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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Disability

Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,601 4,806 30.2 29.3-31.1 9,795 69.8 68.9-70.7
-Rowan County 443 165 37.2 32.1-42.6 278 62.8 57.4-67.9
GENDER
Male 155 50 34.2 26.0-43.4 105 65.8 56.6-74.0
Female 288 115 39.8 33.7-46.3 173 60.2 53.7-66.3
RACE
White 370 144 38.5 33.0-44.4 226 61.5 55.6-67.0
Other 71 20 31.7 20.0-46.3 51 68.3 53.7-80.0
AGE
18-44 174 35 21.4 14.9-29.8 139 78.6 70.2-85.1
45+ 268 130 50.2 43.4-57.1 138 49.8 42.9-56.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 239 99 41.2 34.0-48.8 140 58.8 51.2-66.0
Some College + 204 66 31.9 25.2-39.5 138 68.1 60.5-74.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 256 116 47.1 39.9-54.4 140 52.9 45.6-60.1
$50,000+ 103 14 13.8 7.6-23.7 89 86.2 76.3-92.4

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*Data for this table were derived from questions 1,2,3,4 in the Disability, Quality of Life Module (page 51) of the BRFSS 2002 questionnaire.

^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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