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2015 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 6,582 756 9.8 9.0-10.7 5,826 90.2 89.3-91.0
-MALES 2,816 282 8.7 7.5-10.0 2,534 91.3 90.0-92.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,908 188 8.8 7.3-10.5 1,720 91.2 89.5-92.7
Non-Hispanic Black 477 66 11.1 8.4-14.6 411 88.9 85.4-91.6
Other 385 24 4.5 2.9- 7.1 361 95.5 92.9-97.1
AGE
18-34 588 12 2.3 1.2- 4.5 576 97.7 95.5-98.8
35-44 410 19 4.1 2.5- 6.7 391 95.9 93.3-97.5
45-54 509 45 9.5 6.9-13.1 464 90.5 86.9-93.1
55-64 589 90 14.4 11.5-18.0 499 85.6 82.0-88.5
65-74 441 65 15.9 11.8-21.1 376 84.1 78.9-88.2
75+ 250 50 22.5 16.2-30.4 200 77.5 69.6-83.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 321 38 12.4 8.5-17.6 283 87.6 82.4-91.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 815 100 9.6 7.7-11.9 715 90.4 88.1-92.3
Some Post-H.S. 710 79 8.7 6.7-11.3 631 91.3 88.7-93.3
College Graduate 949 63 5.0 3.8- 6.6 886 95.0 93.4-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 211 46 23.0 16.7-30.6 165 77.0 69.4-83.3
$15,000- 24,999 453 80 14.7 11.3-18.8 373 85.3 81.2-88.7
$25,000- 34,999 252 24 7.6 4.2-13.6 228 92.4 86.4-95.8
$35,000- 49,999 337 29 6.3 4.2- 9.4 308 93.7 90.6-95.8
$50,000- 74,999 406 26 5.2 3.3- 8.2 380 94.8 91.8-96.7
$75,000+ 703 34 3.7 2.5- 5.4 669 96.3 94.6-97.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 761 126 15.3 12.4-18.7 635 84.7 81.3-87.6
Non-Veteran 2,043 156 6.7 5.6- 8.1 1,887 93.3 91.9-94.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 834 55 6.3 4.6- 8.5 779 93.7 91.5-95.4
Regional City or Suburban 631 68 9.9 7.4-13.0 563 90.1 87.0-92.6
Rural 1,351 159 9.9 8.1-11.9 1,192 90.1 88.1-91.9

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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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