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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Disability+

How much does your disability, impairment, or health problem limit the amount or type of work you can do at a job, at school, or around the house? 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 768 212 28.9 23.9-34.4 217 31.0 25.9-36.6 207 24.9 20.7-29.7 132 15.2 11.9-19.2
GENDER
Male 271 88 37.2 28.3-47.1 77 30.6 22.7-39.9 67 20.8 14.8-28.5 39 11.4 7.3-17.4
Female 497 124 22.5 17.5-28.3 140 31.3 25.1-38.3 140 28.1 22.6-34.3 93 18.1 13.6-23.7
RACE
White 585 161 29.3 23.4-35.8 169 31.1 25.2-37.6 159 25.6 20.8-31.2 96 14.0 10.5-18.5
African American 140 39 23.4 15.2-34.3 36 32.1 22.0-44.2 38 24.7 15.9-36.4 27 19.8 11.8-31.2
Other Minorities 29 8 34.2 14.2-62.0 8 31.7 11.3-62.9 6 12.6 3.8-34.8 7 21.4 6.9-50.0
HISPANIC
Yes 18 9 71.6 41.8-89.9 3 9.9 2.6-31.6 4 16.5 4.4-46.2 2 1.9 0.4- 8.9
No 750 203 27.9 22.9-33.6 214 31.5 26.3-37.1 203 25.1 20.8-30.0 130 15.5 12.1-19.6
AGE
18-24 35 18 50.3 26.2-74.2 12 39.7 18.1-66.2 4 8.8 2.5-26.1 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8
25-34 69 34 41.9 24.2-62.0 25 40.4 22.8-60.8 8 16.9 6.0-39.2 2 0.9 0.2- 3.9
35-44 99 29 25.2 15.1-39.0 27 31.9 18.9-48.4 27 31.9 19.6-47.4 16 11.0 5.7-20.1
45-54 164 41 25.7 17.0-36.9 42 30.0 19.3-43.4 43 18.3 11.5-27.9 38 26.0 17.2-37.3
55-64 135 35 27.1 17.3-39.8 32 23.8 15.0-35.6 44 32.2 22.2-44.2 24 16.9 9.2-29.1
65+ 258 52 20.5 13.9-29.1 76 31.2 23.7-39.7 81 31.2 23.6-39.9 49 17.2 11.7-24.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 187 38 26.6 17.3-38.4 45 26.5 18.2-36.8 55 28.5 20.4-38.3 49 18.4 12.0-27.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 220 56 26.5 17.4-38.3 64 35.7 25.6-47.1 63 24.2 16.8-33.6 37 13.6 8.4-21.3
Some Post-H.S. 202 55 30.9 21.9-41.6 66 31.5 22.6-42.1 54 23.5 15.6-33.7 27 14.1 8.5-22.5
College Graduate 157 63 35.0 25.7-45.7 42 29.3 19.0-42.2 34 22.2 14.5-32.4 18 13.5 7.2-23.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 140 20 17.8 9.5-30.9 31 21.2 12.4-33.7 52 29.6 19.8-41.8 37 31.4 20.3-45.0
$15,000- 24,999 156 31 23.1 12.3-39.2 41 29.8 19.8-42.1 52 34.4 24.1-46.5 32 12.7 7.7-20.3
$25,000- 34,999 114 39 37.6 24.9-52.2 34 30.5 20.1-43.5 26 19.2 11.3-30.8 15 12.7 6.6-23.2
$35,000- 49,999 76 28 37.3 22.2-55.4 22 28.9 14.3-49.8 18 24.4 13.0-41.0 8 9.4 3.1-24.9
$50,000+ 125 52 38.5 27.3-51.2 38 32.2 20.7-46.3 23 18.1 10.5-29.3 12 11.2 5.4-21.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 52 12 21.2 11.7-35.3 15 31.3 18.2-48.2 20 34.2 21.8-49.2 5 13.3 5.3-29.8
Cumberland 61 18 30.9 19.5-45.3 16 29.5 18.1-44.3 15 23.0 13.2-37.0 12 16.5 8.9-28.6
Durham 56 19 33.5 21.1-48.8 15 37.7 22.9-55.1 16 20.3 11.8-32.7 6 8.5 3.6-18.8
Forsyth 63 20 34.2 22.5-48.3 14 20.0 11.5-32.4 17 28.7 17.3-43.6 12 17.1 9.3-29.4
Gaston 57 16 30.5 18.7-45.6 11 17.8 9.2-31.6 16 31.1 19.2-46.3 14 20.6 11.6-34.0
Guilford 43 9 22.0 10.9-39.4 16 38.4 23.1-56.5 12 27.1 14.9-44.3 6 12.4 5.3-26.6
Mecklenburg 34 15 49.2 30.7-68.0 7 19.5 8.9-37.6 5 18.6 7.3-39.9 7 12.6 5.5-26.5
New Hanover 47 14 32.8 19.9-49.1 11 19.4 10.5-33.1 11 23.5 12.9-39.1 11 24.2 13.2-40.1
Onslow 50 13 26.9 15.8-41.9 19 40.5 26.7-55.9 13 23.3 13.3-37.6 5 9.3 3.8-21.2
Wake 33 15 48.9 31.2-66.9 7 19.6 8.7-38.3 7 18.8 8.6-36.3 4 12.7 4.6-30.6
Western NC 94 21 24.0 15.2-35.8 22 21.4 13.7-31.9 30 32.2 22.6-43.5 21 22.4 14.4-32.9
Piedmont NC 83 25 33.3 21.2-48.1 28 33.0 21.4-47.1 19 22.4 13.9-33.9 11 11.3 5.7-21.1
Eastern NC 95 15 19.6 11.6-31.4 36 38.9 27.9-51.1 26 24.9 16.2-36.4 18 16.5 9.6-27.1

+ 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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