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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability

Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,742 2,537 23.4 22.3-24.6 6,205 76.6 75.4-77.7
GENDER
Male 3,409 931 22.6 20.9-24.3 2,478 77.4 75.7-79.1
Female 5,333 1,606 24.2 22.6-25.7 3,727 75.8 74.3-77.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,905 1,755 25.2 23.8-26.7 4,150 74.8 73.3-76.2
Non-Hispanic Black 1,632 496 24.0 21.4-26.9 1,136 76.0 73.1-78.6
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 391 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 262 66 13.2 9.3-18.2 196 86.8 81.8-90.7
Hispanic 459 35 8.2 5.6-11.8 424 91.8 88.2-94.4
AGE
18-34 1,361 152 11.1 9.3-13.3 1,209 88.9 86.7-90.7
35-44 1,155 209 18.7 16.0-21.7 946 81.3 78.3-84.0
45-54 1,451 402 24.7 22.0-27.7 1,049 75.3 72.3-78.0
55-64 1,793 648 35.0 32.2-38.0 1,145 65.0 62.0-67.8
65-74 1,611 553 32.1 29.1-35.3 1,058 67.9 64.7-70.9
75+ 1,286 556 42.3 38.6-46.1 730 57.7 53.9-61.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,177 486 35.2 31.6-38.9 691 64.8 61.1-68.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,457 801 25.5 23.3-27.7 1,656 74.5 72.3-76.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,371 696 22.0 20.0-24.1 1,675 78.0 75.9-80.0
College Graduate 2,726 551 14.9 13.4-16.5 2,175 85.1 83.5-86.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,083 576 45.2 41.0-49.4 507 54.8 50.6-59.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,550 584 29.6 26.8-32.6 966 70.4 67.4-73.2
$25,000- 34,999 853 236 22.6 19.2-26.4 617 77.4 73.6-80.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,021 244 19.4 16.6-22.5 777 80.6 77.5-83.4
$50,000-74,999 926 166 14.4 11.8-17.5 760 85.6 82.5-88.2
$75,000+ 1,613 233 13.6 11.6-15.8 1,380 86.4 84.2-88.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,143 377 28.9 25.7-32.4 766 71.1 67.6-74.3
Non-Veteran 7,595 2,159 22.6 21.4-23.9 5,436 77.4 76.1-78.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,513 1,382 25.3 23.6-27.0 3,131 74.7 73.0-76.4
No 4,229 1,155 21.4 19.9-23.0 3,074 78.6 77.0-80.1

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*Disability status (Yes) is defined by an affirmative response to the need for special equipment and/or having an activity limitation due to physical, mental, or emotional problems.

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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