SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-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?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-FEMALES 9,835 1,181 8.6 7.9- 9.3 8,654 91.4 90.7-92.1
RACE
White 7,517 848 8.3 7.6- 9.1 6,669 91.7 90.9-92.4
African American 1,664 275 12.4 10.6-14.5 1,389 87.6 85.5-89.4
Other Minorities 614 55 3.3 2.3- 4.7 559 96.7 95.3-97.7
AGE
18-24 272 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9 267 98.9 97.1-99.6
25-34 946 14 1.7 0.9- 3.1 932 98.3 96.9-99.1
35-44 1,498 64 3.8 2.8- 5.1 1,434 96.2 94.9-97.2
45-54 1,882 154 7.6 6.2- 9.3 1,728 92.4 90.7-93.8
55-64 2,017 243 11.2 9.6-13.1 1,774 88.8 86.9-90.4
65-74 1,741 263 15.0 13.0-17.2 1,478 85.0 82.8-87.0
75+ 1,395 427 32.3 29.0-35.7 968 67.7 64.3-71.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,363 343 18.5 16.0-21.2 1,020 81.5 78.8-84.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,885 351 8.7 7.5-10.0 2,534 91.3 90.0-92.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,740 289 8.1 6.9- 9.5 2,451 91.9 90.5-93.1
College Graduate 2,823 192 4.6 3.8- 5.5 2,631 95.4 94.5-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,254 350 21.9 19.0-25.2 904 78.1 74.8-81.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,627 260 11.9 10.0-14.0 1,367 88.1 86.0-90.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,034 98 7.6 5.9- 9.7 936 92.4 90.3-94.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,304 104 6.9 5.3- 8.9 1,200 93.1 91.1-94.7
$50,000-74,999 1,280 58 3.3 2.4- 4.6 1,222 96.7 95.4-97.6
$75,000+ 1,728 57 2.7 1.9- 3.9 1,671 97.3 96.1-98.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 211 25 9.0 4.7-16.6 186 91.0 83.4-95.3
Non-Veteran 9,624 1,156 8.6 7.9- 9.3 8,468 91.4 90.7-92.1

Back to Disability.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 20MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook