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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Non-Hispanic Black

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,408 461 5.9 5.3- 6.7 5,947 94.1 93.3-94.7
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,238 62 4.4 3.2- 6.0 1,176 95.6 94.0-96.8
GENDER
Male 503 33 5.7 3.6- 8.7 470 94.3 91.3-96.4
Female 735 29 3.4 2.1- 5.4 706 96.6 94.6-97.9
AGE
18-34 268 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 178 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 215 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 268 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 191 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 106 15 11.8 6.5-20.6 91 88.2 79.4-93.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 160 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 433 22 5.4 3.1- 9.2 411 94.6 90.8-96.9
Some Post-H.S. 339 15 3.1 1.7- 5.4 324 96.9 94.6-98.3
College Graduate 305 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 173 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 261 18 6.3 3.5-11.1 243 93.7 88.9-96.5
$25,000- 34,999 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 329 35 11.4 7.4-17.0 294 88.6 83.0-92.6
No 838 26 2.5 1.5- 4.0 812 97.5 96.0-98.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 395 62 15.8 11.6-21.1 333 84.2 78.9-88.4
No 831 *** *** *** 831 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 18 13.2 7.4-22.5 132 86.8 77.5-92.6
Non-Veteran 1,088 44 3.2 2.2- 4.7 1,044 96.8 95.3-97.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 439 18 2.7 1.6- 4.5 421 97.3 95.5-98.4
Regional City or Suburban County 238 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 561 33 6.3 3.9- 9.8 528 93.7 90.2-96.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 609 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 285 25 9.5 6.0-14.7 260 90.5 85.3-94.0
Unable to Work 189 20 11.8 6.5-20.5 169 88.2 79.5-93.5
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** 78 100 . - .
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 246 20 7.3 4.1-12.6 226 92.7 87.4-95.9
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 426 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 325 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 374 22 6.4 3.8-10.4 352 93.6 89.6-96.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 539 20 2.5 1.5- 4.1 519 97.5 95.9-98.5

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*This is a new disability question found in the demographic section of the Core questionnaire.

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.

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