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2011 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 11,031 1,351 8.1 7.5- 8.8 9,680 91.9 91.2-92.5
-MALES 4,114 455 7.4 6.4- 8.5 3,659 92.6 91.5-93.6
RACE
White 3,230 356 7.8 6.6- 9.2 2,874 92.2 90.8-93.4
African American 537 70 7.9 5.6-11.2 467 92.1 88.8-94.4
Other Minorities 318 25 3.1 1.7- 5.5 293 96.9 94.5-98.3
AGE
18-34 551 11 1.9 0.9- 3.8 540 98.1 96.2-99.1
35-44 557 26 4.4 2.6- 7.5 531 95.6 92.5-97.4
45-54 763 66 6.8 4.8- 9.7 697 93.2 90.3-95.2
55-64 907 113 12.3 9.4-16.1 794 87.7 83.9-90.6
65-74 776 109 15.3 11.8-19.7 667 84.7 80.3-88.2
75+ 527 126 21.1 16.5-26.6 401 78.9 73.4-83.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 525 100 13.5 10.1-17.8 425 86.5 82.2-89.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,163 118 4.7 3.6- 6.2 1,045 95.3 93.8-96.4
Some Post-H.S. 953 110 7.6 5.7-10.0 843 92.4 90.0-94.3
College Graduate 1,457 123 5.6 4.3- 7.2 1,334 94.4 92.8-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 384 88 14.0 10.1-19.3 296 86.0 80.7-89.9
$15,000- 24,999 665 98 9.1 6.6-12.6 567 90.9 87.4-93.4
$25,000- 34,999 419 52 6.1 4.1- 9.0 367 93.9 91.0-95.9
$35,000- 49,999 563 67 9.3 6.4-13.3 496 90.7 86.7-93.6
$50,000- 74,999 562 47 7.1 4.6-10.6 515 92.9 89.4-95.4
$75,000+ 1,004 36 2.4 1.6- 3.7 968 97.6 96.3-98.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,394 225 11.5 9.5-13.7 1,169 88.5 86.3-90.5
Non-Veteran 2,717 230 6.1 5.0- 7.5 2,487 93.9 92.5-95.0

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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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