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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability

Do you have serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,743 1,903 15.9 14.9-16.8 6,840 84.1 83.2-85.1
GENDER
Male 3,410 636 14.6 13.3-16.1 2,774 85.4 83.9-86.7
Female 5,333 1,267 17.0 15.7-18.3 4,066 83.0 81.7-84.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,909 1,227 15.9 14.8-17.1 4,682 84.1 82.9-85.2
Non-Hispanic Black 1,629 424 19.9 17.5-22.6 1,205 80.1 77.4-82.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 391 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 265 41 7.3 4.8-10.8 224 92.7 89.2-95.2
Hispanic 458 33 5.8 3.9- 8.5 425 94.2 91.5-96.1
AGE
18-34 1,363 65 3.9 2.9- 5.4 1,298 96.1 94.6-97.1
35-44 1,153 129 12.4 10.1-15.1 1,024 87.6 84.9-89.9
45-54 1,455 286 16.6 14.3-19.2 1,169 83.4 80.8-85.7
55-64 1,790 484 25.2 22.7-28.0 1,306 74.8 72.0-77.3
65-74 1,615 455 25.0 22.3-27.9 1,160 75.0 72.1-77.7
75+ 1,284 468 35.6 32.1-39.3 816 64.4 60.7-67.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,175 437 29.0 25.7-32.6 738 71.0 67.4-74.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,454 611 17.3 15.6-19.2 1,843 82.7 80.8-84.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,380 526 14.3 12.8-16.0 1,854 85.7 84.0-87.2
College Graduate 2,724 325 7.1 6.1- 8.2 2,399 92.9 91.8-93.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,082 488 37.1 33.2-41.1 594 62.9 58.9-66.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,554 477 22.5 20.0-25.3 1,077 77.5 74.7-80.0
$25,000- 34,999 853 174 15.0 12.3-18.2 679 85.0 81.8-87.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,021 151 11.0 8.9-13.6 870 89.0 86.4-91.1
$50,000-74,999 922 92 7.4 5.7- 9.5 830 92.6 90.5-94.3
$75,000+ 1,613 103 5.2 4.1- 6.7 1,510 94.8 93.3-95.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,519 1,549 56.3 53.5-59.0 970 43.7 41.0-46.5
No 6,180 341 3.5 3.1- 4.1 5,839 96.5 95.9-96.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,141 264 19.6 16.9-22.7 877 80.4 77.3-83.1
Non-Veteran 7,598 1,638 15.3 14.3-16.4 5,960 84.7 83.6-85.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,509 1,099 18.3 16.9-19.8 3,410 81.7 80.2-83.1
No 4,234 804 13.3 12.1-14.6 3,430 86.7 85.4-87.9

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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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