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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability

Because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition, do you have difficulty doing errands alone
such as visiting a doctor’s office or shopping?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,731 874 7.8 7.1- 8.6 7,857 92.2 91.4-92.9
GENDER
Male 3,407 248 6.4 5.4- 7.5 3,159 93.6 92.5-94.6
Female 5,324 626 9.1 8.1-10.2 4,698 90.9 89.8-91.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,904 549 7.4 6.6- 8.4 5,355 92.6 91.6-93.4
Non-Hispanic Black 1,626 216 10.6 8.7-12.9 1,410 89.4 87.1-91.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 390 60 14.6 7.6-26.3 330 85.4 73.7-92.4
Non-Hispanic Other 263 19 2.7 1.5- 4.9 244 97.3 95.1-98.5
Hispanic 458 20 4.3 2.5- 7.4 438 95.7 92.6-97.5
AGE
18-34 1,358 60 4.6 3.3- 6.2 1,298 95.4 93.8-96.7
35-44 1,152 69 6.1 4.5- 8.1 1,083 93.9 91.9-95.5
45-54 1,456 155 9.1 7.3-11.3 1,301 90.9 88.7-92.7
55-64 1,787 216 11.2 9.3-13.3 1,571 88.8 86.7-90.7
65-74 1,614 139 6.5 5.1- 8.1 1,475 93.5 91.9-94.9
75+ 1,279 230 16.4 13.7-19.5 1,049 83.6 80.5-86.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,171 233 16.7 14.0-19.9 938 83.3 80.1-86.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,452 283 8.2 6.9- 9.7 2,169 91.8 90.3-93.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,375 238 7.0 5.8- 8.3 2,137 93.0 91.7-94.2
College Graduate 2,723 120 2.5 1.9- 3.1 2,603 97.5 96.9-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,080 274 21.7 18.4-25.4 806 78.3 74.6-81.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,550 218 11.6 9.6-13.9 1,332 88.4 86.1-90.4
$25,000- 34,999 853 71 7.1 5.1- 9.8 782 92.9 90.2-94.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,020 60 5.1 3.5- 7.4 960 94.9 92.6-96.5
$50,000-74,999 922 35 3.4 2.0- 5.5 887 96.6 94.5-98.0
$75,000+ 1,615 29 1.7 1.1- 2.8 1,586 98.3 97.2-98.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,516 774 28.8 26.3-31.4 1,742 71.2 68.6-73.7
No 6,170 91 1.2 0.9- 1.7 6,079 98.8 98.3-99.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,141 88 6.5 4.9- 8.6 1,053 93.5 91.4-95.1
Non-Veteran 7,586 786 8.0 7.2- 8.9 6,800 92.0 91.1-92.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,508 512 9.1 8.0-10.4 3,996 90.9 89.6-92.0
No 4,223 362 6.4 5.5- 7.5 3,861 93.6 92.5-94.5

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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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