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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 6,391 294 4.1 3.6- 4.8 6,097 95.9 95.2-96.4
-Western 1,224 74 5.4 3.9- 7.5 1,150 94.6 92.5-96.1
GENDER
Male 538 29 5.0 2.7- 8.9 509 95.0 91.1-97.3
Female 686 45 5.9 4.0- 8.5 641 94.1 91.5-96.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,061 67 5.9 4.2- 8.3 994 94.1 91.7-95.8
Non-Hispanic Black 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 183 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 260 23 8.6 5.2-13.9 237 91.4 86.1-94.8
65-74 274 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 174 17 6.7 3.8-11.5 157 93.3 88.5-96.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 164 24 13.6 7.8-22.7 140 86.4 77.3-92.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 343 22 4.2 2.5- 7.1 321 95.8 92.9-97.5
Some Post-H.S. 355 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 363 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 21 12.8 7.3-21.3 125 87.2 78.7-92.7
$15,000- 24,999 225 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 171 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 207 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 358 67 19.3 13.8-26.3 291 80.7 73.7-86.2
No 804 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 404 74 18.4 13.4-24.7 330 81.6 75.3-86.6
No 818 *** *** *** 818 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 160 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,064 61 5.3 3.7- 7.7 1,003 94.7 92.3-96.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 306 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 919 62 6.4 4.4- 9.3 857 93.6 90.7-95.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 568 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 412 24 4.4 2.7- 7.1 388 95.6 92.9-97.3
Unable to Work 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 212 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 533 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 393 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 482 39 7.4 4.9-10.9 443 92.6 89.1-95.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 350 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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