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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 15,777 4,264 21.3 20.4-22.2 11,513 78.7 77.8-79.6
GENDER
Male 5,971 1,539 19.9 18.6-21.3 4,432 80.1 78.7-81.4
Female 9,806 2,725 22.6 21.4-23.8 7,081 77.4 76.2-78.6
RACE
White 12,246 3,443 22.8 21.8-23.9 8,803 77.2 76.1-78.2
African American 2,383 586 21.0 18.8-23.3 1,797 79.0 76.7-81.2
Asian 106 6 3.5 1.3- 8.7 100 96.5 91.3-98.7
Native American 320 114 29.1 23.0-36.1 206 70.9 63.9-77.0
Other Minorities 658 99 10.5 7.6-14.2 559 89.5 85.8-92.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 637 88 8.3 6.2-11.1 549 91.7 88.9-93.8
-English Speaking 238 55 14.7 9.9-21.1 183 85.3 78.9-90.1
-Spanish Speaking 399 33 6.1 3.9- 9.4 366 93.9 90.6-96.1
Non-Hispanic 15,092 4,159 22.4 21.5-23.3 10,933 77.6 76.7-78.5
AGE
18-24 472 57 11.3 8.2-15.5 415 88.7 84.5-91.8
25-34 1,508 170 10.7 8.9-12.9 1,338 89.3 87.1-91.1
35-44 2,450 412 15.4 13.7-17.3 2,038 84.6 82.7-86.3
45-54 3,073 785 23.9 22.0-25.9 2,288 76.1 74.1-78.0
55-64 3,375 1,168 33.3 31.3-35.4 2,207 66.7 64.6-68.7
65-74 2,729 870 30.9 28.8-33.0 1,859 69.1 67.0-71.2
75+ 2,057 779 37.4 34.7-40.1 1,278 62.6 59.9-65.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,246 833 27.1 24.5-29.8 1,413 72.9 70.2-75.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,641 1,280 22.2 20.4-24.1 3,361 77.8 75.9-79.6
Some Post-H.S. 4,102 1,183 23.5 21.8-25.4 2,919 76.5 74.6-78.2
College Graduate 4,751 958 15.6 14.4-17.0 3,793 84.4 83.0-85.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,777 858 38.5 34.8-42.3 919 61.5 57.7-65.2
$15,000- 24,999 2,521 889 26.6 24.1-29.3 1,632 73.4 70.7-75.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,677 476 23.7 20.9-26.8 1,201 76.3 73.2-79.1
$35,000- 49,999 2,197 516 20.4 18.2-22.7 1,681 79.6 77.3-81.8
$50,000-74,999 2,236 444 16.6 14.7-18.6 1,792 83.4 81.4-85.3
$75,000+ 3,228 482 12.4 11.1-13.9 2,746 87.6 86.1-88.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,377 737 26.7 24.4-29.1 1,640 73.3 70.9-75.6
Non-Veteran 13,393 3,525 20.4 19.5-21.4 9,868 79.6 78.6-80.5

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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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