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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICANS

A disability can be physical, mental, emotional, or communication related. Do you consider yourself to have a disability?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,990 137 5.9 4.6- 7.5 183 7.5 6.1- 9.1 201 6.7 5.6- 8.0 1,469 80.0 77.6-82.2
GENDER
Male 621 45 5.9 3.9- 8.6 63 8.0 5.8-11.0 69 6.9 5.1- 9.1 444 79.3 75.1-82.9
Female 1,369 92 5.9 4.5- 7.9 120 7.0 5.5- 8.7 132 6.5 5.2- 8.2 1,025 80.6 77.8-83.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 19 2 10.5 2.0-40.0 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 2 7.0 1.5-26.8 14 81.9 55.5-94.2
-English Speaking 19 2 10.5 2.0-40.0 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 2 7.0 1.5-26.8 14 81.9 55.5-94.2
Non-Hispanic 1,965 134 5.7 4.5- 7.3 182 7.5 6.2- 9.2 197 6.7 5.5- 8.0 1,452 80.1 77.7-82.3
AGE
18-24 91 4 5.4 1.9-14.5 5 4.9 1.8-12.7 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 81 88.9 79.2-94.4
25-34 241 6 1.7 0.5- 5.3 8 2.3 1.0- 5.3 8 2.1 1.0- 4.5 219 93.9 89.8-96.4
35-44 340 16 4.8 2.5- 8.9 17 2.7 1.5- 4.6 21 5.4 3.2- 9.1 286 87.1 82.2-90.8
45-54 433 31 8.1 5.2-12.5 47 11.3 8.0-15.7 49 8.9 6.2-12.7 306 71.7 65.8-76.8
55-64 415 28 4.5 2.8- 6.9 61 16.9 12.0-23.3 72 14.8 11.1-19.6 254 63.8 57.2-69.8
65-74 296 31 10.8 6.8-16.7 31 9.0 6.0-13.2 36 10.9 7.3-16.0 198 69.4 62.4-75.6
75+ 161 21 12.8 7.7-20.3 13 9.2 4.6-17.5 12 7.1 3.4-14.4 115 70.9 61.1-79.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 387 55 9.9 6.8-14.2 45 9.3 6.4-13.3 75 13.6 10.0-18.2 212 67.2 60.5-73.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 671 40 5.9 3.9- 8.9 71 9.0 6.5-12.4 65 6.4 4.7- 8.8 495 78.6 74.2-82.4
Some Post-H.S. 540 24 4.6 2.5- 8.4 53 8.1 5.5-11.8 46 5.8 4.0- 8.4 417 81.4 76.5-85.6
College Graduate 391 18 4.2 2.3- 7.5 14 2.1 1.1- 3.7 15 2.3 1.2- 4.4 344 91.4 87.8-94.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 330 42 11.9 8.1-17.2 58 15.6 11.0-21.7 69 15.4 11.3-20.5 161 57.1 49.4-64.5
$15,000- 24,999 449 35 7.5 4.7-11.9 39 6.4 4.3- 9.6 53 8.4 5.8-12.0 322 77.7 72.0-82.5
$25,000- 34,999 295 10 3.9 1.8- 8.4 19 5.3 3.0- 9.2 16 2.7 1.5- 4.8 250 88.1 82.8-92.0
$35,000- 49,999 273 16 6.1 3.2-11.4 16 6.9 3.3-13.8 11 3.6 1.8- 7.2 230 83.4 76.0-88.8
$50,000-74,999 201 2 2.3 0.6- 8.7 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9 8 2.4 1.0- 6.1 186 94.2 88.7-97.1
$75,000+ 160 4 2.0 0.7- 5.5 6 1.9 0.8- 4.5 7 3.5 1.3- 8.7 143 92.7 87.2-95.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 743 137 19.3 15.4-24.0 183 24.4 20.2-29.2 201 21.9 18.2-26.1 222 34.4 28.5-40.8
No 1,240 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1,240 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 263 19 7.2 4.1-12.4 35 14.1 9.1-21.2 30 8.8 5.7-13.5 179 69.8 61.9-76.7
Non-Veteran 1,727 118 5.7 4.4- 7.4 148 6.4 5.1- 8.0 171 6.4 5.2- 7.7 1,290 81.5 79.1-83.8

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^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.

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