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2013 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 8,784 1,199 9.3 8.6-10.0 7,585 90.7 90.0-91.4
-Whites 6,111 811 9.4 8.6-10.4 5,300 90.6 89.6-91.4
GENDER
Male 2,395 287 8.9 7.7-10.3 2,108 91.1 89.7-92.3
Female 3,716 524 10.0 8.8-11.2 3,192 90.0 88.8-91.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,954 802 9.6 8.8-10.6 5,152 90.4 89.4-91.2
AGE
18-34 815 20 2.2 1.3- 3.6 795 97.8 96.4-98.7
35-44 715 37 5.6 3.8- 8.1 678 94.4 91.9-96.2
45-54 1,004 96 8.4 6.4-10.9 908 91.6 89.1-93.6
55-64 1,272 166 12.6 10.4-15.2 1,106 87.4 84.8-89.6
65-74 1,226 183 13.6 11.3-16.4 1,043 86.4 83.6-88.7
75+ 1,034 303 27.2 23.8-30.9 731 72.8 69.1-76.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 612 169 21.3 17.4-25.7 443 78.7 74.3-82.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,672 259 10.3 8.7-12.1 1,413 89.7 87.9-91.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,704 220 8.3 7.0- 9.9 1,484 91.7 90.1-93.0
College Graduate 2,117 162 4.7 3.7- 5.8 1,955 95.3 94.2-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 587 193 25.7 21.4-30.5 394 74.3 69.5-78.6
$15,000- 24,999 919 189 16.4 13.4-19.8 730 83.6 80.2-86.6
$75,000+ 1,352 56 3.8 2.7- 5.3 1,296 96.2 94.7-97.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,803 811 37.9 34.9-40.9 992 62.1 59.1-65.1
No 4,282 *** *** *** 4,282 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 868 131 12.1 9.7-15.0 737 87.9 85.0-90.3
Non-Veteran 5,242 680 9.0 8.1-10.0 4,562 91.0 90.0-91.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,101 435 10.2 9.0-11.5 2,666 89.8 88.5-91.0
No 3,010 376 8.6 7.5- 9.9 2,634 91.4 90.1-92.5

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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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