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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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
-WHITES 8,326 946 8.1 7.5- 8.8 7,380 91.9 91.2-92.5
GENDER
Male 3,302 340 7.5 6.6- 8.5 2,962 92.5 91.5-93.4
Female 5,024 606 8.7 7.8- 9.6 4,418 91.3 90.4-92.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 172 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 8,140 930 8.2 7.5- 8.8 7,210 91.8 91.2-92.5
AGE
18-34 1,163 20 1.6 1.0- 2.5 1,143 98.4 97.5-99.0
35-44 1,035 44 3.6 2.6- 5.0 991 96.4 95.0-97.4
45-54 1,398 123 9.5 7.7-11.6 1,275 90.5 88.4-92.3
55-64 1,709 178 9.7 8.2-11.4 1,531 90.3 88.6-91.8
65-74 1,665 213 11.0 9.4-12.8 1,452 89.0 87.2-90.6
75+ 1,298 364 24.8 22.1-27.7 934 75.2 72.3-77.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 776 180 15.9 13.3-19.0 596 84.1 81.0-86.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,356 322 9.3 8.2-10.6 2,034 90.7 89.4-91.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,288 240 7.0 5.9- 8.2 2,048 93.0 91.8-94.1
College Graduate 2,886 200 4.8 4.0- 5.7 2,686 95.2 94.3-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 802 208 19.3 16.2-22.8 594 80.7 77.2-83.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,224 235 13.5 11.5-15.7 989 86.5 84.3-88.5
$25,000- 34,999 853 106 9.0 7.1-11.3 747 91.0 88.7-92.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,064 78 6.4 4.9- 8.3 986 93.6 91.7-95.1
$50,000- 74,999 1,083 40 2.9 1.9- 4.2 1,043 97.1 95.8-98.1
$75,000+ 1,866 68 2.7 2.0- 3.5 1,798 97.3 96.5-98.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,174 170 12.1 10.1-14.3 1,004 87.9 85.7-89.9
Non-Veteran 7,151 776 7.5 6.9- 8.2 6,375 92.5 91.8-93.1

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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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