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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Disability

Do you now have any health problem that requires you to use special equipment, such as a cane, a wheelchair, a special bed, or a special telephone?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,160 403 6.2 5.4- 7.2 5,757 93.8 92.8-94.6
GENDER
Male 2,364 129 5.2 4.1- 6.6 2,235 94.8 93.4-95.9
Female 3,796 274 7.2 6.0- 8.6 3,522 92.8 91.4-94.0
RACE
White 4,671 297 6.2 5.2- 7.3 4,374 93.8 92.7-94.8
African American 1,132 89 7.7 5.7-10.2 1,043 92.3 89.8-94.3
Other Minorities 263 9 2.3 0.9- 5.5 254 97.7 94.5-99.1
HISPANIC
Yes 173 5 1.0 0.3- 3.4 168 99.0 96.6-99.7
No 5,973 398 6.4 5.6- 7.4 5,575 93.6 92.6-94.4
AGE
18-24 546 9 2.2 0.9- 5.5 537 97.8 94.5-99.1
25-34 1,150 19 2.0 1.0- 4.1 1,131 98.0 95.9-99.0
35-44 1,277 39 2.4 1.5- 3.9 1,238 97.6 96.1-98.5
45-54 1,132 72 6.4 4.5- 9.0 1,060 93.6 91.0-95.5
55-64 818 62 8.4 5.9-11.8 756 91.6 88.2-94.1
65+ 1,178 201 17.0 14.1-20.4 977 83.0 79.6-85.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 831 133 13.6 10.6-17.2 698 86.4 82.8-89.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,842 132 6.7 5.1- 8.7 1,710 93.3 91.3-94.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,583 88 5.1 3.8- 6.8 1,495 94.9 93.2-96.2
College Graduate 1,883 49 2.4 1.6- 3.6 1,834 97.6 96.4-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 589 103 18.4 13.9-24.0 486 81.6 76.0-86.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,009 86 7.7 5.6-10.4 923 92.3 89.6-94.4
$25,000- 34,999 877 36 3.8 2.3- 6.3 841 96.2 93.7-97.7
$35,000- 49,999 964 25 2.2 1.2- 3.8 939 97.8 96.2-98.8
$50,000+ 1,588 35 2.2 1.3- 3.8 1,553 97.8 96.2-98.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 417 25 4.8 3.1- 7.3 392 95.2 92.7-96.9
Cumberland 428 22 3.6 2.2- 5.7 406 96.4 94.3-97.8
Durham 398 24 4.8 3.0- 7.6 374 95.2 92.4-97.0
Forsyth 457 35 5.4 3.8- 7.7 422 94.6 92.3-96.2
Gaston 465 26 5.3 3.4- 8.1 439 94.7 91.9-96.6
Guilford 412 33 6.2 4.3- 8.9 379 93.8 91.1-95.7
Mecklenburg 425 24 5.5 3.5- 8.7 401 94.5 91.3-96.5
New Hanover 402 24 4.7 3.0- 7.3 378 95.3 92.7-97.0
Onslow 433 29 6.1 4.0- 9.2 404 93.9 90.8-96.0
Wake 425 14 3.1 1.7- 5.5 411 96.9 94.5-98.3
Western NC 615 47 7.1 5.2- 9.8 568 92.9 90.2-94.8
Piedmont NC 667 46 6.3 4.6- 8.7 621 93.7 91.3-95.4
Eastern NC 616 54 8.2 6.0-11.2 562 91.8 88.8-94.0

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#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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