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2014 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 7,058 893 9.6 8.8-10.3 6,165 90.4 89.7-91.2
-MALES 2,994 332 9.0 7.9-10.2 2,662 91.0 89.8-92.1
RACE
White 2,175 239 8.6 7.5- 9.9 1,936 91.4 90.1-92.5
African American 500 80 13.0 10.0-16.7 420 87.0 83.3-90.0
Other Minorities 283 12 3.7 1.5- 9.3 271 96.3 90.7-98.5
AGE
18-34 570 11 2.0 1.0- 4.0 559 98.0 96.0-99.0
35-44 416 18 4.2 2.6- 6.9 398 95.8 93.1-97.4
45-54 465 48 10.4 7.5-14.2 417 89.6 85.8-92.5
55-64 660 102 16.0 13.0-19.6 558 84.0 80.4-87.0
65-74 529 74 15.6 12.1-19.8 455 84.4 80.2-87.9
75+ 322 77 22.8 18.0-28.5 245 77.2 71.5-82.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 417 66 13.4 10.2-17.5 351 86.6 82.5-89.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 817 95 9.4 7.5-11.7 722 90.6 88.3-92.5
Some Post-H.S. 744 79 7.7 5.9- 9.9 665 92.3 90.1-94.1
College Graduate 1,002 91 6.9 5.4- 8.7 911 93.1 91.3-94.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 273 69 22.2 17.1-28.2 204 77.8 71.8-82.9
$15,000- 24,999 459 75 13.0 10.1-16.7 384 87.0 83.3-89.9
$25,000- 34,999 284 28 8.9 5.4-14.2 256 91.1 85.8-94.6
$35,000- 49,999 370 31 6.8 4.5-10.2 339 93.2 89.8-95.5
$50,000- 74,999 377 29 5.2 3.4- 7.9 348 94.8 92.1-96.6
$75,000+ 737 53 6.0 4.2- 8.4 684 94.0 91.6-95.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 867 126 12.0 9.8-14.6 741 88.0 85.4-90.2
Non-Veteran 2,123 206 8.0 6.8- 9.4 1,917 92.0 90.6-93.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,708 198 9.6 8.1-11.3 1,510 90.4 88.7-91.9
No 1,286 134 8.2 6.7- 9.9 1,152 91.8 90.1-93.3

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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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