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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 6,391 294 4.1 3.6- 4.8 6,097 95.9 95.2-96.4
-FEMALES 3,485 166 4.2 3.5- 5.1 3,319 95.8 94.9-96.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,350 104 3.7 2.9- 4.7 2,246 96.3 95.3-97.1
Non-Hispanic Black 733 48 6.7 4.7- 9.5 685 93.3 90.5-95.3
Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 643 *** *** *** 635 98.9 97.8-99.5
35-44 466 13 3.7 1.9- 7.0 453 96.3 93.0-98.1
45-54 550 37 6.4 4.5- 9.1 513 93.6 90.9-95.5
55-64 683 52 6.7 4.7- 9.5 631 93.3 90.5-95.3
65-74 659 27 4.5 2.8- 7.1 632 95.5 92.9-97.2
75+ 442 29 5.9 3.7- 9.4 413 94.1 90.6-96.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 343 42 10.7 7.5-15.0 301 89.3 85.0-92.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 927 54 4.4 3.2- 6.2 873 95.6 93.8-96.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,048 42 3.7 2.6- 5.3 1,006 96.3 94.7-97.4
College Graduate 1,159 27 1.2 0.8- 2.0 1,132 98.8 98.0-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 359 50 12.6 8.9-17.5 309 87.4 82.5-91.1
$15,000- 24,999 608 39 6.3 4.2- 9.4 569 93.7 90.6-95.8
$25,000- 34,999 315 15 4.3 2.3- 8.0 300 95.7 92.0-97.7
$35,000- 49,999 432 14 2.1 1.1- 3.8 418 97.9 96.2-98.9
$50,000- 74,999 418 *** *** *** 408 97.6 95.1-98.9
$75,000+ 672 *** *** *** 668 99.5 98.1-99.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 916 149 17.0 14.1-20.5 767 83.0 79.5-85.9
No 2,265 *** *** *** 2,255 99.7 99.3-99.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,077 166 15.2 12.6-18.1 911 84.8 81.9-87.4
No 2,389 *** *** *** 2,389 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 *** *** *** 80 91.4 80.8-96.4
Non-Veteran 3,397 159 4.1 3.4- 5.0 3,238 95.9 95.0-96.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 930 19 2.3 1.4- 3.9 911 97.7 96.1-98.6
Regional City or Suburban County 797 38 4.0 2.7- 5.9 759 96.0 94.1-97.3
Rural 1,758 109 5.9 4.6- 7.4 1,649 94.1 92.6-95.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,563 14 0.5 0.3- 1.0 1,549 99.5 99.0-99.7
Unemployed 129 12 8.6 4.5-15.8 117 91.4 84.2-95.5
Retired 1,014 46 4.6 3.2- 6.5 968 95.4 93.5-96.8
Unable to Work 359 87 24.3 18.9-30.5 272 75.7 69.5-81.1
Other not in Labor Force 405 *** *** *** 398 98.5 96.6-99.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 145 16 9.6 5.1-17.3 129 90.4 82.7-94.9
50% to 100% 316 31 9.2 5.9-14.0 285 90.8 86.0-94.1
101% to 150% 546 40 6.5 4.4- 9.5 506 93.5 90.5-95.6
151% to 200% 229 12 3.8 2.0- 7.2 217 96.2 92.8-98.0
More than 200% 1,549 33 1.6 1.0- 2.5 1,516 98.4 97.5-99.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 718 44 5.9 3.9- 8.9 674 94.1 91.1-96.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,268 83 6.0 4.7- 7.8 1,185 94.0 92.2-95.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,499 39 2.5 1.7- 3.6 1,460 97.5 96.4-98.3

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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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