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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,663 139 6.7 4.8- 9.3 146 6.9 5.3- 8.9 133 8.4 6.3-11.0 1,245 78.0 74.5-81.2
GENDER
Male 540 55 7.6 4.5-12.7 47 6.7 4.2-10.5 50 7.7 5.0-11.8 388 77.9 71.9-83.0
Female 1,123 84 6.0 4.0- 9.0 99 7.0 5.2- 9.4 83 8.8 6.1-12.6 857 78.1 73.7-82.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 1 0.8 0.1- 6.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 10.8 1.8-43.7 12 88.4 56.6-97.8
Non-Hispanic 1,647 138 6.8 4.9- 9.4 146 7.0 5.4- 9.0 131 8.3 6.3-11.0 1,232 77.9 74.3-81.1
AGE
18-24 74 2 3.8 0.8-16.9 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2 3 3.2 0.9-11.3 67 91.6 80.6-96.7
25-34 182 4 2.2 0.5- 8.9 9 2.7 1.2- 5.8 3 4.0 0.7-19.1 166 91.2 80.5-96.3
35-44 259 15 3.3 1.9- 5.7 19 9.8 5.2-17.9 15 9.4 4.7-17.8 210 77.4 68.3-84.6
45-54 362 27 9.9 4.4-20.8 22 5.4 3.1- 9.4 44 11.7 7.2-18.4 269 73.0 63.7-80.6
55-64 377 39 8.7 5.6-13.3 59 12.0 8.2-17.2 49 17.5 12.0-24.8 230 61.8 54.3-68.8
65+ 397 51 13.8 8.8-21.0 34 10.4 6.3-16.6 19 3.3 1.9- 5.7 293 72.5 64.7-79.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 275 51 17.8 11.0-27.5 39 9.1 5.6-14.6 37 9.8 5.8-16.2 148 63.2 53.2-72.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 585 53 7.2 3.7-13.3 57 7.3 4.8-11.1 49 12.4 8.1-18.6 426 73.1 65.9-79.3
Some Post-H.S. 412 21 3.1 1.8- 5.2 30 7.9 4.6-13.3 36 7.9 4.6-13.3 325 81.1 74.4-86.3
College Graduate 387 12 2.8 1.1- 6.9 20 3.9 2.2- 6.7 11 1.9 0.9- 3.8 344 91.5 87.2-94.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 317 39 8.4 5.4-12.7 50 13.9 9.1-20.6 55 18.3 12.8-25.4 173 59.5 50.6-67.8
$15,000- 24,999 356 39 11.6 6.7-19.4 38 9.1 5.4-15.1 24 9.3 4.4-18.7 255 69.9 60.6-77.9
$25,000- 34,999 189 13 11.7 3.6-31.9 11 3.6 1.7- 7.7 7 1.4 0.6- 3.5 158 83.2 66.4-92.5
$35,000-49,999 195 5 1.7 0.6- 4.5 8 3.2 1.5- 6.9 9 4.4 1.8-10.3 173 90.7 84.7-94.6
$50,000- 74,999 194 7 4.0 1.4-11.0 10 8.4 3.6-18.3 9 6.6 2.3-17.6 168 80.9 69.5-88.8
$75,000+ 184 5 0.8 0.3- 2.2 5 1.2 0.5- 3.0 4 3.3 1.0-10.8 170 94.6 88.4-97.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 200 21 8.4 4.5-15.2 25 16.0 9.2-26.4 18 9.5 4.1-20.4 136 66.1 55.0-75.7
Non-Veteran 1,327 108 6.6 4.5- 9.7 109 5.9 4.4- 8.0 103 8.0 5.8-11.0 1,007 79.4 75.5-82.9

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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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