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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-MALES

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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 5,327 332 5.9 5.2- 6.7 343 6.0 5.3- 6.8 415 6.9 6.1- 7.7 4,237 81.2 80.0-82.4
RACE
White 4,038 240 5.5 4.7- 6.4 258 6.4 5.5- 7.4 302 6.9 6.0- 7.9 3,238 81.3 79.8-82.7
African American 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
Asian 39 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.5 0.3-15.9 38 97.5 84.1-99.7
Native American 89 7 7.0 2.9-15.8 9 7.3 3.7-14.2 12 10.1 5.2-18.5 61 75.6 64.4-84.1
Other Minorities 289 13 4.8 2.4- 9.5 5 0.9 0.3- 2.4 7 2.6 1.0- 6.8 264 91.7 86.4-95.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 291 10 4.1 1.8- 8.8 5 1.8 0.6- 5.2 4 1.0 0.3- 2.8 272 93.2 88.2-96.1
-English Speaking 94 4 2.2 0.7- 6.6 3 5.4 1.3-19.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 86 92.0 80.4-97.0
-Spanish Speaking 197 6 4.7 1.9-11.1 2 0.6 0.2- 2.4 3 1.1 0.3- 3.7 186 93.6 87.4-96.8
Non-Hispanic 5,030 322 6.1 5.3- 6.9 338 6.4 5.6- 7.2 410 7.4 6.6- 8.3 3,960 80.1 78.8-81.4
AGE
18-24 323 18 6.4 3.5-11.7 11 3.9 2.1- 7.2 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 291 89.3 83.9-93.1
25-34 869 32 3.3 2.2- 4.8 28 2.9 1.8- 4.5 19 2.0 1.1- 3.8 790 91.8 89.3-93.7
35-44 1,053 50 4.9 3.5- 6.8 51 4.5 3.2- 6.2 45 4.0 2.9- 5.7 907 86.6 83.9-88.9
45-54 1,014 69 6.8 5.2- 8.9 63 7.0 5.3- 9.3 86 7.7 6.1- 9.8 796 78.5 75.3-81.3
55-64 965 62 6.4 4.7- 8.5 86 8.2 6.3-10.6 144 14.2 11.8-17.1 673 71.2 67.6-74.5
65-74 669 52 6.9 5.1- 9.3 57 6.2 4.7- 8.3 74 10.6 8.1-13.8 486 76.3 72.4-79.7
75+ 418 49 10.8 7.7-14.9 46 13.4 9.5-18.5 44 9.4 6.7-13.0 279 66.5 60.7-71.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 912 86 8.3 6.3-10.8 81 7.4 5.6- 9.6 151 14.4 11.9-17.4 594 69.9 66.1-73.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,506 105 7.2 5.7- 9.1 102 6.1 4.9- 7.7 118 6.7 5.4- 8.3 1,181 79.9 77.4-82.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,255 76 5.9 4.5- 7.6 86 7.3 5.6- 9.4 85 6.2 4.9- 7.9 1,008 80.6 77.8-83.1
College Graduate 1,641 63 3.2 2.4- 4.2 73 4.1 3.1- 5.4 60 2.9 2.2- 3.9 1,445 89.8 88.1-91.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 480 60 11.4 8.3-15.3 55 10.9 7.8-15.1 151 26.6 21.9-31.7 214 51.1 45.0-57.3
$15,000- 24,999 789 59 7.1 5.1- 9.8 80 8.9 6.9-11.5 79 10.1 7.7-13.2 571 73.9 69.9-77.5
$25,000- 34,999 647 37 5.9 4.1- 8.5 48 7.3 5.3-10.1 34 5.2 3.5- 7.5 528 81.6 77.8-84.9
$35,000- 49,999 803 36 5.3 3.6- 7.7 54 6.8 4.9- 9.4 36 3.6 2.4- 5.2 677 84.3 81.0-87.2
$50,000-74,999 766 25 3.0 1.9- 4.6 32 3.7 2.5- 5.3 21 2.5 1.6- 3.9 688 90.9 88.5-92.9
$75,000+ 880 36 3.5 2.4- 5.1 26 2.9 1.9- 4.4 18 1.9 1.1- 3.1 800 91.7 89.5-93.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,613 332 20.7 18.4-23.3 343 21.1 18.8-23.7 415 24.3 21.8-26.9 523 33.9 31.0-36.9
No 3,693 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3,693 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,706 142 7.7 6.3- 9.3 150 8.3 6.9-10.0 157 8.2 6.8- 9.9 1,257 75.8 73.3-78.1
Non-Veteran 3,492 185 5.2 4.3- 6.2 189 5.1 4.3- 6.1 256 6.5 5.6- 7.5 2,862 83.2 81.7-84.7
Currently Serving 128 5 3.4 1.3- 9.0 4 2.2 0.8- 6.2 2 1.8 0.4- 7.0 117 92.5 86.2-96.1

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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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