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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 13,137 3,277 20.2 19.1-21.4 9,860 79.8 78.6-80.9
GENDER
Male 4,938 1,120 17.8 16.1-19.5 3,818 82.2 80.5-83.9
Female 8,199 2,157 22.5 21.0-24.1 6,042 77.5 75.9-79.0
RACE
White 10,399 2,621 20.4 19.2-21.7 7,778 79.6 78.3-80.8
African American 1,834 478 24.0 20.8-27.6 1,356 76.0 72.4-79.2
Asian 101 11 5.8 2.6-12.2 90 94.2 87.8-97.4
Native American 310 104 29.1 21.7-37.8 206 70.9 62.2-78.3
Other Minorities 406 45 9.2 5.4-15.2 361 90.8 84.8-94.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 438 48 8.2 5.2-12.5 390 91.8 87.5-94.8
-English Speaking 230 29 10.1 6.0-16.4 201 89.9 83.6-94.0
-Spanish Speaking 208 19 7.1 3.6-13.6 189 92.9 86.4-96.4
Non-Hispanic 12,664 3,220 21.2 20.0-22.4 9,444 78.8 77.6-80.0
AGE
18-24 408 49 11.8 8.1-16.9 359 88.2 83.1-91.9
25-34 1,216 128 11.7 9.1-14.9 1,088 88.3 85.1-90.9
35-44 1,970 282 14.1 11.9-16.5 1,688 85.9 83.5-88.1
45-54 2,542 599 22.6 20.1-25.3 1,943 77.4 74.7-79.9
55-64 2,759 833 29.5 27.1-32.1 1,926 70.5 67.9-72.9
65-74 2,331 718 28.7 26.2-31.4 1,613 71.3 68.6-73.8
75+ 1,795 650 35.0 31.4-38.7 1,145 65.0 61.3-68.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,714 615 26.3 22.7-30.4 1,099 73.7 69.6-77.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,905 1,051 23.1 20.8-25.7 2,854 76.9 74.3-79.2
Some Post-H.S. 3,325 853 20.4 18.2-22.7 2,472 79.6 77.3-81.8
College Graduate 4,172 752 14.6 13.1-16.2 3,420 85.4 83.8-86.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,436 702 36.3 31.5-41.3 734 63.7 58.7-68.5
$15,000- 24,999 2,080 651 26.3 23.1-29.7 1,429 73.7 70.3-76.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,353 361 23.3 19.5-27.6 992 76.7 72.4-80.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,691 352 17.7 14.9-20.8 1,339 82.3 79.2-85.1
$50,000-74,999 1,802 330 16.6 14.1-19.5 1,472 83.4 80.5-85.9
$75,000+ 2,780 352 11.3 9.6-13.2 2,428 88.7 86.8-90.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,718 488 27.3 23.9-31.1 1,230 72.7 68.9-76.1
Non-Veteran 10,324 2,521 19.3 18.0-20.6 7,803 80.7 79.4-82.0

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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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