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2014 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 7,058 893 9.6 8.8-10.3 6,165 90.4 89.7-91.2
-African Americans 1,375 214 11.9 10.1-13.9 1,161 88.1 86.1-89.9
GENDER
Male 500 80 13.0 10.0-16.7 420 87.0 83.3-90.0
Female 875 134 10.9 9.0-13.2 741 89.1 86.8-91.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,342 210 12.0 10.2-14.1 1,132 88.0 85.9-89.8
AGE
18-34 276 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 199 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 253 34 13.6 9.0-19.9 219 86.4 80.1-91.0
55-64 297 67 22.9 17.8-29.1 230 77.1 70.9-82.2
65-74 210 46 21.0 15.2-28.3 164 79.0 71.7-84.8
75+ 125 49 37.2 27.6-47.9 76 62.8 52.1-72.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 197 50 19.7 14.3-26.6 147 80.3 73.4-85.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 455 73 11.9 9.1-15.5 382 88.1 84.5-90.9
Some Post-H.S. 384 59 10.4 7.6-14.1 325 89.6 85.9-92.4
College Graduate 337 32 6.8 4.6-10.1 305 93.2 89.9-95.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 253 64 21.4 16.2-27.7 189 78.6 72.3-83.8
$15,000- 24,999 301 52 12.7 9.4-17.1 249 87.3 82.9-90.6
$25,000- 34,999 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 114 15 8.4 4.8-14.5 99 91.6 85.5-95.2
$75,000+ 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 159 28 15.9 10.6-23.3 131 84.1 76.7-89.4
Non-Veteran 1,216 186 11.3 9.5-13.4 1,030 88.7 86.6-90.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 725 121 12.6 10.1-15.6 604 87.4 84.4-89.9
No 650 93 11.1 8.8-13.9 557 88.9 86.1-91.2

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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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