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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 12,251 577 3.6 3.1- 4.2 857 5.5 4.9- 6.1 797 5.3 4.7- 6.0 10,020 85.5 84.5-86.5
-Buncombe County 371 17 4.2 2.2- 8.1 24 5.2 3.4- 7.9 16 3.6 2.0- 6.3 314 87.0 82.5-90.5
GENDER
Male 132 3 1.4 0.4- 4.3 9 4.2 2.1- 8.4 4 2.5 0.9- 7.2 116 91.9 86.4-95.3
Female 239 14 6.6 3.1-13.3 15 6.0 3.5-10.1 12 4.4 2.3- 8.5 198 83.0 76.1-88.3
RACE
White 340 16 4.4 2.2- 8.7 22 5.3 3.3- 8.2 15 3.6 2.0- 6.5 287 86.7 81.9-90.4
Other 28 1 2.8 0.4-17.8 2 5.3 1.2-20.6 1 3.9 0.5-23.5 24 88.1 69.8-96.0
AGE
18-44 98 4 4.3 1.2-13.8 3 2.2 0.7- 7.0 2 1.8 0.4- 7.5 89 91.8 83.0-96.3
45+ 272 13 4.2 2.3- 7.6 21 7.9 5.1-12.1 14 5.2 2.9- 9.3 224 82.6 77.1-87.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 108 4 2.8 1.0- 8.0 9 6.5 3.2-12.6 8 6.0 2.5-13.4 87 84.7 76.0-90.6
Some College + 260 11 3.1 1.6- 5.8 15 4.8 2.7- 8.2 8 2.6 1.2- 5.7 226 89.5 85.1-92.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 177 10 4.6 2.3- 9.0 20 9.1 5.6-14.5 13 6.2 3.2-11.7 134 80.0 72.7-85.7
$50,000+ 152 2 3.4 0.6-16.0 3 1.9 0.6- 5.9 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2 145 93.4 84.0-97.4

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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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