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2007 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 1,489 191 10.3 8.6-12.3 1,298 89.7 87.7-91.4
AGE
18-24 60 0 0.0 . - . 60 100 . - .
25-34 197 4 2.9 1.0- 8.4 193 97.1 91.6-99.0
35-44 264 9 2.8 1.0- 7.4 255 97.2 92.6-99.0
45-54 303 35 12.1 7.9-17.9 268 87.9 82.1-92.1
55-64 300 53 17.8 12.9-23.9 247 82.2 76.1-87.1
65-74 217 42 19.0 13.4-26.1 175 81.0 73.9-86.6
75+ 135 48 34.9 25.7-45.5 87 65.1 54.5-74.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 301 84 22.3 17.1-28.7 217 77.7 71.3-82.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 494 60 10.6 7.6-14.7 434 89.4 85.3-92.4
Some Post-H.S. 391 33 7.1 4.6-10.7 358 92.9 89.3-95.4
College Graduate 302 14 4.6 2.3- 8.8 288 95.4 91.2-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 282 63 17.2 12.8-22.7 219 82.8 77.3-87.2
$15,000- 24,999 345 50 13.2 9.2-18.7 295 86.8 81.3-90.8
$25,000- 34,999 218 12 5.0 2.4-10.0 206 95.0 90.0-97.6
$35,000- 49,999 178 9 4.4 2.1- 9.0 169 95.6 91.0-97.9
$50,000-74,999 136 4 5.0 1.6-13.9 132 95.0 86.1-98.4
$75,000+ 98 6 4.5 1.9-10.2 92 95.5 89.8-98.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 556 191 33.7 28.6-39.1 365 66.3 60.9-71.4
No 855 0 0.0 . - . 855 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 48 4 4.1 1.3-11.6 44 95.9 88.4-98.7
Non-Veteran 1,441 187 10.5 8.7-12.6 1,254 89.5 87.4-91.3

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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.

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