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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Females

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
-FEMALES 3,198 820 23.0 21.3-24.9 2,378 77.0 75.1-78.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,134 574 25.0 22.8-27.4 1,560 75.0 72.6-77.2
Non-Hispanic Black 695 180 23.8 20.1-28.0 515 76.2 72.0-79.9
Other 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 520 48 9.6 6.9-13.3 472 90.4 86.7-93.1
35-44 427 69 14.8 11.2-19.3 358 85.2 80.7-88.8
45-54 517 132 26.1 21.9-30.8 385 73.9 69.2-78.1
55-64 640 225 34.9 30.3-39.8 415 65.1 60.2-69.7
65-74 625 188 30.3 26.1-34.9 437 69.7 65.1-73.9
75+ 430 155 36.5 31.0-42.3 275 63.5 57.7-69.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 336 127 37.4 31.2-44.0 209 62.6 56.0-68.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 880 256 24.8 21.6-28.4 624 75.2 71.6-78.4
Some Post-H.S. 979 263 22.8 19.9-26.0 716 77.2 74.0-80.1
College Graduate 995 172 12.7 10.6-15.1 823 87.3 84.9-89.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 343 175 46.3 39.7-52.9 168 53.7 47.1-60.3
$15,000- 24,999 578 180 30.0 25.3-35.1 398 70.0 64.9-74.7
$25,000- 34,999 292 83 25.7 20.1-32.2 209 74.3 67.8-79.9
$35,000- 49,999 390 92 20.8 16.3-26.2 298 79.2 73.8-83.7
$50,000- 74,999 373 66 14.4 10.8-19.0 307 85.6 81.0-89.2
$75,000+ 585 64 9.1 6.8-12.0 521 90.9 88.0-93.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,028 647 62.9 59.1-66.6 381 37.1 33.4-40.9
No 2,141 167 6.7 5.5- 8.1 1,974 93.3 91.9-94.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,122 789 22.7 21.0-24.6 2,333 77.3 75.4-79.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 779 150 17.3 14.6-20.5 629 82.7 79.5-85.4
Regional City or Suburban County 729 185 23.0 19.6-26.9 544 77.0 73.1-80.4
Rural 1,690 485 27.1 24.4-29.9 1,205 72.9 70.1-75.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,412 155 9.6 7.9-11.5 1,257 90.4 88.5-92.1
Unemployed 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 963 292 30.9 27.4-34.7 671 69.1 65.3-72.6
Unable to Work 347 278 80.9 75.2-85.5 69 19.1 14.5-24.8
Other not in Labor Force 345 55 12.7 9.4-17.0 290 87.3 83.0-90.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 135 59 38.3 29.1-48.6 76 61.7 51.4-70.9
50% to 100% 304 105 30.9 24.7-37.8 199 69.1 62.2-75.3
101% to 150% 514 181 32.0 27.2-37.2 333 68.0 62.8-72.8
151% to 200% 218 71 29.1 22.3-37.0 147 70.9 63.0-77.7
More than 200% 1,378 242 14.6 12.6-16.9 1,136 85.4 83.1-87.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 703 203 27.3 23.0-32.1 500 72.7 67.9-77.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,194 342 27.5 24.4-30.8 852 72.5 69.2-75.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,301 275 18.5 16.3-21.0 1,026 81.5 79.0-83.7

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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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