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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 6,384 1,152 15.3 14.3-16.3 5,232 84.7 83.7-85.7
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,231 266 17.1 14.8-19.7 965 82.9 80.3-85.2
GENDER
Male 498 84 12.8 9.9-16.4 414 87.2 83.6-90.1
Female 733 182 20.6 17.3-24.2 551 79.4 75.8-82.7
AGE
18-34 265 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 177 22 13.4 8.0-21.5 155 86.6 78.5-92.0
45-54 214 51 24.4 18.3-31.6 163 75.6 68.4-81.7
55-64 267 99 31.3 25.0-38.3 168 68.7 61.7-75.0
65-74 190 46 21.2 15.5-28.4 144 78.8 71.6-84.5
75+ 106 37 28.7 19.8-39.6 69 71.3 60.4-80.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 158 62 32.3 24.3-41.4 96 67.7 58.6-75.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 431 96 17.1 13.4-21.7 335 82.9 78.3-86.6
Some Post-H.S. 336 62 14.7 11.0-19.4 274 85.3 80.6-89.0
College Graduate 305 45 8.4 5.9-11.7 260 91.6 88.3-94.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 173 69 35.6 27.2-44.9 104 64.4 55.1-72.8
$15,000- 24,999 260 68 23.9 18.2-30.8 192 76.1 69.2-81.8
$25,000- 34,999 141 24 15.2 9.3-24.0 117 84.8 76.0-90.7
$35,000- 49,999 149 21 6.8 4.1-11.2 128 93.2 88.8-95.9
$50,000- 74,999 125 18 12.2 7.1-20.1 107 87.8 79.9-92.9
$75,000+ 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 329 218 61.8 54.5-68.7 111 38.2 31.3-45.5
No 831 41 3.2 2.2- 4.7 790 96.8 95.3-97.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 395 266 60.9 54.4-67.0 129 39.1 33.0-45.6
No 831 *** *** *** 831 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 36 22.8 15.5-32.2 114 77.2 67.8-84.5
Non-Veteran 1,081 230 16.4 14.0-19.0 851 83.6 81.0-86.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 437 71 12.5 9.6-16.1 366 87.5 83.9-90.4
Regional City or Suburban County 236 46 14.5 10.2-20.2 190 85.5 79.8-89.8
Rural 558 149 24.1 19.8-28.9 409 75.9 71.1-80.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 603 40 4.8 3.3- 7.0 563 95.2 93.0-96.7
Unemployed 75 22 21.6 13.4-32.8 53 78.4 67.2-86.6
Retired 285 72 22.4 17.2-28.5 213 77.6 71.5-82.8
Unable to Work 189 129 65.5 56.1-73.7 60 34.5 26.3-43.9
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 159 45 25.1 18.3-33.4 114 74.9 66.6-81.7
101% to 150% 245 63 22.8 17.1-29.7 182 77.2 70.3-82.9
151% to 200% 88 19 13.2 7.6-22.1 69 86.8 77.9-92.4
More than 200% 421 55 8.7 6.2-11.9 366 91.3 88.1-93.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 323 90 28.0 21.6-35.5 233 72.0 64.5-78.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 373 83 18.9 14.7-23.9 290 81.1 76.1-85.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 535 93 12.7 10.0-15.8 442 87.3 84.2-90.0

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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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