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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 1,201 118 8.6 6.9-10.6 1,083 91.4 89.4-93.1
GENDER
Male 508 37 7.0 4.7-10.3 471 93.0 89.7-95.3
Female 693 81 10.0 7.8-12.9 612 90.0 87.1-92.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 792 76 8.4 6.3-11.0 716 91.6 89.0-93.7
Non-Hispanic Black 235 34 13.4 9.0-19.5 201 86.6 80.5-91.0
Other 151 *** *** *** 145 96.9 93.0-98.7
AGE
18-44 408 11 3.1 1.6- 6.0 397 96.9 94.0-98.4
44-64 475 54 11.4 8.4-15.4 421 88.6 84.6-91.6
65+ 301 52 18.4 13.5-24.7 249 81.6 75.3-86.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 428 63 12.5 9.2-16.6 365 87.5 83.4-90.8
Some College + 765 55 6.1 4.4- 8.3 710 93.9 91.7-95.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 517 79 14.0 10.8-18.0 438 86.0 82.0-89.2
$50,000+ 429 19 2.8 1.6- 4.6 410 97.2 95.4-98.4

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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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