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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Females

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  Total
Respond.^
Before age 18 Age 18 to 55 Age 56 or older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,419 104 10.1 8.0-12.7 743 55.5 52.2-58.8 572 34.3 31.4-37.4
-FEMALES 816 56 10.3 7.5-14.0 405 51.9 47.5-56.2 355 37.8 33.8-42.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 573 43 12.4 8.8-17.3 249 45.1 40.0-50.3 281 42.5 37.6-47.6
Non-Hispanic Black 181 12 6.5 2.9-13.9 111 65.2 55.7-73.6 58 28.3 20.7-37.4
Other 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 123 *** *** *** 116 94.8 87.9-97.8 *** *** ***
55-64 222 *** *** *** 139 57.9 48.8-66.5 75 36.4 28.2-45.5
65-74 186 *** *** *** 54 29.2 21.8-37.7 122 66.8 58.1-74.4
75+ 176 *** *** *** 16 10.1 5.5-18.0 155 86.5 78.5-91.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 134 *** *** *** 65 49.5 39.3-59.8 62 40.6 31.1-50.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 256 17 10.8 6.2-18.2 118 48.7 41.1-56.4 121 40.4 33.4-47.9
Some Post-H.S. 260 16 8.4 4.9-14.1 135 55.5 47.9-62.7 109 36.1 29.4-43.5
College Graduate 164 16 14.8 8.3-25.0 86 53.7 44.2-62.9 62 31.5 23.9-40.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 179 11 7.8 4.1-14.4 101 62.3 53.4-70.4 67 29.9 22.6-38.3
$15,000- 24,999 179 13 13.0 6.7-23.7 94 54.0 44.1-63.5 72 33.0 25.0-42.2
$25,000- 34,999 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 813 56 10.3 7.5-14.1 403 51.8 47.4-56.1 354 37.9 33.8-42.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 646 39 9.0 6.1-13.2 333 54.6 49.7-59.5 274 36.3 31.9-41.0
No 165 17 15.4 9.0-25.2 68 41.2 32.1-50.9 80 43.4 34.2-53.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 788 56 10.7 7.8-14.5 382 50.9 46.4-55.3 350 38.4 34.3-42.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 146 *** *** *** 78 59.6 50.4-68.2 59 32.7 25.0-41.5
Regional City or Suburban County 185 18 14.2 8.0-23.9 90 46.6 37.8-55.5 77 39.3 30.9-48.3
Rural 485 29 9.5 6.1-14.6 237 51.2 45.3-57.0 219 39.3 34.0-45.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 145 20 20.1 12.3-31.0 *** *** *** 38 24.7 17.1-34.4
Unemployed 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 310 11 4.6 1.9-10.6 67 22.6 17.3-28.9 232 72.9 66.0-78.8
Unable to Work 270 12 6.2 2.8-13.2 201 74.7 66.8-81.2 57 19.1 13.6-26.1
Other not in Labor Force 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 14.9 7.4-27.8
50% to 100% 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 19.4 12.4-29.1
101% to 150% 181 *** *** *** 92 55.1 45.7-64.1 80 39.9 31.2-49.3
151% to 200% 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 238 15 9.9 5.7-16.7 109 46.3 38.7-54.1 114 43.8 36.4-51.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 198 *** *** *** 111 59.7 49.9-68.8 79 32.9 25.0-41.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 347 29 12.3 7.7-19.1 165 48.4 41.7-55.1 153 39.3 33.0-46.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 271 19 9.5 5.9-14.9 129 52.2 45.2-59.1 123 38.4 32.0-45.2

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*This question is asked of respondents who responded yes to having a disability.

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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