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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-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
-MALES 5,990 603 6.9 6.2- 7.7 5,387 93.1 92.3-93.8
RACE
White 4,768 478 6.9 6.2- 7.8 4,290 93.1 92.2-93.8
African American 728 98 10.5 8.0-13.5 630 89.5 86.5-92.0
Other Minorities 470 24 2.1 1.2- 3.4 446 97.9 96.6-98.8
AGE
18-24 202 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 201 99.8 98.3- 100
25-34 566 11 1.6 0.8- 3.1 555 98.4 96.9-99.2
35-44 954 38 4.0 2.7- 5.8 916 96.0 94.2-97.3
45-54 1,200 109 8.6 6.7-10.9 1,091 91.4 89.1-93.3
55-64 1,368 166 11.9 9.8-14.5 1,202 88.1 85.5-90.2
65-74 994 119 12.4 10.0-15.1 875 87.6 84.9-90.0
75+ 675 157 23.3 19.3-27.9 518 76.7 72.1-80.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 900 141 9.0 7.1-11.3 759 91.0 88.7-92.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,773 184 7.4 6.0- 9.1 1,589 92.6 90.9-94.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,369 140 7.1 5.7- 8.8 1,229 92.9 91.2-94.3
College Graduate 1,934 137 5.0 4.0- 6.3 1,797 95.0 93.7-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 529 127 16.8 12.9-21.5 402 83.2 78.5-87.1
$15,000- 24,999 904 126 8.9 6.8-11.5 778 91.1 88.5-93.2
$25,000- 34,999 645 85 8.5 6.4-11.1 560 91.5 88.9-93.6
$35,000- 49,999 893 64 5.6 4.1- 7.6 829 94.4 92.4-95.9
$50,000-74,999 963 64 5.0 3.7- 6.9 899 95.0 93.1-96.3
$75,000+ 1,504 71 3.6 2.7- 4.8 1,433 96.4 95.2-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,175 296 11.8 10.1-13.7 1,879 88.2 86.3-89.9
Non-Veteran 3,808 307 5.1 4.4- 5.9 3,501 94.9 94.1-95.6

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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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