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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 6,384 1,152 15.3 14.3-16.3 5,232 84.7 83.7-85.7
-Non-Hispanic White 4,301 771 15.9 14.6-17.2 3,530 84.1 82.8-85.4
GENDER
Male 1,955 306 13.9 12.2-15.9 1,649 86.1 84.1-87.8
Female 2,346 465 17.7 15.9-19.6 1,881 82.3 80.4-84.1
AGE
18-34 739 28 3.7 2.3- 5.8 711 96.3 94.2-97.7
35-44 485 42 9.4 6.5-13.4 443 90.6 86.6-93.5
45-54 661 115 17.3 14.1-21.1 546 82.7 78.9-85.9
55-64 879 196 22.1 18.9-25.8 683 77.9 74.2-81.1
65-74 931 209 22.5 19.4-25.9 722 77.5 74.1-80.6
75+ 566 178 33.5 28.9-38.5 388 66.5 61.5-71.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 313 129 36.6 30.4-43.3 184 63.4 56.7-69.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,090 248 18.7 16.2-21.6 842 81.3 78.4-83.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,305 252 15.3 13.3-17.6 1,053 84.7 82.4-86.7
College Graduate 1,585 142 6.4 5.3- 7.8 1,443 93.6 92.2-94.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 302 151 44.5 37.4-51.9 151 55.5 48.1-62.6
$15,000- 24,999 561 162 27.2 22.8-32.1 399 72.8 67.9-77.2
$25,000- 34,999 369 74 18.3 14.0-23.6 295 81.7 76.4-86.0
$35,000- 49,999 550 103 17.0 13.5-21.3 447 83.0 78.7-86.5
$50,000- 74,999 621 68 9.4 7.1-12.3 553 90.6 87.7-92.9
$75,000+ 1,178 73 5.3 4.0- 7.0 1,105 94.7 93.0-96.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,114 636 56.6 52.8-60.2 478 43.4 39.8-47.2
No 2,726 97 3.1 2.4- 3.9 2,629 96.9 96.1-97.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,239 771 62.3 58.8-65.6 468 37.7 34.4-41.2
No 3,043 *** *** *** 3,043 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 678 148 20.2 16.9-24.0 530 79.8 76.0-83.1
Non-Veteran 3,622 623 15.2 13.8-16.6 2,999 84.8 83.4-86.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 989 108 9.5 7.7-11.7 881 90.5 88.3-92.3
Regional City or Suburban County 1,023 193 17.7 15.1-20.6 830 82.3 79.4-84.9
Rural 2,290 470 18.9 16.9-21.0 1,820 81.1 79.0-83.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,141 134 5.3 4.3- 6.5 2,007 94.7 93.5-95.7
Unemployed 124 28 19.6 12.2-29.9 96 80.4 70.1-87.8
Retired 1,378 331 24.7 22.0-27.6 1,047 75.3 72.4-78.0
Unable to Work 329 250 74.4 67.5-80.3 79 25.6 19.7-32.5
Other not in Labor Force 314 26 7.0 4.5-10.6 288 93.0 89.4-95.5
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 244 99 35.9 28.6-44.0 145 64.1 56.0-71.4
101% to 150% 563 177 28.7 24.3-33.7 386 71.3 66.3-75.7
151% to 200% 286 62 18.5 13.9-24.1 224 81.5 75.9-86.1
More than 200% 2,374 262 9.4 8.1-10.8 2,112 90.6 89.2-91.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 792 182 20.2 16.8-24.0 610 79.8 76.0-83.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,694 349 19.7 17.5-22.2 1,345 80.3 77.8-82.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,816 240 11.9 10.3-13.7 1,576 88.1 86.3-89.7

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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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