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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Disability

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%)
North Carolina 14,879 3,023 18.1 17.3-18.8 11,856 81.9 81.2-82.7
-Buncombe County 365 85 21.0 16.9-25.8 280 79.0 74.2-83.1
GENDER
Male 140 30 17.9 12.5-25.1 110 82.1 74.9-87.5
Female 225 55 23.9 18.3-30.6 170 76.1 69.4-81.7
RACE
White 323 77 21.3 16.9-26.4 246 78.7 73.6-83.1
Other 40 7 17.2 7.8-34.0 33 82.8 66.0-92.2
AGE
18-44 134 20 11.9 7.5-18.4 114 88.1 81.6-92.5
45+ 231 65 27.3 21.4-34.1 166 72.7 65.9-78.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 131 33 22.8 16.0-31.4 98 77.2 68.6-84.0
Some College + 234 52 20.0 15.1-26.0 182 80.0 74.0-84.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 209 56 24.0 18.3-30.8 153 76.0 69.2-81.7
$50,000+ 89 11 11.5 6.2-20.3 78 88.5 79.7-93.8

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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 (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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