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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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 10,737 553 4.3 3.8- 5.0 874 6.6 5.9- 7.3 790 6.1 5.5- 6.8 8,520 83.0 81.9-84.0
GENDER
Male 3,984 220 4.6 3.7- 5.6 316 6.3 5.4- 7.5 304 5.9 4.9- 6.9 3,144 83.2 81.5-84.8
Female 6,753 333 4.1 3.4- 4.9 558 6.8 5.9- 7.8 486 6.4 5.6- 7.3 5,376 82.7 81.3-84.1
RACE
White 8,252 377 3.9 3.3- 4.6 662 6.4 5.7- 7.3 578 6.3 5.5- 7.1 6,635 83.4 82.1-84.6
African American 1,649 136 5.7 4.4- 7.4 163 8.6 6.7-11.0 154 6.6 5.1- 8.5 1,196 79.1 76.1-81.9
Native American 254 20 12.2 6.1-23.1 26 8.5 4.1-16.8 36 12.8 7.6-20.8 172 66.4 55.6-75.7
Other Minorities 509 17 2.4 1.2- 4.6 19 1.1 0.6- 2.0 18 1.4 0.7- 2.7 455 95.1 92.8-96.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 492 20 3.1 1.6- 6.0 11 1.2 0.6- 2.6 22 2.2 1.2- 4.1 439 93.5 90.3-95.6
-English Speaking 216 15 6.0 2.5-13.9 *** *** *** 17 4.7 2.2-10.0 175 86.2 78.1-91.7
-Spanish Speaking 276 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 264 97.0 94.4-98.5
Non-Hispanic 10,219 530 4.4 3.8- 5.1 862 7.0 6.3- 7.8 765 6.4 5.8- 7.1 8,062 82.2 81.0-83.3
AGE
18-34 1,256 29 2.8 1.8- 4.4 47 3.3 2.1- 4.9 20 1.3 0.8- 2.3 1,160 92.6 90.4-94.3
35-44 1,427 39 2.3 1.5- 3.5 77 5.7 4.2- 7.8 59 4.9 3.4- 7.1 1,252 87.0 84.2-89.4
45-54 1,983 81 3.3 2.4- 4.5 152 7.4 5.9- 9.3 190 8.5 6.9-10.4 1,560 80.8 78.2-83.1
55-64 2,339 133 6.6 5.1- 8.4 247 9.9 8.2-11.9 252 11.1 9.3-13.1 1,707 72.4 69.6-75.1
65-74 2,018 131 7.4 5.7- 9.6 182 8.8 7.2-10.6 141 7.3 5.6- 9.4 1,564 76.5 73.5-79.3
75+ 1,596 134 8.5 6.5-11.0 162 9.3 7.3-11.7 119 8.9 6.9-11.3 1,181 73.4 69.8-76.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,313 117 8.4 6.3-11.0 158 10.2 7.9-13.1 232 14.4 11.9-17.3 806 67.0 62.9-70.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,059 170 4.1 3.3- 5.2 275 5.8 4.9- 6.9 269 6.4 5.2- 7.7 2,345 83.7 81.8-85.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,737 123 3.6 2.7- 4.8 255 7.5 6.2- 9.0 188 4.5 3.7- 5.5 2,171 84.4 82.4-86.2
College Graduate 3,602 142 2.8 2.2- 3.5 184 3.8 3.0- 4.8 99 2.3 1.6- 3.3 3,177 91.2 89.7-92.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,252 103 7.9 5.8-10.7 189 11.7 9.3-14.6 297 18.4 15.6-21.7 663 62.0 57.7-66.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,822 113 5.1 3.7- 6.8 215 9.2 7.5-11.4 182 8.2 6.4-10.4 1,312 77.5 74.4-80.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,060 67 5.8 3.9- 8.5 90 6.5 4.8- 8.9 52 3.7 2.5- 5.3 851 84.0 80.5-86.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,329 60 3.6 2.5- 5.2 99 6.3 4.6- 8.5 55 3.5 2.5- 5.0 1,115 86.6 83.8-88.9
$50,000-74,999 1,266 46 2.5 1.7- 3.9 78 5.7 4.0- 8.0 39 3.4 2.1- 5.3 1,103 88.4 85.5-90.8
$75,000+ 2,157 64 2.1 1.5- 3.2 58 2.3 1.6- 3.1 28 1.5 0.8- 2.7 2,007 94.1 92.5-95.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,497 116 6.9 5.2- 9.1 150 9.7 7.6-12.3 145 8.0 6.4-10.0 1,086 75.5 72.0-78.6
Non-Veteran 9,236 437 4.0 3.4- 4.6 724 6.1 5.4- 6.9 645 5.9 5.2- 6.6 7,430 84.0 82.8-85.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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