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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-WHITE 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 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
AGE
18-24 198 4 1.3 0.4- 3.6 9 6.5 3.3-12.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 184 92.1 86.3-95.6
25-34 596 24 3.9 2.4- 6.1 25 4.1 2.5- 6.6 6 0.5 0.2- 1.2 541 91.5 88.5-93.8
35-44 782 36 4.6 3.1- 6.8 35 4.3 2.9- 6.5 29 4.1 2.7- 6.2 682 87.0 83.8-89.6
45-54 784 50 6.1 4.5- 8.3 44 6.6 4.7- 9.3 63 7.5 5.6- 9.9 627 79.8 76.2-83.0
55-64 770 44 5.6 3.9- 7.9 57 7.1 5.1- 9.7 105 13.2 10.5-16.4 564 74.2 70.2-77.8
65-74 550 41 6.9 4.9- 9.6 47 6.3 4.6- 8.6 64 11.2 8.4-14.8 398 75.6 71.3-79.4
75+ 350 41 11.2 7.7-16.0 40 14.4 10.0-20.3 34 8.6 5.8-12.6 235 65.8 59.3-71.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 500 49 8.6 6.2-11.8 49 9.1 6.4-12.6 96 18.4 14.5-23.0 306 64.0 58.7-69.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,109 74 6.6 5.1- 8.6 81 6.8 5.2- 8.7 82 6.9 5.3- 8.9 872 79.7 76.8-82.4
Some Post-H.S. 993 59 5.8 4.3- 7.8 67 7.8 5.8-10.5 72 7.0 5.4- 9.0 795 79.3 76.0-82.3
College Graduate 1,430 56 3.3 2.4- 4.4 61 4.1 3.1- 5.5 52 3.0 2.2- 4.0 1,261 89.6 87.7-91.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 284 31 10.1 6.6-15.1 41 16.9 11.7-23.7 98 31.6 25.2-38.8 114 41.5 34.2-49.1
$15,000- 24,999 467 39 7.9 5.5-11.3 53 11.0 8.0-14.9 52 13.5 9.8-18.3 323 67.6 62.0-72.7
$25,000- 34,999 488 28 5.7 3.7- 8.8 35 8.0 5.4-11.5 28 5.7 3.7- 8.6 397 80.6 76.1-84.5
$35,000- 49,999 647 31 5.3 3.5- 8.0 44 7.4 5.2-10.6 30 3.6 2.4- 5.4 542 83.6 79.8-86.9
$50,000-74,999 640 23 3.3 2.0- 5.2 27 3.5 2.3- 5.3 19 2.7 1.6- 4.3 571 90.6 87.9-92.7
$75,000+ 784 31 3.4 2.3- 5.0 22 2.8 1.8- 4.5 17 2.0 1.2- 3.4 714 91.8 89.4-93.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,205 240 19.4 16.9-22.3 258 22.5 19.7-25.6 302 24.4 21.6-27.4 405 33.7 30.5-37.0
No 2,814 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2,814 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,407 114 7.3 5.9- 9.0 120 8.2 6.6-10.1 135 8.6 7.1-10.4 1,038 75.9 73.2-78.4
Non-Veteran 2,546 123 4.7 3.8- 5.8 134 5.5 4.5- 6.8 166 6.2 5.1- 7.4 2,123 83.6 81.8-85.3
Currently Serving 84 3 2.4 0.7- 7.5 4 3.5 1.2- 9.5 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4 76 93.0 86.1-96.6

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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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