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2013 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 7,754 434 4.9 4.3- 5.5 646 6.5 5.9- 7.3 648 7.5 6.7- 8.3 6,026 81.1 79.9-82.3
GENDER
Male 2,980 171 5.4 4.4- 6.5 238 6.3 5.3- 7.4 272 8.0 6.9- 9.3 2,299 80.4 78.5-82.1
Female 4,774 263 4.4 3.7- 5.2 408 6.8 5.9- 7.9 376 7.0 6.1- 8.1 3,727 81.8 80.3-83.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,277 262 4.8 4.1- 5.6 441 7.2 6.3- 8.1 387 6.9 6.1- 7.9 4,187 81.2 79.7-82.5
Non-Hispanic Black 1,442 123 7.0 5.4- 8.9 143 6.6 5.1- 8.5 166 11.0 9.0-13.3 1,010 75.4 72.3-78.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 354 35 8.0 3.9-15.8 32 12.1 6.2-22.3 60 17.1 9.3-29.1 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 209 *** *** *** 20 4.7 2.6- 8.3 17 4.4 2.3- 8.0 169 89.9 85.1-93.3
Hispanic 407 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 2.6 1.4- 5.1 382 95.3 92.6-97.1
AGE
18-34 1,029 49 4.7 3.4- 6.6 38 3.3 2.2- 5.0 22 2.1 1.3- 3.3 920 89.9 87.4-91.9
35-44 1,012 20 1.8 1.1- 2.9 56 5.6 4.0- 7.7 57 7.3 5.4- 9.9 879 85.3 82.2-87.9
45-54 1,311 81 5.8 4.4- 7.6 108 7.0 5.4- 9.0 135 8.8 7.0-10.9 987 78.4 75.4-81.1
55-64 1,646 97 5.3 4.1- 6.9 171 8.5 7.0-10.3 226 13.9 11.8-16.3 1,152 72.4 69.4-75.1
65-74 1,509 95 5.9 4.5- 7.8 155 10.6 8.6-13.0 121 7.5 5.7- 9.8 1,138 75.9 72.8-78.9
75+ 1,177 90 7.3 5.6- 9.4 114 8.0 6.3-10.1 83 8.5 6.5-11.1 890 76.2 72.8-79.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,043 111 8.9 6.8-11.5 109 8.6 6.4-11.5 174 15.4 12.7-18.5 649 67.1 63.1-70.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,158 119 4.3 3.4- 5.5 220 8.1 6.9- 9.7 230 8.8 7.4-10.5 1,589 78.7 76.4-80.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,117 115 4.6 3.6- 5.9 197 6.2 5.2- 7.5 166 6.2 5.0- 7.6 1,639 83.0 80.9-84.9
College Graduate 2,427 89 3.0 2.3- 4.0 120 3.7 2.9- 4.8 78 2.2 1.7- 2.9 2,140 91.0 89.6-92.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 952 82 8.4 6.2-11.3 162 15.9 12.7-19.8 230 21.8 18.4-25.6 478 53.9 49.4-58.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,385 99 5.7 4.4- 7.4 174 9.7 7.8-12.0 165 11.1 9.1-13.4 947 73.5 70.3-76.5
$25,000- 34,999 757 38 3.3 2.2- 4.9 60 6.2 4.5- 8.7 50 6.4 4.4- 9.2 609 84.1 80.5-87.1
$35,000- 49,999 897 46 5.0 3.5- 7.3 65 6.6 4.8- 9.0 29 3.0 1.8- 4.9 757 85.4 82.1-88.2
$50,000-74,999 835 32 3.4 2.2- 5.4 31 2.5 1.5- 4.1 23 3.2 1.9- 5.2 749 90.9 88.1-93.1
$75,000+ 1,444 33 3.1 2.1- 4.6 43 2.4 1.7- 3.5 25 2.2 1.4- 3.5 1,343 92.3 90.3-93.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,001 72 5.7 4.3- 7.6 106 9.9 7.8-12.5 99 10.5 8.1-13.4 724 73.9 70.2-77.3
Non-Veteran 6,750 362 4.7 4.1- 5.5 540 6.1 5.4- 6.9 549 7.1 6.3- 7.9 5,299 82.1 80.9-83.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,019 239 5.1 4.3- 6.1 342 7.0 6.0- 8.1 385 8.4 7.4- 9.6 3,053 79.5 77.7-81.1
No 3,735 195 4.6 3.8- 5.5 304 6.1 5.2- 7.1 263 6.4 5.5- 7.6 2,973 82.9 81.3-84.4

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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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