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2012 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 11,815 1,381 8.0 7.5- 8.6 10,434 92.0 91.4-92.5
-MALES 4,609 489 7.5 6.7- 8.4 4,120 92.5 91.6-93.3
RACE
White 3,302 340 7.5 6.6- 8.5 2,962 92.5 91.5-93.4
African American 747 102 9.6 7.6-12.1 645 90.4 87.9-92.4
Other Minorities 528 43 3.1 2.0- 4.8 485 96.9 95.2-98.0
AGE
18-34 874 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 688 34 4.2 2.8- 6.1 654 95.8 93.9-97.2
45-54 805 88 9.9 7.8-12.6 717 90.1 87.4-92.2
55-64 940 140 13.8 11.4-16.7 800 86.2 83.3-88.6
65-74 788 98 10.7 8.4-13.5 690 89.3 86.5-91.6
75+ 486 112 21.0 16.9-25.7 374 79.0 74.3-83.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 618 108 11.6 9.2-14.5 510 88.4 85.5-90.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,331 153 8.0 6.6- 9.7 1,178 92.0 90.3-93.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,155 111 6.4 5.1- 8.0 1,044 93.6 92.0-94.9
College Graduate 1,487 115 5.1 4.0- 6.3 1,372 94.9 93.7-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 493 116 17.0 13.4-21.2 377 83.0 78.8-86.6
$15,000- 24,999 760 106 9.3 7.4-11.6 654 90.7 88.4-92.6
$25,000- 34,999 503 54 8.0 5.8-10.8 449 92.0 89.2-94.2
$35,000- 49,999 594 60 8.5 6.3-11.5 534 91.5 88.5-93.7
$50,000- 74,999 584 27 3.1 1.9- 4.9 557 96.9 95.1-98.1
$75,000+ 1,071 49 3.1 2.3- 4.4 1,022 96.9 95.6-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,382 214 13.0 11.0-15.1 1,168 87.0 84.9-89.0
Non-Veteran 3,225 275 5.9 5.1- 6.8 2,950 94.1 93.2-94.9

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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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