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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,787 345 17.1 15.2-19.2 1,442 82.9 80.8-84.8
AGE
18-24 116 11 6.2 3.0-12.6 105 93.8 87.4-97.0
25-34 321 14 3.7 2.0- 6.6 307 96.3 93.4-98.0
35-44 349 52 13.3 9.7-18.1 297 86.7 81.9-90.3
45-54 345 79 21.7 17.0-27.2 266 78.3 72.8-83.0
55-64 260 71 26.5 20.6-33.3 189 73.5 66.7-79.4
65-74 224 61 25.3 19.2-32.6 163 74.7 67.4-80.8
75+ 161 56 33.4 25.2-42.8 105 66.6 57.2-74.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 380 123 29.4 24.4-34.9 257 70.6 65.1-75.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 588 112 16.7 13.6-20.4 476 83.3 79.6-86.4
Some Post-H.S. 465 67 14.0 10.4-18.4 398 86.0 81.6-89.6
College Graduate 351 41 10.3 7.3-14.4 310 89.7 85.6-92.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 383 128 30.0 24.9-35.6 255 70.0 64.4-75.1
$15,000- 24,999 438 90 20.4 16.2-25.3 348 79.6 74.7-83.8
$25,000- 34,999 233 18 6.0 3.5-10.2 215 94.0 89.8-96.5
$35,000- 49,999 180 15 9.8 5.4-17.2 165 90.2 82.8-94.6
$50,000-74,999 92 11 10.3 5.2-19.3 81 89.7 80.7-94.8
$75,000+ 79 7 8.1 3.7-17.1 72 91.9 82.9-96.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 641 345 52.8 48.1-57.5 296 47.2 42.5-51.9
No 1,095 0 0.0 . - . 1,095 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 17 31.2 18.0-48.4 33 68.8 51.6-82.0
Non-Veteran 1,727 327 16.7 14.7-18.8 1,400 83.3 81.2-85.3
Currently Serving 10 1 7.6 1.0-39.9 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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