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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Disability+

How much does your disability, impairment, or health problem limit you in other activities, such as sports, social and community life, or family life? Would you say:*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not at all Slightly Moderately Severely
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 759 222 30.8 25.7-36.5 194 26.4 21.8-31.6 209 25.9 21.6-30.7 134 16.9 12.9-21.8
GENDER
Male 271 94 37.8 28.9-47.6 67 26.2 18.8-35.3 69 22.8 16.4-30.7 41 13.2 8.4-20.0
Female 488 128 25.4 20.0-31.7 127 26.5 21.0-32.8 140 28.3 22.8-34.6 93 19.8 14.2-27.0
RACE
White 575 172 31.6 25.7-38.3 139 23.1 18.2-28.8 169 28.5 23.3-34.3 95 16.7 12.1-22.7
African American 140 38 23.6 15.2-34.8 37 36.6 25.2-49.8 34 21.2 12.9-32.8 31 18.6 11.1-29.3
Other Minorities 30 8 35.7 15.5-62.6 13 41.8 19.2-68.4 3 6.0 1.5-20.6 6 16.6 4.5-45.4
HISPANIC
Yes 18 8 71.0 41.1-89.5 7 18.0 6.2-41.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 11.1 2.0-43.3
No 741 214 30.0 24.8-35.7 187 26.6 21.9-31.8 209 26.4 22.0-31.4 131 17.0 13.0-22.1
AGE
18-24 35 17 49.9 25.9-73.9 7 14.3 5.6-32.2 8 17.0 6.6-37.3 3 18.7 4.0-56.2
25-34 66 26 29.5 15.8-48.3 23 42.9 23.8-64.4 16 19.1 9.6-34.6 1 8.4 1.2-40.6
35-44 99 31 34.9 21.5-51.3 19 12.5 6.5-22.6 32 37.6 24.5-52.8 17 14.9 7.7-27.1
45-54 166 38 23.8 15.3-35.0 40 31.4 20.5-44.7 46 22.2 13.9-33.5 42 22.6 14.5-33.6
55-64 134 37 28.4 18.4-41.0 35 27.0 17.6-39.0 35 23.5 14.9-35.0 27 21.1 12.4-33.7
65+ 251 70 27.2 19.8-36.1 68 28.2 21.0-36.8 70 30.5 22.9-39.4 43 14.1 9.2-20.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 183 42 27.9 18.6-39.6 46 28.4 19.6-39.3 46 23.3 16.0-32.5 49 20.4 13.5-29.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 217 57 28.8 19.3-40.5 52 27.4 18.8-38.0 68 25.7 18.2-35.1 40 18.1 10.2-30.0
Some Post-H.S. 202 64 35.1 25.5-46.0 51 22.7 15.4-32.1 56 26.2 18.3-36.0 31 16.1 9.5-26.0
College Graduate 156 59 34.4 25.2-45.0 45 26.3 17.6-37.3 39 30.7 20.4-43.5 13 8.6 4.0-17.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 139 26 18.9 10.3-32.2 30 24.0 14.3-37.4 43 25.8 16.7-37.6 40 31.4 20.3-45.1
$15,000- 24,999 151 31 29.3 17.2-45.3 42 27.2 18.1-38.6 47 30.9 21.2-42.8 31 12.6 7.4-20.6
$25,000- 34,999 113 37 23.8 15.1-35.5 34 39.4 26.6-53.9 26 19.9 11.5-32.4 16 16.8 9.2-28.7
$35,000- 49,999 76 29 45.7 29.0-63.4 24 29.1 14.4-50.1 18 17.6 8.8-32.1 5 7.5 2.1-23.5
$50,000+ 126 49 36.9 26.0-49.2 31 21.7 13.1-33.6 35 31.5 20.1-45.7 11 10.0 4.4-21.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 50 12 21.8 12.1-36.2 10 20.3 10.6-35.3 18 37.5 23.4-54.1 10 20.4 10.3-36.3
Cumberland 60 19 32.6 20.8-47.1 14 26.2 15.2-41.3 14 23.4 13.4-37.7 13 17.7 9.8-30.0
Durham 55 13 19.5 10.7-33.0 21 45.1 29.8-61.3 18 32.6 20.0-48.4 3 2.8 0.8- 9.1
Forsyth 61 19 30.3 19.2-44.3 16 26.6 16.3-40.3 11 20.3 10.4-35.7 15 22.8 13.3-36.3
Gaston 56 16 30.6 18.7-45.9 9 13.7 6.8-25.6 20 36.8 23.9-51.8 11 18.9 10.0-32.9
Guilford 43 10 24.4 12.6-41.9 17 43.0 27.0-60.7 9 18.7 9.0-34.7 7 13.9 6.3-28.1
Mecklenburg 34 14 47.7 29.3-66.8 2 4.1 1.0-15.6 10 33.5 17.9-53.8 8 14.6 6.7-28.9
New Hanover 46 14 28.5 16.6-44.4 7 16.4 7.7-31.6 17 40.9 26.6-56.9 8 14.1 6.7-27.3
Onslow 51 18 34.8 22.3-49.8 16 32.5 20.2-47.9 10 18.8 9.8-32.9 7 14.0 6.6-27.2
Wake 31 16 53.6 34.8-71.4 8 27.7 13.7-47.9 3 6.9 2.0-20.9 4 11.8 4.1-29.4
Western NC 94 24 26.5 17.4-38.2 16 13.7 7.9-22.6 34 38.0 27.7-49.5 20 21.8 13.9-32.4
Piedmont NC 83 22 27.7 16.6-42.4 30 36.9 25.1-50.5 18 17.5 10.4-28.1 13 17.9 9.0-32.3
Eastern NC 95 25 31.9 21.6-44.4 28 23.8 15.5-34.6 27 28.9 19.2-40.9 15 15.5 8.4-26.8

+ Approximately half of the respondents received questions from this topic See Technical Notes for more information.

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* This question was asked to respondents who reported having any type of disability. See questions 14.1, 14,2 in the core and the questions 1 and 5 in the disability section (page 53) of the BRFSS 2001 questionnaire.

#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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