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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,384 5,889 31.7 30.6-32.8 9,495 68.3 67.2-69.4
GENDER
Male 5,807 2,172 30.8 29.1-32.6 3,635 69.2 67.4-70.9
Female 9,577 3,717 32.4 31.1-33.8 5,860 67.6 66.2-68.9
RACE
White 12,013 4,562 31.8 30.6-33.0 7,451 68.2 67.0-69.4
African American 2,284 951 36.0 33.1-38.9 1,333 64.0 61.1-66.9
Asian 97 15 15.8 7.0-31.9 82 84.2 68.1-93.0
Native American 310 163 43.2 35.7-51.1 147 56.8 48.9-64.3
Other Minorities 625 173 21.1 16.9-26.0 452 78.9 74.0-83.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 608 174 21.3 17.2-26.0 434 78.7 74.0-82.8
-English Speaking 227 91 28.9 20.7-38.8 136 71.1 61.2-79.3
-Spanish Speaking 381 83 18.7 14.1-24.3 298 81.3 75.7-85.9
Non-Hispanic 14,736 5,688 32.5 31.4-33.6 9,048 67.5 66.4-68.6
AGE
18-24 462 114 24.0 19.3-29.5 348 76.0 70.5-80.7
25-34 1,458 285 18.8 16.4-21.4 1,173 81.2 78.6-83.6
35-44 2,366 574 23.1 21.0-25.3 1,792 76.9 74.7-79.0
45-54 2,991 1,027 32.4 30.2-34.6 1,964 67.6 65.4-69.8
55-64 3,310 1,449 42.5 40.4-44.7 1,861 57.5 55.3-59.6
65-74 2,686 1,218 44.6 42.2-46.9 1,468 55.4 53.1-57.8
75+ 2,012 1,191 59.0 56.2-61.7 821 41.0 38.3-43.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,178 1,285 46.3 42.9-49.9 893 53.7 50.1-57.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,494 1,822 34.6 32.3-37.0 2,672 65.4 63.0-67.7
Some Post-H.S. 4,024 1,521 32.3 30.2-34.4 2,503 67.7 65.6-69.8
College Graduate 4,655 1,248 21.1 19.7-22.6 3,407 78.9 77.4-80.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,736 1,154 56.2 51.8-60.5 582 43.8 39.5-48.2
$15,000- 24,999 2,471 1,235 40.0 36.8-43.3 1,236 60.0 56.7-63.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,630 658 37.3 33.7-41.1 972 62.7 58.9-66.3
$35,000- 49,999 2,143 701 29.3 26.7-32.0 1,442 70.7 68.0-73.3
$50,000-74,999 2,196 584 22.9 20.7-25.3 1,612 77.1 74.7-79.3
$75,000+ 3,168 655 18.1 16.3-20.1 2,513 81.9 79.9-83.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,889 5,889 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 9,495 0 0.0 . - . 9,495 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,323 1,009 38.9 36.1-41.9 1,314 61.1 58.1-63.9
Non-Veteran 13,054 4,877 30.4 29.3-31.6 8,177 69.6 68.4-70.7

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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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