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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability

Are you blind or do you have serious difficulty seeing, even when wearing glasses?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,765 573 5.0 4.5- 5.7 8,192 95.0 94.3-95.5
GENDER
Male 3,415 193 4.5 3.7- 5.5 3,222 95.5 94.5-96.3
Female 5,350 380 5.5 4.8- 6.4 4,970 94.5 93.6-95.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,918 343 4.7 4.1- 5.4 5,575 95.3 94.6-95.9
Non-Hispanic Black 1,635 145 6.6 5.3- 8.3 1,490 93.4 91.7-94.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 392 44 7.1 3.2-15.0 348 92.9 85.0-96.8
Non-Hispanic Other 266 *** *** *** 256 98.6 96.5-99.4
Hispanic 460 25 5.1 3.1- 8.2 435 94.9 91.8-96.9
AGE
18-34 1,365 36 3.2 2.2- 4.6 1,329 96.8 95.4-97.8
35-44 1,155 43 3.4 2.3- 5.0 1,112 96.6 95.0-97.7
45-54 1,458 105 6.0 4.8- 7.6 1,353 94.0 92.4-95.2
55-64 1,802 147 7.6 6.1- 9.4 1,655 92.4 90.6-93.9
65-74 1,615 117 5.2 4.0- 6.6 1,498 94.8 93.4-96.0
75+ 1,285 120 7.8 6.2- 9.7 1,165 92.2 90.3-93.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,180 169 10.4 8.4-12.8 1,011 89.6 87.2-91.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,459 187 5.5 4.5- 6.7 2,272 94.5 93.3-95.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,380 142 4.4 3.5- 5.5 2,238 95.6 94.5-96.5
College Graduate 2,735 75 1.8 1.3- 2.5 2,660 98.2 97.5-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,086 179 13.5 11.0-16.4 907 86.5 83.6-89.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,553 167 9.0 7.3-11.0 1,386 91.0 89.0-92.7
$25,000- 34,999 853 43 3.3 2.2- 5.0 810 96.7 95.0-97.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,022 35 2.9 1.8- 4.5 987 97.1 95.5-98.2
$50,000-74,999 927 16 1.3 0.7- 2.4 911 98.7 97.6-99.3
$75,000+ 1,619 20 1.2 0.6- 2.1 1,599 98.8 97.9-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,530 391 13.0 11.3-14.8 2,139 87.0 85.2-88.7
No 6,190 174 2.5 2.1- 3.1 6,016 97.5 96.9-97.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,144 64 4.0 2.8- 5.6 1,080 96.0 94.4-97.2
Non-Veteran 7,617 508 5.2 4.6- 5.9 7,109 94.8 94.1-95.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,526 348 6.1 5.2- 7.1 4,178 93.9 92.9-94.8
No 4,239 225 4.0 3.3- 4.8 4,014 96.0 95.2-96.7

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*These are new disability questions found in the demographic section of the Core questionnaire.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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