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2006 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 1,683 112 5.4 4.3- 6.8 140 7.1 5.8- 8.7 166 7.6 6.3- 9.0 1,265 79.9 77.6-82.0
GENDER
Female 1,683 112 5.4 4.3- 6.8 140 7.1 5.8- 8.7 166 7.6 6.3- 9.0 1,265 79.9 77.6-82.0
RACE
African American 1,683 112 5.4 4.3- 6.8 140 7.1 5.8- 8.7 166 7.6 6.3- 9.0 1,265 79.9 77.6-82.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 1 4.1 0.5-26.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 9 95.9 73.4-99.5
-English Speaking 10 1 4.1 0.5-26.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 9 95.9 73.4-99.5
Non-Hispanic 1,669 109 5.4 4.2- 6.8 139 7.0 5.7- 8.5 166 7.7 6.4- 9.1 1,255 80.0 77.7-82.1
AGE
18-24 83 1 2.7 0.4-16.8 2 0.9 0.2- 3.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2 79 95.6 85.3-98.8
25-34 239 11 4.1 1.9- 8.6 8 3.0 1.4- 6.3 8 2.5 1.2- 5.5 212 90.4 85.3-93.8
35-44 294 9 2.0 0.9- 4.1 14 4.0 2.3- 7.0 22 5.5 3.4- 8.7 249 88.5 84.3-91.8
45-54 350 26 7.3 4.7-11.2 38 10.3 6.8-15.3 38 9.7 6.6-14.0 248 72.7 66.7-78.0
55-64 321 29 8.7 5.8-12.9 40 12.8 9.0-17.9 58 17.7 13.2-23.2 194 60.8 54.3-66.9
65-74 237 20 8.7 5.2-14.1 21 7.6 4.7-12.0 26 10.3 6.6-15.7 170 73.5 66.3-79.6
75+ 144 16 8.0 4.7-13.1 15 14.9 8.4-24.9 12 8.8 4.7-16.2 101 68.3 58.4-76.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 347 45 10.0 7.3-13.6 49 15.3 10.7-21.3 58 14.9 11.1-19.8 195 59.8 53.1-66.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 588 39 6.5 4.3- 9.7 38 5.3 3.7- 7.7 61 8.5 6.3-11.5 450 79.7 75.4-83.4
Some Post-H.S. 421 18 3.8 2.2- 6.6 30 5.7 3.8- 8.6 36 5.3 3.7- 7.7 337 85.1 81.1-88.4
College Graduate 325 9 1.3 0.7- 2.7 23 5.0 3.1- 8.1 11 2.2 1.1- 4.4 282 91.4 87.9-94.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 367 40 9.8 6.9-13.8 58 14.2 10.6-18.9 84 18.7 14.6-23.8 185 57.2 50.8-63.3
$15,000- 24,999 428 22 5.1 3.1- 8.5 34 8.0 5.3-12.1 40 8.0 5.6-11.4 332 78.8 73.6-83.2
$25,000- 34,999 226 12 2.7 1.4- 5.1 9 2.5 1.2- 5.3 4 1.1 0.3- 3.6 201 93.7 90.1-96.0
$35,000- 49,999 189 9 4.8 1.7-13.0 8 3.5 1.5- 7.8 11 6.8 3.5-13.0 161 84.9 76.7-90.5
$50,000-74,999 131 7 6.0 2.5-13.6 4 1.9 0.7- 5.1 3 2.4 0.7- 8.0 117 89.7 81.9-94.4
$75,000+ 101 2 0.7 0.2- 2.6 1 1.1 0.1- 7.2 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 97 98.0 93.7-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 650 112 16.5 13.2-20.4 140 21.7 18.0-26.0 166 23.0 19.4-27.1 232 38.7 34.0-43.6
No 1,029 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1,029 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 58 9 12.8 5.7-26.2 7 8.5 3.5-19.1 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 41 77.9 63.8-87.6
Non-Veteran 1,623 103 5.1 4.0- 6.5 133 7.1 5.7- 8.7 165 7.9 6.6- 9.4 1,222 80.0 77.6-82.2

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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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