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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Disability

Functional Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,362 1,865 25.9 24.6-27.2 4,497 74.1 72.8-75.4
-Eastern NC 2,270 743 30.4 28.1-32.8 1,527 69.6 67.2-71.9
GENDER
Male 1,054 328 29.4 26.1-32.9 726 70.6 67.1-73.9
Female 1,216 415 31.4 28.3-34.7 801 68.6 65.3-71.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,369 428 29.6 26.7-32.6 941 70.4 67.4-73.3
Non-Hispanic Black 610 231 36.2 31.4-41.2 379 63.8 58.8-68.6
Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 458 74 15.0 11.7-19.1 384 85.0 80.9-88.3
35-44 288 61 23.8 17.7-31.1 227 76.2 68.9-82.3
45-54 352 115 34.5 28.7-40.8 237 65.5 59.2-71.3
55-64 481 194 40.4 35.2-45.8 287 59.6 54.2-64.8
65-74 440 166 40.0 34.5-45.8 274 60.0 54.2-65.5
75+ 234 129 58.3 50.5-65.7 105 41.7 34.3-49.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 254 143 54.0 46.2-61.5 111 46.0 38.5-53.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 694 244 30.5 26.5-34.7 450 69.5 65.3-73.5
Some Post-H.S. 687 231 28.7 25.0-32.8 456 71.3 67.2-75.0
College Graduate 628 125 15.6 12.7-19.1 503 84.4 80.9-87.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 224 133 58.6 50.3-66.5 91 41.4 33.5-49.7
$15,000- 24,999 366 175 46.2 39.8-52.7 191 53.8 47.3-60.2
$25,000- 34,999 228 85 31.9 25.1-39.5 143 68.1 60.5-74.9
$35,000- 49,999 330 86 21.4 16.6-27.1 244 78.6 72.9-83.4
$50,000- 74,999 272 66 21.7 16.4-28.1 206 78.3 71.9-83.6
$75,000+ 434 61 11.8 8.9-15.7 373 88.2 84.3-91.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 656 508 77.4 73.2-81.2 148 22.6 18.8-26.8
No 1,416 194 12.6 10.6-14.8 1,222 87.4 85.2-89.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 430 169 37.2 31.9-42.8 261 62.8 57.2-68.1
Non-Veteran 1,840 575 29.0 26.4-31.6 1,265 71.0 68.4-73.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 148 49 30.0 22.4-38.8 99 70.0 61.2-77.6
Regional City or Suburban County 400 129 29.0 24.3-34.1 271 71.0 65.9-75.7
Rural 1,724 567 30.8 28.1-33.7 1,157 69.2 66.3-71.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,112 176 14.4 12.1-17.2 936 85.6 82.8-87.9
Unemployed 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 628 257 43.8 39.0-48.6 371 56.2 51.4-61.0
Unable to Work 267 231 88.5 83.4-92.2 36 11.5 7.8-16.6
Other not in Labor Force 163 36 21.0 14.5-29.5 127 79.0 70.5-85.5
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 215 113 50.9 42.8-59.0 102 49.1 41.0-57.2
101% to 150% 358 155 40.6 34.2-47.4 203 59.4 52.6-65.8
151% to 200% 168 73 33.9 25.8-43.0 95 66.1 57.0-74.2
More than 200% 1,027 224 19.0 16.3-22.0 803 81.0 78.0-83.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 784 273 32.8 28.6-37.3 511 67.2 62.7-71.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,062 339 29.8 26.6-33.2 723 70.2 66.8-73.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 426 133 28.7 23.8-34.1 293 71.3 65.9-76.2

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*Functional disability status (Yes) is defined by an affirmative response to at least one of the six functional disability items in the Demographics section. See the 2016 BRFSS Technical Notes for details.

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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