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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Disability

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,776 1,456 22.7 21.4-24.0 4,320 77.3 76.0-78.6
-Eastern NC 2,093 583 26.2 23.9-28.6 1,510 73.8 71.4-76.1
GENDER
Male 951 272 27.1 23.8-30.8 679 72.9 69.2-76.2
Female 1,142 311 25.3 22.3-28.6 831 74.7 71.4-77.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,223 349 28.5 25.4-31.8 874 71.5 68.2-74.6
Non-Hispanic Black 601 169 26.4 22.0-31.2 432 73.6 68.8-78.0
Other 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 364 52 12.4 9.2-16.5 312 87.6 83.5-90.8
35-44 263 51 21.3 15.2-28.9 212 78.7 71.1-84.8
45-54 338 99 33.3 27.3-39.9 239 66.7 60.1-72.7
55-64 466 170 34.7 29.7-40.0 296 65.3 60.0-70.3
65-74 421 126 30.3 25.2-36.0 295 69.7 64.0-74.8
75+ 223 78 39.5 31.9-47.6 145 60.5 52.4-68.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 240 84 34.6 27.4-42.6 156 65.4 57.4-72.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 653 200 28.5 24.5-32.9 453 71.5 67.1-75.5
Some Post-H.S. 649 191 25.7 22.0-29.8 458 74.3 70.2-78.0
College Graduate 544 106 16.0 12.7-19.9 438 84.0 80.1-87.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 218 116 48.0 39.6-56.5 102 52.0 43.5-60.4
$15,000- 24,999 347 122 33.8 27.7-40.4 225 66.2 59.6-72.3
$25,000- 34,999 207 59 28.2 21.3-36.4 148 71.8 63.6-78.7
$35,000- 49,999 296 68 21.8 16.4-28.2 228 78.2 71.8-83.6
$50,000- 74,999 238 54 19.8 14.4-26.4 184 80.2 73.6-85.6
$75,000+ 383 56 13.3 9.9-17.8 327 86.7 82.2-90.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 702 455 65.3 60.7-69.5 247 34.7 30.5-39.3
No 1,370 124 8.3 6.7-10.2 1,246 91.7 89.8-93.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 350 133 39.0 33.0-45.4 217 61.0 54.6-67.0
Non-Veteran 1,743 450 23.9 21.5-26.5 1,293 76.1 73.5-78.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 131 38 27.0 19.3-36.4 93 73.0 63.6-80.7
Regional City or Suburban County 353 89 21.7 17.5-26.7 264 78.3 73.3-82.5
Rural 1,611 456 27.1 24.4-29.9 1,155 72.9 70.1-75.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 998 125 11.4 9.2-14.2 873 88.6 85.8-90.8
Unemployed 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 597 189 34.9 30.2-39.8 408 65.1 60.2-69.8
Unable to Work 261 212 82.7 76.7-87.5 49 17.3 12.5-23.3
Other not in Labor Force 144 27 19.0 12.5-27.8 117 81.0 72.2-87.5
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 206 84 35.0 27.6-43.1 122 65.0 56.9-72.4
101% to 150% 338 126 35.1 28.6-42.1 212 64.9 57.9-71.4
151% to 200% 152 53 32.9 24.4-42.6 99 67.1 57.4-75.6
More than 200% 915 179 18.4 15.5-21.6 736 81.6 78.4-84.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 765 215 27.8 23.7-32.2 550 72.2 67.8-76.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 937 263 25.4 22.3-28.8 674 74.6 71.2-77.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 393 105 25.6 20.7-31.1 288 74.4 68.9-79.3

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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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