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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,383 586 21.0 18.8-23.3 1,797 79.0 76.7-81.2
GENDER
Males 725 182 22.5 18.7-26.8 543 77.5 73.2-81.3
Females 1,658 404 19.7 17.4-22.2 1,254 80.3 77.8-82.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 8 27.4 10.3-55.4 17 72.6 44.6-89.7
Non-Hispanic 2,346 574 20.8 18.6-23.2 1,772 79.2 76.8-81.4
AGE
18-24 82 11 13.1 6.8-23.8 71 86.9 76.2-93.2
25-34 272 29 10.2 6.7-15.3 243 89.8 84.7-93.3
35-44 412 72 17.6 13.4-22.8 340 82.4 77.2-86.6
45-54 535 121 21.7 17.0-27.3 414 78.3 72.7-83.0
55-64 463 162 33.4 27.9-39.4 301 66.6 60.6-72.1
65-74 354 108 31.4 25.5-38.0 246 68.6 62.0-74.5
75+ 239 80 33.1 25.8-41.4 159 66.9 58.6-74.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 441 169 34.3 28.2-40.9 272 65.7 59.1-71.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 836 187 19.8 16.1-24.0 649 80.2 76.0-83.9
Some Post-H.S. 586 148 22.4 18.3-27.2 438 77.6 72.8-81.7
College Graduate 515 80 12.7 9.4-17.0 435 87.3 83.0-90.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 433 186 38.3 32.0-45.0 247 61.7 55.0-68.0
$15,000- 24,999 507 143 26.0 20.6-32.1 364 74.0 67.9-79.4
$25,000- 34,999 305 54 14.0 9.8-19.7 251 86.0 80.3-90.2
$35,000- 49,999 325 55 18.7 13.5-25.3 270 81.3 74.7-86.5
$50,000-74,999 252 36 12.5 7.8-19.3 216 87.5 80.7-92.2
$75,000+ 241 25 9.2 5.7-14.6 216 90.8 85.4-94.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 294 80 25.7 19.6-32.9 214 74.3 67.1-80.4
Non-Veteran 2,089 506 20.1 17.8-22.6 1,583 79.9 77.4-82.2

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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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