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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 504 62 9.8 7.5-12.9 442 90.2 87.1-92.5
GENDER
Male 220 29 9.3 6.3-13.5 191 90.7 86.5-93.7
Female 284 33 10.4 7.0-15.0 251 89.6 85.0-93.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 281 25 7.0 4.6-10.5 256 93.0 89.5-95.4
Non-Hispanic Black 145 29 15.5 10.5-22.3 116 84.5 77.7-89.5
Other 71 *** *** *** 64 89.7 77.0-95.7
AGE
18-44 184 *** *** *** 176 96.0 91.3-98.2
44-64 192 30 14.3 9.8-20.3 162 85.7 79.7-90.2
65+ 121 23 17.9 11.8-26.3 98 82.1 73.7-88.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 206 36 13.7 9.6-19.4 170 86.3 80.6-90.4
Some College + 297 26 6.9 4.5-10.3 271 93.1 89.7-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 232 40 14.2 10.1-19.6 192 85.8 80.4-89.9
$50,000+ 164 *** *** *** 159 96.7 91.8-98.7

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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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