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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

A disability can be physical, mental, emotional, or communication related. Do you consider yourself to have a 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%)
TOTAL 844 70 8.4 6.3-11.0 71 7.5 5.7- 9.7 92 9.3 7.4-11.7 611 74.8 71.3-78.1
AGE
18-24 56 6 12.5 4.2-31.6 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 2 1.4 0.3- 5.6 47 85.4 67.5-94.3
25-34 133 5 4.4 1.7-10.5 3 1.9 0.6- 5.9 11 6.7 3.5-12.6 114 87.0 79.6-92.0
35-44 168 10 6.2 3.2-11.7 11 6.2 3.2-11.7 11 4.2 2.2- 7.9 136 83.3 76.4-88.5
45-54 170 14 9.9 5.4-17.4 18 11.5 6.9-18.5 20 10.3 6.3-16.5 118 68.3 59.5-76.0
55-64 157 18 11.7 6.9-19.1 23 13.6 8.5-21.1 30 19.2 13.1-27.4 86 55.5 46.2-64.5
65-74 102 10 7.8 3.8-15.4 9 6.5 3.2-13.0 10 9.3 4.4-18.7 73 76.4 65.9-84.4
75+ 54 7 9.5 4.3-19.4 6 10.4 4.2-23.4 8 15.0 7.1-28.9 33 65.1 50.2-77.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 212 30 12.2 8.1-18.1 26 12.7 8.1-19.3 47 22.1 16.2-29.3 109 53.0 44.8-61.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 307 23 9.7 5.9-15.5 20 5.8 3.6- 9.3 32 7.9 5.4-11.5 232 76.6 70.4-81.8
Some Post-H.S. 186 13 7.2 4.1-12.6 15 6.3 3.6-10.7 7 2.3 1.0- 4.9 151 84.2 77.9-88.9
College Graduate 136 4 2.1 0.7- 6.0 9 5.3 2.4-11.0 5 2.7 0.9- 8.0 118 89.9 83.1-94.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 142 23 16.2 10.1-25.1 13 7.4 3.8-14.0 46 33.1 24.5-43.0 60 43.3 33.7-53.4
$15,000- 24,999 161 14 7.4 4.0-13.2 19 13.2 7.9-21.1 20 9.4 5.8-14.9 108 70.1 61.3-77.6
$25,000- 34,999 107 7 9.0 4.3-18.0 10 6.6 3.3-12.8 5 5.3 1.9-13.6 85 79.1 69.1-86.6
$35,000- 49,999 117 4 5.1 1.7-14.1 10 5.7 2.9-11.1 4 3.7 1.2-10.9 99 85.4 76.3-91.4
$50,000-74,999 94 2 2.1 0.5- 9.0 5 5.8 2.3-13.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 86 91.3 82.8-95.9
$75,000+ 64 3 4.2 1.2-13.5 4 5.2 1.8-14.1 0 0.0 . - . 57 90.6 80.2-95.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 299 70 26.7 20.8-33.6 71 23.8 18.6-30.0 92 29.8 24.1-36.1 66 19.7 15.1-25.2
No 543 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 543 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 253 22 9.8 6.1-15.3 25 9.5 6.1-14.5 16 5.1 2.9- 8.7 190 75.6 69.0-81.3
Non-Veteran 564 48 8.2 5.8-11.5 46 7.0 5.0- 9.6 76 11.4 8.9-14.6 394 73.4 69.0-77.4
Currently Serving 27 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 27 100 . - .

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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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