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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-WHITE 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 4,147 289 6.5 5.7- 7.5 3,858 93.5 92.5-94.3
AGE
18-24 202 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 200 99.5 97.9-99.9
25-34 608 10 1.4 0.7- 2.9 598 98.6 97.1-99.3
35-44 804 30 4.2 2.8- 6.4 774 95.8 93.6-97.2
45-54 799 52 6.5 4.7- 9.0 747 93.5 91.0-95.3
55-64 790 73 9.0 6.9-11.6 717 91.0 88.4-93.1
65-74 567 60 10.1 7.6-13.4 507 89.9 86.6-92.4
75+ 367 61 16.2 12.1-21.3 306 83.8 78.7-87.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 523 73 11.1 8.5-14.3 450 88.9 85.7-91.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,143 74 5.7 4.4- 7.5 1,069 94.3 92.5-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,019 65 7.2 5.4- 9.6 954 92.8 90.4-94.6
College Graduate 1,456 77 5.1 3.9- 6.5 1,379 94.9 93.5-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 302 64 19.9 14.9-26.0 238 80.1 74.0-85.1
$15,000- 24,999 482 54 11.6 8.4-15.7 428 88.4 84.3-91.6
$25,000- 34,999 498 31 6.2 4.2- 9.1 467 93.8 90.9-95.8
$35,000- 49,999 659 33 5.6 3.7- 8.4 626 94.4 91.6-96.3
$50,000-74,999 654 19 2.9 1.7- 4.8 635 97.1 95.2-98.3
$75,000+ 793 29 3.7 2.5- 5.6 764 96.3 94.4-97.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,231 289 23.2 20.5-26.2 942 76.8 73.8-79.5
No 2,814 0 0.0 . - . 2,814 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,452 147 9.7 8.0-11.6 1,305 90.3 88.4-92.0
Non-Veteran 2,608 138 5.0 4.1- 6.1 2,470 95.0 93.9-95.9
Currently Serving 85 3 4.7 1.3-14.9 82 95.3 85.1-98.7

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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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