SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Disability

A disability can be physical, mental, emotional, or communication related. Do you consider yourself to have a disability?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-Eastern NC 4,846 296 6.3 5.5- 7.3 375 7.1 6.3- 8.0 443 8.4 7.5- 9.3 3,732 78.2 76.7-79.5
GENDER
Male 1,743 123 7.6 6.1- 9.4 126 6.8 5.6- 8.2 187 9.5 8.1-11.1 1,307 76.1 73.7-78.4
Female 3,103 173 5.2 4.4- 6.2 249 7.4 6.4- 8.6 256 7.4 6.4- 8.4 2,425 80.0 78.3-81.5
RACE
White 3,204 170 5.4 4.5- 6.4 249 7.3 6.3- 8.4 267 7.9 6.8- 9.0 2,518 79.5 77.8-81.1
African American 1,216 104 8.9 6.9-11.3 96 7.8 6.1- 9.8 144 11.1 9.2-13.3 872 72.2 69.0-75.2
Other Minorities 13 1 5.6 0.7-32.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 15.6 3.7-47.1 10 78.8 48.3-93.7
AGE
18-24 318 16 7.9 3.9-15.2 10 3.1 1.5- 6.1 3 0.4 0.1- 1.5 289 88.6 81.6-93.1
25-34 795 31 4.0 2.6- 6.0 24 3.4 2.1- 5.2 13 1.3 0.7- 2.2 727 91.4 88.8-93.4
35-44 856 42 5.3 3.7- 7.6 51 5.7 4.2- 7.8 46 5.2 3.8- 7.2 717 83.7 80.6-86.4
45-54 894 61 7.2 5.3- 9.6 60 6.3 4.7- 8.5 102 10.6 8.5-13.1 671 75.9 72.4-79.1
55-64 845 48 5.9 4.2- 8.1 101 11.0 8.8-13.6 146 17.1 14.4-20.4 550 66.0 62.1-69.7
65-74 651 60 9.2 6.8-12.2 76 10.2 7.9-13.1 70 10.8 8.2-14.1 445 69.8 65.4-73.8
75+ 468 38 7.4 5.2-10.4 53 13.3 9.7-17.9 62 12.9 9.8-16.8 315 66.4 61.1-71.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 821 85 10.1 7.5-13.4 93 8.7 6.8-11.1 158 16.1 13.4-19.2 485 65.1 60.8-69.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,545 104 7.1 5.6- 9.1 126 7.5 6.2- 9.2 149 8.8 7.4-10.6 1,166 76.5 73.8-79.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,271 57 4.6 3.3- 6.2 103 7.5 6.0- 9.3 85 6.7 5.2- 8.5 1,026 81.3 78.6-83.7
College Graduate 1,200 48 4.2 3.1- 5.8 53 5.0 3.7- 6.8 51 3.8 2.8- 5.2 1,048 87.0 84.5-89.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 640 58 9.5 6.8-13.3 92 14.3 11.3-18.1 178 27.5 23.4-32.0 312 48.6 43.4-53.9
$15,000- 24,999 906 66 7.8 5.6-10.7 92 9.4 7.4-11.9 85 8.6 6.7-10.9 663 74.2 70.4-77.6
$25,000- 34,999 579 25 5.6 3.6- 8.4 36 6.7 4.5- 9.6 34 6.9 4.7-10.0 484 80.9 76.6-84.6
$35,000- 49,999 646 29 4.7 3.0- 7.2 39 6.2 4.4- 8.7 22 2.7 1.7- 4.2 556 86.4 83.0-89.1
$50,000-74,999 526 21 3.5 2.2- 5.7 26 4.6 3.0- 7.1 14 3.2 1.8- 5.6 465 88.7 85.2-91.4
$75,000+ 541 20 4.8 3.0- 7.8 20 4.3 2.7- 6.7 15 2.9 1.6- 5.0 486 88.0 84.3-91.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,695 296 19.3 16.9-21.9 375 21.7 19.4-24.1 443 25.5 23.1-28.0 581 33.6 30.9-36.4
No 3,126 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3,126 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 691 57 7.9 5.9-10.6 72 10.3 8.0-13.2 79 10.8 8.5-13.7 483 70.9 66.9-74.6
Non-Veteran 4,024 235 6.1 5.2- 7.2 298 6.7 5.8- 7.6 364 8.2 7.3- 9.2 3,127 79.0 77.4-80.5
Currently Serving 131 4 3.2 1.0- 9.6 5 2.5 1.0- 6.3 0 0.0 . - . 122 94.3 88.2-97.3

Back to Disability.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 12APR05.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook