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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Northeastern Partnership**

Disability

Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,601 4,806 30.2 29.3-31.1 9,795 69.8 68.9-70.7
-Northeastern Partnership 965 384 36.4 32.9-40.0 581 63.6 60.0-67.1
GENDER 965 384 36.4 32.9-40.0 581 63.6 60.0-67.1
Male 332 126 35.6 29.8-41.8 206 64.4 58.2-70.2
Female 633 258 37.1 33.0-41.4 375 62.9 58.6-67.0
RACE 925 373 36.8 33.4-40.4 552 63.2 59.6-66.6
White 560 214 34.7 30.4-39.2 346 65.3 60.8-69.6
African American 364 158 40.0 34.4-45.9 206 60.0 54.1-65.6
Other Minorities 1 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE 964 383 36.4 32.9-40.0 581 63.6 60.0-67.1
18-24 35 10 36.5 16.7-62.3 25 63.5 37.7-83.3
25-34 118 21 16.6 10.3-25.7 97 83.4 74.3-89.7
35-44 153 45 26.8 19.5-35.7 108 73.2 64.3-80.5
45-54 193 76 36.9 29.6-45.0 117 63.1 55.0-70.4
55-64 195 93 47.7 39.9-55.5 102 52.3 44.5-60.1
65-74 160 75 42.7 34.4-51.4 85 57.3 48.6-65.6
75+ 110 63 57.3 46.9-67.1 47 42.7 32.9-53.1
EDUCATION 965 384 36.4 32.9-40.0 581 63.6 60.0-67.1
Less Than H.S. 213 130 57.0 48.5-65.2 83 43.0 34.8-51.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 335 135 34.9 29.4-40.8 200 65.1 59.2-70.6
Some Post-H.S. 225 68 30.2 23.4-37.9 157 69.8 62.1-76.6
College Graduate 192 51 23.6 17.8-30.6 141 76.4 69.4-82.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME 749 284 35.6 31.6-39.8 465 64.4 60.2-68.4
Less than $15,000 169 113 66.0 56.9-74.1 56 34.0 25.9-43.1
$15,000- 24,999 188 75 36.9 28.4-46.4 113 63.1 53.6-71.6
$25,000- 34,999 99 31 35.5 25.4-47.1 68 64.5 52.9-74.6
$35,000- 49,999 126 34 29.6 20.8-40.3 92 70.4 59.7-79.2
$50,000-74,999 87 15 15.6 9.2-25.2 72 84.4 74.8-90.8
$75,000+ 80 16 19.1 11.2-30.7 64 80.9 69.3-88.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 113 44 37.8 28.5-48.0 69 62.2 52.0-71.5
Non-Veteran 846 338 36.3 32.6-40.3 508 63.7 59.7-67.4
Currently Serving 6 2 16.7 3.2-54.7 4 83.3 45.3-96.8

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*Data for this table were derived from questions 1,2,3,4 in the Disability, Quality of Life Module (page 51) of the BRFSS 2002 questionnaire.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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