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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

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%)
North Carolina 13,137 3,277 20.2 19.1-21.4 9,860 79.8 78.6-80.9
-Buncombe County 398 104 22.5 17.9-27.9 294 77.5 72.1-82.1
GENDER
Male 144 32 19.4 12.9-28.3 112 80.6 71.7-87.1
Female 254 72 25.2 19.3-32.2 182 74.8 67.8-80.7
RACE
White 363 98 24.0 19.1-29.8 265 76.0 70.2-80.9
Other 32 5 9.3 3.3-23.6 27 90.7 76.4-96.7
AGE
18-44 107 18 17.5 10.5-27.6 89 82.5 72.4-89.5
45+ 290 86 27.3 22.1-33.1 204 72.7 66.9-77.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 120 33 20.3 13.4-29.4 87 79.7 70.6-86.6
Some College + 275 69 22.2 16.9-28.6 206 77.8 71.4-83.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 62 25.3 19.0-32.8 127 74.7 67.2-81.0
$50,000+ 160 25 17.6 11.1-26.7 135 82.4 73.3-88.9

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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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