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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 676 143 17.8 14.6-21.5 533 82.2 78.5-85.4
GENDER
Male 274 59 19.5 14.5-25.8 215 80.5 74.2-85.5
Female 402 84 16.0 12.5-20.2 318 84.0 79.8-87.5
RACE
White 461 102 18.1 14.6-22.4 359 81.9 77.6-85.4
Other 213 40 17.1 11.8-24.2 173 82.9 75.8-88.2
AGE
18-44 200 19 10.4 6.3-16.7 181 89.6 83.3-93.7
45+ 466 122 24.9 20.7-29.8 344 75.1 70.2-79.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 181 37 18.1 11.9-26.4 144 81.9 73.6-88.1
Some College + 491 106 17.7 14.2-21.9 385 82.3 78.1-85.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 267 81 26.3 20.0-33.8 186 73.7 66.2-80.0
$50,000+ 316 46 12.2 8.8-16.6 270 87.8 83.4-91.2

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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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