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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Non-Hispanic White

Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,768 1,605 24.7 23.3-26.1 4,163 75.3 73.9-76.7
-Non-Hispanic White 3,854 1,122 26.7 25.0-28.5 2,732 73.3 71.5-75.0
GENDER
Male 1,723 486 26.3 23.8-28.9 1,237 73.7 71.1-76.2
Female 2,131 636 27.1 24.8-29.5 1,495 72.9 70.5-75.2
AGE
18-34 546 76 15.0 11.6-19.2 470 85.0 80.8-88.4
35-44 415 70 15.9 12.1-20.7 345 84.1 79.3-87.9
45-54 615 167 28.1 24.1-32.6 448 71.9 67.4-75.9
55-64 819 263 31.5 27.6-35.6 556 68.5 64.4-72.4
65-74 876 283 32.0 28.3-35.8 593 68.0 64.2-71.7
75+ 546 255 46.4 41.4-51.6 291 53.6 48.4-58.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 302 154 46.9 40.0-53.9 148 53.1 46.1-60.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,002 350 31.3 27.9-34.9 652 68.7 65.1-72.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,192 355 25.2 22.4-28.1 837 74.8 71.9-77.6
College Graduate 1,350 262 15.5 13.5-17.8 1,088 84.5 82.2-86.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 279 178 58.9 50.9-66.4 101 41.1 33.6-49.1
$15,000- 24,999 513 214 41.4 36.0-47.1 299 58.6 52.9-64.0
$25,000- 34,999 331 108 30.5 24.8-36.8 223 69.5 63.2-75.2
$35,000- 49,999 484 155 30.7 25.8-36.1 329 69.3 63.9-74.2
$50,000- 74,999 547 121 18.6 15.0-22.7 426 81.4 77.3-85.0
$75,000+ 1,019 145 13.0 10.8-15.7 874 87.0 84.3-89.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,122 1,122 100 . - . *** *** ***
No 2,733 *** *** *** 2,733 100 . - .
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,165 820 71.2 67.9-74.3 345 28.8 25.7-32.1
No 2,660 293 10.0 8.7-11.5 2,367 90.0 88.5-91.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 579 227 38.1 33.5-42.9 352 61.9 57.1-66.5
Non-Veteran 3,274 895 25.0 23.2-26.9 2,379 75.0 73.1-76.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 801 175 20.5 17.5-23.9 626 79.5 76.1-82.5
Regional City or Suburban County 919 274 27.4 24.1-31.0 645 72.6 69.0-75.9
Rural 2,135 673 29.7 27.2-32.3 1,462 70.3 67.7-72.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,866 257 12.7 11.0-14.6 1,609 87.3 85.4-89.0
Unemployed 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,298 481 36.5 33.3-39.7 817 63.5 60.3-66.7
Unable to Work 312 287 93.6 89.6-96.1 25 6.4 3.9-10.4
Other not in Labor Force 261 57 19.8 14.9-25.8 204 80.2 74.2-85.1
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 227 112 46.0 37.7-54.5 115 54.0 45.5-62.3
101% to 150% 510 220 40.8 35.5-46.3 290 59.2 53.7-64.5
151% to 200% 261 101 35.3 28.6-42.6 160 64.7 57.4-71.4
More than 200% 2,087 442 18.9 17.0-21.0 1,645 81.1 79.0-83.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 758 243 30.1 25.9-34.7 515 69.9 65.3-74.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,560 495 30.2 27.4-33.2 1,065 69.8 66.8-72.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,537 384 22.8 20.5-25.3 1,153 77.2 74.7-79.5

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*Disability status (Yes) is defined by an affirmative response to the need for special equipment and/or having an activity limitation due to physical, mental, or emotional problems.

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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