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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,956 1,598 25.3 23.7-27.1 4,358 74.7 72.9-76.3
GENDER
Male 2,277 554 23.6 21.0-26.3 1,723 76.4 73.7-79.0
Female 3,679 1,044 26.9 24.8-29.1 2,635 73.1 70.9-75.2
RACE
White 4,535 1,222 25.6 23.7-27.6 3,313 74.4 72.4-76.3
African American 1,080 295 26.0 22.2-30.1 785 74.0 69.9-77.8
Other Minorities 252 51 18.1 12.2-26.2 201 81.9 73.8-87.8
HISPANIC
Yes 171 39 18.8 11.7-28.9 132 81.2 71.1-88.3
No 5,771 1,557 25.6 23.9-27.4 4,214 74.4 72.6-76.1
AGE
18-24 525 81 16.0 11.5-21.9 444 84.0 78.1-88.5
25-34 1,112 147 13.0 10.1-16.7 965 87.0 83.3-89.9
35-44 1,233 224 16.7 13.7-20.1 1,009 83.3 79.9-86.3
45-54 1,103 330 28.0 23.9-32.5 773 72.0 67.5-76.1
55-64 788 281 33.1 28.6-37.9 507 66.9 62.1-71.4
65+ 1,144 523 46.5 42.4-50.7 621 53.5 49.3-57.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 793 391 43.4 38.2-48.7 402 56.6 51.3-61.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,772 505 26.8 23.7-30.2 1,267 73.2 69.8-76.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,541 402 23.2 20.3-26.4 1,139 76.8 73.6-79.7
College Graduate 1,831 295 15.1 12.7-17.8 1,536 84.9 82.2-87.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 570 305 49.3 42.8-55.7 265 50.7 44.3-57.2
$15,000- 24,999 973 337 32.2 27.8-36.9 636 67.8 63.1-72.2
$25,000- 34,999 853 193 20.3 16.7-24.4 660 79.7 75.6-83.3
$35,000- 49,999 941 161 17.2 13.9-21.1 780 82.8 78.9-86.1
$50,000+ 1,549 242 15.0 12.4-18.1 1,307 85.0 81.9-87.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 407 118 26.8 22.2-31.8 289 73.2 68.2-77.8
Cumberland 415 114 24.4 19.4-30.3 301 75.6 69.7-80.6
Durham 385 103 22.4 18.0-27.5 282 77.6 72.5-82.0
Forsyth 445 130 25.8 21.4-30.6 315 74.2 69.4-78.6
Gaston 447 129 26.6 22.3-31.4 318 73.4 68.6-77.7
Guilford 392 92 20.1 16.1-24.8 300 79.9 75.2-83.9
Mecklenburg 415 84 20.2 16.2-24.9 331 79.8 75.1-83.8
New Hanover 393 108 24.7 20.0-30.2 285 75.3 69.8-80.0
Onslow 416 101 20.7 16.5-25.6 315 79.3 74.4-83.5
Wake 408 75 16.9 13.2-21.3 333 83.1 78.7-86.8
Western NC 594 178 28.0 24.1-32.1 416 72.0 67.9-75.9
Piedmont NC 645 181 26.3 22.4-30.6 464 73.7 69.4-77.6
Eastern NC 594 185 29.2 25.0-33.8 409 70.8 66.2-75.0

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*Data for this table were derived disability questions 14.1, 14,2 in the core and the questions 1 and 5 in the disability section.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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