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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 873 92 8.3 6.6-10.4 781 91.7 89.6-93.4
AGE
18-24 58 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5 56 98.6 94.5-99.7
25-34 138 5 2.4 1.0- 5.8 133 97.6 94.2-99.0
35-44 172 12 6.8 3.6-12.3 160 93.2 87.7-96.4
45-54 174 22 12.6 7.8-19.9 152 87.4 80.1-92.2
55-64 165 22 9.6 6.0-15.0 143 90.4 85.0-94.0
65-74 103 14 9.9 5.5-17.2 89 90.1 82.8-94.5
75+ 58 15 25.4 14.8-40.0 43 74.6 60.0-85.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 219 45 16.4 11.7-22.4 174 83.6 77.6-88.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 323 27 7.6 5.0-11.4 296 92.4 88.6-95.0
Some Post-H.S. 187 17 6.0 3.5-10.1 170 94.0 89.9-96.5
College Graduate 141 3 1.8 0.4- 7.8 138 98.2 92.2-99.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 35 18.3 12.5-25.9 111 81.7 74.1-87.5
$15,000- 24,999 168 23 11.8 7.3-18.4 145 88.2 81.6-92.7
$25,000- 34,999 109 5 4.1 1.6-10.4 104 95.9 89.6-98.4
$35,000- 49,999 122 5 3.1 1.2- 7.9 117 96.9 92.1-98.8
$50,000-74,999 97 2 2.2 0.5- 9.7 95 97.8 90.3-99.5
$75,000+ 64 2 2.4 0.6- 9.5 62 97.6 90.5-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 309 92 26.6 21.4-32.5 217 73.4 67.5-78.6
No 543 0 0.0 . - . 543 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 258 21 6.5 3.9-10.6 237 93.5 89.4-96.1
Non-Veteran 587 70 9.2 7.0-11.9 517 90.8 88.1-93.0
Currently Serving 28 1 3.4 0.5-20.8 27 96.6 79.2-99.5

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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 (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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