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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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
-WHITES 10,420 1,135 7.2 6.6- 8.0 9,285 92.8 92.0-93.4
GENDER
Male 3,936 393 7.4 6.3- 8.6 3,543 92.6 91.4-93.7
Female 6,484 742 7.1 6.3- 8.0 5,742 92.9 92.0-93.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 129 8 2.0 0.8- 4.5 121 98.0 95.5-99.2
Non-Hispanic 10,273 1,121 7.3 6.6- 8.0 9,152 92.7 92.0-93.4
AGE
18-24 260 3 0.8 0.2- 2.9 257 99.2 97.1-99.8
25-34 851 25 3.6 1.9- 6.5 826 96.4 93.5-98.1
35-44 1,473 41 2.3 1.6- 3.5 1,432 97.7 96.5-98.4
45-54 1,975 150 7.8 6.0- 9.9 1,825 92.2 90.1-94.0
55-64 2,227 231 8.7 7.3-10.3 1,996 91.3 89.7-92.7
65+ 3,552 679 16.6 15.0-18.4 2,873 83.4 81.6-85.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,154 277 17.3 13.7-21.8 877 82.7 78.2-86.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,030 338 7.0 6.0- 8.2 2,692 93.0 91.8-94.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,682 293 7.0 5.9- 8.3 2,389 93.0 91.7-94.1
College Graduate 3,544 226 4.6 3.8- 5.6 3,318 95.4 94.4-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 922 272 19.9 16.4-24.0 650 80.1 76.0-83.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,485 222 10.4 8.6-12.6 1,263 89.6 87.4-91.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,054 114 7.8 6.0-10.1 940 92.2 89.9-94.0
$35,000-49,999 1,403 109 6.9 4.7-10.0 1,294 93.1 90.0-95.3
$50,000- 74,999 1,509 87 4.3 3.1- 5.8 1,422 95.7 94.2-96.9
$75,000+ 2,467 105 3.4 2.7- 4.4 2,362 96.6 95.6-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,406 176 10.7 8.7-13.0 1,230 89.3 87.0-91.3
Non-Veteran 8,144 855 6.5 5.8- 7.3 7,289 93.5 92.7-94.2

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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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