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2008 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%)
North Carolina 15,825 1,784 7.8 7.3- 8.3 14,041 92.2 91.7-92.7
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,664 275 12.4 10.6-14.5 1,389 87.6 85.5-89.4
AGE
18-24 53 2 2.5 0.6-10.5 51 97.5 89.5-99.4
25-34 203 3 2.0 0.6- 6.4 200 98.0 93.6-99.4
35-44 281 17 5.1 2.8- 9.0 264 94.9 91.0-97.2
45-54 357 42 10.1 6.6-15.1 315 89.9 84.9-93.4
55-64 310 65 19.9 14.8-26.2 245 80.1 73.8-85.2
65-74 261 66 20.5 15.5-26.7 195 79.5 73.3-84.5
75+ 179 79 48.5 39.2-58.0 100 51.5 42.0-60.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 315 105 28.9 22.9-35.6 210 71.1 64.4-77.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 550 81 10.6 8.0-13.9 469 89.4 86.1-92.0
Some Post-H.S. 414 51 10.6 7.1-15.4 363 89.4 84.6-92.9
College Graduate 382 37 6.6 4.2-10.1 345 93.4 89.9-95.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 329 102 24.2 19.0-30.3 227 75.8 69.7-81.0
$15,000- 24,999 374 61 13.3 9.3-18.6 313 86.7 81.4-90.7
$25,000- 34,999 211 22 8.2 4.8-13.7 189 91.8 86.3-95.2
$35,000- 49,999 195 14 9.9 5.0-18.7 181 90.1 81.3-95.0
$50,000-74,999 165 7 3.2 1.4- 7.4 158 96.8 92.6-98.6
$75,000+ 141 7 2.1 0.9- 4.6 134 97.9 95.4-99.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 5 12.5 3.5-36.0 47 87.5 64.0-96.5
Non-Veteran 1,612 270 12.4 10.6-14.4 1,342 87.6 85.6-89.4

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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