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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-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 13,165 1,519 7.8 7.1- 8.5 11,646 92.2 91.5-92.9
-FEMALES 8,224 996 8.0 7.2- 8.8 7,228 92.0 91.2-92.8
RACE
White 6,484 742 7.1 6.3- 8.0 5,742 92.9 92.0-93.7
African American 1,232 194 11.7 9.3-14.5 1,038 88.3 85.5-90.7
Other Minorities 468 54 6.2 4.1- 9.1 414 93.8 90.9-95.9
AGE
18-24 203 2 0.5 0.1- 2.8 201 99.5 97.2-99.9
25-34 798 17 1.8 1.0- 3.1 781 98.2 96.9-99.0
35-44 1,252 49 3.4 2.4- 4.8 1,203 96.6 95.2-97.6
45-54 1,512 118 6.9 5.1- 9.4 1,394 93.1 90.6-94.9
55-64 1,674 208 10.9 9.0-13.1 1,466 89.1 86.9-91.0
65+ 2,692 594 21.0 18.7-23.6 2,098 79.0 76.4-81.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,035 262 16.5 13.1-20.6 773 83.5 79.4-86.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,467 322 9.0 7.5-10.8 2,145 91.0 89.2-92.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,165 250 7.4 6.1- 8.9 1,915 92.6 91.1-93.9
College Graduate 2,547 159 4.2 3.4- 5.2 2,388 95.8 94.8-96.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,017 293 17.9 14.6-21.6 724 82.1 78.4-85.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,359 213 11.3 9.0-14.0 1,146 88.7 86.0-91.0
$25,000- 34,999 849 87 8.2 6.1-10.8 762 91.8 89.2-93.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,054 79 4.5 3.4- 6.0 975 95.5 94.0-96.6
$50,000- 74,999 1,086 51 3.6 2.4- 5.3 1,035 96.4 94.7-97.6
$75,000+ 1,452 46 2.7 1.8- 4.0 1,406 97.3 96.0-98.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 182 16 5.1 2.6- 9.5 166 94.9 90.5-97.4
Non-Veteran 7,344 879 7.9 7.1- 8.8 6,465 92.1 91.2-92.9

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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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