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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,254 259 17.0 14.3-20.1 995 83.0 79.9-85.7
GENDER
Female 1,254 259 17.0 14.3-20.1 995 83.0 79.9-85.7
RACE
African American 1,254 259 17.0 14.3-20.1 995 83.0 79.9-85.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 2 10.3 1.5-46.2 10 89.7 53.8-98.5
-English Speaking 12 2 10.3 1.5-46.2 10 89.7 53.8-98.5
Non-Hispanic 1,242 257 17.0 14.3-20.2 985 83.0 79.8-85.7
AGE
18-24 93 5 1.7 0.7- 4.4 88 98.3 95.6-99.3
25-34 198 19 5.4 2.8-10.2 179 94.6 89.8-97.2
35-44 260 39 13.5 8.7-20.5 221 86.5 79.5-91.3
45-54 256 61 22.6 15.6-31.5 195 77.4 68.5-84.4
55-64 182 64 31.9 23.4-41.7 118 68.1 58.3-76.6
65-74 147 38 35.5 24.2-48.6 109 64.5 51.4-75.8
75+ 105 32 32.7 21.0-47.0 73 67.3 53.0-79.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 292 97 35.4 27.5-44.2 195 64.6 55.8-72.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 421 85 15.1 11.0-20.5 336 84.9 79.5-89.0
Some Post-H.S. 302 50 10.4 7.0-15.3 252 89.6 84.7-93.0
College Graduate 236 26 11.2 6.8-18.0 210 88.8 82.0-93.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 269 88 31.6 24.3-39.9 181 68.4 60.1-75.7
$15,000- 24,999 285 56 17.5 11.8-25.0 229 82.5 75.0-88.2
$25,000- 34,999 163 22 14.8 8.1-25.6 141 85.2 74.4-91.9
$35,000- 49,999 113 12 10.0 4.4-21.2 101 90.0 78.8-95.6
$50,000-74,999 64 6 5.8 2.0-15.7 58 94.2 84.3-98.0
$75,000+ 52 2 2.0 0.5- 8.5 50 98.0 91.5-99.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 5 24.4 9.5-50.0 11 75.6 50.0-90.5
Guilford 71 10 11.9 5.6-23.4 61 88.1 76.6-94.4
Mecklenburg 81 11 10.8 5.7-19.4 70 89.2 80.6-94.3
Orange 31 6 21.4 9.3-41.9 25 78.6 58.1-90.7
Wake 55 7 10.6 4.9-21.6 48 89.4 78.4-95.1
Chatham/Lee 53 8 11.4 5.0-24.0 45 88.6 76.0-95.0
Nash/Wilson 80 16 20.4 12.1-32.2 64 79.6 67.8-87.9
Craven/Pamlico 56 14 16.5 8.8-28.8 42 83.5 71.2-91.2
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 1 14.6 1.9-60.0 5 85.4 40.0-98.1
Franklin/Gran./Vance 104 21 19.8 12.6-29.9 83 80.2 70.1-87.4
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 24 21.3 14.1-30.8 70 78.7 69.2-85.9
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 102 24 21.6 14.1-31.5 78 78.4 68.5-85.9
Northeast NC I 171 36 20.6 14.1-29.0 135 79.4 71.0-85.9
Northeast NC II 97 26 22.2 14.8-31.9 71 77.8 68.1-85.2
Northeastern Partnership 268 62 21.3 16.2-27.5 206 78.7 72.5-83.8
Mountain AHEC 32 9 26.9 13.3-47.1 23 73.1 52.9-86.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 663 155 22.2 17.5-27.8 508 77.8 72.2-82.5
Piedmont 545 94 13.3 10.3-17.1 451 86.7 82.9-89.7
Western NC 46 10 16.1 7.2-32.2 36 83.9 67.8-92.8

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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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