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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Non-Hispanic Black

Functional Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,362 1,865 25.9 24.6-27.2 4,497 74.1 72.8-75.4
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,226 395 28.2 25.3-31.4 831 71.8 68.6-74.7
GENDER
Male 496 142 25.5 21.1-30.5 354 74.5 69.5-78.9
Female 730 253 30.4 26.6-34.5 477 69.6 65.5-73.4
AGE
18-34 263 42 15.6 11.3-21.2 221 84.4 78.8-88.7
35-44 177 38 21.8 14.8-31.0 139 78.2 69.0-85.2
45-54 214 73 34.6 27.6-42.4 141 65.4 57.6-72.4
55-64 264 119 38.7 31.9-46.1 145 61.3 53.9-68.1
65-74 190 65 34.5 26.9-43.0 125 65.5 57.0-73.1
75+ 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 158 85 49.4 39.7-59.3 73 50.6 40.7-60.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 428 154 32.8 27.6-38.4 274 67.2 61.6-72.4
Some Post-H.S. 336 89 21.7 17.3-27.0 247 78.3 73.0-82.7
College Graduate 303 66 13.0 9.8-17.0 237 87.0 83.0-90.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 173 95 54.9 45.5-64.0 78 45.1 36.0-54.5
$15,000- 24,999 259 97 35.6 28.6-43.2 162 64.4 56.8-71.4
$25,000- 34,999 141 43 28.4 20.2-38.3 98 71.6 61.7-79.8
$35,000- 49,999 149 40 22.1 15.1-31.3 109 77.9 68.7-84.9
$50,000- 74,999 125 24 17.3 10.9-26.4 101 82.7 73.6-89.1
$75,000+ 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 328 268 79.7 73.0-85.1 60 20.3 14.9-27.0
No 828 112 11.8 9.4-14.6 716 88.2 85.4-90.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 395 395 100 . - . *** *** ***
No 831 *** *** *** 831 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 54 32.8 24.4-42.5 96 67.2 57.5-75.6
Non-Veteran 1,076 341 27.6 24.5-30.9 735 72.4 69.1-75.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 435 121 24.1 19.9-28.8 314 75.9 71.2-80.1
Regional City or Suburban County 235 75 25.5 19.9-32.1 160 74.5 67.9-80.1
Rural 556 199 34.7 29.6-40.2 357 65.3 59.8-70.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 601 97 14.4 11.4-18.2 504 85.6 81.8-88.6
Unemployed 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 285 107 37.0 30.3-44.3 178 63.0 55.7-69.7
Unable to Work 187 151 78.8 69.8-85.7 36 21.2 14.3-30.2
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 159 68 40.7 32.3-49.8 91 59.3 50.2-67.7
101% to 150% 245 90 34.5 27.4-42.3 155 65.5 57.7-72.6
151% to 200% 88 30 23.1 15.0-33.8 58 76.9 66.2-85.0
More than 200% 421 89 17.2 13.3-21.8 332 82.8 78.2-86.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 321 116 36.3 29.3-43.9 205 63.7 56.1-70.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 372 131 31.8 26.5-37.6 241 68.2 62.4-73.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 533 148 23.7 19.9-28.1 385 76.3 71.9-80.1

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*Functional disability status (Yes) is defined by an affirmative response to at least one of the six functional disability items in the Demographics section. See the 2016 BRFSS Technical Notes for details.

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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