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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Disability+

Is there anyone (else)in your household who is limited in any way in any activities because of any physical, mental, or emotional problem or who uses special equipment?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,212 279 14.2 12.0-16.6 1,933 85.8 83.4-88.0
GENDER
Male 878 92 11.6 8.7-15.3 786 88.4 84.7-91.3
Female 1,334 187 16.6 13.7-20.0 1,147 83.4 80.0-86.3
RACE
White 1,646 214 15.6 13.0-18.7 1,432 84.4 81.3-87.0
African American 420 49 10.9 7.4-15.8 371 89.1 84.2-92.6
Other Minorities 116 12 8.4 3.9-17.0 104 91.6 83.0-96.1
HISPANIC
Yes 70 4 4.6 1.6-12.4 66 95.4 87.6-98.4
No 2,139 275 14.6 12.3-17.1 1,864 85.4 82.9-87.7
AGE
18-24 216 17 13.7 6.8-25.6 199 86.3 74.4-93.2
25-34 447 37 10.0 6.4-15.1 410 90.0 84.9-93.6
35-44 552 57 10.3 7.2-14.6 495 89.7 85.4-92.8
45-54 445 59 13.8 9.5-19.5 386 86.2 80.5-90.5
55-64 256 43 19.2 13.5-26.4 213 80.8 73.6-86.5
65+ 281 65 23.4 17.4-30.7 216 76.6 69.3-82.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 237 51 19.0 13.1-26.8 186 81.0 73.2-86.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 662 87 16.2 12.0-21.5 575 83.8 78.5-88.0
Some Post-H.S. 598 89 16.6 12.5-21.6 509 83.4 78.4-87.5
College Graduate 711 52 7.0 4.9- 9.9 659 93.0 90.1-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 136 20 15.8 8.1-28.4 116 84.2 71.6-91.9
$15,000- 24,999 312 63 21.5 15.7-28.7 249 78.5 71.3-84.3
$25,000- 34,999 328 37 10.9 7.1-16.5 291 89.1 83.5-92.9
$35,000- 49,999 384 42 12.6 8.2-18.8 342 87.4 81.2-91.8
$50,000+ 690 64 9.8 6.6-14.5 626 90.2 85.5-93.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 153 17 9.7 5.9-15.5 136 90.3 84.5-94.1
Cumberland 151 26 14.9 9.9-21.9 125 85.1 78.1-90.1
Durham 130 14 9.8 5.6-16.5 116 90.2 83.5-94.4
Forsyth 154 17 10.6 6.6-16.6 137 89.4 83.4-93.4
Gaston 173 29 19.3 13.2-27.4 144 80.7 72.6-86.8
Guilford 132 5 2.7 1.0- 6.9 127 97.3 93.1-99.0
Mecklenburg 147 16 12.1 7.2-19.7 131 87.9 80.3-92.8
New Hanover 135 11 5.8 3.0-10.9 124 94.2 89.1-97.0
Onslow 177 23 11.7 7.4-18.2 154 88.3 81.8-92.6
Wake 152 13 8.8 5.0-14.9 139 91.2 85.1-95.0
Western NC 218 37 16.5 11.9-22.5 181 83.5 77.5-88.1
Piedmont NC 241 34 16.4 11.3-23.3 207 83.6 76.7-88.7
Eastern NC 249 37 16.5 11.8-22.7 212 83.5 77.3-88.2

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

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#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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