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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 1,998 173 7.7 6.4- 9.3 143 6.0 4.9- 7.4 182 7.9 6.7- 9.5 1,500 78.3 76.0-80.4
GENDER
Female 1,998 173 7.7 6.4- 9.3 143 6.0 4.9- 7.4 182 7.9 6.7- 9.5 1,500 78.3 76.0-80.4
RACE
African American 1,998 173 7.7 6.4- 9.3 143 6.0 4.9- 7.4 182 7.9 6.7- 9.5 1,500 78.3 76.0-80.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 40 1 1.8 0.2-12.3 1 2.9 0.4-18.6 0 0.0 . - . 38 95.2 81.6-98.9
-English Speaking 10 1 12.6 1.7-53.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 9 87.4 46.1-98.3
-Spanish Speaking 30 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.4 0.5-21.4 0 0.0 . - . 29 96.6 78.6-99.5
Non-Hispanic 1,958 172 8.0 6.6- 9.6 142 6.2 5.0- 7.5 182 8.3 6.9- 9.8 1,462 77.6 75.3-79.7
AGE
18-24 117 5 3.5 1.4- 8.6 4 3.9 1.0-13.9 0 0.0 . - . 108 92.5 83.9-96.7
25-34 323 13 4.2 2.3- 7.5 9 1.8 0.9- 3.6 11 2.5 1.3- 4.8 290 91.5 87.8-94.2
35-44 419 19 5.0 2.6- 9.4 19 4.3 2.5- 7.3 21 5.3 3.1- 8.7 360 85.4 80.3-89.3
45-54 408 41 10.3 7.2-14.6 29 6.0 4.0- 8.9 53 13.8 10.0-18.6 285 69.9 64.2-75.1
55-64 345 37 8.0 5.6-11.2 41 12.5 8.8-17.3 60 15.8 11.5-21.3 207 63.8 57.5-69.7
65-74 225 36 17.2 11.9-24.3 23 8.9 5.7-13.7 24 12.3 7.8-18.9 142 61.5 53.6-68.9
75+ 148 20 12.5 7.5-20.2 18 10.3 6.2-16.6 13 9.2 4.9-16.5 97 68.0 58.8-76.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 384 62 14.7 11.0-19.4 47 12.8 8.9-18.1 71 15.1 11.3-19.7 204 57.4 51.0-63.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 682 61 6.5 4.9- 8.7 54 5.4 4.0- 7.4 58 7.6 5.5-10.3 509 80.5 76.8-83.6
Some Post-H.S. 508 26 5.0 3.1- 8.1 28 4.5 2.9- 6.7 36 6.6 4.5- 9.7 418 83.9 79.8-87.4
College Graduate 422 23 6.6 3.9-11.0 14 2.8 1.6- 5.1 17 3.7 2.1- 6.6 368 86.8 82.0-90.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 437 54 11.1 8.1-15.0 54 9.9 7.4-13.2 101 19.0 15.2-23.6 228 60.0 54.4-65.4
$15,000- 24,999 475 39 7.1 4.8-10.4 39 7.1 5.0-10.1 34 8.9 5.9-13.1 363 76.9 71.9-81.3
$25,000- 34,999 305 22 8.9 5.4-14.3 9 2.8 1.3- 5.8 13 3.6 1.8- 7.1 261 84.7 78.8-89.2
$35,000- 49,999 205 11 6.3 3.0-12.6 4 2.0 0.6- 6.0 4 1.2 0.4- 3.4 186 90.6 84.2-94.6
$50,000-74,999 151 4 1.0 0.3- 2.6 3 1.9 0.6- 6.1 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 143 96.8 92.9-98.5
$75,000+ 129 3 1.9 0.6- 5.9 2 1.4 0.3- 5.6 3 2.1 0.6- 7.4 121 94.6 89.0-97.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 720 173 23.4 19.8-27.5 143 18.3 15.1-22.0 182 24.0 20.4-28.1 222 34.3 30.0-38.8
No 1,270 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1,270 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 67 5 13.6 4.3-35.5 3 2.7 0.8- 8.4 4 5.3 1.7-15.4 55 78.4 60.0-89.7
Non-Veteran 1,930 168 7.6 6.3- 9.0 140 6.2 5.0- 7.5 178 8.0 6.7- 9.6 1,444 78.2 76.0-80.4

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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.

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