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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Disability

A disability can be physical, mental, emotional, or communication related. Do you consider yourself to have a disability?

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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
-New Hanover County 360 16 5.0 2.5- 9.5 21 6.0 3.5-10.0 20 4.3 2.5- 7.3 303 84.8 79.2-89.0
GENDER
Male 139 8 6.9 2.7-16.1 11 6.7 3.3-12.9 11 5.0 2.4-10.2 109 81.5 71.9-88.3
Female 221 8 3.0 1.4- 6.3 10 5.3 2.3-11.9 9 3.6 1.6- 7.7 194 88.1 81.5-92.6
RACE
White 313 14 5.5 2.6-10.9 17 5.3 2.9- 9.2 18 5.0 2.8- 8.5 264 84.3 78.2-88.9
Other 45 2 2.7 0.6-11.5 4 9.5 2.7-28.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 38 87.0 69.6-95.1
AGE
18-44 78 2 5.3 1.3-19.0 4 6.3 2.3-16.5 2 2.7 0.6-10.8 70 85.6 72.9-93.0
45+ 280 14 4.8 2.6- 8.4 17 5.8 3.3-10.0 18 5.3 3.1- 9.0 231 84.1 78.5-88.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 97 5 3.6 1.4- 9.0 5 3.5 1.2- 9.2 7 6.1 2.5-14.0 80 86.8 77.5-92.7
Some College + 262 11 5.5 2.5-11.7 15 6.7 3.6-12.1 13 3.6 1.8- 7.2 223 84.2 77.2-89.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 158 7 5.3 1.8-14.5 13 8.0 3.9-15.9 13 6.2 3.2-11.7 125 80.5 70.5-87.7
$50,000+ 156 4 3.7 1.1-12.0 5 4.7 1.9-11.2 4 2.7 0.8- 8.7 143 88.9 80.4-94.0

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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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