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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 653 25 3.7 2.3- 5.7 40 4.4 3.0- 6.3 22 2.3 1.3- 3.8 566 89.7 86.9-92.0
GENDER
Male 267 16 5.3 3.1- 9.0 17 4.2 2.4- 7.2 7 2.2 0.9- 5.3 227 88.3 83.6-91.8
Female 386 9 2.0 0.9- 4.1 23 4.5 2.7- 7.3 15 2.3 1.3- 4.1 339 91.2 87.8-93.7
RACE
White 446 16 3.7 2.1- 6.4 28 4.5 3.0- 6.7 15 2.4 1.3- 4.2 387 89.5 86.1-92.1
Other 206 9 3.6 1.8- 7.4 12 4.2 2.1- 8.2 7 2.1 0.8- 5.6 178 90.0 84.8-93.6
AGE
18-44 194 3 1.5 0.4- 4.7 4 1.3 0.4- 3.6 0 0.0 . - . 187 97.3 94.0-98.8
45+ 450 22 5.9 3.7- 9.2 36 7.5 5.1-10.8 22 4.5 2.7- 7.5 370 82.2 77.5-86.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 175 7 4.1 1.8- 9.1 16 6.8 3.7-12.1 6 1.6 0.6- 3.9 146 87.5 81.1-92.0
Some College + 474 18 3.5 2.1- 5.8 24 3.3 2.1- 5.1 16 2.6 1.4- 4.8 416 90.7 87.5-93.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 261 11 4.6 2.3- 8.8 31 8.7 5.6-13.2 14 3.9 1.9- 7.7 205 82.8 76.8-87.5
$50,000+ 307 9 2.5 1.2- 5.0 7 1.4 0.6- 3.2 6 1.3 0.5- 3.1 285 94.8 91.9-96.7

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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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