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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 Demographics

Disability

Do you now have any health problem that requires you to use special equipment, such as a cane,
a wheelchair, a special bed, or a special telephone?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,792 690 9.9 9.0-10.8 5,102 90.1 89.2-91.0
Region 3 544 77 13.6 10.5-17.4 467 86.4 82.6-89.5
GENDER
Male 237 25 10.9 6.6-17.4 212 89.1 82.6-93.4
Female 307 52 16.1 12.0-21.2 255 83.9 78.8-88.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 402 56 13.7 10.1-18.4 346 86.3 81.6-89.9
Non-Hispanic Black 77 15 18.4 10.6-29.9 62 81.6 70.1-89.4
Other 60 *** *** *** 54 93.2 84.4-97.2
AGE
18-44 165 *** *** *** 159 95.3 87.6-98.3
45-64 210 37 18.8 13.2-26.1 173 81.2 73.9-86.8
65+ 162 34 22.7 16.1-31.0 128 77.3 69.0-83.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 229 41 17.9 12.6-24.8 188 82.1 75.2-87.4
Some College + 315 36 9.5 6.6-13.5 279 90.5 86.5-93.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 278 52 19.4 14.3-25.9 226 80.6 74.1-85.7
$50,000+ 171 *** *** *** 162 95.4 91.0-97.7

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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.

^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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