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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 812 83 9.1 7.1-11.7 729 90.9 88.3-92.9
GENDER
Male 347 33 9.4 6.2-14.0 314 90.6 86.0-93.8
Female 465 50 8.9 6.5-12.0 415 91.1 88.0-93.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 490 55 11.2 8.2-15.1 435 88.8 84.9-91.8
Non-Hispanic Black 186 22 8.1 5.1-12.5 164 91.9 87.5-94.9
Other 120 *** *** *** 115 97.6 92.7-99.2
AGE
18-44 309 *** *** *** 300 97.4 94.7-98.7
44-64 282 29 10.2 6.9-14.8 253 89.8 85.2-93.1
65+ 207 43 23.0 16.1-31.8 164 77.0 68.2-83.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 285 43 12.7 8.8-18.0 242 87.3 82.0-91.2
Some College + 521 39 6.6 4.7- 9.3 482 93.4 90.7-95.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 347 44 12.2 8.6-17.0 303 87.8 83.0-91.4
$50,000+ 299 *** *** *** 289 97.2 94.7-98.6

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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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