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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability

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 14,992 865 5.0 4.5- 5.5 1,072 5.6 5.2- 6.0 1,075 5.7 5.3- 6.2 11,980 83.7 82.9-84.5
GENDER
Male 5,475 379 5.9 5.1- 6.9 359 5.1 4.4- 5.8 416 6.1 5.3- 6.9 4,321 83.0 81.6-84.2
Female 9,517 486 4.0 3.6- 4.5 713 6.1 5.5- 6.7 659 5.4 4.9- 6.0 7,659 84.4 83.6-85.3
RACE
White 11,400 616 4.5 4.0- 5.1 831 5.8 5.3- 6.3 758 5.5 5.0- 6.1 9,195 84.2 83.3-85.1
African American 2,402 192 7.9 6.5- 9.6 195 6.9 5.8- 8.2 245 8.5 7.2- 9.9 1,770 76.7 74.4-78.9
Asian 101 2 2.2 0.5- 9.6 5 3.8 1.4- 9.9 4 1.9 0.6- 6.0 90 92.0 84.6-96.1
Native American 285 21 7.9 4.5-13.4 23 11.1 6.6-18.2 41 11.2 7.5-16.5 200 69.8 61.7-76.7
Other Minorities 748 30 3.2 2.1- 4.9 17 1.4 0.8- 2.6 25 2.6 1.5- 4.4 676 92.8 90.4-94.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 778 28 2.8 1.8- 4.4 15 1.3 0.7- 2.4 18 1.7 0.8- 3.3 717 94.3 92.1-95.9
-English Speaking 296 16 4.8 2.7- 8.4 12 4.3 2.1- 8.5 12 2.7 1.1- 6.1 256 88.2 82.9-92.0
-Spanish Speaking 481 12 2.1 1.1- 4.0 3 0.1 0.0- 0.5 6 1.3 0.4- 3.6 460 96.5 94.0-98.0
Non-Hispanic 14,187 831 5.2 4.7- 5.7 1,055 6.0 5.6- 6.5 1,055 6.2 5.7- 6.7 11,246 82.7 81.8-83.5
AGE
18-24 596 18 3.4 1.9- 6.1 22 2.9 1.7- 4.8 10 1.5 0.7- 3.3 546 92.2 89.0-94.5
25-34 1,767 55 3.4 2.4- 4.8 47 2.2 1.6- 3.2 39 2.3 1.5- 3.5 1,626 92.1 90.2-93.6
35-44 2,582 96 3.6 2.8- 4.7 93 3.4 2.6- 4.3 110 4.0 3.2- 5.1 2,283 89.0 87.4-90.4
45-54 2,971 147 5.4 4.4- 6.6 228 7.1 6.1- 8.3 241 7.2 6.1- 8.4 2,355 80.3 78.5-82.0
55-64 2,995 201 6.4 5.4- 7.5 282 9.1 7.9-10.4 369 12.1 10.7-13.6 2,143 72.5 70.5-74.4
65-74 2,273 175 7.8 6.5- 9.2 209 9.0 7.7-10.5 181 7.9 6.6- 9.3 1,708 75.4 73.2-77.4
75+ 1,704 171 8.4 7.1- 9.9 187 10.5 8.9-12.4 119 8.5 6.8-10.5 1,227 72.7 70.0-75.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,227 248 8.8 7.2-10.8 232 8.0 6.6- 9.6 340 12.7 10.9-14.8 1,407 70.5 67.6-73.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,504 254 5.2 4.3- 6.3 345 5.8 5.1- 6.6 346 6.0 5.3- 6.9 3,559 83.0 81.5-84.4
Some Post-H.S. 3,744 210 4.5 3.8- 5.4 276 5.9 5.0- 6.8 257 5.4 4.6- 6.3 3,001 84.3 82.8-85.6
College Graduate 4,484 149 3.0 2.5- 3.7 218 3.9 3.3- 4.6 129 2.2 1.8- 2.7 3,988 90.8 89.8-91.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,679 187 8.4 6.8-10.4 260 12.7 10.8-14.9 361 20.0 17.3-23.0 871 58.9 55.3-62.4
$15,000- 24,999 2,474 157 6.0 4.8- 7.4 271 8.6 7.2-10.2 237 7.7 6.5- 9.1 1,809 77.7 75.4-79.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,811 100 4.6 3.5- 5.9 122 6.2 5.0- 7.8 116 5.3 4.2- 6.5 1,473 83.9 81.8-85.9
$35,000- 49,999 2,139 99 4.2 3.3- 5.3 103 4.0 3.1- 5.1 97 3.7 3.0- 4.7 1,840 88.1 86.4-89.6
$50,000-74,999 1,975 90 4.5 3.5- 5.8 81 3.8 2.9- 4.9 52 2.4 1.7- 3.4 1,752 89.3 87.5-90.9
$75,000+ 2,778 71 2.3 1.8- 3.1 76 2.1 1.6- 2.8 42 1.4 1.0- 2.1 2,589 94.1 93.0-95.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,425 865 16.1 14.7-17.7 1,072 18.2 16.8-19.6 1,075 18.7 17.3-20.1 2,413 47.0 45.1-48.9
No 9,519 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 9,519 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,201 193 7.9 6.6- 9.3 205 8.6 7.3-10.1 189 8.4 7.1-10.0 1,614 75.1 72.8-77.3
Non-Veteran 12,780 672 4.5 4.0- 5.0 867 5.1 4.7- 5.6 885 5.3 4.8- 5.8 10,356 85.1 84.3-85.9

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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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