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2010 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 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
GENDER
Male 4,201 256 4.7 3.9- 5.6 341 6.7 5.6- 7.9 291 6.0 5.1- 7.1 3,313 82.6 80.9-84.2
Female 7,249 409 4.7 4.0- 5.4 586 5.9 5.3- 6.7 545 6.2 5.4- 7.0 5,709 83.3 82.0-84.5
RACE
White 8,997 488 4.5 3.9- 5.1 721 6.3 5.6- 7.0 580 5.1 4.6- 5.8 7,208 84.1 83.0-85.2
African American 1,734 144 6.1 4.8- 7.7 165 7.5 5.7- 9.7 193 10.1 8.2-12.5 1,232 76.3 73.1-79.2
Asian 99 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 2 1.8 0.4- 7.0 3 2.6 0.7- 8.8 93 94.7 87.9-97.8
Native American 246 18 6.8 2.9-15.2 19 3.7 2.1- 6.5 44 21.1 12.8-32.9 165 68.3 56.7-77.9
Other Minorities 307 11 3.0 1.1- 7.6 13 4.1 1.4-11.7 12 2.5 1.2- 5.2 271 90.4 83.5-94.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 370 10 1.4 0.5- 3.7 13 1.6 0.7- 3.5 10 1.3 0.6- 2.6 337 95.8 93.1-97.5
-English Speaking 217 8 2.1 0.7- 6.8 11 1.6 0.8- 3.3 10 2.4 1.1- 5.1 188 93.8 89.5-96.4
-Spanish Speaking 153 2 0.5 0.1- 2.9 2 1.5 0.3- 6.8 0 0.0 . - . 149 98.0 93.2-99.4
Non-Hispanic 11,050 652 4.9 4.3- 5.5 912 6.6 5.9- 7.4 822 6.4 5.8- 7.1 8,664 82.1 81.0-83.2
AGE
18-24 327 12 3.5 1.7- 6.9 7 2.8 1.0- 7.3 6 0.9 0.4- 2.1 302 92.9 88.2-95.8
25-34 928 23 2.1 1.3- 3.6 31 3.0 1.9- 4.6 25 3.1 1.9- 5.1 849 91.8 89.2-93.8
35-44 1,598 54 3.2 2.2- 4.4 62 4.6 3.2- 6.4 71 4.6 3.4- 6.2 1,411 87.7 85.3-89.8
45-54 2,157 91 3.9 3.0- 5.0 180 8.1 6.6- 9.8 200 8.6 7.1-10.4 1,686 79.4 77.0-81.6
55-64 2,556 156 5.8 4.7- 7.1 253 9.6 8.1-11.4 282 11.4 9.7-13.3 1,865 73.2 70.7-75.5
65-74 2,183 162 8.7 7.0-10.8 193 7.7 6.4- 9.2 141 6.8 5.4- 8.6 1,687 76.8 74.1-79.2
75+ 1,594 163 10.8 8.7-13.2 196 11.1 9.2-13.2 104 7.2 5.0-10.4 1,131 70.9 67.4-74.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,403 149 7.7 6.1- 9.8 190 10.3 8.0-13.2 231 15.1 12.3-18.4 833 66.9 62.7-70.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,259 199 4.7 3.7- 6.0 298 7.6 6.3- 9.2 287 7.2 6.1- 8.4 2,475 80.5 78.3-82.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,881 151 4.5 3.5- 5.7 241 6.2 5.1- 7.5 205 5.6 4.5- 7.0 2,284 83.7 81.7-85.6
College Graduate 3,891 166 3.7 3.0- 4.5 197 3.7 3.0- 4.5 113 2.2 1.7- 2.9 3,415 90.5 89.2-91.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,218 116 7.8 6.0-10.1 211 13.4 11.1-16.2 277 22.6 19.1-26.6 614 56.1 51.6-60.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,810 131 6.6 4.8- 9.0 225 11.2 8.9-14.1 216 11.0 9.1-13.3 1,238 71.2 67.6-74.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,231 74 5.1 3.6- 7.1 109 7.8 5.9-10.1 85 6.3 4.6- 8.6 963 80.8 77.4-83.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,447 78 4.2 3.0- 5.7 111 8.0 5.7-11.2 55 3.2 2.2- 4.7 1,203 84.6 81.2-87.4
$50,000-74,999 1,524 62 3.8 2.8- 5.2 66 3.3 2.2- 4.7 38 2.0 1.3- 3.3 1,358 90.9 88.8-92.6
$75,000+ 2,438 73 2.5 1.8- 3.4 72 2.0 1.5- 2.8 34 1.4 0.8- 2.2 2,259 94.1 92.8-95.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,594 124 7.9 6.3- 9.9 176 9.9 7.7-12.6 117 6.8 5.3- 8.9 1,177 75.4 72.1-78.4
Non-Veteran 9,853 541 4.2 3.7- 4.8 751 5.8 5.1- 6.5 719 6.0 5.4- 6.7 7,842 84.1 83.0-85.1

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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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