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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Before age 18 Age 18 to 55 Age 56 or older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,419 104 10.1 8.0-12.7 743 55.5 52.2-58.8 572 34.3 31.4-37.4
-Piedmont NC 519 38 10.1 7.1-14.3 273 55.2 50.1-60.2 208 34.7 30.2-39.5
GENDER
Male 212 17 11.1 6.5-18.3 113 56.5 48.5-64.2 82 32.4 25.7-39.8
Female 307 21 9.4 5.7-15.1 160 54.2 47.5-60.6 126 36.4 30.4-42.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 370 29 10.9 7.3-15.9 175 50.5 44.6-56.5 166 38.6 33.2-44.3
Non-Hispanic Black 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 125 *** *** *** 77 56.6 46.3-66.4 45 38.6 29.2-49.0
65-74 117 *** *** *** 34 29.8 21.3-39.9 79 66.1 55.9-75.0
75+ 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 156 *** *** *** 86 58.1 49.0-66.6 58 31.5 24.2-39.9
Some Post-H.S. 164 *** *** *** 91 59.2 50.5-67.5 64 34.1 26.5-42.7
College Graduate 127 *** *** *** 57 47.1 37.5-56.9 59 40.6 31.6-50.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** 32 25.9 17.4-36.6
$25,000- 34,999 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 517 38 10.2 7.1-14.4 271 55.1 50.0-60.1 208 34.8 30.3-39.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 376 23 8.8 5.5-14.0 201 56.1 50.1-61.9 152 35.1 29.7-40.8
No 139 14 13.3 7.6-22.3 70 52.8 43.1-62.4 55 33.8 25.6-43.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 430 34 10.4 7.1-15.0 234 57.0 51.4-62.5 162 32.6 27.7-37.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 233 16 7.4 4.3-12.3 125 58.9 51.5-65.9 92 33.7 27.3-40.9
Regional City or Suburban County 153 14 13.5 7.5-23.2 72 47.6 38.5-56.9 67 38.9 30.4-48.0
Rural 133 *** *** *** 76 59.0 48.6-68.6 49 30.8 22.5-40.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 142 16 11.3 6.6-18.5 89 67.4 58.3-75.4 37 21.3 15.0-29.5
Unemployed 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 185 *** *** *** 46 23.9 17.5-31.6 133 70.8 62.4-78.0
Unable to Work 141 *** *** *** 106 70.6 60.0-79.3 27 19.6 12.9-28.8
Other not in Labor Force 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 212 *** *** *** 101 54.2 46.4-61.8 98 39.5 32.4-47.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 189 *** *** *** 93 51.0 42.6-59.3 84 39.1 31.4-47.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 305 23 8.8 5.6-13.6 163 57.6 51.0-63.9 119 33.6 27.8-39.9

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*This question is asked of respondents who responded yes to having a disability.

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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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