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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,766 2,236 21.2 20.1-22.3 6,530 78.8 77.7-79.9
GENDER
Male 3,416 824 20.6 19.0-22.3 2,592 79.4 77.7-81.0
Female 5,350 1,412 21.8 20.3-23.3 3,938 78.2 76.7-79.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,918 1,561 23.0 21.7-24.4 4,357 77.0 75.6-78.3
Non-Hispanic Black 1,641 417 21.0 18.5-23.7 1,224 79.0 76.3-81.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 392 135 28.2 19.0-39.8 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 263 61 12.7 9.0-17.8 202 87.3 82.2-91.0
Hispanic 459 34 7.7 5.2-11.3 425 92.3 88.7-94.8
AGE
18-34 1,365 144 10.3 8.6-12.4 1,221 89.7 87.6-91.4
35-44 1,157 198 17.8 15.2-20.7 959 82.2 79.3-84.8
45-54 1,459 378 22.8 20.2-25.7 1,081 77.2 74.3-79.8
55-64 1,796 612 33.2 30.4-36.1 1,184 66.8 63.9-69.6
65-74 1,614 486 28.7 25.7-31.8 1,128 71.3 68.2-74.3
75+ 1,290 403 32.1 28.6-35.8 887 67.9 64.2-71.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,182 404 31.0 27.5-34.7 778 69.0 65.3-72.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,464 694 22.8 20.8-25.0 1,770 77.2 75.0-79.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,379 633 20.4 18.4-22.4 1,746 79.6 77.6-81.6
College Graduate 2,730 502 13.7 12.3-15.3 2,228 86.3 84.7-87.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,087 524 41.9 37.8-46.1 563 58.1 53.9-62.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,554 520 27.4 24.6-30.3 1,034 72.6 69.7-75.4
$25,000- 34,999 854 200 20.0 16.7-23.6 654 80.0 76.4-83.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,025 217 17.5 14.9-20.6 808 82.5 79.4-85.1
$50,000-74,999 926 153 13.5 10.9-16.4 773 86.5 83.6-89.1
$75,000+ 1,615 206 12.0 10.1-14.1 1,409 88.0 85.9-89.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,145 327 25.9 22.8-29.3 818 74.1 70.7-77.2
Non-Veteran 7,617 1,908 20.5 19.4-21.7 5,709 79.5 78.3-80.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,526 1,222 23.1 21.5-24.7 3,304 76.9 75.3-78.5
No 4,240 1,014 19.2 17.8-20.8 3,226 80.8 79.2-82.2

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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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