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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Females

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,398 359 4.9 4.3- 5.6 6,039 95.1 94.4-95.7
-FEMALES 3,485 214 5.6 4.7- 6.6 3,271 94.4 93.4-95.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,349 121 4.3 3.5- 5.4 2,228 95.7 94.6-96.5
Non-Hispanic Black 732 61 7.6 5.7-10.1 671 92.4 89.9-94.3
Other 59 *** *** *** 50 86.8 73.9-93.9
AGE
18-34 644 24 3.5 2.0- 6.0 620 96.5 94.0-98.0
35-44 468 17 4.0 2.3- 6.8 451 96.0 93.2-97.7
45-54 548 38 6.3 4.3- 9.3 510 93.7 90.7-95.7
55-64 682 49 6.5 4.7- 9.1 633 93.5 90.9-95.3
65-74 660 42 6.0 4.3- 8.4 618 94.0 91.6-95.7
75+ 442 43 11.2 7.7-16.0 399 88.8 84.0-92.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 345 57 15.9 11.6-21.5 288 84.1 78.5-88.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 925 74 7.0 5.3- 9.0 851 93.0 91.0-94.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,052 53 3.6 2.6- 4.9 999 96.4 95.1-97.4
College Graduate 1,155 30 1.5 1.0- 2.3 1,125 98.5 97.7-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 359 55 14.9 10.8-20.2 304 85.1 79.8-89.2
$15,000- 24,999 607 53 8.0 5.4-11.7 554 92.0 88.3-94.6
$25,000- 34,999 315 22 7.0 4.1-11.8 293 93.0 88.2-95.9
$35,000- 49,999 432 17 2.9 1.6- 5.0 415 97.1 95.0-98.4
$50,000- 74,999 419 17 3.2 1.9- 5.3 402 96.8 94.7-98.1
$75,000+ 672 *** *** *** 666 99.5 98.7-99.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 917 139 15.1 12.4-18.2 778 84.9 81.8-87.6
No 2,268 63 2.8 2.0- 3.9 2,205 97.2 96.1-98.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,074 214 20.3 17.3-23.6 860 79.7 76.4-82.7
No 2,389 *** *** *** 2,389 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 *** *** *** 84 96.4 88.6-99.0
Non-Veteran 3,397 211 5.6 4.7- 6.7 3,186 94.4 93.3-95.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 929 41 4.5 3.0- 6.6 888 95.5 93.4-97.0
Regional City or Suburban County 796 49 5.6 4.0- 7.8 747 94.4 92.2-96.0
Rural 1,760 124 6.4 5.1- 8.0 1,636 93.6 92.0-94.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,562 43 2.9 1.9- 4.3 1,519 97.1 95.7-98.1
Unemployed 130 12 7.0 3.6-13.2 118 93.0 86.8-96.4
Retired 1,015 69 7.2 5.4- 9.6 946 92.8 90.4-94.6
Unable to Work 357 74 19.3 14.7-24.9 283 80.7 75.1-85.3
Other not in Labor Force 407 15 3.1 1.7- 5.5 392 96.9 94.5-98.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 145 22 13.6 8.2-21.8 123 86.4 78.2-91.8
50% to 100% 315 33 10.5 6.4-16.8 282 89.5 83.2-93.6
101% to 150% 546 53 8.1 5.8-11.1 493 91.9 88.9-94.2
151% to 200% 229 15 6.3 3.4-11.4 214 93.7 88.6-96.6
More than 200% 1,550 46 2.0 1.4- 2.8 1,504 98.0 97.2-98.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 721 54 8.1 5.7-11.5 667 91.9 88.5-94.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,265 92 6.2 4.8- 7.8 1,173 93.8 92.2-95.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,499 68 4.5 3.3- 6.1 1,431 95.5 93.9-96.7

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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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