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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,398 359 4.9 4.3- 5.6 6,039 95.1 94.4-95.7
-Western 1,225 78 5.6 4.3- 7.4 1,147 94.4 92.6-95.7
GENDER
Male 538 29 5.3 3.4- 8.1 509 94.7 91.9-96.6
Female 687 49 6.0 4.2- 8.4 638 94.0 91.6-95.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,062 71 6.1 4.6- 8.1 991 93.9 91.9-95.4
Non-Hispanic Black 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 182 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 168 15 8.2 4.6-14.0 153 91.8 86.0-95.4
55-64 259 18 6.6 3.8-11.4 241 93.4 88.6-96.2
65-74 275 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 174 19 9.7 5.7-16.1 155 90.3 83.9-94.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 165 19 7.3 4.1-12.6 146 92.7 87.4-95.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 342 27 6.7 4.2-10.5 315 93.3 89.5-95.8
Some Post-H.S. 357 25 6.6 4.2-10.2 332 93.4 89.8-95.8
College Graduate 362 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 19 8.9 5.2-14.8 127 91.1 85.2-94.8
$15,000- 24,999 225 27 10.3 6.3-16.5 198 89.7 83.5-93.7
$25,000- 34,999 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 171 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 207 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 357 49 11.5 8.1-15.9 308 88.5 84.1-91.9
No 806 26 3.3 2.1- 5.3 780 96.7 94.7-97.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 402 78 19.2 14.8-24.6 324 80.8 75.4-85.2
No 818 *** *** *** 818 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,066 69 5.6 4.2- 7.4 997 94.4 92.6-95.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 307 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 919 64 6.3 4.7- 8.5 855 93.7 91.5-95.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 571 20 3.2 1.9- 5.4 551 96.8 94.6-98.1
Unemployed 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 412 29 7.6 4.9-11.8 383 92.4 88.2-95.1
Unable to Work 122 22 14.5 8.7-23.4 100 85.5 76.6-91.3
Other not in Labor Force 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 212 31 13.5 8.7-20.3 181 86.5 79.7-91.3
151% to 200% 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 533 17 3.2 1.8- 5.6 516 96.8 94.4-98.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 393 27 6.3 3.9-10.1 366 93.7 89.9-96.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 482 36 7.0 4.7-10.4 446 93.0 89.6-95.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 351 15 3.6 2.0- 6.3 336 96.4 93.7-98.0

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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.

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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