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What is the major impairment or health problem that limits your activities?*


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Arthritis
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Back/neck
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Lung
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Heart/hypertension
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Other
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 816 188  21.6  (18.6-24.9) 121  15.4  (12.8-18.4) 70   8.4  ( 6.5-10.7) 80   9.8  ( 7.8-12.3) 357  44.9  (40.9-48.9)
GENDER            
Male 299  54  18.4  (14.1-23.8)  50  17.2  (13.0-22.4) 28   8.8  ( 6.0-12.9) 39  11.4  ( 8.2-15.6) 128  44.1  (37.7-50.7)
Female 517 134  24.3  (20.5-28.5)  71  13.8  (10.8-17.4) 42   8.0  ( 5.7-11.0) 41   8.4  ( 6.1-11.6) 229  45.6  (40.8-50.4)
RACE            
White 620 139  21.0  (17.7-24.7)  93  15.7  (12.7-19.2) 55   8.1  ( 6.1-10.7) 61   9.7  ( 7.5-12.5) 272  45.5  (40.9-50.0)
African American 173  49  27.2  (20.3-35.5)  24  13.7  ( 9.0-20.5) 12   8.4  ( 4.5-15.2) 18  11.4  ( 7.0-17.9)  70  39.3  (31.3-47.9)
AGE            
18-24  25   2   9.2  ( 2.2-31.8)   4  13.8  ( 4.7-34.3)      19  77.0  (55.2-90.2)
25-34  61   6   7.5  ( 3.2-16.4)  12  19.0  (10.0-33.2)  4   7.3  ( 2.5-19.4)  3   5.5  ( 1.6-16.8)  36  60.8  (44.8-74.7)
35-44 123  19  18.4  (11.4-28.3)  28  23.2  (16.1-32.1)  9   7.3  ( 3.6-14.2)  8   5.9  ( 2.9-11.9)  59  45.2  (35.6-55.2)
45-54 154  27  20.7  (14.4-28.8)  21  11.5  ( 7.2-17.9) 14   9.8  ( 5.7-16.4) 14   9.5  ( 5.4-16.2)  78  48.5  (39.9-57.1)
55-64 157  36  20.7  (14.7-28.3)  29  21.3  (14.8-29.8) 16   7.4  ( 4.3-12.3) 16  12.0  ( 7.3-19.0)  60  38.6  (30.5-47.4)
65+ 294  98  30.8  (25.5-36.7)  27   9.1  ( 6.1-13.3) 26  10.0  ( 6.7-14.7) 39  13.8  (10.0-18.8) 104  36.3  (30.5-42.5)
EDUCATION            
Less Than H.S. 248  68  24.3  (19.1-30.4)  33  14.5  (10.2-20.2) 24  10.2  ( 6.7-15.4) 25   9.7  ( 6.5-14.4)  98  41.2  (34.5-48.3)
H.S. or G.E.D. 250  58  21.8  (16.7-27.9)  38  16.1  (11.6-21.9) 19   8.2  ( 5.1-13.0) 28  12.0  ( 8.2-17.4) 107  41.8  (35.2-48.8)
Some Post-H.S. 171  37  21.1  (14.9-28.8)  26  15.5  (10.2-22.7) 17   8.0  ( 4.8-13.2) 13   7.6  ( 4.3-13.0)  78  47.8  (39.4-56.4)
College Graduate 144  24  17.6  (11.5-25.9)  23  14.5  ( 9.3-22.0) 10   6.3  ( 3.2-12.0) 14   9.0  ( 5.0-15.5)  73  52.6  (42.4-62.6)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME            
Less than $15,000 187  45  19.4  (14.4-25.7)  30  18.7  (12.9-26.3) 21  10.7  ( 6.7-16.7) 18  10.8  ( 6.6-17.2)  73  40.3  (32.4-48.8)
$15,000- 24,999 198  38  19.3  (13.8-26.5)  27  13.0  ( 8.8-18.8) 21  11.0  ( 7.0-16.9) 21  10.0  ( 6.4-15.3)  91  46.7  (39.0-54.5)
$25,000- 34,999 101  30  26.2  (18.1-36.3)  20  20.6  (12.8-31.5)  7   8.2  ( 3.7-17.2)  9   9.4  ( 4.8-17.6)  35  35.5  (25.8-46.5)
$35,000- 49,999  83  17  19.6  (11.6-31.3)  10  11.4  ( 5.9-20.8)  9  10.4  ( 5.1-20.1)  3   2.4  ( 0.7- 7.7)  44  56.3  (42.7-68.9)
$50,000+ 114  19  18.9  (12.1-28.3)  23  20.7  (13.8-29.8)  6   5.0  ( 2.2-11.0) 12  10.6  ( 5.8-18.5)  54  44.8  (35.3-54.7)

*This question is asked to respondents who reported having any type of disability or being perceived himself or herself having disability. See questions 3a, 4,5 and 8 in the disability section (p.61) of the BRFSS 2000 questionnaire
First four most frequent response categories presented here. OTHER category was formed from the remaining responses.
#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.