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2014 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 7,058 893 9.6 8.8-10.3 6,165 90.4 89.7-91.2
-FEMALES 4,064 561 10.1 9.1-11.2 3,503 89.9 88.8-90.9
RACE
White 2,874 398 10.3 9.1-11.6 2,476 89.7 88.4-90.9
African American 875 134 10.9 9.0-13.2 741 89.1 86.8-91.0
Other Minorities 265 26 7.0 4.4-11.0 239 93.0 89.0-95.6
AGE
18-34 651 *** *** *** 645 99.0 97.7-99.6
35-44 514 21 5.0 3.1- 8.1 493 95.0 91.9-96.9
45-54 606 61 9.8 7.2-13.2 545 90.2 86.8-92.8
55-64 811 116 13.4 11.0-16.2 695 86.6 83.8-89.0
65-74 808 145 18.3 15.4-21.6 663 81.7 78.4-84.6
75+ 620 208 31.5 27.5-35.8 412 68.5 64.2-72.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 458 100 17.8 14.1-22.3 358 82.2 77.7-85.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,123 176 10.8 9.1-12.9 947 89.2 87.1-90.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,125 168 10.2 8.6-12.1 957 89.8 87.9-91.4
College Graduate 1,340 116 5.1 4.1- 6.3 1,224 94.9 93.7-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 476 116 18.0 14.5-22.1 360 82.0 77.9-85.5
$15,000- 24,999 701 116 12.7 10.4-15.5 585 87.3 84.5-89.6
$25,000- 34,999 414 55 8.9 6.6-11.9 359 91.1 88.1-93.4
$35,000- 49,999 462 51 9.0 5.9-13.6 411 91.0 86.4-94.1
$50,000- 74,999 402 37 7.3 5.0-10.7 365 92.7 89.3-95.0
$75,000+ 703 26 2.9 1.9- 4.6 677 97.1 95.4-98.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 107 *** *** *** 97 92.1 84.6-96.1
Non-Veteran 3,955 550 10.2 9.2-11.2 3,405 89.8 88.8-90.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,339 327 10.9 9.5-12.4 2,012 89.1 87.6-90.5
No 1,725 234 9.1 7.8-10.6 1,491 90.9 89.4-92.2

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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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