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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN FEMALES 1,595 655 34.9 31.8-38.1 940 65.1 61.9-68.2
AGE
18-24 50 10 17.9 8.8-33.2 40 82.1 66.8-91.2
25-34 193 31 16.1 10.5-24.1 162 83.9 75.9-89.5
35-44 264 66 24.9 18.9-32.0 198 75.1 68.0-81.1
45-54 343 131 38.0 31.2-45.3 212 62.0 54.7-68.8
55-64 299 148 47.4 40.4-54.5 151 52.6 45.5-59.6
65-74 255 149 55.7 47.6-63.4 106 44.3 36.6-52.4
75+ 175 116 68.7 59.4-76.7 59 31.3 23.3-40.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 302 214 67.9 59.6-75.2 88 32.1 24.8-40.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 521 212 36.1 30.4-42.1 309 63.9 57.9-69.6
Some Post-H.S. 404 130 28.0 22.5-34.2 274 72.0 65.8-77.5
College Graduate 366 98 21.3 16.3-27.3 268 78.7 72.7-83.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 320 217 63.1 55.7-69.9 103 36.9 30.1-44.3
$15,000- 24,999 365 163 42.0 34.9-49.4 202 58.0 50.6-65.1
$25,000- 34,999 202 59 27.5 19.9-36.8 143 72.5 63.2-80.1
$35,000- 49,999 184 47 24.8 17.4-34.0 137 75.2 66.0-82.6
$50,000-74,999 160 34 16.8 11.3-24.2 126 83.2 75.8-88.7
$75,000+ 137 21 10.9 6.2-18.6 116 89.1 81.4-93.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 51 17 42.4 24.5-62.5 34 57.6 37.5-75.5
Non-Veteran 1,544 638 34.6 31.4-37.9 906 65.4 62.1-68.6

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*Data for this table were derived from BRFSS Core Questions (2) and NC State-Added questions (2)

^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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