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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-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 5,478 395 6.2 5.6- 7.0 5,083 93.8 93.0-94.4
RACE
White 4,147 289 6.5 5.7- 7.5 3,858 93.5 92.5-94.3
African American 873 92 8.3 6.6-10.4 781 91.7 89.6-93.4
Asian 40 0 0.0 . - . 40 100 . - .
Native American 91 9 7.5 3.3-15.9 82 92.5 84.1-96.7
Other Minorities 298 4 0.7 0.2- 1.9 294 99.3 98.1-99.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 301 5 0.8 0.3- 2.1 296 99.2 97.9-99.7
-English Speaking 101 4 2.3 0.8- 6.7 97 97.7 93.3-99.2
-Spanish Speaking 200 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 199 99.7 98.0- 100
Non-Hispanic 5,170 389 6.7 6.0- 7.6 4,781 93.3 92.4-94.0
AGE
18-24 333 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4 329 99.5 98.6-99.8
25-34 888 15 1.3 0.7- 2.3 873 98.7 97.7-99.3
35-44 1,082 45 4.3 3.0- 6.0 1,037 95.7 94.0-97.0
45-54 1,034 76 7.4 5.6- 9.6 958 92.6 90.4-94.4
55-64 995 100 9.0 7.2-11.2 895 91.0 88.8-92.8
65-74 687 75 9.9 7.6-12.7 612 90.1 87.3-92.4
75+ 440 79 17.2 13.3-21.8 361 82.8 78.2-86.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 950 122 8.8 7.1-10.8 828 91.2 89.2-92.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,556 105 6.0 4.8- 7.4 1,451 94.0 92.6-95.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,284 87 6.8 5.3- 8.7 1,197 93.2 91.3-94.7
College Graduate 1,675 81 4.5 3.5- 5.8 1,594 95.5 94.2-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 504 102 15.6 12.3-19.6 402 84.4 80.4-87.7
$15,000- 24,999 815 81 8.8 6.8-11.4 734 91.2 88.6-93.2
$25,000- 34,999 663 37 5.3 3.7- 7.5 626 94.7 92.5-96.3
$35,000- 49,999 820 39 5.0 3.4- 7.3 781 95.0 92.7-96.6
$50,000-74,999 783 21 2.7 1.6- 4.3 762 97.3 95.7-98.4
$75,000+ 889 31 3.5 2.4- 5.1 858 96.5 94.9-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,652 395 22.1 19.9-24.6 1,257 77.9 75.4-80.1
No 3,693 0 0.0 . - . 3,693 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,758 175 9.1 7.7-10.8 1,583 90.9 89.2-92.3
Non-Veteran 3,587 214 5.0 4.3- 5.9 3,373 95.0 94.1-95.7
Currently Serving 131 5 5.1 2.0-12.5 126 94.9 87.5-98.0

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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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