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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,562 125 6.9 5.4- 8.7 132 7.0 5.5- 8.9 129 5.3 4.3- 6.5 1,176 80.8 78.2-83.2
AGE
18-24 50 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.5 0.8-13.1 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 47 95.7 86.6-98.7
25-34 192 3 0.9 0.3- 3.2 10 5.9 2.6-12.7 3 1.2 0.3- 4.4 176 91.9 85.3-95.7
35-44 259 9 4.5 2.1- 9.7 11 2.5 1.1- 5.7 9 3.9 1.9- 7.8 230 89.1 83.3-93.0
45-54 338 18 7.1 3.8-12.9 28 8.9 5.4-14.4 32 6.3 4.2- 9.3 260 77.7 71.0-83.2
55-64 291 28 12.0 7.4-18.8 33 10.1 6.7-14.8 44 10.2 7.2-14.2 186 67.7 60.6-74.1
65-74 253 37 16.0 10.5-23.6 29 9.3 6.1-14.0 24 8.4 5.2-13.5 163 66.3 58.4-73.3
75+ 163 28 15.1 9.3-23.5 19 12.5 7.2-20.9 16 9.8 5.4-17.0 100 62.6 52.6-71.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 51 17.2 12.2-23.6 32 10.4 6.7-15.8 54 16.8 12.2-22.8 150 55.6 47.8-63.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 512 37 6.9 4.4-10.6 41 5.6 3.7- 8.3 41 5.1 3.5- 7.3 393 82.5 78.0-86.2
Some Post-H.S. 400 20 5.6 3.1-10.1 35 7.3 4.6-11.4 25 3.5 2.2- 5.4 320 83.6 78.3-87.8
College Graduate 362 17 2.3 1.3- 4.0 24 6.6 3.6-11.7 9 1.0 0.4- 2.3 312 90.1 85.2-93.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 313 52 19.0 13.5-26.0 42 11.2 7.5-16.2 64 14.8 10.9-19.7 155 55.1 47.7-62.3
$15,000- 24,999 358 28 6.7 4.1-10.8 35 9.3 5.8-14.5 35 5.5 3.7- 8.2 260 78.5 72.4-83.5
$25,000- 34,999 199 8 5.3 1.9-13.9 15 8.0 3.7-16.4 3 1.3 0.3- 5.0 173 85.4 75.9-91.6
$35,000- 49,999 182 4 2.1 0.7- 6.0 10 3.9 1.9- 7.7 5 3.1 1.2- 7.8 163 90.9 85.2-94.6
$50,000-74,999 159 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 8 3.7 1.6- 8.3 4 2.2 0.7- 6.3 145 93.9 88.7-96.8
$75,000+ 138 5 1.9 0.6- 5.5 2 2.3 0.4-12.1 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1 129 95.0 87.9-98.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 4 7.3 1.9-24.8 2 4.8 0.9-22.0 2 3.9 1.0-14.8 42 83.9 66.3-93.3
Non-Veteran 1,512 121 6.8 5.4- 8.7 130 7.1 5.6- 9.0 127 5.3 4.3- 6.6 1,134 80.7 78.0-83.1

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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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