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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 618 38 6.4 4.6- 9.0 25 3.6 2.2- 5.8 24 3.3 2.1- 5.1 531 86.7 83.4-89.4
GENDER
Male 239 16 6.6 3.9-10.9 7 3.1 1.3- 7.2 12 4.1 2.2- 7.6 204 86.2 80.7-90.4
Female 379 22 6.3 4.0- 9.7 18 4.1 2.3- 7.1 12 2.4 1.3- 4.5 327 87.2 82.9-90.5
RACE
White 431 25 6.1 4.1- 9.2 21 4.5 2.7- 7.6 16 3.4 1.9- 6.0 369 85.9 81.7-89.2
Other 183 13 7.1 3.9-12.8 4 1.8 0.5- 6.0 8 2.9 1.4- 6.1 158 88.2 82.0-92.4
AGE
18-44 308 16 5.5 3.3- 9.3 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 289 93.0 88.9-95.7
45+ 308 22 7.5 4.8-11.6 23 6.4 3.8-10.4 23 6.8 4.3-10.6 240 79.3 73.7-84.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 170 12 6.8 3.6-12.4 9 4.2 2.0- 8.7 10 4.9 2.3- 9.9 139 84.2 77.1-89.3
Some College + 447 26 6.3 4.2- 9.3 16 3.4 1.8- 6.3 14 2.5 1.4- 4.5 391 87.8 83.9-90.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 257 22 9.4 6.0-14.4 17 6.6 3.6-11.7 16 5.0 2.8- 8.8 202 79.0 72.6-84.3
$50,000+ 237 7 3.0 1.4- 6.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0 227 95.8 92.2-97.8

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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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