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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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 11,450 665 4.7 4.1- 5.2 927 6.3 5.6- 7.0 836 6.1 5.5- 6.8 9,022 83.0 81.9-84.0
-Mecklenburg County 573 27 3.6 2.2- 5.9 40 4.2 2.8- 6.1 27 3.5 2.2- 5.4 479 88.7 85.6-91.3
GENDER
Male 192 8 3.7 1.5- 8.7 10 3.2 1.6- 6.5 8 3.3 1.5- 7.1 166 89.8 84.0-93.6
Female 381 19 3.6 2.1- 6.0 30 4.9 3.1- 7.7 19 3.6 2.2- 6.0 313 87.9 84.0-90.9
RACE
White 395 18 4.2 2.3- 7.7 28 3.9 2.5- 6.1 12 2.5 1.3- 5.0 337 89.3 85.2-92.4
Other 173 9 2.8 1.3- 6.1 11 3.8 1.8- 7.7 15 5.0 2.8- 8.8 138 88.4 82.9-92.3
AGE
18-44 145 5 2.6 0.9- 7.4 2 1.0 0.3- 4.2 3 1.4 0.4- 4.9 135 95.0 89.9-97.6
45+ 423 22 4.7 3.0- 7.5 38 7.4 5.1-10.8 24 5.7 3.7- 8.7 339 82.1 77.7-85.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 11 6.3 2.9-13.2 14 4.6 2.4- 8.5 15 5.9 3.3-10.2 115 83.2 75.5-88.9
Some College + 416 16 2.4 1.3- 4.2 26 4.0 2.4- 6.5 12 2.4 1.2- 4.8 362 91.3 87.9-93.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 215 13 4.8 2.6- 9.0 20 5.8 3.3-10.0 19 7.0 4.2-11.4 163 82.3 75.9-87.3
$50,000+ 266 8 2.0 0.9- 4.5 10 2.5 1.1- 5.2 2 0.9 0.2- 4.9 246 94.6 90.8-96.9

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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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