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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 632 89 12.8 10.2-15.9 543 87.2 84.1-89.8
GENDER
Male 244 31 12.2 8.5-17.4 213 87.8 82.6-91.5
Female 388 58 13.3 10.1-17.4 330 86.7 82.6-89.9
RACE
White 439 68 14.5 11.3-18.5 371 85.5 81.5-88.7
Other 188 20 9.5 5.7-15.3 168 90.5 84.7-94.3
AGE
18-44 316 16 4.3 2.5- 7.3 300 95.7 92.7-97.5
45+ 314 73 22.7 17.8-28.4 241 77.3 71.6-82.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 178 24 11.0 6.8-17.2 154 89.0 82.8-93.2
Some College + 453 65 13.6 10.6-17.5 388 86.4 82.5-89.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 264 44 16.0 11.5-21.8 220 84.0 78.2-88.5
$50,000+ 242 22 9.0 5.8-13.8 220 91.0 86.2-94.2

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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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