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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 1 & 2 Demographics

Disability

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
Region 1 & 2 1,001 134 12.0 9.6-14.9 867 88.0 85.1-90.4
GENDER
Male 436 62 13.7 10.0-18.5 374 86.3 81.5-90.0
Female 565 72 10.4 7.7-14.0 493 89.6 86.0-92.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 844 110 11.6 9.1-14.8 734 88.4 85.2-90.9
Non-Hispanic Black 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 101 *** *** *** 91 90.6 81.7-95.4
AGE
18-44 258 *** *** *** 250 97.1 92.9-98.8
44-64 359 56 14.7 10.5-20.2 303 85.3 79.8-89.5
65+ 373 70 22.2 16.8-28.7 303 77.8 71.3-83.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 387 65 17.0 12.5-22.6 322 83.0 77.4-87.5
Some College + 611 68 7.9 6.0-10.5 543 92.1 89.5-94.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 507 82 14.1 10.8-18.2 425 85.9 81.8-89.2
$50,000+ 302 18 3.1 1.8- 5.4 284 96.9 94.6-98.2

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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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