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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,384 5,889 31.7 30.6-32.8 9,495 68.3 67.2-69.4
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,284 951 36.0 33.1-38.9 1,333 64.0 61.1-66.9
GENDER 2,284 951 36.0 33.1-38.9 1,333 64.0 61.1-66.9
Males 689 296 37.3 32.3-42.5 393 62.7 57.5-67.7
Females 1,595 655 34.9 31.8-38.1 940 65.1 61.9-68.2
HISPANIC 2,272 942 35.8 33.0-38.8 1,330 64.2 61.2-67.0
Hispanic 24 14 63.2 36.7-83.6 10 36.8 16.4-63.3
Non-Hispanic 2,248 928 35.6 32.7-38.6 1,320 64.4 61.4-67.3
AGE 2,265 946 36.1 33.2-39.1 1,319 63.9 60.9-66.8
18-24 79 19 25.0 14.2-40.1 60 75.0 59.9-85.8
25-34 259 50 20.1 14.6-27.0 209 79.9 73.0-85.4
35-44 389 112 29.4 23.9-35.6 277 70.6 64.4-76.1
45-54 516 195 36.1 30.4-42.2 321 63.9 57.8-69.6
55-64 445 219 46.5 40.4-52.7 226 53.5 47.3-59.6
65-74 343 199 58.4 51.6-64.8 144 41.6 35.2-48.4
75+ 234 152 66.7 58.4-74.1 82 33.3 25.9-41.6
EDUCATION 2,280 949 36.0 33.1-38.9 1,331 64.0 61.1-66.9
Less Than H.S. 421 298 65.0 56.5-72.6 123 35.0 27.4-43.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 797 323 36.9 31.7-42.5 474 63.1 57.5-68.3
Some Post-H.S. 570 203 32.5 27.5-37.8 367 67.5 62.2-72.5
College Graduate 492 125 20.5 16.2-25.6 367 79.5 74.4-83.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME 1,991 800 34.8 31.8-38.0 1,191 65.2 62.0-68.2
Less than $15,000 421 293 63.8 56.4-70.6 128 36.2 29.4-43.6
$15,000- 24,999 489 228 42.1 35.1-49.4 261 57.9 50.6-64.9
$25,000- 34,999 290 92 33.3 24.4-43.6 198 66.7 56.4-75.6
$35,000- 49,999 311 94 32.4 25.9-39.8 217 67.6 60.2-74.1
$50,000-74,999 246 51 17.2 11.8-24.4 195 82.8 75.6-88.2
$75,000+ 234 42 14.2 9.7-20.3 192 85.8 79.7-90.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 286 127 45.2 36.8-53.9 159 54.8 46.1-63.2
Non-Veteran 1,998 824 34.3 31.3-37.3 1,174 65.7 62.7-68.7

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*Data for this table were derived from 2 CDC Core questions and 2 North Carolina questions
in the State-Added Section.

^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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