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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Non-Hispanic White

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,398 359 4.9 4.3- 5.6 6,039 95.1 94.4-95.7
-Non-Hispanic White 4,308 208 4.1 3.5- 4.9 4,100 95.9 95.1-96.5
GENDER
Male 1,959 87 3.9 3.1- 5.0 1,872 96.1 95.0-96.9
Female 2,349 121 4.3 3.5- 5.4 2,228 95.7 94.6-96.5
AGE
18-34 739 19 2.3 1.4- 3.8 720 97.7 96.2-98.6
35-44 484 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 659 38 4.4 3.0- 6.5 621 95.6 93.5-97.0
55-64 880 40 3.9 2.7- 5.6 840 96.1 94.4-97.3
65-74 936 46 4.2 3.0- 5.9 890 95.8 94.1-97.0
75+ 571 53 11.1 8.0-15.3 518 88.9 84.7-92.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 315 51 11.6 8.2-16.1 264 88.4 83.9-91.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,091 73 5.7 4.4- 7.5 1,018 94.3 92.5-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,305 60 3.5 2.6- 4.7 1,245 96.5 95.3-97.4
College Graduate 1,589 24 0.7 0.4- 1.2 1,565 99.3 98.8-99.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 302 41 11.1 7.5-16.1 261 88.9 83.9-92.5
$15,000- 24,999 560 48 6.7 4.8- 9.2 512 93.3 90.8-95.2
$25,000- 34,999 371 22 5.7 3.3- 9.5 349 94.3 90.5-96.7
$35,000- 49,999 550 20 2.9 1.7- 4.9 530 97.1 95.1-98.3
$50,000- 74,999 623 20 2.6 1.5- 4.4 603 97.4 95.6-98.5
$75,000+ 1,180 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,116 134 11.4 9.3-13.9 982 88.6 86.1-90.7
No 2,729 58 1.8 1.3- 2.4 2,671 98.2 97.6-98.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,241 208 16.3 13.9-19.0 1,033 83.7 81.0-86.1
No 3,043 *** *** *** 3,043 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 678 31 4.3 2.8- 6.5 647 95.7 93.5-97.2
Non-Veteran 3,629 177 4.1 3.4- 4.9 3,452 95.9 95.1-96.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 992 26 2.5 1.6- 3.8 966 97.5 96.2-98.4
Regional City or Suburban County 1,023 45 4.0 2.8- 5.6 978 96.0 94.4-97.2
Rural 2,294 137 5.3 4.3- 6.5 2,157 94.7 93.5-95.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,143 50 2.0 1.4- 2.8 2,093 98.0 97.2-98.6
Unemployed 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,385 84 6.6 5.1- 8.6 1,301 93.4 91.4-94.9
Unable to Work 326 57 14.7 10.6-19.9 269 85.3 80.1-89.4
Other not in Labor Force 313 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 242 23 7.0 4.0-11.8 219 93.0 88.2-96.0
101% to 150% 565 58 8.9 6.5-12.0 507 91.1 88.0-93.5
151% to 200% 287 18 5.5 3.2- 9.4 269 94.5 90.6-96.8
More than 200% 2,378 59 1.9 1.4- 2.7 2,319 98.1 97.3-98.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 794 48 5.7 3.9- 8.2 746 94.3 91.8-96.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,693 103 5.1 4.1- 6.4 1,590 94.9 93.6-95.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,822 57 3.0 2.2- 4.1 1,765 97.0 95.9-97.8

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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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