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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Disability

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,777 4,264 21.3 20.4-22.2 11,513 78.7 77.8-79.6
-Buncombe County 344 115 30.1 24.3-36.5 229 69.9 63.5-75.7
GENDER
Male 127 36 25.7 17.7-35.8 91 74.3 64.2-82.3
Female 217 79 33.5 25.9-42.1 138 66.5 57.9-74.1
RACE
White 310 105 31.0 24.8-37.9 205 69.0 62.1-75.2
Other 32 9 21.2 9.3-41.4 23 78.8 58.6-90.7
AGE
18-44 75 15 21.7 12.2-35.6 60 78.3 64.4-87.8
45+ 268 99 35.7 29.5-42.4 169 64.3 57.6-70.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 43 30.1 21.2-40.9 71 69.9 59.1-78.8
Some College + 229 71 29.8 22.7-38.1 158 70.2 61.9-77.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 73 38.1 29.3-47.7 112 61.9 52.3-70.7
$50,000+ 123 28 18.7 12.4-27.2 95 81.3 72.8-87.6

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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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