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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 in handling your ROUTINE NEEDS, such as everyday household chores, doing necessary business, shopping, or getting around for other purposes?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 794 211 23.8 19.6-28.5 583 76.2 71.5-80.4
GENDER
Male 284 46 13.0 8.4-19.6 238 87.0 80.4-91.6
Female 510 165 32.2 26.3-38.7 345 67.8 61.3-73.7
RACE
White 601 149 22.0 17.5-27.3 452 78.0 72.7-82.5
African American 149 51 33.7 23.3-46.1 98 66.3 53.9-76.7
Other Minorities 30 8 21.7 7.6-48.6 22 78.3 51.4-92.4
HISPANIC
Yes 18 3 11.2 2.0-43.7 15 88.8 56.3-98.0
No 776 208 24.0 19.8-28.8 568 76.0 71.2-80.2
AGE
18-24 38 1 0.6 0.1- 4.6 37 99.4 95.4-99.9
25-34 71 7 11.9 3.4-34.3 64 88.1 65.7-96.6
35-44 101 27 27.3 16.2-42.1 74 72.7 57.9-83.8
45-54 175 49 25.9 17.0-37.3 126 74.1 62.7-83.0
55-64 134 31 23.3 14.2-35.8 103 76.7 64.2-85.8
65+ 267 95 32.4 25.0-40.8 172 67.6 59.2-75.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 193 74 35.0 25.9-45.5 119 65.0 54.5-74.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 231 67 21.5 15.0-29.8 164 78.5 70.2-85.0
Some Post-H.S. 208 39 17.8 11.1-27.3 169 82.2 72.7-88.9
College Graduate 160 29 15.5 9.7-23.8 131 84.5 76.2-90.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 60 36.1 24.9-49.2 86 63.9 50.8-75.1
$15,000- 24,999 162 50 23.5 15.8-33.4 112 76.5 66.6-84.2
$25,000- 34,999 116 20 17.3 9.4-29.7 96 82.7 70.3-90.6
$35,000- 49,999 78 15 11.6 5.3-23.4 63 88.4 76.6-94.7
$50,000+ 128 15 13.0 6.8-23.5 113 87.0 76.5-93.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 53 12 21.1 11.3-36.0 41 78.9 64.0-88.7
Cumberland 61 17 23.6 13.8-37.2 44 76.4 62.8-86.2
Durham 60 12 16.5 8.8-28.8 48 83.5 71.2-91.2
Forsyth 65 21 24.6 15.5-36.7 44 75.4 63.3-84.5
Gaston 59 19 28.6 17.8-42.5 40 71.4 57.5-82.2
Guilford 44 10 17.4 8.8-31.3 34 82.6 68.7-91.2
Mecklenburg 35 9 21.7 10.5-39.6 26 78.3 60.4-89.5
New Hanover 47 15 28.8 16.9-44.6 32 71.2 55.4-83.1
Onslow 54 10 17.4 8.7-31.8 44 82.6 68.2-91.3
Wake 33 7 16.5 7.5-32.6 26 83.5 67.4-92.5
Western NC 97 34 34.9 25.1-46.2 63 65.1 53.8-74.9
Piedmont NC 85 16 16.2 9.0-27.3 69 83.8 72.7-91.0
Eastern NC 101 29 28.7 19.5-40.2 72 71.3 59.8-80.5

+ 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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