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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western 317 23 11.8 6.8-19.8 152 52.8 44.8-60.7 142 35.3 28.6-42.8
GENDER
Male 125 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 192 *** *** *** 80 39.9 31.3-49.3 98 44.9 35.9-54.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 284 21 10.6 5.9-18.4 130 52.2 43.9-60.4 133 37.2 29.9-45.1
Non-Hispanic Black 8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** 60 82.4 70.2-90.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 316 23 11.9 6.8-19.8 152 52.9 44.9-60.8 141 35.2 28.5-42.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 236 *** *** *** 118 55.7 46.7-64.4 102 32.9 25.7-40.9
No 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 265 22 13.2 7.6-22.0 128 52.2 43.4-60.8 115 34.6 27.3-42.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 246 *** *** *** 117 53.8 44.3-63.1 110 34.3 26.4-43.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 141 *** *** *** 30 21.7 14.8-30.7 106 76.0 66.9-83.2
Unable to Work 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 132 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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