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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Whites

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 7,058 893 9.6 8.8-10.3 6,165 90.4 89.7-91.2
-Whites 5,049 637 9.5 8.7-10.4 4,412 90.5 89.6-91.3
GENDER
Male 2,175 239 8.6 7.5- 9.9 1,936 91.4 90.1-92.5
Female 2,874 398 10.3 9.1-11.6 2,476 89.7 88.4-90.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 174 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,863 632 9.8 8.9-10.8 4,231 90.2 89.2-91.1
AGE
18-34 736 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 578 27 5.3 3.5- 7.9 551 94.7 92.1-96.5
45-54 725 68 9.1 6.9-12.0 657 90.9 88.0-93.1
55-64 1,087 138 12.5 10.5-14.8 949 87.5 85.2-89.5
65-74 1,084 161 15.7 13.2-18.5 923 84.3 81.5-86.8
75+ 791 231 26.5 23.2-30.0 560 73.5 70.0-76.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 495 106 17.3 13.8-21.4 389 82.7 78.6-86.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,328 188 10.4 8.7-12.2 1,140 89.6 87.8-91.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,351 175 8.9 7.5-10.6 1,176 91.1 89.4-92.5
College Graduate 1,861 166 5.9 4.9- 7.0 1,695 94.1 93.0-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 407 107 19.9 16.0-24.5 300 80.1 75.5-84.0
$15,000- 24,999 713 135 15.6 12.9-18.7 578 84.4 81.3-87.1
$25,000- 34,999 472 62 9.6 7.2-12.6 410 90.4 87.4-92.8
$35,000- 49,999 617 68 8.9 6.3-12.4 549 91.1 87.6-93.7
$50,000- 74,999 619 47 5.9 4.2- 8.3 572 94.1 91.7-95.8
$75,000+ 1,222 70 4.6 3.5- 6.0 1,152 95.4 94.0-96.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 770 103 10.7 8.5-13.3 667 89.3 86.7-91.5
Non-Veteran 4,277 533 9.3 8.4-10.3 3,744 90.7 89.7-91.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,981 378 10.2 9.1-11.5 2,603 89.8 88.5-90.9
No 2,068 259 8.5 7.3- 9.8 1,809 91.5 90.2-92.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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