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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 1,257 140 8.7 6.9-10.8 1,117 91.3 89.2-93.1
GENDER
Female 1,257 140 8.7 6.9-10.8 1,117 91.3 89.2-93.1
RACE
African American 1,257 140 8.7 6.9-10.8 1,117 91.3 89.2-93.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 4 18.5 4.5-52.1 8 81.5 47.9-95.5
-English Speaking 12 4 18.5 4.5-52.1 8 81.5 47.9-95.5
Non-Hispanic 1,245 136 8.6 6.9-10.8 1,109 91.4 89.2-93.1
AGE
18-24 93 2 0.7 0.2- 3.1 91 99.3 96.9-99.8
25-34 199 2 0.6 0.1- 2.6 197 99.4 97.4-99.9
35-44 260 9 2.8 1.2- 6.7 251 97.2 93.3-98.8
45-54 257 27 10.2 6.1-16.5 230 89.8 83.5-93.9
55-64 183 30 15.0 9.7-22.6 153 85.0 77.4-90.3
65-74 147 24 18.7 11.3-29.4 123 81.3 70.6-88.7
75+ 105 45 38.2 26.0-52.1 60 61.8 47.9-74.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 291 69 21.8 15.9-29.2 222 78.2 70.8-84.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 424 41 7.2 4.8-10.6 383 92.8 89.4-95.2
Some Post-H.S. 302 17 3.8 2.0- 6.9 285 96.2 93.1-98.0
College Graduate 237 12 5.2 2.5-10.7 225 94.8 89.3-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 271 62 21.1 15.5-28.2 209 78.9 71.8-84.5
$15,000- 24,999 285 21 4.6 2.5- 8.4 264 95.4 91.6-97.5
$25,000- 34,999 163 7 6.1 2.6-13.4 156 93.9 86.6-97.4
$35,000- 49,999 113 6 3.6 1.1-11.2 107 96.4 88.8-98.9
$50,000-74,999 64 0 0.0 . - . 64 100 . - .
$75,000+ 53 3 2.7 0.8- 8.9 50 97.3 91.1-99.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 2 11.0 2.6-36.3 14 89.0 63.7-97.4
Guilford 71 7 9.1 4.0-19.6 64 90.9 80.4-96.0
Mecklenburg 81 9 8.3 4.1-16.1 72 91.7 83.9-95.9
Orange 31 3 8.7 2.8-24.3 28 91.3 75.7-97.2
Wake 55 3 4.1 1.3-12.3 52 95.9 87.7-98.7
Chatham/Lee 53 5 10.4 3.8-25.6 48 89.6 74.4-96.2
Nash/Wilson 81 9 10.5 5.0-20.8 72 89.5 79.2-95.0
Craven/Pamlico 55 9 10.5 4.9-21.1 46 89.5 78.9-95.1
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 3 17.9 3.7-55.0 6 82.1 45.0-96.3
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 1 14.6 1.9-60.0 5 85.4 40.0-98.1
Franklin/Gran./Vance 105 5 3.8 1.3-11.0 100 96.2 89.0-98.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 14 12.9 7.4-21.5 80 87.1 78.5-92.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 102 11 9.8 5.2-17.6 91 90.2 82.4-94.8
Northeast NC I 171 18 8.1 4.9-13.3 153 91.9 86.7-95.1
Northeast NC II 98 17 15.8 9.6-24.9 81 84.2 75.1-90.4
Northeastern Partnership 269 35 11.7 8.2-16.6 234 88.3 83.4-91.8
Mountain AHEC 32 4 15.4 5.6-35.7 28 84.6 64.3-94.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 665 82 9.7 7.1-13.1 583 90.3 86.9-92.9
Piedmont 546 51 7.9 5.6-10.9 495 92.1 89.1-94.4
Western NC 46 7 11.4 4.5-26.0 39 88.6 74.0-95.5

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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

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