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2015 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 6,582 756 9.8 9.0-10.7 5,826 90.2 89.3-91.0
-FEMALES 3,766 474 10.9 9.8-12.1 3,292 89.1 87.9-90.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,525 300 10.0 8.8-11.5 2,225 90.0 88.5-91.2
Non-Hispanic Black 795 144 16.4 13.5-19.8 651 83.6 80.2-86.5
Other 404 27 6.1 3.9- 9.4 377 93.9 90.6-96.1
AGE
18-34 647 *** *** *** 637 98.3 96.7-99.2
35-44 511 30 6.2 4.1- 9.3 481 93.8 90.7-95.9
45-54 636 74 11.8 9.2-15.0 562 88.2 85.0-90.8
55-64 730 103 14.7 11.6-18.5 627 85.3 81.5-88.4
65-74 689 95 15.8 12.3-20.0 594 84.2 80.0-87.7
75+ 497 153 31.7 27.1-36.7 344 68.3 63.3-72.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 384 108 25.4 20.5-31.0 276 74.6 69.0-79.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,009 156 12.6 10.5-15.1 853 87.4 84.9-89.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,106 137 8.8 7.2-10.6 969 91.2 89.4-92.8
College Graduate 1,257 73 4.0 3.1- 5.3 1,184 96.0 94.7-96.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 399 102 23.6 18.7-29.3 297 76.4 70.7-81.3
$15,000- 24,999 639 95 14.7 11.6-18.4 544 85.3 81.6-88.4
$25,000- 34,999 325 40 10.9 7.7-15.4 285 89.1 84.6-92.3
$35,000- 49,999 399 36 8.5 5.8-12.3 363 91.5 87.7-94.2
$50,000- 74,999 406 25 3.7 2.2- 6.1 381 96.3 93.9-97.8
$75,000+ 719 22 2.1 1.4- 3.3 697 97.9 96.7-98.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 126 15 11.4 6.3-19.8 111 88.6 80.2-93.7
Non-Veteran 3,633 459 10.9 9.8-12.1 3,174 89.1 87.9-90.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,104 110 8.6 6.9-10.7 994 91.4 89.3-93.1
Regional City or Suburban 798 96 10.7 8.5-13.3 702 89.3 86.7-91.5
Rural 1,864 268 12.8 11.0-14.8 1,596 87.2 85.2-89.0

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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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