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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Males

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,383 742 11.3 10.4-12.3 5,641 88.7 87.7-89.6
-MALES 2,910 295 9.6 8.3-11.0 2,615 90.4 89.0-91.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,956 193 9.4 7.9-11.2 1,763 90.6 88.8-92.1
Non-Hispanic Black 498 52 9.4 6.8-12.9 446 90.6 87.1-93.2
Other 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 657 56 8.2 6.1-11.0 601 91.8 89.0-93.9
35-44 392 32 8.4 5.5-12.7 360 91.6 87.3-94.5
45-54 484 60 12.8 9.4-17.2 424 87.2 82.8-90.6
55-64 562 73 10.9 8.3-14.2 489 89.1 85.8-91.7
65-74 522 47 9.4 6.6-13.1 475 90.6 86.9-93.4
75+ 256 23 6.7 4.1-10.8 233 93.3 89.2-95.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 354 59 17.4 12.9-23.0 295 82.6 77.0-87.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 820 98 10.9 8.5-13.8 722 89.1 86.2-91.5
Some Post-H.S. 806 88 9.3 7.3-11.7 718 90.7 88.3-92.7
College Graduate 922 50 3.6 2.5- 5.0 872 96.4 95.0-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 228 55 27.9 20.6-36.5 173 72.1 63.5-79.4
$15,000- 24,999 433 77 17.3 13.2-22.3 356 82.7 77.7-86.8
$25,000- 34,999 292 26 7.2 4.6-11.1 266 92.8 88.9-95.4
$35,000- 49,999 348 32 8.6 5.6-12.8 316 91.4 87.2-94.4
$50,000- 74,999 408 33 7.5 5.0-11.1 375 92.5 88.9-95.0
$75,000+ 755 25 2.5 1.6- 4.1 730 97.5 95.9-98.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 680 183 27.9 23.6-32.7 497 72.1 67.3-76.4
No 1,877 80 4.0 3.0- 5.1 1,797 96.0 94.9-97.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 783 295 40.6 36.2-45.1 488 59.4 54.9-63.8
No 2,108 *** *** *** 2,108 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 839 117 12.8 10.4-15.8 722 87.2 84.2-89.6
Non-Veteran 2,067 178 8.6 7.2-10.3 1,889 91.4 89.7-92.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 814 61 6.3 4.8- 8.3 753 93.7 91.7-95.2
Regional City or Suburban County 645 66 9.7 7.3-12.8 579 90.3 87.2-92.7
Rural 1,451 168 12.2 10.0-14.8 1,283 87.8 85.2-90.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,713 94 5.3 4.1- 6.7 1,619 94.7 93.3-95.9
Unemployed 125 25 16.1 10.1-24.8 100 83.9 75.2-89.9
Retired 730 76 9.7 7.4-12.6 654 90.3 87.4-92.6
Unable to Work 225 91 43.7 35.4-52.5 134 56.3 47.5-64.6
Other not in Labor Force 104 *** *** *** 95 91.6 83.5-95.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 254 46 23.1 16.7-31.1 208 76.9 68.9-83.3
101% to 150% 413 71 15.7 11.8-20.6 342 84.3 79.4-88.2
151% to 200% 201 31 12.0 7.8-18.1 170 88.0 81.9-92.2
More than 200% 1,500 82 4.7 3.6- 6.1 1,418 95.3 93.9-96.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 562 79 14.7 11.2-19.1 483 85.3 80.9-88.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,059 121 11.9 9.5-14.8 938 88.1 85.2-90.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,289 95 6.7 5.3- 8.4 1,194 93.3 91.6-94.7

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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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