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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 4,564 228 3.5 2.7- 4.4 289 4.9 4.1- 6.0 312 5.4 4.5- 6.5 3,735 86.2 84.6-87.7
Female 7,687 349 3.8 3.1- 4.5 568 6.1 5.4- 6.8 485 5.3 4.5- 6.2 6,285 84.9 83.5-86.1
RACE
White 9,782 410 3.0 2.6- 3.5 659 5.3 4.7- 6.0 593 4.8 4.2- 5.5 8,120 86.9 85.8-87.8
African American 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
Asian 92 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 4 4.0 1.2-12.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 86 95.1 87.1-98.2
Native American 278 14 5.7 2.5-12.5 28 6.0 3.6- 9.9 54 15.7 10.6-22.8 182 72.5 63.7-79.9
Other Minorities 361 10 2.1 1.0- 4.6 14 4.2 1.8- 9.4 13 1.4 0.7- 2.7 324 92.3 87.3-95.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 394 12 2.6 1.1- 6.0 13 3.3 1.3- 8.3 12 1.5 0.8- 3.0 357 92.5 87.5-95.6
-English Speaking 213 11 5.6 2.2-13.2 5 1.5 0.4- 4.7 10 3.3 1.6- 7.0 187 89.6 82.3-94.1
-Spanish Speaking 181 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 8 4.4 1.5-12.6 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3 170 94.2 86.3-97.7
Non-Hispanic 11,826 564 3.7 3.2- 4.3 841 5.7 5.1- 6.3 783 5.6 5.0- 6.4 9,638 85.0 83.9-86.0
AGE
18-24 356 11 2.6 1.2- 5.4 11 2.0 1.0- 3.8 7 1.6 0.7- 4.0 327 93.8 90.4-96.0
25-34 1,109 24 2.1 1.2- 3.6 35 3.1 1.9- 5.1 24 3.2 1.7- 5.9 1,026 91.6 88.5-94.0
35-44 1,822 51 2.3 1.6- 3.2 77 4.3 3.1- 6.1 79 4.7 3.4- 6.5 1,615 88.7 86.3-90.7
45-54 2,392 95 4.3 2.8- 6.5 153 6.3 5.1- 7.8 197 6.6 5.3- 8.2 1,947 82.8 80.2-85.1
55-64 2,614 134 4.1 3.2- 5.2 243 8.3 6.9- 9.8 245 9.8 8.2-11.8 1,992 77.8 75.4-80.0
65-74 2,208 131 5.3 4.2- 6.6 167 7.8 6.3- 9.6 145 5.6 4.5- 7.0 1,765 81.3 79.0-83.5
75+ 1,651 127 7.8 5.8-10.4 165 8.9 7.1-11.2 97 4.8 3.6- 6.2 1,262 78.5 75.3-81.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,503 151 7.9 5.9-10.6 197 9.4 7.3-12.1 213 10.4 8.0-13.3 942 72.3 68.0-76.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,585 174 3.7 2.6- 5.1 289 6.6 5.5- 7.9 280 7.1 5.7- 8.7 2,842 82.7 80.4-84.7
Some Post-H.S. 3,154 123 2.7 2.1- 3.5 216 5.6 4.5- 7.0 184 4.5 3.5- 5.6 2,631 87.2 85.4-88.8
College Graduate 3,992 125 2.5 2.0- 3.3 154 2.9 2.3- 3.6 119 2.5 1.9- 3.3 3,594 92.0 90.8-93.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,314 108 6.1 4.4- 8.3 219 13.4 10.7-16.7 280 16.1 13.2-19.4 707 64.5 59.4-69.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,932 125 5.5 3.9- 7.6 190 8.8 6.8-11.3 176 8.2 6.1-10.8 1,441 77.6 73.9-80.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,265 68 5.6 3.1- 9.8 90 6.2 4.6- 8.2 68 3.4 2.5- 4.6 1,039 84.9 80.9-88.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,596 45 1.9 1.3- 2.8 82 4.1 3.1- 5.5 61 4.9 3.1- 7.9 1,408 89.1 86.1-91.4
$50,000-74,999 1,731 52 2.7 1.8- 4.0 82 4.5 3.2- 6.4 50 3.2 2.1- 5.1 1,547 89.5 86.9-91.7
$75,000+ 2,654 56 1.6 1.2- 2.3 62 1.5 1.1- 2.1 43 1.5 1.0- 2.2 2,493 95.3 94.2-96.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,599 104 4.7 3.6- 6.2 121 7.0 5.3- 9.3 119 7.1 5.3- 9.3 1,255 81.2 78.0-84.0
Non-Veteran 9,627 424 3.5 2.9- 4.2 659 5.4 4.7- 6.1 610 5.0 4.3- 5.7 7,934 86.1 85.0-87.2

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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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