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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-WHITE 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 4,341 959 19.9 18.3-21.7 3,382 80.1 78.3-81.7
AGE
18-24 231 21 8.2 4.2-15.3 210 91.8 84.7-95.8
25-34 590 66 10.3 7.3-14.4 524 89.7 85.6-92.7
35-44 765 125 15.4 12.2-19.4 640 84.6 80.6-87.8
45-54 838 208 24.5 20.4-29.1 630 75.5 70.9-79.6
55-64 727 193 27.0 22.4-32.2 534 73.0 67.8-77.6
65-74 632 155 21.0 16.7-26.0 477 79.0 74.0-83.3
75+ 528 189 36.6 30.7-42.9 339 63.4 57.1-69.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 578 212 37.4 31.5-43.8 366 62.6 56.2-68.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,285 284 21.3 18.1-24.8 1,001 78.7 75.2-81.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,160 240 16.0 13.3-19.1 920 84.0 80.9-86.7
College Graduate 1,309 223 14.7 12.2-17.6 1,086 85.3 82.4-87.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 459 188 41.5 34.6-48.7 271 58.5 51.3-65.4
$15,000- 24,999 736 184 23.1 18.8-27.9 552 76.9 72.1-81.2
$25,000- 34,999 478 103 17.8 13.2-23.5 375 82.2 76.5-86.8
$35,000- 49,999 574 90 14.8 10.9-19.8 484 85.2 80.2-89.1
$50,000-74,999 485 62 12.6 9.0-17.3 423 87.4 82.7-91.0
$75,000+ 580 63 10.4 7.6-14.1 517 89.6 85.9-92.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 240 56 22.5 17.2-28.9 184 77.5 71.1-82.8
Guilford 201 39 16.7 11.9-22.9 162 83.3 77.1-88.1
Mecklenburg 182 37 19.8 14.1-27.1 145 80.2 72.9-85.9
Orange 237 40 14.7 7.3-27.4 197 85.3 72.6-92.7
Wake 197 37 16.8 11.9-23.3 160 83.2 76.7-88.1
Chatham/Lee 173 40 20.2 14.6-27.3 133 79.8 72.7-85.4
Nash/Wilson 151 41 25.6 18.8-33.8 110 74.4 66.2-81.2
Craven/Pamlico 221 54 22.6 17.2-29.2 167 77.4 70.8-82.8
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 257 58 21.0 16.0-27.0 199 79.0 73.0-84.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 62 19.5 14.5-25.6 212 80.5 74.4-85.5
Franklin/Gran./Vance 185 47 25.4 17.3-35.7 138 74.6 64.3-82.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 229 55 20.8 15.7-27.2 174 79.2 72.8-84.3
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 118 26 20.7 13.9-29.6 92 79.3 70.4-86.1
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 177 42 21.1 15.3-28.3 135 78.9 71.7-84.7
Northeast NC I 137 28 20.8 14.1-29.4 109 79.2 70.6-85.9
Northeast NC II 221 45 21.0 15.5-27.8 176 79.0 72.2-84.5
Northeastern Partnership 358 73 20.9 16.4-26.3 285 79.1 73.7-83.6
Mountain AHEC 732 187 26.0 21.9-30.6 545 74.0 69.4-78.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,322 285 19.8 16.5-23.6 1,037 80.2 76.4-83.5
Piedmont 1,830 375 18.1 15.9-20.6 1,455 81.9 79.4-84.1
Western NC 1,189 299 25.7 22.2-29.6 890 74.3 70.4-77.8

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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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