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2010 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 12,132 1,576 8.6 8.0- 9.3 10,556 91.4 90.7-92.0
-FEMALES 7,643 1,063 9.5 8.7-10.4 6,580 90.5 89.6-91.3
RACE
White 5,850 764 8.7 7.9- 9.6 5,086 91.3 90.4-92.1
African American 1,326 251 14.2 11.7-17.1 1,075 85.8 82.9-88.3
Other Minorities 422 42 4.3 2.7- 6.5 380 95.7 93.5-97.3
AGE
18-24 192 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 191 99.7 98.0- 100
25-34 623 14 1.9 1.0- 3.7 609 98.1 96.3-99.0
35-44 1,069 46 4.0 2.7- 5.7 1,023 96.0 94.3-97.3
45-54 1,396 149 10.2 8.2-12.6 1,247 89.8 87.4-91.8
55-64 1,626 219 12.2 10.3-14.4 1,407 87.8 85.6-89.7
65+ 2,642 623 24.4 22.0-27.0 2,019 75.6 73.0-78.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 949 276 22.5 18.7-26.9 673 77.5 73.1-81.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,242 341 10.1 8.7-11.8 1,901 89.9 88.2-91.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,038 270 9.5 7.9-11.2 1,768 90.5 88.8-92.1
College Graduate 2,401 175 4.5 3.7- 5.5 2,226 95.5 94.5-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 930 291 25.1 21.5-29.1 639 74.9 70.9-78.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,250 248 14.8 12.3-17.7 1,002 85.2 82.3-87.7
$25,000- 34,999 811 102 9.4 6.9-12.6 709 90.6 87.4-93.1
$35,000- 49,999 934 76 6.3 4.8- 8.4 858 93.7 91.6-95.2
$50,000- 74,999 949 49 4.5 3.1- 6.5 900 95.5 93.5-96.9
$75,000+ 1,337 53 2.3 1.6- 3.3 1,284 97.7 96.7-98.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 175 28 14.5 8.3-24.2 147 85.5 75.8-91.7
Non-Veteran 7,467 1,035 9.4 8.6-10.3 6,432 90.6 89.7-91.4

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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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