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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICAN 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%)
North Carolina 15,825 1,784 7.8 7.3- 8.3 14,041 92.2 91.7-92.7
-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES 728 98 10.5 8.0-13.5 630 89.5 86.5-92.0
AGE
18-24 29 0 0.0 . - . 29 100 . - .
25-34 69 2 1.9 0.4- 7.4 67 98.1 92.6-99.6
35-44 133 10 7.7 3.9-14.8 123 92.3 85.2-96.1
45-54 180 18 8.8 4.4-16.9 162 91.2 83.1-95.6
55-64 155 32 21.1 13.3-31.7 123 78.9 68.3-86.7
65-74 93 18 24.2 15.0-36.5 75 75.8 63.5-85.0
75+ 62 17 34.3 20.2-51.8 45 65.7 48.2-79.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 130 31 16.5 10.1-25.8 99 83.5 74.2-89.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 288 43 12.1 8.1-17.6 245 87.9 82.4-91.9
Some Post-H.S. 173 16 7.2 4.1-12.5 157 92.8 87.5-95.9
College Graduate 134 8 6.9 2.8-16.0 126 93.1 84.0-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 31 29.3 18.7-42.7 74 70.7 57.3-81.3
$15,000- 24,999 136 23 11.7 6.1-21.5 113 88.3 78.5-93.9
$25,000- 34,999 93 11 7.2 3.6-14.2 82 92.8 85.8-96.4
$35,000- 49,999 130 12 8.2 4.2-15.3 118 91.8 84.7-95.8
$50,000-74,999 88 3 4.6 1.5-13.3 85 95.4 86.7-98.5
$75,000+ 101 3 2.1 0.6- 7.0 98 97.9 93.0-99.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 243 40 16.3 11.0-23.5 203 83.7 76.5-89.0
Non-Veteran 485 58 8.1 5.7-11.4 427 91.9 88.6-94.3

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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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