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2012 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 11,815 1,381 8.0 7.5- 8.6 10,434 92.0 91.4-92.5
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,196 315 9.4 8.1-10.9 1,881 90.6 89.1-91.9
GENDER
Male 747 102 9.6 7.6-12.1 645 90.4 87.9-92.4
Female 1,449 213 9.2 7.7-11.0 1,236 90.8 89.0-92.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,136 310 9.6 8.3-11.1 1,826 90.4 88.9-91.7
AGE
18-34 469 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 324 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 417 48 8.8 5.9-12.7 369 91.2 87.3-94.1
55-64 457 93 20.6 16.2-25.8 364 79.4 74.2-83.8
65-74 315 73 21.5 16.0-28.1 242 78.5 71.9-84.0
75+ 182 73 38.0 29.1-47.7 109 62.0 52.3-70.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 352 90 15.7 11.9-20.5 262 84.3 79.5-88.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 687 102 9.1 6.9-11.9 585 90.9 88.1-93.1
Some Post-H.S. 643 83 8.9 6.8-11.5 560 91.1 88.5-93.2
College Graduate 504 40 4.5 3.0- 6.5 464 95.5 93.5-97.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 417 97 15.7 11.8-20.5 320 84.3 79.5-88.2
$15,000- 24,999 498 82 10.8 8.2-14.1 416 89.2 85.9-91.8
$25,000- 34,999 281 29 7.4 4.8-11.3 252 92.6 88.7-95.2
$35,000- 49,999 231 21 9.8 5.9-15.9 210 90.2 84.1-94.1
$50,000- 74,999 212 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 190 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 267 42 13.5 9.3-19.1 225 86.5 80.9-90.7
Non-Veteran 1,928 272 8.8 7.5-10.3 1,656 91.2 89.7-92.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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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