4.9 2.7- 8.7 420 95.1 91.3-97.3
75+ 234 18 10.5 6.3-17.1 216 89.5 82.9-93.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 254 29 12.6 7.7-19.7 225 87.4 80.3-92.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 696 39 5.5 3.7- 8.0 657 94.5 92.0-96.3
Some Post-H.S. 690 40 5.5 3.8- 7.8 650 94.5 92.2-96.2
College Graduate 631 17 1.8 1.0- 3.2 614 98.2 96.8-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 224 35 15.9 10.3-23.7 189 84.1 76.3-89.7
$15,000- 24,999 367 26 7.9 4.5-13.6 341 92.1 86.4-95.5
$25,000- 34,999 229 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 331 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 272 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 437 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 657 112 20.5 16.5-25.3 545 79.5 74.7-83.5
No 1,421 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 743 126 19.3 15.6-23.6 617 80.7 76.4-84.4
No 1,527 *** *** *** 1,527 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 431 36 8.9 6.1-12.8 395 91.1 87.2-93.9
Non-Veteran 1,847 90 5.2 3.9- 6.8 1,757 94.8 93.2-96.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 400 23 4.7 3.0- 7.4 377 95.3 92.6-97.0
Rural 1,732 96 6.1 4.6- 7.9 1,636 93.9 92.1-95.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 629 31 7.0 4.6-10.6 598 93.0 89.4-95.4
Unable to Work 269 59 22.5 16.5-29.8 210 77.5 70.2-83.5
Other not in Labor Force 163 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 216 21 10.3 5.9-17.4 195 89.7 82.6-94.1
101% to 150% 358 28 8.3 4.7-14.1 330 91.7 85.9-95.3
151% to 200% 169 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,031 32 3.5 2.2- 5.3 999 96.5 94.7-97.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 790 44 6.0 4.0- 8.8 746 94.0 91.2-96.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,064 58 5.1 3.8- 7.0 1,006 94.9 93.0-96.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 426 24 7.1 4.2-11.7 402 92.9 88.3-95.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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