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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,511 840 5.5 5.1- 6.0 989 6.0 5.6- 6.5 1,114 6.9 6.5- 7.5 11,568 81.5 80.7-82.3
-Buncombe County 353 20 5.1 3.1- 8.1 30 8.7 5.9-12.7 29 8.1 5.4-11.9 274 78.2 73.0-82.6
GENDER
Male 137 9 4.8 2.4- 9.3 10 7.5 3.9-13.8 11 7.7 4.1-13.8 107 80.0 72.2-86.1
Female 216 11 5.3 2.7-10.2 20 9.9 6.1-15.7 18 8.4 5.0-13.9 167 76.4 69.2-82.3
RACE
White 313 18 5.2 3.1- 8.6 24 7.7 4.9-11.8 27 8.6 5.7-12.9 244 78.5 73.0-83.1
Other 38 2 4.1 1.0-15.7 6 16.9 7.3-34.5 2 4.2 1.0-15.9 28 74.8 57.3-86.7
AGE
18-44 130 3 1.4 0.4- 4.8 8 4.5 2.1- 9.4 7 5.2 2.4-10.9 112 88.9 82.3-93.2
45+ 223 17 7.6 4.5-12.4 22 11.6 7.4-17.6 22 10.0 6.3-15.5 162 70.9 63.7-77.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 124 7 4.2 1.8- 9.5 14 12.7 7.3-21.0 19 14.6 9.0-22.6 84 68.5 58.9-76.8
Some College + 229 13 5.5 3.1- 9.8 16 6.5 3.7-11.1 10 4.4 2.1- 8.8 190 83.6 77.5-88.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 201 12 5.1 2.8- 9.1 20 9.7 5.9-15.6 22 10.8 6.8-16.7 147 74.4 67.1-80.6
$50,000+ 88 2 2.9 0.7-10.7 5 5.4 2.2-12.7 2 1.6 0.4- 6.7 79 90.2 81.7-95.0

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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 (MAHEC): 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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