SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Disability

A disability can be physical, mental, emotional, or communication related. Do you consider yourself to have a disability?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-Gaston County 395 19 3.9 2.3- 6.6 26 7.4 3.8-13.9 35 6.6 4.4- 9.7 315 82.1 76.0-87.0
GENDER
Male 164 8 4.8 2.2-10.1 11 7.0 2.5-18.1 17 7.3 4.2-12.5 128 80.8 71.2-87.8
Female 231 11 3.0 1.5- 5.9 15 7.7 3.2-17.6 18 5.8 3.3-10.1 187 83.4 74.8-89.5
RACE
White 342 14 3.7 1.9- 6.8 25 7.2 3.8-13.4 29 6.4 4.2- 9.7 274 82.7 76.5-87.6
Other 53 5 4.7 1.7-12.4 1 8.0 1.2-39.3 6 7.2 2.8-17.4 41 80.1 60.0-91.5
AGE
18-44 107 2 1.8 0.4- 7.0 4 8.3 2.7-22.9 5 3.5 1.4- 8.7 96 86.4 73.8-93.5
45+ 285 17 6.0 3.5-10.2 22 6.6 4.0-10.5 29 9.5 6.3-14.1 217 77.8 71.9-82.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 209 13 5.0 2.6- 9.5 16 10.7 4.7-22.7 27 10.5 6.6-16.1 153 73.8 63.6-82.0
Some College + 185 6 2.6 1.0- 6.5 10 3.7 1.8- 7.8 8 2.2 1.0- 4.7 161 91.5 86.4-94.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 211 12 4.6 2.3- 8.9 19 10.3 4.8-20.8 29 11.6 7.5-17.5 151 73.5 64.0-81.3
$50,000+ 121 3 2.7 0.8- 8.8 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7 115 94.6 87.7-97.8

Back to Disability.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 19MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook