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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-MALES

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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
-MALES 5,766 343 5.3 4.5- 6.1 396 5.2 4.5- 5.9 477 5.9 5.2- 6.7 4,550 83.7 82.4-84.9
RACE
White 4,614 253 4.9 4.1- 5.9 311 4.8 4.1- 5.6 363 5.9 5.1- 6.8 3,687 84.4 83.0-85.7
African American 677 66 7.5 5.5-10.3 64 8.9 6.5-12.0 76 8.2 6.0-11.1 471 75.4 70.9-79.3
Other Minorities 455 24 4.5 2.7- 7.3 20 2.5 1.2- 5.0 34 2.8 1.8- 4.2 377 90.3 86.7-93.0
AGE
18-24 199 13 6.0 3.3-10.6 6 2.5 1.0- 5.9 2 0.8 0.2- 3.5 178 90.7 85.5-94.2
25-34 546 23 4.0 2.5- 6.4 18 3.2 1.8- 5.5 10 1.9 0.8- 4.5 495 90.9 87.4-93.4
35-44 919 36 4.2 2.9- 6.0 40 3.9 2.6- 5.6 42 3.9 2.7- 5.7 801 88.0 85.3-90.3
45-54 1,154 59 4.5 3.2- 6.2 78 6.1 4.6- 8.0 112 8.7 6.9-11.0 905 80.7 77.8-83.4
55-64 1,322 88 6.7 5.2- 8.7 121 8.3 6.6-10.4 172 12.7 10.5-15.2 941 72.3 69.1-75.3
65-74 964 53 5.2 3.8- 7.2 79 7.9 6.1-10.2 68 6.9 5.2- 9.1 764 80.0 76.8-82.9
75+ 638 70 10.9 8.1-14.4 54 8.0 5.7-11.1 69 9.1 6.9-12.1 445 72.0 67.4-76.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 831 88 7.3 5.3- 9.9 76 7.1 5.0-10.0 134 9.4 7.2-12.2 533 76.2 71.9-80.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,698 106 5.7 4.3- 7.4 123 5.7 4.5- 7.3 171 7.2 5.8- 8.9 1,298 81.4 78.7-83.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,335 85 6.6 4.8- 8.9 115 5.8 4.5- 7.4 100 5.1 4.0- 6.6 1,035 82.5 79.6-85.0
College Graduate 1,888 63 2.8 2.0- 3.7 80 3.0 2.3- 4.0 71 3.1 2.3- 4.3 1,674 91.1 89.4-92.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 490 51 7.7 5.2-11.2 76 10.8 7.9-14.5 133 18.3 14.2-23.2 230 63.2 56.8-69.2
$15,000- 24,999 865 74 6.8 4.9- 9.3 79 8.0 5.7-11.1 125 10.0 7.7-12.9 587 75.2 70.7-79.3
$25,000- 34,999 615 54 10.2 7.0-14.6 61 6.5 4.6- 9.1 57 5.8 4.2- 7.8 443 77.6 72.6-81.8
$35,000- 49,999 873 45 5.1 3.3- 7.9 48 4.0 2.8- 5.8 45 4.9 3.3- 7.1 735 85.9 82.6-88.8
$50,000-74,999 948 32 3.5 2.1- 5.7 53 3.8 2.7- 5.3 32 2.8 1.8- 4.3 831 89.9 87.2-92.1
$75,000+ 1,469 50 3.3 2.2- 4.8 34 1.6 1.1- 2.4 27 1.1 0.7- 1.8 1,358 94.0 92.3-95.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,111 146 6.9 5.6- 8.6 208 7.6 6.4- 9.0 198 7.9 6.6- 9.5 1,559 77.6 75.2-79.8
Non-Veteran 3,648 197 4.7 3.8- 5.7 187 4.3 3.5- 5.2 279 5.1 4.3- 6.0 2,985 86.0 84.4-87.4

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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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