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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 6,408 461 5.9 5.3- 6.7 5,947 94.1 93.3-94.7
-FEMALES 3,489 201 4.7 3.9- 5.6 3,288 95.3 94.4-96.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,350 156 5.1 4.2- 6.2 2,194 94.9 93.8-95.8
Non-Hispanic Black 735 29 3.4 2.1- 5.4 706 96.6 94.6-97.9
Other 59 *** *** *** 56 99.1 96.9-99.7
AGE
18-34 645 *** *** *** 636 98.1 95.4-99.2
35-44 469 *** *** *** 462 98.7 97.0-99.5
45-54 550 15 3.1 1.7- 5.6 535 96.9 94.4-98.3
55-64 683 36 4.8 3.1- 7.2 647 95.2 92.8-96.9
65-74 660 50 7.5 5.4-10.3 610 92.5 89.7-94.6
75+ 441 82 18.2 14.2-23.0 359 81.8 77.0-85.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 345 46 11.5 7.8-16.7 299 88.5 83.3-92.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 928 69 5.1 3.9- 6.7 859 94.9 93.3-96.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,052 55 3.6 2.6- 4.9 997 96.4 95.1-97.4
College Graduate 1,157 31 2.3 1.5- 3.7 1,126 97.7 96.3-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 361 28 7.7 4.9-11.7 333 92.3 88.3-95.1
$15,000- 24,999 609 49 7.9 5.1-11.8 560 92.1 88.2-94.9
$25,000- 34,999 315 19 4.0 2.3- 6.9 296 96.0 93.1-97.7
$35,000- 49,999 432 21 3.5 2.1- 5.8 411 96.5 94.2-97.9
$50,000- 74,999 419 14 2.2 1.2- 4.1 405 97.8 95.9-98.8
$75,000+ 672 16 2.2 1.2- 3.9 656 97.8 96.1-98.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 918 130 12.5 10.2-15.4 788 87.5 84.6-89.8
No 2,268 65 2.5 1.8- 3.6 2,203 97.5 96.4-98.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,078 201 17.1 14.4-20.2 877 82.9 79.8-85.6
No 2,389 *** *** *** 2,389 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 *** *** *** 83 95.6 88.4-98.4
Non-Veteran 3,401 197 4.7 3.9- 5.7 3,204 95.3 94.3-96.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 930 32 3.1 1.9- 5.1 898 96.9 94.9-98.1
Regional City or Suburban County 799 46 5.4 3.8- 7.7 753 94.6 92.3-96.2
Rural 1,760 123 5.6 4.5- 6.9 1,637 94.4 93.1-95.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,564 29 1.6 0.8- 2.9 1,535 98.4 97.1-99.2
Unemployed 131 *** *** *** 126 97.0 90.7-99.1
Retired 1,014 118 11.1 9.0-13.7 896 88.9 86.3-91.0
Unable to Work 359 31 8.8 5.6-13.5 328 91.2 86.5-94.4
Other not in Labor Force 407 18 3.9 2.3- 6.6 389 96.1 93.4-97.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 146 *** *** *** 140 95.0 88.3-98.0
50% to 100% 318 18 7.4 3.9-13.7 300 92.6 86.3-96.1
101% to 150% 546 46 7.0 4.8-10.1 500 93.0 89.9-95.2
151% to 200% 229 18 4.8 2.6- 8.8 211 95.2 91.2-97.4
More than 200% 1,550 59 2.8 2.1- 3.9 1,491 97.2 96.1-97.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 721 49 5.4 3.8- 7.7 672 94.6 92.3-96.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,268 91 6.5 5.1- 8.4 1,177 93.5 91.6-94.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,500 61 3.3 2.3- 4.7 1,439 96.7 95.3-97.7

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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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