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2010 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 12,132 1,576 8.6 8.0- 9.3 10,556 91.4 90.7-92.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,881 328 12.2 10.3-14.4 1,553 87.8 85.6-89.7
GENDER
Male 555 77 9.7 6.9-13.3 478 90.3 86.7-93.1
Female 1,326 251 14.2 11.7-17.1 1,075 85.8 82.9-88.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 4 21.5 5.3-57.1 14 78.5 42.9-94.7
Non-Hispanic 1,860 324 12.2 10.3-14.4 1,536 87.8 85.6-89.7
AGE
18-24 78 0 0.0 . - . 78 100 . - .
25-34 203 8 3.6 1.6- 8.0 195 96.4 92.0-98.4
35-44 253 16 7.5 3.6-14.8 237 92.5 85.2-96.4
45-54 421 69 13.6 9.6-18.8 352 86.4 81.2-90.4
55-64 441 85 21.1 15.8-27.5 356 78.9 72.5-84.2
65+ 460 146 31.5 25.1-38.7 314 68.5 61.3-74.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 308 100 24.4 17.9-32.2 208 75.6 67.8-82.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 609 121 11.3 8.5-15.0 488 88.7 85.0-91.5
Some Post-H.S. 490 64 10.6 6.9-16.0 426 89.4 84.0-93.1
College Graduate 470 43 6.6 4.3- 9.9 427 93.4 90.1-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 352 120 28.0 21.8-35.2 232 72.0 64.8-78.2
$15,000- 24,999 381 80 13.5 9.6-18.7 301 86.5 81.3-90.4
$25,000- 34,999 232 26 10.6 5.5-19.4 206 89.4 80.6-94.5
$35,000-49,999 222 14 6.1 3.1-11.8 208 93.9 88.2-96.9
$50,000- 74,999 195 10 4.1 1.8- 8.9 185 95.9 91.1-98.2
$75,000+ 198 9 3.3 1.3- 8.1 189 96.7 91.9-98.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 236 38 12.7 8.2-19.1 198 87.3 80.9-91.8
Non-Veteran 1,644 290 12.2 10.1-14.6 1,354 87.8 85.4-89.9

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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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