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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Non-Hispanic Black

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,776 1,456 22.7 21.4-24.0 4,320 77.3 76.0-78.6
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,168 284 21.7 18.9-24.8 884 78.3 75.2-81.1
GENDER
Male 473 104 19.0 15.1-23.7 369 81.0 76.3-84.9
Female 695 180 23.8 20.1-28.0 515 76.2 72.0-79.9
AGE
18-34 237 23 10.0 6.2-15.7 214 90.0 84.3-93.8
35-44 170 29 19.3 12.3-28.9 141 80.7 71.1-87.7
45-54 203 57 27.4 20.9-35.0 146 72.6 65.0-79.1
55-64 254 99 36.3 29.2-44.1 155 63.7 55.9-70.8
65-74 188 49 22.4 16.4-29.9 139 77.6 70.1-83.6
75+ 105 25 22.9 14.8-33.6 80 77.1 66.4-85.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 156 55 35.7 26.7-45.7 101 64.3 54.3-73.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 415 113 24.0 19.4-29.3 302 76.0 70.7-80.6
Some Post-H.S. 323 68 17.9 13.5-23.2 255 82.1 76.8-86.5
College Graduate 273 48 10.6 7.6-14.7 225 89.4 85.3-92.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 166 74 41.8 32.7-51.5 92 58.2 48.5-67.3
$15,000- 24,999 251 73 29.0 22.2-36.9 178 71.0 63.1-77.8
$25,000- 34,999 137 26 16.5 10.4-25.1 111 83.5 74.9-89.6
$35,000- 49,999 142 17 7.3 4.2-12.3 125 92.7 87.7-95.8
$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 329 284 87.3 82.3-91.1 45 12.7 8.9-17.7
No 839 *** *** *** 839 100 . - .
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 380 237 61.6 55.2-67.7 143 38.4 32.3-44.8
No 776 46 5.8 4.0- 8.5 730 94.2 91.5-96.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 137 39 25.4 17.6-35.3 98 74.6 64.7-82.4
Non-Veteran 1,031 245 21.2 18.3-24.5 786 78.8 75.5-81.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 389 80 16.7 13.1-21.1 309 83.3 78.9-86.9
Regional City or Suburban County 227 49 18.5 13.3-25.1 178 81.5 74.9-86.7
Rural 552 155 28.7 23.7-34.2 397 71.3 65.8-76.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 565 57 9.3 6.7-12.8 508 90.7 87.2-93.3
Unemployed 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 277 64 22.0 16.7-28.3 213 78.0 71.7-83.3
Unable to Work 187 134 71.3 62.6-78.7 53 28.7 21.3-37.4
Other not in Labor Force 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 151 48 29.6 21.7-38.9 103 70.4 61.1-78.3
101% to 150% 240 74 28.2 21.5-36.0 166 71.8 64.0-78.5
151% to 200% 87 19 12.4 7.2-20.5 68 87.6 79.5-92.8
More than 200% 389 54 10.9 7.9-14.8 335 89.1 85.2-92.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 324 89 30.1 23.3-37.9 235 69.9 62.1-76.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 362 96 24.2 19.3-29.9 266 75.8 70.1-80.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 482 99 17.2 13.6-21.4 383 82.8 78.6-86.4

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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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