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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Disability+

Because of any impairment or health problem, do you need the help of other persons with your PERSONAL CARE needs, such as eating, bathing, dressing, or getting around the house?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 795 76 8.5 6.1-11.8 719 91.5 88.2-93.9
GENDER
Male 285 22 4.8 2.4- 9.3 263 95.2 90.7-97.6
Female 510 54 11.5 7.9-16.4 456 88.5 83.6-92.1
RACE
White 601 50 6.5 4.4- 9.5 551 93.5 90.5-95.6
African American 150 22 19.1 10.3-32.5 128 80.9 67.5-89.7
Other Minorities 30 3 7.5 1.9-25.8 27 92.5 74.2-98.1
HISPANIC
Yes 18 3 11.4 2.1-43.6 15 88.6 56.4-97.9
No 777 73 8.5 6.0-11.7 704 91.5 88.3-94.0
AGE
18-24 38 1 0.6 0.1- 4.6 37 99.4 95.4-99.9
25-34 71 3 2.0 0.6- 7.1 68 98.0 92.9-99.4
35-44 101 13 12.3 5.7-24.4 88 87.7 75.6-94.3
45-54 176 20 11.4 5.7-21.6 156 88.6 78.4-94.3
55-64 134 9 5.4 2.2-12.6 125 94.6 87.4-97.8
65+ 267 30 11.4 6.9-18.2 237 88.6 81.8-93.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 195 24 12.5 6.9-21.4 171 87.5 78.6-93.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 231 29 7.4 4.5-12.0 202 92.6 88.0-95.5
Some Post-H.S. 207 13 6.9 3.1-14.7 194 93.1 85.3-96.9
College Graduate 160 10 5.8 2.8-11.9 150 94.2 88.1-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 147 17 6.6 3.2-13.0 130 93.4 87.0-96.8
$15,000- 24,999 162 19 9.8 4.8-18.9 143 90.2 81.1-95.2
$25,000- 34,999 116 9 8.8 4.2-17.6 107 91.2 82.4-95.8
$35,000- 49,999 77 6 6.8 2.1-19.9 71 93.2 80.1-97.9
$50,000+ 128 7 6.7 2.5-16.5 121 93.3 83.5-97.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 54 5 10.4 3.7-26.1 49 89.6 73.9-96.3
Cumberland 61 4 6.0 2.0-16.5 57 94.0 83.5-98.0
Durham 60 4 7.6 2.6-20.1 56 92.4 79.9-97.4
Forsyth 65 11 13.3 7.1-23.5 54 86.7 76.5-92.9
Gaston 60 5 11.9 4.7-26.9 55 88.1 73.1-95.3
Guilford 44 3 7.3 2.2-21.4 41 92.7 78.6-97.8
Mecklenburg 35 3 6.2 1.8-19.6 32 93.8 80.4-98.2
New Hanover 47 3 5.9 1.6-19.6 44 94.1 80.4-98.4
Onslow 54 6 8.7 3.6-19.3 48 91.3 80.7-96.4
Wake 33 1 3.3 0.5-19.9 32 96.7 80.1-99.5
Western NC 97 14 16.2 9.3-26.8 83 83.8 73.2-90.7
Piedmont NC 85 8 8.3 3.6-18.4 77 91.7 81.6-96.4
Eastern NC 100 9 6.1 2.6-13.8 91 93.9 86.2-97.4

+ Approximately half of the respondents received questions from this topic See Technical Notes for more information.

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* This question was asked to respondents who reported having any type of disability. See questions 14.1, 14,2 in the core and the questions 1 and 5 in the disability section (page 53) of the BRFSS 2001 questionnaire.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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