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2011 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 11,031 1,351 8.1 7.5- 8.8 9,680 91.9 91.2-92.5
-FEMALES 6,917 896 8.8 8.0- 9.7 6,021 91.2 90.3-92.0
RACE
White 5,229 657 8.7 7.8- 9.8 4,572 91.3 90.2-92.2
African American 1,175 190 10.2 8.1-12.6 985 89.8 87.4-91.9
Other Minorities 467 46 5.8 3.9- 8.5 421 94.2 91.5-96.1
AGE
18-34 797 16 1.3 0.7- 2.4 781 98.7 97.6-99.3
35-44 919 40 4.3 2.7- 6.8 879 95.7 93.2-97.3
45-54 1,255 126 8.2 6.5-10.4 1,129 91.8 89.6-93.5
55-64 1,482 175 11.8 9.6-14.5 1,307 88.2 85.5-90.4
65-74 1,273 205 16.1 13.4-19.2 1,068 83.9 80.8-86.6
75+ 1,100 328 28.4 24.6-32.6 772 71.6 67.4-75.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 845 245 21.6 17.9-25.8 600 78.4 74.2-82.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,965 271 8.1 6.8- 9.7 1,694 91.9 90.3-93.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,841 221 6.7 5.6- 8.0 1,620 93.3 92.0-94.4
College Graduate 2,255 156 4.8 3.8- 6.1 2,099 95.2 93.9-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 920 263 20.3 16.8-24.3 657 79.7 75.7-83.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,200 201 9.8 8.1-11.9 999 90.2 88.1-91.9
$25,000- 34,999 662 72 7.2 5.2-10.0 590 92.8 90.0-94.8
$35,000- 49,999 803 61 5.4 3.8- 7.6 742 94.6 92.4-96.2
$50,000- 74,999 734 39 4.1 2.4- 6.7 695 95.9 93.3-97.6
$75,000+ 1,207 47 2.5 1.7- 3.8 1,160 97.5 96.2-98.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 142 26 10.1 6.1-16.3 116 89.9 83.7-93.9
Non-Veteran 6,774 870 8.8 7.9- 9.7 5,904 91.2 90.3-92.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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