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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-WHITE 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
-WHITE MALES 4,768 478 6.9 6.2- 7.8 4,290 93.1 92.2-93.8
AGE
18-24 122 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 121 99.6 97.1-99.9
25-34 385 9 2.2 1.1- 4.6 376 97.8 95.4-98.9
35-44 707 23 3.2 2.0- 5.2 684 96.8 94.8-98.0
45-54 940 89 9.4 7.3-12.0 851 90.6 88.0-92.7
55-64 1,137 125 10.2 8.2-12.5 1,012 89.8 87.5-91.8
65-74 863 94 10.1 8.0-12.7 769 89.9 87.3-92.0
75+ 594 136 20.8 17.2-24.8 458 79.2 75.2-82.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 572 102 13.8 10.6-17.8 470 86.2 82.2-89.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,363 133 6.5 5.1- 8.1 1,230 93.5 91.9-94.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,129 120 7.3 5.8- 9.3 1,009 92.7 90.7-94.2
College Graduate 1,698 123 5.0 4.0- 6.2 1,575 95.0 93.8-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 334 91 22.9 17.2-29.8 243 77.1 70.2-82.8
$15,000- 24,999 621 94 12.6 9.7-16.2 527 87.4 83.8-90.3
$25,000- 34,999 482 69 9.9 7.3-13.4 413 90.1 86.6-92.7
$35,000- 49,999 721 50 4.9 3.5- 6.8 671 95.1 93.2-96.5
$50,000-74,999 842 59 5.3 3.8- 7.3 783 94.7 92.7-96.2
$75,000+ 1,343 66 3.8 2.8- 5.1 1,277 96.2 94.9-97.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,848 250 11.2 9.5-13.0 1,598 88.8 87.0-90.5
Non-Veteran 2,916 228 5.2 4.4- 6.2 2,688 94.8 93.8-95.6

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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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