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2012 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 11,815 1,381 8.0 7.5- 8.6 10,434 92.0 91.4-92.5
-FEMALES 7,206 892 8.5 7.8- 9.2 6,314 91.5 90.8-92.2
RACE
White 5,024 606 8.7 7.8- 9.6 4,418 91.3 90.4-92.2
African American 1,449 213 9.2 7.7-11.0 1,236 90.8 89.0-92.3
Other Minorities 667 67 5.4 3.8- 7.5 600 94.6 92.5-96.2
AGE
18-34 1,144 22 1.8 1.1- 2.8 1,122 98.2 97.2-98.9
35-44 929 35 2.9 2.0- 4.3 894 97.1 95.7-98.0
45-54 1,233 113 8.8 6.9-11.2 1,120 91.2 88.8-93.1
55-64 1,421 161 9.8 8.2-11.8 1,260 90.2 88.2-91.8
65-74 1,315 204 14.6 12.4-17.1 1,111 85.4 82.9-87.6
75+ 1,069 349 29.9 26.6-33.3 720 70.1 66.7-73.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 872 194 14.3 12.0-17.0 678 85.7 83.0-88.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,087 305 9.5 8.2-11.0 1,782 90.5 89.0-91.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,042 242 8.2 7.0- 9.6 1,800 91.8 90.4-93.0
College Graduate 2,183 147 4.4 3.6- 5.5 2,036 95.6 94.5-96.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 951 230 16.4 13.8-19.5 721 83.6 80.5-86.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,281 230 12.5 10.6-14.7 1,051 87.5 85.3-89.4
$25,000- 34,999 768 90 8.0 6.3-10.2 678 92.0 89.8-93.7
$35,000- 49,999 833 53 5.6 4.0- 7.8 780 94.4 92.2-96.0
$50,000- 74,999 798 25 2.4 1.5- 3.9 773 97.6 96.1-98.5
$75,000+ 1,121 32 2.3 1.5- 3.5 1,089 97.7 96.5-98.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 7,047 872 8.5 7.8- 9.3 6,175 91.5 90.7-92.2

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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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