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2011 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 10,989 3,117 23.1 21.9-24.3 7,872 76.9 75.7-78.1
GENDER
Male 4,097 1,068 20.9 19.1-22.8 3,029 79.1 77.2-80.9
Female 6,892 2,049 25.1 23.6-26.7 4,843 74.9 73.3-76.4
RACE
White 8,428 2,483 24.5 23.2-26.0 5,945 75.5 74.0-76.8
African American 1,702 429 20.4 17.6-23.5 1,273 79.6 76.5-82.4
Native American 257 105 32.4 23.9-42.3 152 67.6 57.7-76.1
Other Minorities 527 87 13.4 9.3-18.9 440 86.6 81.1-90.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 503 87 14.8 10.7-20.2 416 85.2 79.8-89.3
-English Speaking 219 55 19.6 13.0-28.4 164 80.4 71.6-87.0
-Spanish Speaking 284 32 12.5 7.7-19.8 252 87.5 80.2-92.3
Non-Hispanic 10,456 3,020 23.7 22.5-25.0 7,436 76.3 75.0-77.5
AGE
18-34 1,347 182 13.1 10.8-15.7 1,165 86.9 84.3-89.2
35-44 1,469 277 19.4 16.5-22.6 1,192 80.6 77.4-83.5
45-54 2,013 553 24.1 21.6-26.9 1,460 75.9 73.1-78.4
55-64 2,381 827 33.1 30.4-36.0 1,554 66.9 64.0-69.6
65-74 2,038 668 33.8 30.7-37.0 1,370 66.2 63.0-69.3
75+ 1,619 575 33.6 30.2-37.2 1,044 66.4 62.8-69.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,357 514 31.5 27.8-35.4 843 68.5 64.6-72.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,118 937 22.8 20.6-25.2 2,181 77.2 74.8-79.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,783 841 24.2 21.9-26.6 1,942 75.8 73.4-78.1
College Graduate 3,704 816 16.3 14.7-18.0 2,888 83.7 82.0-85.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,292 627 38.3 34.2-42.6 665 61.7 57.4-65.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,861 648 26.8 23.8-30.0 1,213 73.2 70.0-76.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,081 303 22.8 19.4-26.7 778 77.2 73.3-80.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,365 333 21.2 18.2-24.5 1,032 78.8 75.5-81.8
$50,000-74,999 1,294 279 18.6 15.5-22.0 1,015 81.4 78.0-84.5
$75,000+ 2,206 388 14.1 12.0-16.4 1,818 85.9 83.6-88.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,528 498 29.8 26.4-33.4 1,030 70.2 66.6-73.6
Non-Veteran 9,457 2,618 22.1 20.9-23.5 6,839 77.9 76.5-79.1

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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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