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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 6,391 294 4.1 3.6- 4.8 6,097 95.9 95.2-96.4
-MALES 2,906 128 4.1 3.2- 5.1 2,778 95.9 94.9-96.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,954 84 4.2 3.2- 5.5 1,870 95.8 94.5-96.8
Non-Hispanic Black 497 25 4.6 2.7- 7.8 472 95.4 92.2-97.3
Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 657 *** *** *** 650 98.7 96.6-99.5
35-44 391 11 2.8 1.2- 6.7 380 97.2 93.3-98.8
45-54 482 34 7.5 4.9-11.3 448 92.5 88.7-95.1
55-64 561 34 5.6 3.8- 8.3 527 94.4 91.7-96.2
65-74 522 22 4.2 2.5- 7.0 500 95.8 93.0-97.5
75+ 255 20 7.8 4.7-12.9 235 92.2 87.1-95.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 353 30 8.2 5.0-13.2 323 91.8 86.8-95.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 822 35 3.7 2.4- 5.6 787 96.3 94.4-97.6
Some Post-H.S. 803 45 4.6 3.3- 6.4 758 95.4 93.6-96.7
College Graduate 920 18 1.3 0.8- 2.3 902 98.7 97.7-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 230 26 11.2 6.7-18.0 204 88.8 82.0-93.3
$15,000- 24,999 434 33 7.9 4.9-12.5 401 92.1 87.5-95.1
$25,000- 34,999 291 *** *** *** 281 97.6 95.2-98.8
$35,000- 49,999 349 13 4.0 2.2- 7.4 336 96.0 92.6-97.8
$50,000- 74,999 407 16 3.9 2.2- 6.8 391 96.1 93.2-97.8
$75,000+ 755 *** *** *** 747 99.2 97.8-99.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 680 113 17.7 14.1-22.1 567 82.3 77.9-85.9
No 1,873 *** *** *** 1,868 99.8 99.6-99.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 785 128 17.2 13.9-21.1 657 82.8 78.9-86.1
No 2,108 *** *** *** 2,108 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 840 61 6.7 5.0- 9.0 779 93.3 91.0-95.0
Non-Veteran 2,062 67 3.3 2.3- 4.5 1,995 96.7 95.5-97.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 813 23 2.5 1.6- 3.9 790 97.5 96.1-98.4
Regional City or Suburban County 642 33 4.6 2.9- 7.0 609 95.4 93.0-97.1
Rural 1,451 72 5.1 3.6- 7.1 1,379 94.9 92.9-96.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,708 22 1.3 0.7- 2.3 1,686 98.7 97.7-99.3
Unemployed 125 *** *** *** 117 95.4 89.9-98.0
Retired 729 39 5.3 3.6- 7.7 690 94.7 92.3-96.4
Unable to Work 227 58 26.5 19.5-34.9 169 73.5 65.1-80.5
Other not in Labor Force 104 *** *** *** 103 98.7 91.6-99.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** 58 90.7 79.9-96.0
50% to 100% 256 17 7.0 3.7-12.9 239 93.0 87.1-96.3
101% to 150% 412 35 8.5 5.3-13.4 377 91.5 86.6-94.7
151% to 200% 202 11 3.7 1.9- 7.0 191 96.3 93.0-98.1
More than 200% 1,499 36 2.4 1.6- 3.5 1,463 97.6 96.5-98.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 562 26 4.4 2.7- 7.1 536 95.6 92.9-97.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,058 58 4.7 3.3- 6.5 1,000 95.3 93.5-96.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,286 44 3.6 2.5- 5.2 1,242 96.4 94.8-97.5

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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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