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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-WHITE 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 7,018 621 7.8 7.1- 8.6 6,397 92.2 91.4-92.9
AGE
18-24 313 3 0.8 0.2- 2.8 310 99.2 97.2-99.8
25-34 964 11 1.3 0.6- 2.7 953 98.7 97.3-99.4
35-44 1,229 40 3.6 2.5- 5.3 1,189 96.4 94.7-97.5
45-54 1,318 96 6.5 5.1- 8.1 1,222 93.5 91.9-94.9
55-64 1,229 113 8.9 7.1-10.9 1,116 91.1 89.1-92.9
65-74 1,036 132 12.9 10.4-15.7 904 87.1 84.3-89.6
75+ 898 224 25.6 22.3-29.3 674 74.4 70.7-77.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 911 192 19.0 16.1-22.1 719 81.0 77.9-83.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,068 185 7.9 6.6- 9.3 1,883 92.1 90.7-93.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,868 134 6.9 5.6- 8.6 1,734 93.1 91.4-94.4
College Graduate 2,163 110 4.5 3.7- 5.6 2,053 95.5 94.4-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 739 184 25.4 21.6-29.5 555 74.6 70.5-78.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,098 110 10.0 8.1-12.4 988 90.0 87.6-91.9
$25,000- 34,999 781 59 6.5 4.8- 8.9 722 93.5 91.1-95.2
$35,000- 49,999 907 39 4.8 3.4- 6.9 868 95.2 93.1-96.6
$50,000-74,999 878 21 1.7 1.0- 2.8 857 98.3 97.2-99.0
$75,000+ 1,006 25 2.8 1.7- 4.5 981 97.2 95.5-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,324 621 25.2 23.1-27.4 1,703 74.8 72.6-76.9
No 4,587 0 0.0 . - . 4,587 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 99 11 8.0 3.6-16.9 88 92.0 83.1-96.4
Non-Veteran 6,899 610 7.8 7.1- 8.6 6,289 92.2 91.4-92.9
Currently Serving 20 0 0.0 . - . 20 100 . - .

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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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