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2015 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 6,568 1,583 21.6 20.5-22.8 4,985 78.4 77.2-79.5
GENDER
Male 2,811 617 19.9 18.2-21.7 2,194 80.1 78.3-81.8
Female 3,757 966 23.2 21.6-24.9 2,791 76.8 75.1-78.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,418 1,150 23.9 22.4-25.5 3,268 76.1 74.5-77.6
Non-Hispanic Black 1,274 290 19.6 17.2-22.2 984 80.4 77.8-82.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 213 47 14.1 10.0-19.6 166 85.9 80.4-90.0
Hispanic 484 46 9.1 6.5-12.6 438 90.9 87.4-93.5
AGE
18-34 1,229 127 10.3 8.5-12.4 1,102 89.7 87.6-91.5
35-44 921 146 15.4 12.8-18.3 775 84.6 81.7-87.2
45-54 1,146 273 24.0 21.3-27.1 873 76.0 72.9-78.7
55-64 1,315 418 32.5 29.5-35.7 897 67.5 64.3-70.5
65-74 1,128 348 31.7 28.4-35.2 780 68.3 64.8-71.6
75+ 744 259 35.8 31.7-40.1 485 64.2 59.9-68.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 705 240 32.1 28.1-36.4 465 67.9 63.6-71.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,821 469 21.4 19.3-23.6 1,352 78.6 76.4-80.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,809 503 23.0 20.9-25.2 1,306 77.0 74.8-79.1
College Graduate 2,203 368 13.9 12.4-15.6 1,835 86.1 84.4-87.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 608 268 40.3 35.6-45.2 340 59.7 54.8-64.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,091 354 30.2 27.0-33.5 737 69.8 66.5-73.0
$25,000- 34,999 573 149 26.9 22.5-31.9 424 73.1 68.1-77.5
$35,000- 49,999 738 152 16.0 13.4-19.1 586 84.0 80.9-86.6
$50,000-74,999 812 138 15.0 12.4-18.1 674 85.0 81.9-87.6
$75,000+ 1,421 198 12.0 10.3-14.0 1,223 88.0 86.0-89.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 884 260 27.8 24.5-31.5 624 72.2 68.5-75.5
Non-Veteran 5,665 1,321 20.8 19.6-22.1 4,344 79.2 77.9-80.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,938 356 17.2 15.4-19.2 1,582 82.8 80.8-84.6
Regional City or Suburban 1,422 362 23.6 21.2-26.3 1,060 76.4 73.7-78.8
Rural 3,208 865 24.0 22.2-25.9 2,343 76.0 74.1-77.8

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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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