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2013 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 8,784 1,199 9.3 8.6-10.0 7,585 90.7 90.0-91.4
-MALES 3,428 426 8.8 7.8-10.0 3,002 91.2 90.0-92.2
RACE
White 2,395 287 8.9 7.7-10.3 2,108 91.1 89.7-92.3
African American 588 99 11.4 8.9-14.6 489 88.6 85.4-91.1
Other Minorities 391 35 3.5 1.9- 6.2 356 96.5 93.8-98.1
AGE
18-34 611 14 2.1 1.2- 3.7 597 97.9 96.3-98.8
35-44 509 33 6.4 4.2- 9.6 476 93.6 90.4-95.8
45-54 568 58 8.8 6.6-11.8 510 91.2 88.2-93.4
55-64 711 107 13.5 10.6-17.0 604 86.5 83.0-89.4
65-74 600 92 14.7 11.4-18.8 508 85.3 81.2-88.6
75+ 403 118 28.1 22.6-34.3 285 71.9 65.7-77.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 507 91 14.4 11.2-18.5 416 85.6 81.5-88.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 981 135 8.9 7.1-10.9 846 91.1 89.1-92.9
Some Post-H.S. 838 114 8.6 6.8-10.7 724 91.4 89.3-93.2
College Graduate 1,096 85 4.9 3.7- 6.4 1,011 95.1 93.6-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 359 85 19.2 14.8-24.5 274 80.8 75.5-85.2
$15,000- 24,999 594 98 11.6 9.0-14.9 496 88.4 85.1-91.0
$25,000- 34,999 319 38 8.9 5.9-13.1 281 91.1 86.9-94.1
$35,000- 49,999 406 48 8.2 5.6-11.9 358 91.8 88.1-94.4
$50,000- 74,999 388 29 4.8 3.1- 7.4 359 95.2 92.6-96.9
$75,000+ 780 44 4.7 3.3- 6.6 736 95.3 93.4-96.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,027 188 14.4 12.0-17.2 839 85.6 82.8-88.0
Non-Veteran 2,397 237 7.1 6.0- 8.4 2,160 92.9 91.6-94.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,711 235 10.0 8.4-11.8 1,476 90.0 88.2-91.6
No 1,717 191 7.7 6.4- 9.2 1,526 92.3 90.8-93.6

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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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