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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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%)
TOTAL 1,731 138 7.4 6.0- 9.0 132 6.9 5.6- 8.5 168 8.4 7.1- 9.9 1,293 77.2 74.8-79.5
AGE
18-24 111 5 4.7 1.5-14.3 3 2.7 0.8- 9.3 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 101 92.0 82.9-96.5
25-34 318 10 4.3 2.0- 9.2 4 0.6 0.2- 1.8 7 1.9 0.8- 4.5 297 93.2 88.4-96.1
35-44 335 19 4.0 2.4- 6.7 23 7.2 4.2-11.9 19 4.9 3.0- 7.9 274 83.9 78.7-88.0
45-54 327 32 8.9 5.9-13.1 30 8.3 5.4-12.4 38 8.8 6.2-12.4 227 74.1 68.3-79.1
55-64 256 17 7.3 4.0-12.8 35 11.6 7.9-16.5 53 20.9 15.7-27.3 151 60.3 52.9-67.2
65-74 215 40 18.1 12.7-25.2 22 10.3 6.3-16.5 21 9.2 5.8-14.4 132 62.3 54.0-70.0
75+ 158 15 8.6 4.8-15.1 14 9.6 4.7-18.8 27 18.6 12.1-27.5 102 63.1 53.3-71.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 367 54 15.2 11.2-20.2 46 10.3 7.5-13.9 69 19.3 14.9-24.5 198 55.3 49.1-61.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 563 53 8.8 6.3-12.0 44 6.8 4.8- 9.6 56 8.4 6.2-11.1 410 76.0 71.7-79.9
Some Post-H.S. 454 23 4.7 2.7- 7.8 28 6.5 4.1-10.2 25 4.7 3.1- 7.2 378 84.1 79.5-87.8
College Graduate 344 8 2.4 1.0- 6.0 13 4.0 2.0- 7.7 17 4.0 2.3- 7.0 306 89.6 84.9-93.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 377 44 11.2 8.0-15.4 57 14.1 10.4-18.8 77 20.2 15.9-25.2 199 54.6 48.5-60.6
$15,000- 24,999 424 32 7.7 5.1-11.4 29 6.9 4.3-10.8 39 8.3 5.9-11.5 324 77.1 71.9-81.6
$25,000- 34,999 225 11 4.7 2.2- 9.8 11 5.1 2.4-10.4 7 2.6 1.1- 5.9 196 87.6 81.2-92.0
$35,000- 49,999 175 7 5.5 2.3-12.7 10 5.4 2.6-10.7 3 1.3 0.4- 4.5 155 87.7 80.3-92.6
$50,000-74,999 92 5 6.1 2.0-17.4 3 3.0 0.9- 9.8 4 4.3 1.3-12.7 80 86.7 75.4-93.2
$75,000+ 78 0 0.0 . - . 5 5.1 2.0-12.3 1 1.3 0.2- 8.4 72 93.7 86.0-97.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 628 138 22.7 18.8-27.0 132 21.2 17.5-25.5 168 25.7 22.0-29.9 190 30.4 26.2-35.0
No 1,095 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1,095 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 3 3.1 0.9-10.5 8 10.3 4.7-21.1 5 12.6 4.7-29.7 33 74.0 57.5-85.6
Non-Veteran 1,672 135 7.6 6.2- 9.3 123 6.8 5.5- 8.5 163 8.3 7.0- 9.8 1,251 77.3 74.8-79.6
Currently Serving 10 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.6 1.0-39.9 0 0.0 . - . 9 92.4 60.1-99.0

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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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