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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,737 302 15.6 13.7-17.7 1,435 84.4 82.3-86.3
AGE
18-24 112 8 10.6 4.7-22.1 104 89.4 77.9-95.3
25-34 316 16 4.3 2.3- 8.0 300 95.7 92.0-97.7
35-44 338 46 10.7 7.7-14.6 292 89.3 85.4-92.3
45-54 331 69 18.7 14.3-24.1 262 81.3 75.9-85.7
55-64 255 62 24.0 18.5-30.7 193 76.0 69.3-81.5
65-74 216 54 24.1 17.9-31.7 162 75.9 68.3-82.1
75+ 158 46 28.7 20.7-38.2 112 71.3 61.8-79.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 370 120 30.4 25.2-36.0 250 69.6 64.0-74.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 565 110 18.0 14.5-22.1 455 82.0 77.9-85.5
Some Post-H.S. 453 50 9.1 6.6-12.4 403 90.9 87.6-93.4
College Graduate 346 21 7.2 4.3-11.6 325 92.8 88.4-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 377 111 29.0 23.9-34.7 266 71.0 65.3-76.1
$15,000- 24,999 424 68 15.2 11.7-19.5 356 84.8 80.5-88.3
$25,000- 34,999 224 19 7.2 4.3-12.0 205 92.8 88.0-95.7
$35,000- 49,999 175 15 8.5 4.7-15.0 160 91.5 85.0-95.3
$50,000-74,999 92 10 11.3 5.4-22.4 82 88.7 77.6-94.6
$75,000+ 79 5 6.4 2.4-16.2 74 93.6 83.8-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 632 302 47.6 42.9-52.3 330 52.4 47.7-57.1
No 1,095 0 0.0 . - . 1,095 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 13 23.4 12.3-40.1 37 76.6 59.9-87.7
Non-Veteran 1,677 287 15.3 13.4-17.5 1,390 84.7 82.5-86.6
Currently Serving 10 2 18.9 4.5-53.9 8 81.1 46.1-95.5

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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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