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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,042 1,780 21.5 20.4-22.6 5,262 78.5 77.4-79.6
GENDER
Male 2,985 687 20.1 18.5-21.8 2,298 79.9 78.2-81.5
Female 4,057 1,093 22.8 21.3-24.3 2,964 77.2 75.7-78.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,820 1,300 23.6 22.2-25.0 3,520 76.4 75.0-77.8
Non-Hispanic Black 1,323 330 20.5 18.1-23.1 993 79.5 76.9-81.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 112 38 27.1 19.0-36.9 74 72.9 63.1-81.0
Non-Hispanic Other 236 51 14.4 9.6-21.0 185 85.6 79.0-90.4
Hispanic 474 37 6.2 4.4- 8.7 437 93.8 91.3-95.6
AGE
18-34 1,219 109 8.7 7.0-10.6 1,110 91.3 89.4-93.0
35-44 924 139 16.0 13.4-18.9 785 84.0 81.1-86.6
45-54 1,069 266 25.1 22.2-28.3 803 74.9 71.7-77.8
55-64 1,466 505 34.1 31.4-37.0 961 65.9 63.0-68.6
65-74 1,333 420 32.7 29.8-35.7 913 67.3 64.3-70.2
75+ 943 331 33.1 29.8-36.6 612 66.9 63.4-70.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 866 273 29.5 26.0-33.3 593 70.5 66.7-74.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,932 538 22.5 20.5-24.7 1,394 77.5 75.3-79.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,867 507 21.7 19.8-23.9 1,360 78.3 76.1-80.2
College Graduate 2,345 455 15.1 13.7-16.7 1,890 84.9 83.3-86.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 745 350 42.8 38.7-47.1 395 57.2 52.9-61.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,154 345 25.0 22.3-28.0 809 75.0 72.0-77.7
$25,000- 34,999 696 177 21.7 18.4-25.5 519 78.3 74.5-81.6
$35,000- 49,999 832 190 19.7 16.5-23.2 642 80.3 76.8-83.5
$50,000-74,999 780 157 18.0 14.9-21.5 623 82.0 78.5-85.1
$75,000+ 1,444 204 11.7 10.0-13.7 1,240 88.3 86.3-90.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 972 274 26.4 23.3-29.8 698 73.6 70.2-76.7
Non-Veteran 6,064 1,504 20.8 19.6-22.0 4,560 79.2 78.0-80.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,032 1,068 23.0 21.5-24.6 2,964 77.0 75.4-78.5
No 3,010 712 19.6 18.0-21.3 2,298 80.4 78.7-82.0

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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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