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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Males

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  Total
Respond.^
Before age 18 Age 18 to 55 Age 56 or older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,419 104 10.1 8.0-12.7 743 55.5 52.2-58.8 572 34.3 31.4-37.4
-MALES 603 48 9.9 7.0-13.7 338 59.9 54.9-64.8 217 30.2 26.0-34.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 427 32 8.1 5.4-12.0 226 58.9 53.0-64.6 169 33.0 27.9-38.5
Non-Hispanic Black 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 107 *** *** *** 101 93.6 84.4-97.5 *** *** ***
55-64 157 *** *** *** 102 61.2 51.5-70.2 49 35.6 26.8-45.4
65-74 139 *** *** *** 43 27.3 19.5-36.8 89 67.3 57.5-75.8
75+ 89 *** *** *** 12 12.3 6.4-22.6 77 87.7 77.4-93.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 187 17 11.0 6.1-18.9 120 66.2 57.5-73.9 50 22.9 16.9-30.2
Some Post-H.S. 183 14 8.9 5.0-15.3 104 60.3 51.8-68.3 65 30.8 23.7-38.9
College Graduate 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** 68 44.2 34.6-54.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 119 *** *** *** *** *** *** 34 26.3 17.5-37.4
$25,000- 34,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 603 48 9.9 7.0-13.7 338 59.9 54.9-64.8 217 30.2 26.0-34.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 418 33 10.0 6.6-14.8 229 58.0 51.9-63.9 156 32.0 26.8-37.7
No 183 14 9.5 5.1-17.0 108 63.6 54.5-71.8 61 27.0 20.0-35.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 243 *** *** *** 116 49.6 42.0-57.1 119 44.9 37.5-52.4
Non-Veteran 360 40 12.1 8.4-17.1 222 65.2 58.8-71.1 98 22.7 17.9-28.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 123 *** *** *** 71 60.2 49.8-69.7 43 32.5 23.7-42.8
Regional City or Suburban County 133 *** *** *** 72 56.7 46.4-66.5 52 33.0 24.6-42.7
Rural 347 30 10.9 6.9-16.8 195 61.2 54.2-67.8 122 27.9 22.4-34.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 181 21 10.8 6.7-16.9 119 74.2 66.3-80.7 41 15.1 10.3-21.5
Unemployed 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 222 *** *** *** 64 28.5 21.9-36.1 153 69.2 61.5-76.0
Unable to Work 163 15 11.5 6.0-21.0 126 75.2 65.1-83.1 22 13.3 7.9-21.5
Other not in Labor Force 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 264 13 4.3 2.4- 7.6 136 60.2 52.9-67.1 115 35.5 28.9-42.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 144 12 14.0 7.0-26.2 *** *** *** 48 24.8 17.5-34.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 239 19 9.7 5.6-16.2 127 57.2 49.2-64.9 93 33.1 26.3-40.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 220 17 8.3 4.7-14.1 127 61.7 53.7-69.2 76 30.0 23.4-37.6

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*This question is asked of respondents who responded yes to having a disability.

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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