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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-WHITE 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
-WHITE FEMALES 7,517 848 8.3 7.6- 9.1 6,669 91.7 90.9-92.4
AGE
18-24 148 2 0.8 0.2- 3.8 146 99.2 96.2-99.8
25-34 601 9 1.8 0.8- 3.9 592 98.2 96.1-99.2
35-44 1,055 42 3.7 2.6- 5.4 1,013 96.3 94.6-97.4
45-54 1,414 101 7.0 5.5- 9.0 1,313 93.0 91.0-94.5
55-64 1,631 164 9.4 7.7-11.3 1,467 90.6 88.7-92.3
65-74 1,432 189 14.0 11.8-16.5 1,243 86.0 83.5-88.2
75+ 1,182 332 28.4 25.1-31.9 850 71.6 68.1-74.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 828 221 23.3 19.6-27.5 607 76.7 72.5-80.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,168 252 8.5 7.2-10.0 1,916 91.5 90.0-92.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,181 222 7.8 6.6- 9.3 1,959 92.2 90.7-93.4
College Graduate 2,323 148 4.4 3.6- 5.4 2,175 95.6 94.6-96.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 796 225 25.9 21.7-30.6 571 74.1 69.4-78.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,096 185 14.0 11.5-17.0 911 86.0 83.0-88.5
$25,000- 34,999 751 69 7.7 5.8-10.1 682 92.3 89.9-94.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,047 85 6.3 4.9- 8.2 962 93.7 91.8-95.1
$50,000-74,999 1,060 50 3.5 2.4- 4.9 1,010 96.5 95.1-97.6
$75,000+ 1,535 50 2.9 2.0- 4.2 1,485 97.1 95.8-98.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 142 18 6.8 4.0-11.5 124 93.2 88.5-96.0
Non-Veteran 7,375 830 8.3 7.6- 9.1 6,545 91.7 90.9-92.4

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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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