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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,238 219 15.3 12.7-18.4 1,019 84.7 81.6-87.3
GENDER
Female 1,238 219 15.3 12.7-18.4 1,019 84.7 81.6-87.3
RACE
African American 1,238 219 15.3 12.7-18.4 1,019 84.7 81.6-87.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 2 14.5 3.0-48.4 11 85.5 51.6-97.0
-English Speaking 13 2 14.5 3.0-48.4 11 85.5 51.6-97.0
Non-Hispanic 1,225 217 15.3 12.7-18.4 1,008 84.7 81.6-87.3
AGE
18-24 90 9 4.5 2.1- 9.3 81 95.5 90.7-97.9
25-34 196 18 8.3 4.0-16.2 178 91.7 83.8-96.0
35-44 259 34 16.7 10.5-25.3 225 83.3 74.7-89.5
45-54 255 43 17.7 11.8-25.8 212 82.3 74.2-88.2
55-64 178 46 23.5 16.3-32.6 132 76.5 67.4-83.7
65-74 146 36 20.3 12.8-30.7 110 79.7 69.3-87.2
75+ 103 32 27.4 17.4-40.5 71 72.6 59.5-82.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 95 34.1 26.2-43.1 192 65.9 56.9-73.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 418 72 14.0 10.1-19.2 346 86.0 80.8-89.9
Some Post-H.S. 296 32 9.4 5.6-15.6 264 90.6 84.4-94.4
College Graduate 235 20 7.1 4.0-12.5 215 92.9 87.5-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 268 80 28.8 21.9-36.9 188 71.2 63.1-78.1
$15,000- 24,999 281 39 14.3 9.1-21.8 242 85.7 78.2-90.9
$25,000- 34,999 158 10 12.2 5.7-24.2 148 87.8 75.8-94.3
$35,000- 49,999 113 11 4.6 2.1- 9.8 102 95.4 90.2-97.9
$50,000-74,999 64 4 7.4 2.2-21.6 60 92.6 78.4-97.8
$75,000+ 53 3 3.9 1.2-12.0 50 96.1 88.0-98.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 15 3 27.8 8.6-61.1 12 72.2 38.9-91.4
Guilford 71 8 6.1 2.9-12.5 63 93.9 87.5-97.1
Mecklenburg 81 13 13.8 7.8-23.5 68 86.2 76.5-92.2
Orange 31 5 15.4 6.3-33.3 26 84.6 66.7-93.7
Wake 55 6 10.7 4.0-25.6 49 89.3 74.4-96.0
Chatham/Lee 53 7 13.2 6.0-26.7 46 86.8 73.3-94.0
Nash/Wilson 77 16 23.7 14.2-36.7 61 76.3 63.3-85.8
Craven/Pamlico 56 10 13.7 6.8-25.6 46 86.3 74.4-93.2
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 2 9.6 1.7-39.4 7 90.4 60.6-98.3
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 102 21 19.1 11.8-29.3 81 80.9 70.7-88.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 17 19.0 11.1-30.5 77 81.0 69.5-88.9
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 101 20 21.1 13.3-31.7 81 78.9 68.3-86.7
Northeast NC I 168 32 17.8 12.1-25.4 136 82.2 74.6-87.9
Northeast NC II 96 20 19.8 11.9-30.9 76 80.2 69.1-88.1
Northeastern Partnership 264 52 18.7 13.7-25.0 212 81.3 75.0-86.3
Mountain AHEC 30 5 22.2 8.5-46.5 25 77.8 53.5-91.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 655 125 17.6 13.7-22.3 530 82.4 77.7-86.3
Piedmont 539 87 13.7 10.2-18.1 452 86.3 81.9-89.8
Western NC 44 7 14.2 5.4-32.8 37 85.8 67.2-94.6

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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

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