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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Non-Hispanic White

Functional Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,362 1,865 25.9 24.6-27.2 4,497 74.1 72.8-75.4
-Non-Hispanic White 4,287 1,244 25.7 24.2-27.3 3,043 74.3 72.7-75.8
GENDER
Male 1,946 537 24.3 22.1-26.6 1,409 75.7 73.4-77.9
Female 2,341 707 27.0 24.9-29.3 1,634 73.0 70.7-75.1
AGE
18-34 736 110 14.6 11.9-17.8 626 85.4 82.2-88.1
35-44 482 80 15.4 11.9-19.7 402 84.6 80.3-88.1
45-54 658 170 25.0 21.3-29.1 488 75.0 70.9-78.7
55-64 877 277 31.1 27.4-35.0 600 68.9 65.0-72.6
65-74 932 312 33.7 30.1-37.5 620 66.3 62.5-69.9
75+ 564 288 50.1 45.1-55.1 276 49.9 44.9-54.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 312 182 51.9 44.9-58.7 130 48.1 41.3-55.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,087 396 30.8 27.6-34.1 691 69.2 65.9-72.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,299 393 24.9 22.3-27.7 906 75.1 72.3-77.7
College Graduate 1,582 274 12.9 11.2-14.7 1,308 87.1 85.3-88.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 301 196 61.2 53.6-68.2 105 38.8 31.8-46.4
$15,000- 24,999 561 259 44.4 39.2-49.7 302 55.6 50.3-60.8
$25,000- 34,999 366 125 30.6 25.2-36.6 241 69.4 63.4-74.8
$35,000- 49,999 549 154 24.7 20.6-29.4 395 75.3 70.6-79.4
$50,000- 74,999 621 138 19.4 16.1-23.3 483 80.6 76.7-83.9
$75,000+ 1,177 155 10.7 8.9-12.8 1,022 89.3 87.2-91.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,113 820 72.8 69.3-76.0 293 27.2 24.0-30.7
No 2,712 345 10.7 9.5-12.1 2,367 89.3 87.9-90.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,245 1,245 100 . - . *** *** ***
No 3,043 *** *** *** 3,043 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 676 259 35.1 31.0-39.4 417 64.9 60.6-69.0
Non-Veteran 3,610 986 24.3 22.6-26.0 2,624 75.7 74.0-77.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 989 200 17.5 15.1-20.2 789 82.5 79.8-84.9
Regional City or Suburban County 1,017 294 26.9 23.7-30.2 723 73.1 69.8-76.3
Rural 2,282 751 30.5 28.1-32.9 1,531 69.5 67.1-71.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,133 305 12.6 11.0-14.3 1,828 87.4 85.7-89.0
Unemployed 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,374 532 38.3 35.2-41.5 842 61.7 58.5-64.8
Unable to Work 329 291 86.8 80.7-91.2 38 13.2 8.8-19.3
Other not in Labor Force 313 67 19.5 15.1-24.9 246 80.5 75.1-84.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 242 129 49.7 41.5-57.8 113 50.3 42.2-58.5
101% to 150% 563 272 45.1 40.0-50.3 291 54.9 49.7-60.0
151% to 200% 285 107 33.5 27.2-40.4 178 66.5 59.6-72.8
More than 200% 2,371 469 16.4 14.7-18.1 1,902 83.6 81.9-85.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 790 274 30.6 26.6-35.0 516 69.4 65.0-73.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,684 555 31.4 28.7-34.3 1,129 68.6 65.7-71.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,814 416 20.3 18.3-22.5 1,398 79.7 77.5-81.7

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*Functional disability status (Yes) is defined by an affirmative response to at least one of the six functional disability items in the Demographics section. See the 2016 BRFSS Technical Notes for details.

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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