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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 14,879 3,023 18.1 17.3-18.8 11,856 81.9 81.2-82.7
GENDER
Male 5,464 991 16.5 15.4-17.7 4,473 83.5 82.3-84.6
Female 9,415 2,032 19.5 18.6-20.5 7,383 80.5 79.5-81.4
RACE
White 11,145 2,357 19.3 18.4-20.2 8,788 80.7 79.8-81.6
African American 2,655 513 16.6 15.1-18.3 2,142 83.4 81.7-84.9
Asian 88 8 6.8 3.1-14.3 80 93.2 85.7-96.9
Native American 289 84 27.4 21.2-34.6 205 72.6 65.4-78.8
Other Minorities 617 49 8.2 5.5-11.9 568 91.8 88.1-94.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 665 52 6.9 4.6-10.2 613 93.1 89.8-95.4
-English Speaking 278 36 11.3 7.5-16.8 242 88.7 83.2-92.5
-Spanish Speaking 387 16 4.8 2.4- 9.6 371 95.2 90.4-97.6
Non-Hispanic 14,197 2,968 18.9 18.1-19.7 11,229 81.1 80.3-81.9
AGE
18-24 833 60 6.0 4.4- 8.2 773 94.0 91.8-95.6
25-34 2,370 176 7.4 6.1- 8.8 2,194 92.6 91.2-93.9
35-44 2,797 366 12.0 10.7-13.6 2,431 88.0 86.4-89.3
45-54 2,778 646 22.0 20.2-24.0 2,132 78.0 76.0-79.8
55-64 2,533 713 26.5 24.4-28.7 1,820 73.5 71.3-75.6
65-74 1,983 530 25.1 22.8-27.5 1,453 74.9 72.5-77.2
75+ 1,514 522 33.0 30.2-36.0 992 67.0 64.0-69.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,455 755 25.5 23.4-27.7 1,700 74.5 72.3-76.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,369 906 18.5 17.1-20.0 3,463 81.5 80.0-82.9
Some Post-H.S. 3,732 727 18.0 16.5-19.6 3,005 82.0 80.4-83.5
College Graduate 4,296 630 13.5 12.3-14.8 3,666 86.5 85.2-87.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,721 727 38.3 35.2-41.4 994 61.7 58.6-64.8
$15,000- 24,999 2,510 606 22.2 20.2-24.3 1,904 77.8 75.7-79.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,724 290 16.4 14.4-18.6 1,434 83.6 81.4-85.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,961 293 15.0 13.2-17.0 1,668 85.0 83.0-86.8
$50,000-74,999 1,788 204 10.7 9.1-12.5 1,584 89.3 87.5-90.9
$75,000+ 2,006 217 10.7 9.2-12.4 1,789 89.3 87.6-90.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,782 3,023 61.4 59.6-63.2 1,759 38.6 36.8-40.4
No 9,795 0 0.0 . - . 9,795 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,916 465 23.3 21.0-25.7 1,451 76.7 74.3-79.0
Non-Veteran 12,795 2,542 17.2 16.5-18.0 10,253 82.8 82.0-83.5
Currently Serving 166 15 9.9 5.6-16.9 151 90.1 83.1-94.4

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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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