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2004 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 1,795 216 10.2 8.7-11.9 1,579 89.8 88.1-91.3
AGE
18-24 116 3 1.9 0.4- 8.1 113 98.1 91.9-99.6
25-34 324 6 2.1 0.7- 6.0 318 97.9 94.0-99.3
35-44 350 16 4.9 2.6- 9.0 334 95.1 91.0-97.4
45-54 346 41 8.8 6.2-12.4 305 91.2 87.6-93.8
55-64 262 41 14.1 10.2-19.3 221 85.9 80.7-89.8
65-74 225 44 20.3 14.6-27.3 181 79.7 72.7-85.4
75+ 161 64 38.3 29.7-47.7 97 61.7 52.3-70.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 384 96 22.3 17.9-27.3 288 77.7 72.7-82.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 590 67 9.4 7.1-12.2 523 90.6 87.8-92.9
Some Post-H.S. 466 33 6.4 4.2- 9.8 433 93.6 90.2-95.8
College Graduate 352 18 4.8 2.7- 8.4 334 95.2 91.6-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 386 85 19.4 15.4-24.1 301 80.6 75.9-84.6
$15,000- 24,999 440 51 12.0 8.7-16.4 389 88.0 83.6-91.3
$25,000- 34,999 233 9 2.5 1.2- 4.9 224 97.5 95.1-98.8
$35,000- 49,999 180 8 3.8 1.6- 8.4 172 96.2 91.6-98.4
$50,000-74,999 93 3 4.6 1.2-16.1 90 95.4 83.9-98.8
$75,000+ 79 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3 78 98.8 91.7-99.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 645 216 31.4 27.3-35.8 429 68.6 64.2-72.7
No 1,095 0 0.0 . - . 1,095 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 5 6.5 2.3-17.1 45 93.5 82.9-97.7
Non-Veteran 1,735 211 10.3 8.8-12.1 1,524 89.7 87.9-91.2
Currently Serving 10 0 0.0 . - . 10 100 . - .

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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 (MAHEC): 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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