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2013 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 8,784 1,199 9.3 8.6-10.0 7,585 90.7 90.0-91.4
-African Americans 1,681 291 11.6 9.9-13.6 1,390 88.4 86.4-90.1
GENDER
Male 588 99 11.4 8.9-14.6 489 88.6 85.4-91.1
Female 1,093 192 11.8 9.6-14.4 901 88.2 85.6-90.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,658 290 11.7 10.0-13.7 1,368 88.3 86.3-90.0
AGE
18-34 302 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 233 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 312 58 15.7 11.4-21.1 254 84.3 78.9-88.6
55-64 372 87 21.1 16.3-26.9 285 78.9 73.1-83.7
65-74 275 58 17.7 12.4-24.6 217 82.3 75.4-87.6
75+ 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 262 70 17.5 12.6-23.8 192 82.5 76.2-87.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 541 106 13.6 10.5-17.5 435 86.4 82.5-89.5
Some Post-H.S. 484 78 8.9 6.5-11.9 406 91.1 88.1-93.5
College Graduate 393 37 6.7 4.5- 9.8 356 93.3 90.2-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 335 95 18.6 14.1-24.0 240 81.4 76.0-85.9
$15,000- 24,999 382 61 10.0 7.1-14.0 321 90.0 86.0-92.9
$75,000+ 160 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 507 290 47.8 41.7-54.0 217 52.2 46.0-58.3
No 1,167 *** *** *** 1,167 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 198 52 20.6 14.9-27.8 146 79.4 72.2-85.1
Non-Veteran 1,483 239 10.3 8.6-12.3 1,244 89.7 87.7-91.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 809 161 13.7 11.2-16.8 648 86.3 83.2-88.8
No 872 130 9.7 7.5-12.4 742 90.3 87.6-92.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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