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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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 13,165 1,519 7.8 7.1- 8.5 11,646 92.2 91.5-92.9
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,838 290 11.5 9.6-13.9 1,548 88.5 86.1-90.4
GENDER
Male 606 96 11.4 8.3-15.5 510 88.6 84.5-91.7
Female 1,232 194 11.7 9.3-14.5 1,038 88.3 85.5-90.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 2 2.3 0.4-11.7 14 97.7 88.3-99.6
Non-Hispanic 1,821 288 11.6 9.7-14.0 1,533 88.4 86.0-90.3
AGE
18-24 89 0 0.0 . - . 89 100 . - .
25-34 205 5 1.7 0.6- 5.1 200 98.3 94.9-99.4
35-44 283 22 7.4 4.3-12.5 261 92.6 87.5-95.7
45-54 398 47 12.0 7.6-18.5 351 88.0 81.5-92.4
55-64 405 91 20.1 15.2-26.0 314 79.9 74.0-84.8
65+ 441 122 33.5 26.0-42.0 319 66.5 58.0-74.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 313 77 21.7 14.6-31.0 236 78.3 69.0-85.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 655 105 11.9 8.7-16.2 550 88.1 83.8-91.3
Some Post-H.S. 453 76 10.9 7.9-14.9 377 89.1 85.1-92.1
College Graduate 413 31 4.5 2.8- 7.3 382 95.5 92.7-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 356 90 19.9 14.6-26.6 266 80.1 73.4-85.4
$15,000- 24,999 387 80 17.8 12.5-24.7 307 82.2 75.3-87.5
$25,000- 34,999 203 21 7.0 4.1-11.8 182 93.0 88.2-95.9
$35,000-49,999 216 22 7.1 3.9-12.4 194 92.9 87.6-96.1
$50,000- 74,999 203 10 3.0 1.4- 6.5 193 97.0 93.5-98.6
$75,000+ 194 8 1.9 0.8- 4.0 186 98.1 96.0-99.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 223 46 23.8 15.0-35.4 177 76.2 64.6-85.0
Non-Veteran 1,463 218 10.0 8.1-12.2 1,245 90.0 87.8-91.9

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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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