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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Females

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%)
North Carolina 6,534 581 8.3 7.6- 9.2 5,953 91.7 90.8-92.4
-FEMALES 3,740 402 10.3 9.1-11.5 3,338 89.7 88.5-90.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,514 266 10.4 9.0-12.0 2,248 89.6 88.0-91.0
Non-Hispanic Black 784 107 12.7 10.2-15.8 677 87.3 84.2-89.8
Other 401 27 5.9 3.5- 9.8 374 94.1 90.2-96.5
AGE
18-34 638 27 3.9 2.5- 6.0 611 96.1 94.0-97.5
35-44 509 37 7.4 5.2-10.5 472 92.6 89.5-94.8
45-54 635 79 13.5 10.5-17.2 556 86.5 82.8-89.5
55-64 726 94 14.7 11.5-18.6 632 85.3 81.4-88.5
65-74 684 62 9.8 7.2-13.3 622 90.2 86.7-92.8
75+ 493 100 22.0 18.0-26.6 393 78.0 73.4-82.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 380 96 24.2 19.2-29.9 284 75.8 70.1-80.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 996 122 10.2 8.3-12.4 874 89.8 87.6-91.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,103 124 9.6 7.8-11.6 979 90.4 88.4-92.2
College Graduate 1,252 59 3.6 2.7- 4.9 1,193 96.4 95.1-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 393 94 25.8 20.5-31.9 299 74.2 68.1-79.5
$15,000- 24,999 637 97 15.5 12.3-19.3 540 84.5 80.7-87.7
$25,000- 34,999 323 33 9.2 6.1-13.5 290 90.8 86.5-93.9
$35,000- 49,999 398 23 4.8 3.0- 7.5 375 95.2 92.5-97.0
$50,000- 74,999 406 16 3.6 1.9- 6.7 390 96.4 93.3-98.1
$75,000+ 718 20 2.4 1.5- 3.9 698 97.6 96.1-98.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,070 358 35.6 32.1-39.3 712 64.4 60.7-67.9
No 2,657 43 1.4 1.0- 2.1 2,614 98.6 97.9-99.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 126 14 11.0 5.9-19.6 112 89.0 80.4-94.1
Non-Veteran 3,607 387 10.3 9.1-11.5 3,220 89.7 88.5-90.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,097 94 8.4 6.6-10.5 1,003 91.6 89.5-93.4
Regional City or Suburban 794 72 9.6 7.4-12.4 722 90.4 87.6-92.6
Rural 1,849 236 12.1 10.4-14.2 1,613 87.9 85.8-89.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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