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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Males

Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,768 1,605 24.7 23.3-26.1 4,163 75.3 73.9-76.7
-MALES 2,575 686 23.9 22.0-26.0 1,889 76.1 74.0-78.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,723 486 26.3 23.8-28.9 1,237 73.7 71.1-76.2
Non-Hispanic Black 473 118 21.6 17.4-26.5 355 78.4 73.5-82.6
Other 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 498 65 13.2 10.0-17.4 433 86.8 82.6-90.0
35-44 333 59 17.6 12.8-23.6 274 82.4 76.4-87.2
45-54 449 120 27.5 22.7-32.8 329 72.5 67.2-77.3
55-64 523 171 30.4 25.9-35.2 352 69.6 64.8-74.1
65-74 494 152 28.9 24.4-33.9 342 71.1 66.1-75.6
75+ 245 108 42.2 34.9-49.8 137 57.8 50.2-65.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 332 108 31.6 25.6-38.3 224 68.4 61.7-74.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 745 218 27.3 23.6-31.4 527 72.7 68.6-76.4
Some Post-H.S. 726 202 22.6 19.3-26.1 524 77.4 73.9-80.7
College Graduate 765 158 15.9 13.3-18.9 607 84.1 81.1-86.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 205 94 44.5 35.9-53.5 111 55.5 46.5-64.1
$15,000- 24,999 395 131 33.5 27.8-39.7 264 66.5 60.3-72.2
$25,000- 34,999 260 67 22.9 17.5-29.4 193 77.1 70.6-82.5
$35,000- 49,999 309 89 26.5 20.9-32.9 220 73.5 67.1-79.1
$50,000- 74,999 358 84 18.4 14.2-23.4 274 81.6 76.6-85.8
$75,000+ 630 107 15.3 12.2-19.0 523 84.7 81.0-87.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 727 480 65.7 61.3-70.0 247 34.3 30.0-38.7
No 1,817 200 10.0 8.4-11.8 1,617 90.0 88.2-91.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 717 279 36.9 32.8-41.2 438 63.1 58.8-67.2
Non-Veteran 1,855 407 20.2 18.0-22.6 1,448 79.8 77.4-82.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 658 137 18.2 15.2-21.8 521 81.8 78.2-84.8
Regional City or Suburban County 576 153 24.2 20.3-28.5 423 75.8 71.5-79.7
Rural 1,341 396 27.8 24.8-31.1 945 72.2 68.9-75.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,465 208 12.9 10.9-15.1 1,257 87.1 84.9-89.1
Unemployed 109 32 22.4 14.8-32.2 77 77.6 67.8-85.2
Retired 685 250 35.4 31.2-39.8 435 64.6 60.2-68.8
Unable to Work 217 185 86.3 79.9-90.9 32 13.7 9.1-20.1
Other not in Labor Force 88 11 14.8 7.9-26.2 77 85.2 73.8-92.1
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 234 80 35.1 27.8-43.3 154 64.9 56.7-72.2
101% to 150% 375 126 31.6 25.9-38.0 249 68.4 62.0-74.1
151% to 200% 176 56 26.9 20.3-34.7 120 73.1 65.3-79.7
More than 200% 1,297 287 19.5 17.0-22.2 1,010 80.5 77.8-83.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 541 163 28.7 23.9-34.0 378 71.3 66.0-76.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 957 276 26.1 22.8-29.7 681 73.9 70.3-77.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,077 247 20.8 18.1-23.8 830 79.2 76.2-81.9

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*Disability status (Yes) is defined by an affirmative response to the need for special equipment and/or having an activity limitation due to physical, mental, or emotional problems.

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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