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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Non-Hispanic Black

Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,768 1,605 24.7 23.3-26.1 4,163 75.3 73.9-76.7
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,168 329 24.8 21.9-28.0 839 75.2 72.0-78.1
GENDER
Male 473 118 21.6 17.4-26.5 355 78.4 73.5-82.6
Female 695 211 27.4 23.5-31.7 484 72.6 68.3-76.5
AGE
18-34 237 24 10.4 6.5-16.1 213 89.6 83.9-93.5
35-44 170 30 19.4 12.4-29.0 140 80.6 71.0-87.6
45-54 203 61 28.7 22.1-36.3 142 71.3 63.7-77.9
55-64 254 108 39.3 32.0-47.1 146 60.7 52.9-68.0
65-74 188 60 29.3 22.3-37.3 128 70.7 62.7-77.7
75+ 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 156 70 43.5 34.0-53.5 86 56.5 46.5-66.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 415 126 26.2 21.5-31.5 289 73.8 68.5-78.5
Some Post-H.S. 323 78 20.3 15.7-25.7 245 79.7 74.3-84.3
College Graduate 273 54 12.0 8.8-16.2 219 88.0 83.8-91.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 166 87 50.4 40.8-59.9 79 49.6 40.1-59.2
$15,000- 24,999 251 79 31.2 24.2-39.1 172 68.8 60.9-75.8
$25,000- 34,999 137 29 19.6 12.8-28.7 108 80.4 71.3-87.2
$35,000- 49,999 142 26 11.5 7.4-17.5 116 88.5 82.5-92.6
$50,000- 74,999 119 19 12.7 7.4-21.1 100 87.3 78.9-92.6
$75,000+ 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 329 329 100 . - . *** *** ***
No 839 *** *** *** 839 100 . - .
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 380 268 69.4 63.2-75.0 112 30.6 25.0-36.8
No 776 60 7.2 5.2- 9.9 716 92.8 90.1-94.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 137 46 29.7 21.4-39.7 91 70.3 60.3-78.6
Non-Veteran 1,031 283 24.2 21.1-27.6 748 75.8 72.4-78.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 389 88 19.1 15.1-23.8 301 80.9 76.2-84.9
Regional City or Suburban County 227 60 21.6 16.1-28.3 167 78.4 71.7-83.9
Rural 552 181 32.6 27.5-38.2 371 67.4 61.8-72.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 565 62 9.9 7.2-13.5 503 90.1 86.5-92.8
Unemployed 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 277 90 33.5 26.9-40.9 187 66.5 59.1-73.1
Unable to Work 187 148 76.9 68.4-83.7 39 23.1 16.3-31.6
Other not in Labor Force 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 151 56 34.3 26.0-43.6 95 65.7 56.4-74.0
101% to 150% 240 82 31.6 24.7-39.4 158 68.4 60.6-75.3
151% to 200% 87 21 14.8 8.9-23.8 66 85.2 76.2-91.1
More than 200% 389 63 12.3 9.2-16.4 326 87.7 83.6-90.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 324 105 35.4 28.3-43.2 219 64.6 56.8-71.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 362 114 27.6 22.5-33.4 248 72.4 66.6-77.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 482 110 19.4 15.6-23.8 372 80.6 76.2-84.4

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*Disability status (Yes) is defined by an affirmative response to the need for special equipment and/or having an activity limitation due to physical, mental, or emotional problems.

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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