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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability

Because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition, do you have serious difficulty concentrating,
remembering, or making decisions?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,022 785 10.7 9.9-11.7 6,237 89.3 88.3-90.1
GENDER
Male 2,983 285 9.8 8.5-11.2 2,698 90.2 88.8-91.5
Female 4,039 500 11.6 10.5-12.9 3,539 88.4 87.1-89.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,803 528 10.6 9.6-11.7 4,275 89.4 88.3-90.4
Non-Hispanic Black 1,314 156 11.3 9.4-13.5 1,158 88.7 86.5-90.6
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 111 22 18.9 11.8-29.0 89 81.1 71.0-88.2
Non-Hispanic Other 238 30 9.6 5.6-16.0 208 90.4 84.0-94.4
Hispanic 477 39 8.8 6.2-12.2 438 91.2 87.8-93.8
AGE
18-34 1,219 101 8.8 7.1-10.8 1,118 91.2 89.2-92.9
35-44 925 91 9.9 7.9-12.3 834 90.1 87.7-92.1
45-54 1,061 138 12.7 10.5-15.1 923 87.3 84.9-89.5
55-64 1,466 188 12.1 10.4-14.1 1,278 87.9 85.9-89.6
65-74 1,330 157 12.5 10.5-14.9 1,173 87.5 85.1-89.5
75+ 935 106 11.2 9.1-13.7 829 88.8 86.3-90.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 867 180 20.8 17.7-24.3 687 79.2 75.7-82.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,930 257 11.5 10.0-13.1 1,673 88.5 86.9-90.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,859 208 9.7 8.3-11.3 1,651 90.3 88.7-91.7
College Graduate 2,334 137 5.0 4.2- 6.1 2,197 95.0 93.9-95.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 745 215 27.7 24.1-31.7 530 72.3 68.3-75.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,153 191 16.5 14.0-19.2 962 83.5 80.8-86.0
$25,000- 34,999 695 72 9.6 7.4-12.4 623 90.4 87.6-92.6
$35,000- 49,999 828 66 8.6 6.4-11.4 762 91.4 88.6-93.6
$50,000-74,999 779 37 4.6 3.1- 6.7 742 95.4 93.3-96.9
$75,000+ 1,436 57 4.2 3.0- 5.8 1,379 95.8 94.2-97.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,927 533 29.8 27.3-32.4 1,394 70.2 67.6-72.7
No 5,053 237 4.8 4.1- 5.6 4,816 95.2 94.4-95.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 971 105 11.4 9.2-14.1 866 88.6 85.9-90.8
Non-Veteran 6,045 679 10.7 9.7-11.6 5,366 89.3 88.4-90.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,030 492 11.7 10.6-13.0 3,538 88.3 87.0-89.4
No 2,992 293 9.5 8.3-10.8 2,699 90.5 89.2-91.7

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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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