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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 6,391 294 4.1 3.6- 4.8 6,097 95.9 95.2-96.4
-Non-Hispanic White 4,304 188 3.9 3.3- 4.7 4,116 96.1 95.3-96.7
GENDER
Male 1,954 84 4.2 3.2- 5.5 1,870 95.8 94.5-96.8
Female 2,350 104 3.7 2.9- 4.7 2,246 96.3 95.3-97.1
AGE
18-34 739 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 484 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 660 42 6.3 4.3- 9.1 618 93.7 90.9-95.7
55-64 880 46 4.8 3.3- 6.8 834 95.2 93.2-96.7
65-74 932 37 4.1 2.8- 6.1 895 95.9 93.9-97.2
75+ 569 44 7.5 5.1-10.7 525 92.5 89.3-94.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 313 46 11.7 8.1-16.6 267 88.3 83.4-91.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,091 54 3.7 2.6- 5.3 1,037 96.3 94.7-97.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,305 57 4.0 2.9- 5.4 1,248 96.0 94.6-97.1
College Graduate 1,587 31 1.2 0.8- 1.9 1,556 98.8 98.1-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 303 50 15.1 10.4-21.5 253 84.9 78.5-89.6
$15,000- 24,999 562 40 6.1 4.0- 9.3 522 93.9 90.7-96.0
$25,000- 34,999 370 16 3.5 2.0- 5.9 354 96.5 94.1-98.0
$35,000- 49,999 550 20 3.5 2.1- 5.8 530 96.5 94.2-97.9
$50,000- 74,999 622 18 3.2 1.9- 5.4 604 96.8 94.6-98.1
$75,000+ 1,180 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,116 168 15.6 12.9-18.6 948 84.4 81.4-87.1
No 2,724 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,244 188 15.4 12.9-18.2 1,056 84.6 81.8-87.1
No 3,043 *** *** *** 3,043 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 680 47 6.8 4.9- 9.5 633 93.2 90.5-95.1
Non-Veteran 3,623 141 3.5 2.8- 4.3 3,482 96.5 95.7-97.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 991 17 1.8 1.0- 2.9 974 98.2 97.1-99.0
Regional City or Suburban County 1,022 47 4.1 2.8- 5.8 975 95.9 94.2-97.2
Rural 2,292 124 5.3 4.2- 6.7 2,168 94.7 93.3-95.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,139 18 0.7 0.4- 1.2 2,121 99.3 98.8-99.6
Unemployed 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,381 67 4.7 3.5- 6.4 1,314 95.3 93.6-96.5
Unable to Work 330 89 26.4 20.6-33.3 241 73.6 66.7-79.4
Other not in Labor Force 314 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 244 32 11.5 7.1-18.0 212 88.5 82.0-92.9
101% to 150% 564 42 6.4 4.2- 9.5 522 93.6 90.5-95.8
151% to 200% 287 17 4.3 2.5- 7.3 270 95.7 92.7-97.5
More than 200% 2,377 51 2.1 1.5- 2.9 2,326 97.9 97.1-98.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 793 37 4.7 3.0- 7.4 756 95.3 92.6-97.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,693 105 5.6 4.4- 7.1 1,588 94.4 92.9-95.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,819 46 2.5 1.8- 3.6 1,773 97.5 96.4-98.2

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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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