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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability

Do you have serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,028 1,393 16.2 15.2-17.2 5,635 83.8 82.8-84.8
GENDER
Male 2,984 490 14.0 12.6-15.4 2,494 86.0 84.6-87.4
Female 4,044 903 18.2 16.9-19.6 3,141 81.8 80.4-83.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,809 945 16.1 14.9-17.3 3,864 83.9 82.7-85.1
Non-Hispanic Black 1,315 313 19.2 17.0-21.7 1,002 80.8 78.3-83.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 110 30 23.5 15.6-33.7 80 76.5 66.3-84.4
Non-Hispanic Other 238 40 11.8 7.4-18.2 198 88.2 81.8-92.6
Hispanic 477 47 8.7 6.3-11.9 430 91.3 88.1-93.7
AGE
18-34 1,218 45 4.1 2.9- 5.6 1,173 95.9 94.4-97.1
35-44 927 72 9.0 7.0-11.6 855 91.0 88.4-93.0
45-54 1,063 211 20.6 17.9-23.6 852 79.4 76.4-82.1
55-64 1,467 367 24.8 22.3-27.4 1,100 75.2 72.6-77.7
65-74 1,332 338 25.9 23.2-28.7 994 74.1 71.3-76.8
75+ 934 349 36.5 33.0-40.1 585 63.5 59.9-67.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 867 315 32.6 29.0-36.4 552 67.4 63.6-71.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,934 465 18.2 16.4-20.1 1,469 81.8 79.9-83.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,862 360 13.7 12.2-15.3 1,502 86.3 84.7-87.8
College Graduate 2,336 249 7.0 6.1- 8.1 2,087 93.0 91.9-93.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 750 305 36.3 32.3-40.5 445 63.7 59.5-67.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,154 347 25.0 22.3-28.0 807 75.0 72.0-77.7
$25,000- 34,999 692 124 14.1 11.5-17.2 568 85.9 82.8-88.5
$35,000- 49,999 828 125 13.4 10.7-16.7 703 86.6 83.3-89.3
$50,000-74,999 779 90 9.2 7.2-11.7 689 90.8 88.3-92.8
$75,000+ 1,438 88 4.9 3.8- 6.4 1,350 95.1 93.6-96.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,930 1,117 55.1 52.4-57.9 813 44.9 42.1-47.6
No 5,055 257 4.2 3.6- 4.9 4,798 95.8 95.1-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 972 192 17.1 14.6-20.0 780 82.9 80.0-85.4
Non-Veteran 6,050 1,199 16.0 15.0-17.1 4,851 84.0 82.9-85.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,029 846 17.7 16.4-19.1 3,183 82.3 80.9-83.6
No 2,999 547 14.2 12.9-15.7 2,452 85.8 84.3-87.1

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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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