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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Disability+

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  Total
Respond.#
Less than 1 month Less than 1 year 1 to 5 yrs 5 to 10 yrs 10+ yrs
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 644 16 1.9 0.9- 4.0 55 7.4 5.1-10.7 220 35.4 29.7-41.4 107 17.7 13.3-23.2 246 37.6 31.8-43.8
GENDER
Male 228 5 1.8 0.4- 6.8 15 4.3 2.1- 8.5 77 34.4 25.3-44.8 39 16.9 11.0-25.1 92 42.6 32.8-53.0
Female 416 11 2.0 0.9- 4.7 40 9.8 6.3-15.0 143 36.1 29.5-43.4 68 18.4 12.4-26.3 154 33.6 27.1-40.9
RACE
White 493 10 1.9 0.8- 4.8 48 8.1 5.4-12.1 164 32.8 26.6-39.6 85 18.7 13.6-25.2 186 38.4 31.7-45.5
African American 117 6 2.5 0.9- 6.2 5 5.3 2.0-13.0 42 45.1 31.6-59.4 19 17.7 8.9-32.2 45 29.5 19.2-42.3
Other Minorities 23 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.1 0.3-14.7 6 34.1 12.1-66.0 3 3.6 1.0-12.5 13 60.1 29.8-84.3
HISPANIC
Yes 9 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.0 0.6-30.6 5 56.2 19.8-86.9 1 26.2 4.0-75.0 2 12.6 2.1-48.9
No 635 16 1.9 0.9- 4.1 54 7.4 5.1-10.7 215 35.2 29.5-41.3 106 17.7 13.2-23.2 244 37.8 32.0-44.1
AGE
18-24 22 1 1.6 0.2-11.2 3 8.1 1.7-31.4 8 23.8 9.1-49.4 2 25.8 6.1-65.3 8 40.7 15.6-71.9
25-34 50 2 6.2 1.1-28.9 3 1.7 0.5- 5.6 21 45.4 24.3-68.3 5 4.5 1.4-13.3 19 42.2 21.2-66.5
35-44 86 2 1.1 0.3- 4.5 6 13.3 5.4-29.2 28 37.8 23.8-54.1 16 10.4 5.3-19.4 34 37.4 22.6-55.0
45-54 149 0 0.0 . - . 16 8.6 4.1-17.1 50 37.3 25.0-51.4 26 16.1 9.7-25.5 57 38.0 26.6-50.9
55-64 115 6 2.4 0.8- 6.7 6 2.6 0.9- 7.3 37 37.1 25.1-50.8 21 22.0 12.4-35.9 45 35.9 24.2-49.6
65+ 216 5 2.5 0.6- 9.2 19 8.4 4.5-14.9 75 31.5 23.7-40.6 37 20.8 13.7-30.2 80 36.8 28.2-46.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 161 5 1.2 0.4- 3.3 7 3.3 1.2- 8.3 54 35.8 25.4-47.6 29 19.1 11.7-29.7 66 40.7 29.9-52.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 189 3 0.5 0.1- 1.8 23 7.2 4.0-12.6 72 41.1 30.0-53.1 27 18.4 9.8-31.9 64 32.9 22.4-45.5
Some Post-H.S. 168 3 0.8 0.3- 2.5 13 12.4 6.1-23.4 60 30.6 21.5-41.6 31 15.3 9.5-23.7 61 40.9 29.8-53.0
College Graduate 124 5 7.8 2.6-21.2 12 8.2 3.7-17.2 34 30.1 19.1-44.0 19 16.5 8.7-29.1 54 37.4 26.4-49.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 127 4 1.5 0.5- 4.7 7 3.8 1.5- 9.1 48 32.8 22.4-45.2 21 14.0 7.7-24.1 47 47.9 34.8-61.3
$15,000- 24,999 132 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 13 6.4 2.8-13.9 37 27.9 18.1-40.3 26 24.3 14.5-37.7 53 40.7 27.4-55.6
$25,000- 34,999 92 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 6 8.4 2.6-24.1 38 40.0 26.2-55.7 14 12.4 6.4-22.6 33 38.8 25.2-54.3
$35,000- 49,999 63 1 5.4 0.8-29.6 5 11.2 3.5-30.4 18 38.1 20.7-59.2 12 17.5 7.5-35.9 27 27.8 15.3-45.2
$50,000+ 102 3 5.0 1.3-17.1 11 12.3 5.5-25.3 33 33.1 20.1-49.4 13 13.4 6.2-26.7 42 36.1 24.4-49.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 44 0 0.0 . - . 8 19.4 9.5-35.6 12 27.5 15.7-43.7 8 19.1 8.9-36.5 16 33.9 20.8-50.1
Cumberland 48 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 19 38.5 24.3-55.0 10 21.1 11.0-36.7 17 38.0 23.9-54.5
Durham 46 2 4.0 0.9-16.4 5 12.3 4.7-28.4 20 45.9 29.3-63.4 7 10.6 4.8-21.9 12 27.1 14.8-44.4
Forsyth 54 2 5.1 1.1-21.4 3 5.7 1.8-17.3 18 34.3 21.3-50.1 9 15.5 7.7-28.8 22 39.4 26.2-54.3
Gaston 48 1 2.5 0.4-16.0 3 5.7 1.7-17.6 18 36.2 22.6-52.5 8 12.8 6.0-25.2 18 42.8 28.0-59.0
Guilford 39 2 3.6 0.9-13.8 8 16.3 7.6-31.6 9 23.8 11.9-41.7 4 9.8 3.4-25.1 16 46.5 29.2-64.7
Mecklenburg 24 0 0.0 . - . 2 7.3 1.6-27.8 8 34.9 17.4-57.6 2 6.0 1.4-22.3 12 51.8 30.5-72.5
New Hanover 37 2 3.3 0.8-12.4 2 6.5 1.6-23.0 12 34.5 20.1-52.6 8 21.8 10.7-39.4 13 33.9 19.6-51.9
Onslow 44 0 0.0 . - . 3 6.7 2.0-20.4 15 37.5 23.6-53.9 4 10.9 3.6-28.5 22 44.9 30.1-60.6
Wake 25 0 0.0 . - . 4 16.0 5.9-36.7 7 29.2 13.8-51.4 4 9.0 3.0-24.1 10 45.8 26.5-66.6
Western NC 83 2 2.0 0.5- 8.4 6 7.3 2.5-19.7 27 33.3 23.1-45.3 16 18.2 10.9-28.6 32 39.2 28.2-51.4
Piedmont NC 68 4 3.7 1.0-12.2 4 5.4 1.8-15.2 25 39.4 26.1-54.3 15 24.7 13.7-40.4 20 26.9 15.4-42.6
Eastern NC 84 0 0.0 . - . 6 6.9 3.0-14.9 30 34.0 23.1-46.9 12 15.1 8.3-26.1 36 44.0 31.6-57.1

+ 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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