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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability

How old were you when this disability developed?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Before age 18 Age 18 to 55 Age 56 or older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,538 128 11.5 9.5-14.0 845 58.4 55.3-61.4 565 30.1 27.5-32.8
GENDER
Male 598 54 11.4 8.5-15.2 349 60.7 55.9-65.4 195 27.8 23.8-32.2
Female 940 74 11.6 8.9-15.0 496 56.5 52.6-60.4 370 31.9 28.5-35.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,092 79 10.5 8.1-13.4 563 56.6 53.0-60.2 450 32.9 29.7-36.2
Non-Hispanic Black 316 26 11.8 7.6-17.8 201 63.3 56.3-69.7 89 24.9 19.6-31.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 128 27 21.0 13.8-30.7 101 79.0 69.3-86.2 *** *** ***
45-54 253 19 9.0 5.1-15.5 232 90.2 83.8-94.3 *** *** ***
55-64 408 20 5.3 3.1- 8.8 287 70.5 64.9-75.5 101 24.2 19.6-29.5
65-74 345 *** *** *** 119 35.7 29.4-42.6 218 62.6 55.8-69.0
75+ 290 *** *** *** 47 18.7 13.2-25.8 240 80.1 72.9-85.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 244 17 9.4 5.6-15.4 127 56.7 49.1-64.0 100 34.0 27.4-41.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 465 33 11.6 7.9-16.7 245 54.9 49.3-60.3 187 33.6 28.9-38.6
Some Post-H.S. 485 45 12.3 8.8-16.9 288 62.8 57.6-67.7 152 24.9 21.0-29.3
College Graduate 341 32 12.7 8.9-17.9 184 57.7 51.6-63.6 125 29.5 24.5-35.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 258 20 9.7 5.8-15.7 171 71.0 63.9-77.2 67 19.3 14.5-25.3
$15,000- 24,999 345 24 10.5 6.6-16.4 199 59.5 52.9-65.8 122 30.0 24.6-36.0
$25,000- 34,999 145 *** *** *** 68 55.9 45.6-65.8 69 37.6 28.6-47.5
$35,000- 49,999 155 *** *** *** 80 54.7 45.3-63.7 67 38.0 29.6-47.2
$50,000-74,999 132 14 11.7 6.5-20.2 85 70.1 60.2-78.4 33 18.2 12.1-26.6
$75,000+ 182 18 11.6 6.9-18.8 98 60.2 51.9-68.0 66 28.2 21.8-35.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,535 127 11.5 9.5-14.0 844 58.4 55.3-61.4 564 30.1 27.5-32.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 253 *** *** *** 140 56.3 48.6-63.7 103 38.2 31.1-45.7
Non-Veteran 1,283 118 12.7 10.4-15.5 703 58.7 55.4-62.0 462 28.6 25.8-31.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 342 41 15.6 11.2-21.2 188 57.4 51.2-63.4 113 27.0 22.2-32.4
Regional City or Suburban 357 25 10.5 6.9-15.8 210 61.5 55.3-67.2 122 28.0 23.1-33.6
Rural 839 62 9.9 7.3-13.3 447 57.2 52.9-61.4 330 32.9 29.1-36.9

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*This question is asked of respondents who responded yes to having a disability.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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