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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 6,408 461 5.9 5.3- 6.7 5,947 94.1 93.3-94.7
-Western 1,227 125 8.7 7.0-10.9 1,102 91.3 89.1-93.0
GENDER
Male 540 63 10.0 7.2-13.8 477 90.0 86.2-92.8
Female 687 62 7.5 5.5-10.2 625 92.5 89.8-94.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,063 110 8.8 6.9-11.1 953 91.2 88.9-93.1
Non-Hispanic Black 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 183 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 260 20 6.9 4.2-11.3 240 93.1 88.7-95.8
65-74 275 32 11.6 7.7-17.0 243 88.4 83.0-92.3
75+ 174 51 28.3 20.9-37.0 123 71.7 63.0-79.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 165 28 16.0 10.0-24.5 137 84.0 75.5-90.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 343 46 9.9 7.1-13.8 297 90.1 86.2-92.9
Some Post-H.S. 357 30 6.1 3.9- 9.6 327 93.9 90.4-96.1
College Graduate 363 21 3.9 2.4- 6.4 342 96.1 93.6-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 23 19.4 11.5-31.0 123 80.6 69.0-88.5
$15,000- 24,999 226 29 11.1 6.9-17.3 197 88.9 82.7-93.1
$25,000- 34,999 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 144 15 9.0 5.1-15.3 129 91.0 84.7-94.9
$50,000- 74,999 171 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 207 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 358 70 19.8 14.6-26.2 288 80.2 73.8-85.4
No 807 49 4.7 3.3- 6.6 758 95.3 93.4-96.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 404 125 29.8 24.2-36.1 279 70.2 63.9-75.8
No 818 *** *** *** 818 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 160 26 13.8 8.8-21.0 134 86.2 79.0-91.2
Non-Veteran 1,067 99 8.2 6.3-10.5 968 91.8 89.5-93.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 308 23 5.6 3.6- 8.5 285 94.4 91.5-96.4
Rural 920 102 10.0 7.7-12.9 818 90.0 87.1-92.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 571 24 2.9 1.7- 4.6 547 97.1 95.4-98.3
Unemployed 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 412 79 19.7 15.5-24.8 333 80.3 75.2-84.5
Unable to Work 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 212 34 16.6 10.8-24.8 178 83.4 75.2-89.2
151% to 200% 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 533 39 5.4 3.7- 7.7 494 94.6 92.3-96.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 394 44 8.8 6.1-12.7 350 91.2 87.3-93.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 482 58 12.5 8.8-17.5 424 87.5 82.5-91.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 352 23 4.6 3.0- 7.1 329 95.4 92.9-97.0

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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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