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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 6,391 294 4.1 3.6- 4.8 6,097 95.9 95.2-96.4
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,230 73 5.8 4.3- 7.7 1,157 94.2 92.3-95.7
GENDER
Male 497 25 4.6 2.7- 7.8 472 95.4 92.2-97.3
Female 733 48 6.7 4.7- 9.5 685 93.3 90.5-95.3
AGE
18-34 264 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 214 19 9.9 6.2-15.5 195 90.1 84.5-93.8
55-64 267 30 9.8 6.1-15.4 237 90.2 84.6-93.9
65-74 190 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 158 18 12.4 6.9-21.4 140 87.6 78.6-93.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 430 28 6.1 3.9- 9.3 402 93.9 90.7-96.1
Some Post-H.S. 336 16 4.5 2.5- 7.9 320 95.5 92.1-97.5
College Graduate 305 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 173 19 9.4 5.6-15.4 154 90.6 84.6-94.4
$15,000- 24,999 260 25 12.7 7.7-20.3 235 87.3 79.7-92.3
$25,000- 34,999 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 329 63 22.1 16.4-29.0 266 77.9 71.0-83.6
No 830 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 395 73 20.5 15.6-26.5 322 79.5 73.5-84.4
No 831 *** *** *** 831 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,080 64 5.9 4.3- 8.0 1,016 94.1 92.0-95.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 437 18 4.3 2.5- 7.2 419 95.7 92.8-97.5
Regional City or Suburban County 235 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 558 39 7.4 4.8-11.4 519 92.6 88.6-95.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 603 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 285 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 189 42 23.6 16.6-32.5 147 76.4 67.5-83.4
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 245 25 11.6 6.9-18.8 220 88.4 81.2-93.1
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 421 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 323 24 6.9 4.2-11.1 299 93.1 88.9-95.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 372 24 6.3 3.9-10.0 348 93.7 90.0-96.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 535 25 5.2 3.2- 8.3 510 94.8 91.7-96.8

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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.

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