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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 6,384 1,152 15.3 14.3-16.3 5,232 84.7 83.7-85.7
-MALES 2,908 444 13.0 11.6-14.5 2,464 87.0 85.5-88.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,955 306 13.9 12.2-15.9 1,649 86.1 84.1-87.8
Non-Hispanic Black 498 84 12.8 9.9-16.4 414 87.2 83.6-90.1
Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 658 26 3.7 2.3- 5.9 632 96.3 94.1-97.7
35-44 392 29 8.0 5.0-12.5 363 92.0 87.5-95.0
45-54 483 80 16.7 13.0-21.2 403 83.3 78.8-87.0
55-64 562 127 20.5 16.9-24.5 435 79.5 75.5-83.1
65-74 521 104 18.0 14.5-22.2 417 82.0 77.8-85.5
75+ 254 73 29.9 23.5-37.1 181 70.1 62.9-76.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 354 88 22.2 17.4-27.9 266 77.8 72.1-82.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 822 140 14.1 11.5-17.1 682 85.9 82.9-88.5
Some Post-H.S. 804 135 12.6 10.4-15.2 669 87.4 84.8-89.6
College Graduate 920 81 6.4 4.9- 8.3 839 93.6 91.7-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 230 77 32.8 25.4-41.2 153 67.2 58.8-74.6
$15,000- 24,999 434 100 20.2 16.1-25.1 334 79.8 74.9-83.9
$25,000- 34,999 290 42 11.3 7.8-16.1 248 88.7 83.9-92.2
$35,000- 49,999 348 49 12.8 9.0-17.8 299 87.2 82.2-91.0
$50,000- 74,999 406 43 8.5 6.0-11.9 363 91.5 88.1-94.0
$75,000+ 755 55 5.5 4.0- 7.6 700 94.5 92.4-96.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 681 365 51.1 46.2-55.9 316 48.9 44.1-53.8
No 1,876 53 2.5 1.8- 3.5 1,823 97.5 96.5-98.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 784 444 55.0 50.5-59.3 340 45.0 40.7-49.5
No 2,108 *** *** *** 2,108 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 838 184 20.2 17.2-23.6 654 79.8 76.4-82.8
Non-Veteran 2,066 260 10.8 9.3-12.5 1,806 89.2 87.5-90.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 811 87 8.2 6.5-10.3 724 91.8 89.7-93.5
Regional City or Suburban County 645 94 13.1 10.2-16.5 551 86.9 83.5-89.8
Rural 1,452 263 16.8 14.5-19.5 1,189 83.2 80.5-85.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,709 97 4.7 3.7- 6.0 1,612 95.3 94.0-96.3
Unemployed 126 22 12.3 7.5-19.6 104 87.7 80.4-92.5
Retired 728 161 21.5 18.1-25.3 567 78.5 74.7-81.9
Unable to Work 228 161 69.3 61.1-76.5 67 30.7 23.5-38.9
Other not in Labor Force 104 *** *** *** 102 97.4 90.0-99.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 256 63 25.3 19.0-32.8 193 74.7 67.2-81.0
101% to 150% 412 100 21.0 16.6-26.2 312 79.0 73.8-83.4
151% to 200% 201 38 13.3 9.3-18.6 163 86.7 81.4-90.7
More than 200% 1,497 151 8.2 6.8- 9.9 1,346 91.8 90.1-93.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 562 122 20.5 16.5-25.3 440 79.5 74.7-83.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,061 169 14.6 12.2-17.4 892 85.4 82.6-87.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,285 153 9.9 8.2-11.8 1,132 90.1 88.2-91.8

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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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