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2013 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 8,784 1,199 9.3 8.6-10.0 7,585 90.7 90.0-91.4
-FEMALES 5,356 773 9.7 8.7-10.7 4,583 90.3 89.3-91.3
RACE
White 3,716 524 10.0 8.8-11.2 3,192 90.0 88.8-91.2
African American 1,093 192 11.8 9.6-14.4 901 88.2 85.6-90.4
Other Minorities 473 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 756 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 648 24 4.4 2.7- 7.2 624 95.6 92.8-97.3
45-54 891 104 10.4 7.9-13.6 787 89.6 86.4-92.1
55-64 1,094 173 14.9 12.3-17.9 921 85.1 82.1-87.7
65-74 1,018 169 14.2 11.5-17.4 849 85.8 82.6-88.5
75+ 887 283 29.6 25.7-33.8 604 70.4 66.2-74.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 678 183 18.0 14.5-22.1 495 82.0 77.9-85.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,488 255 12.0 10.1-14.3 1,233 88.0 85.7-89.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,543 210 8.1 6.7- 9.8 1,333 91.9 90.2-93.3
College Graduate 1,642 125 4.6 3.5- 5.9 1,517 95.4 94.1-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 729 228 21.3 17.7-25.4 501 78.7 74.6-82.3
$15,000- 24,999 965 182 13.5 10.9-16.7 783 86.5 83.3-89.1
$25,000- 34,999 535 74 9.8 7.3-13.1 461 90.2 86.9-92.7
$35,000- 49,999 619 53 6.0 4.1- 8.6 566 94.0 91.4-95.9
$50,000- 74,999 539 31 4.5 2.6- 7.6 508 95.5 92.4-97.4
$75,000+ 840 24 2.8 1.6- 4.9 816 97.2 95.1-98.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 5,233 761 9.7 8.8-10.8 4,472 90.3 89.2-91.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,823 446 10.9 9.5-12.4 2,377 89.1 87.6-90.5
No 2,533 327 8.4 7.2- 9.9 2,206 91.6 90.1-92.8

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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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