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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Disability

Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,601 4,806 30.2 29.3-31.1 9,795 69.8 68.9-70.7
-Buncombe County 356 127 33.8 28.6-39.4 229 66.2 60.6-71.4
GENDER
Male 136 47 32.1 24.4-40.9 89 67.9 59.1-75.6
Female 220 80 35.3 28.6-42.6 140 64.7 57.4-71.4
RACE
White 316 113 33.2 27.8-39.2 203 66.8 60.8-72.2
Other 38 13 36.0 21.2-54.2 25 64.0 45.8-78.8
AGE
18-44 130 31 20.1 13.9-28.2 99 79.9 71.8-86.1
45+ 226 96 42.9 35.8-50.2 130 57.1 49.8-64.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 125 51 38.4 29.5-48.2 74 61.6 51.8-70.5
Some College + 231 76 31.2 24.9-38.1 155 68.8 61.9-75.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 204 81 37.3 30.3-45.0 123 62.7 55.0-69.7
$50,000+ 88 21 22.3 14.3-33.2 67 77.7 66.8-85.7

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*Data for this table were derived from questions 1,2,3,4 in the Disability, Quality of Life Module (page 51) of the BRFSS 2002 questionnaire.

^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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