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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 3 601 70 11.4 8.8-14.6 531 88.6 85.4-91.2
GENDER
Male 265 27 8.9 5.8-13.4 238 91.1 86.6-94.2
Female 336 43 13.7 9.9-18.7 293 86.3 81.3-90.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 470 61 13.4 10.2-17.4 409 86.6 82.6-89.8
Non-Hispanic Black 73 *** *** *** 67 94.3 87.1-97.6
Other 56 *** *** *** 53 95.9 87.3-98.7
AGE
18-44 180 *** *** *** 172 97.1 94.1-98.6
44-64 230 26 15.4 10.3-22.5 204 84.6 77.5-89.7
65+ 186 35 21.5 15.3-29.4 151 78.5 70.6-84.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 244 40 16.2 11.6-22.2 204 83.8 77.8-88.4
Some College + 355 30 7.2 4.9-10.5 325 92.8 89.5-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 304 40 13.7 9.8-19.0 264 86.3 81.0-90.2
$50,000+ 191 11 4.8 2.5- 8.9 180 95.2 91.1-97.5

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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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