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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

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%)
North Carolina 15,238 826 4.6 4.1- 5.1 1,050 5.4 5.0- 6.0 1,093 5.3 4.9- 5.8 12,269 84.7 83.9-85.4
-Buncombe County 341 16 4.3 2.3- 8.2 27 7.6 4.7-11.9 30 6.5 4.3- 9.8 268 81.6 76.1-86.0
GENDER
Male 126 7 6.0 2.4-14.4 14 10.7 5.6-19.3 13 6.5 3.5-11.8 92 76.8 66.9-84.4
Female 215 9 3.0 1.3- 6.9 13 5.1 2.7- 9.7 17 6.5 3.7-11.3 176 85.3 79.1-89.9
RACE
White 308 14 4.4 2.2- 8.7 24 7.4 4.5-12.0 26 6.7 4.3-10.3 244 81.4 75.6-86.1
Other 31 2 3.7 0.8-15.2 3 9.3 2.6-28.2 4 4.7 1.7-12.8 22 82.3 64.8-92.2
AGE
18-44 75 4 5.5 1.8-15.6 2 4.2 1.0-15.7 3 3.5 1.0-10.9 66 86.8 75.1-93.4
45+ 265 12 3.5 1.8- 6.7 25 9.9 6.4-15.0 27 8.7 5.8-12.8 201 77.9 71.9-83.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 6 3.1 1.3- 7.3 14 10.9 5.6-19.9 19 11.1 6.6-18.1 73 74.9 64.8-82.8
Some College + 228 10 5.0 2.2-10.8 13 5.9 3.0-11.3 10 3.9 1.9- 8.0 195 85.2 78.2-90.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 182 12 6.4 2.9-13.4 18 10.2 5.7-17.7 22 8.7 5.4-13.7 130 74.7 66.0-81.8
$50,000+ 123 4 2.8 0.9- 8.4 5 3.7 1.5- 9.0 4 3.3 1.1-10.0 110 90.2 82.7-94.6

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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