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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-FEMALES

Are you blind or do you have serious difficulty seeing, even when wearing glasses?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,053 414 5.1 4.5- 5.8 6,639 94.9 94.2-95.5
-FEMALES 4,060 272 6.1 5.2- 7.0 3,788 93.9 93.0-94.8
RACE
White 2,874 186 6.1 5.1- 7.4 2,688 93.9 92.6-94.9
African American 872 62 5.9 4.4- 7.8 810 94.1 92.2-95.6
Other Minorities 263 21 6.0 3.6- 9.8 242 94.0 90.2-96.4
AGE
18-34 651 17 2.5 1.5- 4.2 634 97.5 95.8-98.5
35-44 512 24 4.6 3.0- 7.0 488 95.4 93.0-97.0
45-54 606 41 8.6 5.8-12.4 565 91.4 87.6-94.2
55-64 810 70 8.1 6.2-10.4 740 91.9 89.6-93.8
65-74 808 56 7.4 5.6- 9.8 752 92.6 90.2-94.4
75+ 619 60 9.0 6.8-11.8 559 91.0 88.2-93.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 458 62 12.1 8.8-16.4 396 87.9 83.6-91.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,125 77 6.2 4.7- 8.1 1,048 93.8 91.9-95.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,121 90 6.3 4.9- 8.0 1,031 93.7 92.0-95.1
College Graduate 1,337 41 2.3 1.6- 3.3 1,296 97.7 96.7-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 479 80 14.8 11.6-18.8 399 85.2 81.2-88.4
$15,000- 24,999 699 68 8.1 6.1-10.6 631 91.9 89.4-93.9
$25,000- 34,999 413 26 6.9 4.5-10.6 387 93.1 89.4-95.5
$35,000- 49,999 461 18 4.9 2.3- 9.9 443 95.1 90.1-97.7
$50,000- 74,999 404 *** *** *** 396 98.4 96.4-99.3
$75,000+ 702 11 1.7 0.7- 4.1 691 98.3 95.9-99.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,184 177 14.5 12.1-17.3 1,007 85.5 82.7-87.9
No 2,855 91 3.2 2.5- 4.1 2,764 96.8 95.9-97.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 107 *** *** *** 103 98.5 95.9-99.5
Non-Veteran 3,951 268 6.2 5.3- 7.2 3,683 93.8 92.8-94.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,335 169 6.6 5.5- 8.0 2,166 93.4 92.0-94.5
No 1,725 103 5.4 4.2- 6.7 1,622 94.6 93.3-95.8

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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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