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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-Non-Hispanic Black

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 6,582 756 9.8 9.0-10.7 5,826 90.2 89.3-91.0
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,272 210 14.0 11.9-16.4 1,062 86.0 83.6-88.1
GENDER
Male 477 66 11.1 8.4-14.6 411 88.9 85.4-91.6
Female 795 144 16.4 13.5-19.8 651 83.6 80.2-86.5
AGE
18-34 249 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 208 20 10.8 6.7-17.0 188 89.2 83.0-93.3
45-54 250 40 16.0 11.5-21.8 210 84.0 78.2-88.5
55-64 276 63 22.9 17.0-30.1 213 77.1 69.9-83.0
65-74 178 31 18.7 12.2-27.7 147 81.3 72.3-87.8
75+ 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 160 61 31.5 23.5-40.8 99 68.5 59.2-76.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 461 72 12.6 9.7-16.2 389 87.4 83.8-90.3
Some Post-H.S. 348 57 12.0 8.8-16.2 291 88.0 83.8-91.2
College Graduate 302 20 4.8 2.8- 8.1 282 95.2 91.9-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 181 47 22.4 15.7-31.0 134 77.6 69.0-84.3
$15,000- 24,999 299 64 19.3 14.5-25.4 235 80.7 74.6-85.5
$25,000- 34,999 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 140 15 10.8 6.2-18.3 125 89.2 81.7-93.8
$50,000- 74,999 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 358 207 55.8 49.4-62.0 151 44.2 38.0-50.6
No 909 *** *** *** 909 100 . - .
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 483 57 10.4 7.6-14.0 426 89.6 86.0-92.4
Regional City or Suburban 214 38 13.2 9.4-18.3 176 86.8 81.7-90.6
Rural 575 115 18.5 14.8-22.8 460 81.5 77.2-85.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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