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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-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 13,165 1,519 7.8 7.1- 8.5 11,646 92.2 91.5-92.9
-MALES 4,941 523 7.5 6.6- 8.7 4,418 92.5 91.3-93.4
RACE
White 3,936 393 7.4 6.3- 8.6 3,543 92.6 91.4-93.7
African American 606 96 11.4 8.3-15.5 510 88.6 84.5-91.7
Other Minorities 351 26 3.3 1.9- 5.7 325 96.7 94.3-98.1
AGE
18-24 204 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0 202 99.3 97.0-99.8
25-34 418 14 3.4 1.5- 7.2 404 96.6 92.8-98.5
35-44 720 29 4.0 2.5- 6.2 691 96.0 93.8-97.5
45-54 1,035 95 9.9 7.4-13.2 940 90.1 86.8-92.6
55-64 1,087 134 10.5 8.4-13.0 953 89.5 87.0-91.6
65+ 1,454 247 18.0 14.9-21.5 1,207 82.0 78.5-85.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 687 119 12.9 9.2-17.8 568 87.1 82.2-90.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,447 153 7.3 5.7- 9.4 1,294 92.7 90.6-94.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,161 135 7.6 6.0- 9.6 1,026 92.4 90.4-94.0
College Graduate 1,636 114 4.9 3.7- 6.4 1,522 95.1 93.6-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 423 100 15.9 11.5-21.6 323 84.1 78.4-88.5
$15,000- 24,999 722 116 11.2 8.3-14.9 606 88.8 85.1-91.7
$25,000- 34,999 505 50 5.5 3.7- 8.1 455 94.5 91.9-96.3
$35,000- 49,999 643 59 10.5 6.7-16.2 584 89.5 83.8-93.3
$50,000- 74,999 717 51 4.9 3.2- 7.3 666 95.1 92.7-96.8
$75,000+ 1,329 74 3.6 2.7- 4.9 1,255 96.4 95.1-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,536 223 13.6 11.0-16.6 1,313 86.4 83.4-89.0
Non-Veteran 3,005 262 5.6 4.7- 6.8 2,743 94.4 93.2-95.3

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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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