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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Non-Hispanic Black

Because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition, do you have difficulty doing errands alone
such as visiting a doctorís office or shopping?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,380 499 7.0 6.2- 7.8 5,881 93.0 92.2-93.8
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,228 118 8.0 6.4-10.0 1,110 92.0 90.0-93.6
GENDER
Male 497 31 4.8 3.0- 7.5 466 95.2 92.5-97.0
Female 731 87 10.6 8.2-13.5 644 89.4 86.5-91.8
AGE
18-34 264 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 214 24 12.8 8.3-19.1 190 87.2 80.9-91.7
55-64 265 37 10.8 7.3-15.7 228 89.2 84.3-92.7
65-74 190 16 8.7 5.0-14.8 174 91.3 85.2-95.0
75+ 106 19 12.5 7.5-20.1 87 87.5 79.9-92.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 158 24 12.0 7.5-18.8 134 88.0 81.2-92.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 428 54 11.2 8.0-15.4 374 88.8 84.6-92.0
Some Post-H.S. 336 22 5.5 3.3- 9.0 314 94.5 91.0-96.7
College Graduate 305 17 3.0 1.7- 5.1 288 97.0 94.9-98.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 172 37 22.4 15.3-31.6 135 77.6 68.4-84.7
$15,000- 24,999 260 31 10.0 6.4-15.2 229 90.0 84.8-93.6
$25,000- 34,999 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 327 103 30.0 24.0-36.7 224 70.0 63.3-76.0
No 830 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 394 118 28.5 23.2-34.4 276 71.5 65.6-76.8
No 831 *** *** *** 831 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,078 105 7.9 6.2- 9.9 973 92.1 90.1-93.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 437 26 4.6 2.9- 7.4 411 95.4 92.6-97.1
Regional City or Suburban County 235 22 7.5 4.7-11.7 213 92.5 88.3-95.3
Rural 556 70 12.4 9.2-16.4 486 87.6 83.6-90.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 603 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 285 32 9.9 6.6-14.6 253 90.1 85.4-93.4
Unable to Work 187 67 37.5 29.0-46.9 120 62.5 53.1-71.0
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 158 22 14.1 8.8-21.7 136 85.9 78.3-91.2
101% to 150% 245 28 9.2 6.0-13.8 217 90.8 86.2-94.0
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 421 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 321 43 14.6 9.7-21.4 278 85.4 78.6-90.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 372 37 9.3 6.5-13.2 335 90.7 86.8-93.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 535 38 5.2 3.5- 7.6 497 94.8 92.4-96.5

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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.

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