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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-WHITES

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
-WHITES 8,459 1,013 8.3 7.5- 9.1 7,446 91.7 90.9-92.5
GENDER
Male 3,230 356 7.8 6.6- 9.2 2,874 92.2 90.8-93.4
Female 5,229 657 8.7 7.8- 9.8 4,572 91.3 90.2-92.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 150 11 3.6 1.7- 7.9 139 96.4 92.1-98.3
Non-Hispanic 8,297 998 8.4 7.6- 9.3 7,299 91.6 90.7-92.4
AGE
18-34 838 20 2.2 1.3- 3.8 818 97.8 96.2-98.7
35-44 1,044 46 4.4 2.9- 6.8 998 95.6 93.2-97.1
45-54 1,492 131 7.5 5.8- 9.6 1,361 92.5 90.4-94.2
55-64 1,899 194 9.7 8.0-11.7 1,705 90.3 88.3-92.0
65-74 1,707 241 15.0 12.5-17.9 1,466 85.0 82.1-87.5
75+ 1,402 375 24.4 21.3-27.8 1,027 75.6 72.2-78.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 864 246 21.0 17.2-25.2 618 79.0 74.8-82.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,323 279 6.4 5.3- 7.6 2,044 93.6 92.4-94.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,190 259 7.5 6.3- 8.9 1,931 92.5 91.1-93.7
College Graduate 3,064 224 5.0 4.1- 6.1 2,840 95.0 93.9-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 812 233 20.9 17.0-25.5 579 79.1 74.5-83.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,272 228 12.4 10.0-15.3 1,044 87.6 84.7-90.0
$25,000- 34,999 817 96 7.9 5.9-10.5 721 92.1 89.5-94.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,070 103 6.9 5.3- 8.8 967 93.1 91.2-94.7
$50,000- 74,999 1,109 71 5.8 4.1- 8.3 1,038 94.2 91.7-95.9
$75,000+ 1,902 68 2.4 1.7- 3.4 1,834 97.6 96.6-98.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,263 202 11.4 9.5-13.8 1,061 88.6 86.2-90.5
Non-Veteran 7,195 811 7.8 7.0- 8.7 6,384 92.2 91.3-93.0

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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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