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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Males

Because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition, do you have difficulty doing errands alone
such as visiting a doctorís office or shopping?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,380 499 7.0 6.2- 7.8 5,881 93.0 92.2-93.8
-MALES 2,902 163 5.2 4.3- 6.4 2,739 94.8 93.6-95.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,952 109 5.7 4.4- 7.2 1,843 94.3 92.8-95.6
Non-Hispanic Black 497 31 4.8 3.0- 7.5 466 95.2 92.5-97.0
Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 656 19 3.3 1.9- 5.6 637 96.7 94.4-98.1
35-44 391 15 3.3 1.7- 6.4 376 96.7 93.6-98.3
45-54 481 33 8.8 5.8-13.1 448 91.2 86.9-94.2
55-64 561 39 5.9 4.0- 8.7 522 94.1 91.3-96.0
65-74 522 29 4.2 2.8- 6.4 493 95.8 93.6-97.2
75+ 254 27 9.9 6.4-14.9 227 90.1 85.1-93.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 353 38 10.3 6.8-15.2 315 89.7 84.8-93.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 821 55 6.7 4.8- 9.3 766 93.3 90.7-95.2
Some Post-H.S. 803 44 4.2 3.0- 6.0 759 95.8 94.0-97.0
College Graduate 918 26 1.5 1.0- 2.4 892 98.5 97.6-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 230 40 21.5 15.0-30.0 190 78.5 70.0-85.0
$15,000- 24,999 434 37 7.9 5.1-12.0 397 92.1 88.0-94.9
$25,000- 34,999 290 11 2.5 1.3- 4.8 279 97.5 95.2-98.7
$35,000- 49,999 349 17 3.4 1.9- 6.0 332 96.6 94.0-98.1
$50,000- 74,999 406 13 3.2 1.7- 6.1 393 96.8 93.9-98.3
$75,000+ 754 13 1.5 0.8- 3.1 741 98.5 96.9-99.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 679 139 21.0 17.1-25.4 540 79.0 74.6-82.9
No 1,870 11 0.5 0.3- 1.0 1,859 99.5 99.0-99.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 785 163 22.1 18.4-26.2 622 77.9 73.8-81.6
No 2,108 *** *** *** 2,108 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 838 70 7.3 5.4- 9.8 768 92.7 90.2-94.6
Non-Veteran 2,061 93 4.6 3.5- 5.9 1,968 95.4 94.1-96.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 811 27 2.5 1.6- 3.9 784 97.5 96.1-98.4
Regional City or Suburban County 642 40 5.8 3.9- 8.4 602 94.2 91.6-96.1
Rural 1,449 96 7.2 5.5- 9.3 1,353 92.8 90.7-94.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,707 29 1.8 1.1- 2.7 1,678 98.2 97.3-98.9
Unemployed 125 *** *** *** 116 94.0 86.5-97.4
Retired 727 53 6.8 4.9- 9.3 674 93.2 90.7-95.1
Unable to Work 227 71 33.3 25.5-42.2 156 66.7 57.8-74.5
Other not in Labor Force 104 *** *** *** 103 98.7 91.6-99.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 256 30 14.0 9.0-21.1 226 86.0 78.9-91.0
101% to 150% 411 33 7.6 4.8-11.8 378 92.4 88.2-95.2
151% to 200% 202 11 3.3 1.7- 6.6 191 96.7 93.4-98.3
More than 200% 1,497 45 2.6 1.8- 3.7 1,452 97.4 96.3-98.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 560 44 7.1 4.7-10.8 516 92.9 89.2-95.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,058 70 7.2 5.4- 9.6 988 92.8 90.4-94.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,284 49 3.4 2.4- 4.8 1,235 96.6 95.2-97.6

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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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