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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-WHITES

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
-WHITES 12,285 1,326 7.6 7.1- 8.2 10,959 92.4 91.8-92.9
GENDER
Males 4,768 478 6.9 6.2- 7.8 4,290 93.1 92.2-93.8
Females 7,517 848 8.3 7.6- 9.1 6,669 91.7 90.9-92.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 113 13 5.2 2.6-10.0 100 94.8 90.0-97.4
Non-Hispanic 12,148 1,310 7.7 7.1- 8.2 10,838 92.3 91.8-92.9
AGE
18-24 270 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1 267 99.4 97.9-99.8
25-34 986 18 2.0 1.2- 3.4 968 98.0 96.6-98.8
35-44 1,762 65 3.5 2.6- 4.7 1,697 96.5 95.3-97.4
45-54 2,354 190 8.2 6.8- 9.7 2,164 91.8 90.3-93.2
55-64 2,768 289 9.7 8.5-11.2 2,479 90.3 88.8-91.5
65-74 2,295 283 12.3 10.7-14.0 2,012 87.7 86.0-89.3
75+ 1,776 468 25.5 23.0-28.2 1,308 74.5 71.8-77.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,400 323 18.3 15.8-21.2 1,077 81.7 78.8-84.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,531 385 7.5 6.5- 8.6 3,146 92.5 91.4-93.5
Some Post-H.S. 3,310 342 7.6 6.6- 8.8 2,968 92.4 91.2-93.4
College Graduate 4,021 271 4.7 4.0- 5.4 3,750 95.3 94.6-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,130 316 24.7 21.2-28.5 814 75.3 71.5-78.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,717 279 13.4 11.5-15.7 1,438 86.6 84.3-88.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,233 138 8.8 7.1-10.8 1,095 91.2 89.2-92.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,768 135 5.7 4.6- 7.0 1,633 94.3 93.0-95.4
$50,000-74,999 1,902 109 4.4 3.5- 5.6 1,793 95.6 94.4-96.5
$75,000+ 2,878 116 3.4 2.7- 4.3 2,762 96.6 95.7-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,990 268 10.9 9.4-12.7 1,722 89.1 87.3-90.6
Non-Veteran 10,291 1,058 7.1 6.5- 7.7 9,233 92.9 92.3-93.5

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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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