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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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 6,365 295 4.2 3.6- 4.8 485 6.7 6.0- 7.4 480 6.7 6.0- 7.4 5,105 82.5 81.4-83.5
GENDER
Male 2,652 134 4.4 3.6- 5.4 204 6.9 5.9- 8.1 202 6.4 5.4- 7.6 2,112 82.2 80.5-83.8
Female 3,713 161 3.9 3.3- 4.8 281 6.4 5.6- 7.4 278 6.9 6.0- 7.9 2,993 82.7 81.3-84.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,382 189 4.1 3.4- 4.9 347 7.0 6.2- 7.9 304 6.3 5.5- 7.2 3,542 82.6 81.3-83.9
Non-Hispanic Black 1,190 87 5.9 4.6- 7.6 106 8.3 6.7-10.3 129 9.4 7.7-11.6 868 76.3 73.4-79.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 11.7 5.9-21.9 72 75.8 65.1-84.0
Non-Hispanic Other 198 *** *** *** 16 4.8 2.7- 8.3 18 5.6 3.0-10.4 160 87.6 81.6-91.8
Hispanic 429 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 410 96.6 94.4-97.9
AGE
18-34 967 24 2.7 1.7- 4.1 28 2.7 1.8- 4.1 21 2.1 1.3- 3.3 894 92.5 90.5-94.1
35-44 818 18 2.7 1.6- 4.5 34 4.2 2.9- 6.0 35 4.9 3.4- 6.9 731 88.2 85.4-90.6
45-54 988 48 4.2 3.1- 5.7 63 6.7 5.1- 8.7 101 10.2 8.2-12.7 776 78.9 75.8-81.6
55-64 1,372 66 4.9 3.7- 6.6 177 12.9 11.0-15.0 169 11.6 9.9-13.6 960 70.6 67.8-73.2
65-74 1,248 75 7.0 5.5- 8.9 112 10.2 8.2-12.5 94 8.0 6.4-10.1 967 74.8 71.7-77.6
75+ 891 63 6.7 5.0- 8.8 68 7.8 5.9-10.2 57 6.2 4.7- 8.2 703 79.3 76.1-82.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 800 69 8.3 6.2-10.9 84 10.5 8.2-13.3 113 12.8 10.4-15.7 534 68.4 64.5-72.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,759 95 4.6 3.6- 5.8 150 6.8 5.7- 8.1 180 8.5 7.2-10.1 1,334 80.1 77.9-82.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,708 78 3.4 2.6- 4.4 155 7.2 6.0- 8.5 117 5.4 4.4- 6.6 1,358 84.0 82.1-85.8
College Graduate 2,072 52 2.0 1.4- 2.8 96 3.4 2.7- 4.3 69 2.3 1.8- 3.0 1,855 92.2 91.0-93.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 677 66 8.8 6.7-11.6 88 11.6 9.2-14.6 175 25.0 21.3-29.1 348 54.5 50.0-59.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,064 56 4.9 3.5- 6.9 126 10.9 8.9-13.3 111 8.9 7.2-10.9 771 75.3 72.1-78.2
$25,000- 34,999 633 24 3.5 2.0- 5.9 47 6.7 4.9- 9.1 46 7.1 4.9-10.1 516 82.8 78.9-86.0
$35,000- 49,999 750 31 3.4 2.2- 5.3 54 6.8 4.9- 9.4 32 4.0 2.6- 6.0 633 85.8 82.5-88.5
$50,000-74,999 681 17 2.3 1.4- 3.9 33 4.1 2.7- 6.1 22 2.4 1.5- 3.8 609 91.2 88.7-93.3
$75,000+ 1,274 26 1.8 1.1- 2.8 35 2.2 1.5- 3.2 20 1.3 0.8- 2.2 1,193 94.8 93.2-96.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 850 55 5.7 4.2- 7.6 94 10.7 8.6-13.3 72 7.8 5.9-10.2 629 75.8 72.3-79.0
Non-Veteran 5,510 240 4.0 3.4- 4.6 391 6.1 5.4- 6.9 407 6.5 5.8- 7.3 4,472 83.4 82.3-84.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,462 175 4.7 3.9- 5.7 284 7.4 6.5- 8.5 304 8.0 7.0- 9.2 2,699 79.8 78.2-81.4
No 2,903 120 3.6 2.9- 4.4 201 5.8 4.9- 6.8 176 5.2 4.3- 6.1 2,406 85.5 84.0-86.9

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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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