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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Males

Functional Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,362 1,865 25.9 24.6-27.2 4,497 74.1 72.8-75.4
-MALES 2,895 787 23.8 22.0-25.7 2,108 76.2 74.3-78.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,946 537 24.3 22.1-26.6 1,409 75.7 73.4-77.9
Non-Hispanic Black 496 142 25.5 21.1-30.5 354 74.5 69.5-78.9
Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 654 96 14.2 11.5-17.6 558 85.8 82.4-88.5
35-44 390 58 15.1 10.9-20.5 332 84.9 79.5-89.1
45-54 479 129 25.8 21.3-30.8 350 74.2 69.2-78.7
55-64 559 185 31.1 26.8-35.8 374 68.9 64.2-73.2
65-74 523 177 32.1 27.5-37.1 346 67.9 62.9-72.5
75+ 253 133 50.8 43.3-58.3 120 49.2 41.7-56.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 351 155 41.7 35.5-48.2 196 58.3 51.8-64.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 818 248 25.6 22.2-29.3 570 74.4 70.7-77.8
Some Post-H.S. 801 223 22.1 19.1-25.4 578 77.9 74.6-80.9
College Graduate 918 161 12.9 10.8-15.4 757 87.1 84.6-89.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 228 118 52.1 43.8-60.3 110 47.9 39.7-56.2
$15,000- 24,999 432 163 35.4 30.1-41.2 269 64.6 58.8-69.9
$25,000- 34,999 289 86 25.3 19.9-31.5 203 74.7 68.5-80.1
$35,000- 49,999 347 93 24.6 19.4-30.7 254 75.4 69.3-80.6
$50,000- 74,999 407 95 19.0 15.0-23.6 312 81.0 76.4-85.0
$75,000+ 753 105 10.6 8.5-13.2 648 89.4 86.8-91.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 680 480 68.9 64.2-73.2 200 31.1 26.8-35.8
No 1,864 247 11.3 9.8-13.1 1,617 88.7 86.9-90.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 787 787 100 . - . *** *** ***
No 2,108 *** *** *** 2,108 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 838 320 34.9 31.2-38.8 518 65.1 61.2-68.8
Non-Veteran 2,054 467 20.4 18.4-22.6 1,587 79.6 77.4-81.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 811 173 18.1 15.4-21.1 638 81.9 78.9-84.6
Regional City or Suburban County 642 167 22.6 19.1-26.6 475 77.4 73.4-80.9
Rural 1,442 447 29.3 26.3-32.4 995 70.7 67.6-73.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,703 259 13.7 11.8-15.7 1,444 86.3 84.3-88.2
Unemployed 124 41 27.4 19.3-37.4 83 72.6 62.6-80.7
Retired 727 289 38.9 34.7-43.3 438 61.1 56.7-65.3
Unable to Work 226 186 79.7 71.9-85.7 40 20.3 14.3-28.1
Other not in Labor Force 103 11 11.2 6.0-20.1 92 88.8 79.9-94.0
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 254 96 40.4 33.1-48.2 158 59.6 51.8-66.9
101% to 150% 411 167 36.9 31.3-42.9 244 63.1 57.1-68.7
151% to 200% 201 76 29.4 22.9-36.8 125 70.6 63.2-77.1
More than 200% 1,495 293 16.2 14.1-18.4 1,202 83.8 81.6-85.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 557 191 31.4 26.6-36.6 366 68.6 63.4-73.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,055 314 27.7 24.5-31.2 741 72.3 68.8-75.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,283 282 19.2 16.9-21.8 1,001 80.8 78.2-83.1

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*Functional disability status (Yes) is defined by an affirmative response to at least one of the six functional disability items in the Demographics section. See the 2016 BRFSS Technical Notes for details.

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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