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2014 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 7,015 632 7.7 7.0- 8.4 6,383 92.3 91.6-93.0
GENDER
Male 2,977 216 6.7 5.7- 7.8 2,761 93.3 92.2-94.3
Female 4,038 416 8.6 7.7- 9.6 3,622 91.4 90.4-92.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,800 404 6.9 6.2- 7.8 4,396 93.1 92.2-93.8
Non-Hispanic Black 1,312 153 10.3 8.5-12.4 1,159 89.7 87.6-91.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 111 17 15.1 8.7-25.1 94 84.9 74.9-91.3
Non-Hispanic Other 237 24 9.4 5.3-16.2 213 90.6 83.8-94.7
Hispanic 477 29 4.8 3.3- 7.1 448 95.2 92.9-96.7
AGE
18-34 1,215 46 4.0 2.9- 5.5 1,169 96.0 94.5-97.1
35-44 923 49 5.2 3.9- 7.1 874 94.8 92.9-96.1
45-54 1,064 102 9.6 7.7-12.0 962 90.4 88.0-92.3
55-64 1,464 159 10.2 8.6-12.1 1,305 89.8 87.9-91.4
65-74 1,333 118 8.8 7.3-10.7 1,215 91.2 89.3-92.7
75+ 929 153 15.9 13.3-18.8 776 84.1 81.2-86.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 868 156 15.6 13.0-18.7 712 84.4 81.3-87.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,921 200 8.2 7.0- 9.6 1,721 91.8 90.4-93.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,860 166 6.7 5.6- 8.0 1,694 93.3 92.0-94.4
College Graduate 2,334 106 3.2 2.5- 4.0 2,228 96.8 96.0-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 750 192 22.7 19.4-26.4 558 77.3 73.6-80.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,148 144 11.5 9.6-13.8 1,004 88.5 86.2-90.4
$25,000- 34,999 691 42 5.3 3.5- 7.9 649 94.7 92.1-96.5
$35,000- 49,999 825 50 6.0 4.3- 8.5 775 94.0 91.5-95.7
$50,000-74,999 780 27 2.5 1.6- 3.9 753 97.5 96.1-98.4
$75,000+ 1,436 29 1.9 1.1- 3.1 1,407 98.1 96.9-98.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,927 545 27.6 25.2-30.1 1,382 72.4 69.9-74.8
No 5,046 75 1.5 1.1- 2.0 4,971 98.5 98.0-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 968 79 7.9 6.1-10.2 889 92.1 89.8-93.9
Non-Veteran 6,041 551 7.6 6.9- 8.4 5,490 92.4 91.6-93.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,023 409 9.1 8.1-10.2 3,614 90.9 89.8-91.9
No 2,992 223 5.8 5.0- 6.8 2,769 94.2 93.2-95.0

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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 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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