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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Males

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,776 1,456 22.7 21.4-24.0 4,320 77.3 76.0-78.6
-MALES 2,578 636 22.3 20.3-24.3 1,942 77.7 75.7-79.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,723 452 24.7 22.3-27.3 1,271 75.3 72.7-77.7
Non-Hispanic Black 473 104 19.0 15.1-23.7 369 81.0 76.3-84.9
Other 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 500 63 12.8 9.6-16.9 437 87.2 83.1-90.4
35-44 334 57 17.0 12.3-23.0 277 83.0 77.0-87.7
45-54 449 113 26.0 21.3-31.3 336 74.0 68.7-78.7
55-64 523 169 30.2 25.7-35.0 354 69.8 65.0-74.3
65-74 494 139 26.2 21.8-31.1 355 73.8 68.9-78.2
75+ 245 84 31.6 25.1-38.9 161 68.4 61.1-74.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 333 94 28.0 22.2-34.6 239 72.0 65.4-77.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 747 206 26.0 22.4-30.0 541 74.0 70.0-77.6
Some Post-H.S. 726 189 21.1 18.0-24.7 537 78.9 75.3-82.0
College Graduate 765 147 14.8 12.2-17.8 618 85.2 82.2-87.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 205 89 40.9 32.5-50.0 116 59.1 50.0-67.5
$15,000- 24,999 396 127 32.5 26.9-38.7 269 67.5 61.3-73.1
$25,000- 34,999 261 63 21.3 16.1-27.7 198 78.7 72.3-83.9
$35,000- 49,999 309 79 23.9 18.6-30.2 230 76.1 69.8-81.4
$50,000- 74,999 358 76 16.9 12.9-21.9 282 83.1 78.1-87.1
$75,000+ 630 99 14.4 11.4-18.1 531 85.6 81.9-88.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 727 456 62.3 57.7-66.6 271 37.7 33.4-42.3
No 1,818 174 8.9 7.4-10.7 1,644 91.1 89.3-92.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 718 250 33.1 29.1-37.3 468 66.9 62.7-70.9
Non-Veteran 1,857 386 19.2 17.0-21.5 1,471 80.8 78.5-83.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 660 127 16.5 13.6-19.9 533 83.5 80.1-86.4
Regional City or Suburban County 577 141 22.6 18.9-26.9 436 77.4 73.1-81.1
Rural 1,341 368 26.2 23.2-29.4 973 73.8 70.6-76.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,466 195 12.1 10.2-14.4 1,271 87.9 85.6-89.8
Unemployed 111 31 21.4 14.1-31.2 80 78.6 68.8-85.9
Retired 685 218 30.1 26.2-34.4 467 69.9 65.6-73.8
Unable to Work 217 181 85.1 78.6-89.9 36 14.9 10.1-21.4
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% 235 78 33.6 26.3-41.7 157 66.4 58.3-73.7
101% to 150% 376 122 30.7 25.0-37.1 254 69.3 62.9-75.0
151% to 200% 176 55 26.2 19.7-34.0 121 73.8 66.0-80.3
More than 200% 1,297 258 17.9 15.5-20.6 1,039 82.1 79.4-84.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 541 149 26.5 21.8-31.8 392 73.5 68.2-78.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 957 257 24.4 21.2-28.0 700 75.6 72.0-78.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,080 230 19.4 16.8-22.3 850 80.6 77.7-83.2

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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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