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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 890 76 8.5 6.5-10.9 814 91.5 89.1-93.5
GENDER
Male 383 29 7.1 4.7-10.6 354 92.9 89.4-95.3
Female 507 47 9.7 6.9-13.5 460 90.3 86.5-93.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 526 38 5.9 4.1- 8.6 488 94.1 91.4-95.9
Non-Hispanic Black 213 34 17.8 12.2-25.1 179 82.2 74.9-87.8
Other 138 *** *** *** 134 96.8 91.4-98.9
AGE
18-44 372 *** *** *** 363 96.7 93.1-98.4
44-64 309 33 11.2 7.7-15.9 276 88.8 84.1-92.3
65+ 196 33 18.2 12.2-26.2 163 81.8 73.8-87.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 309 41 12.7 8.9-17.8 268 87.3 82.2-91.1
Some College + 577 35 6.0 4.0- 8.8 542 94.0 91.2-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 358 48 14.2 10.2-19.3 310 85.8 80.7-89.8
$50,000+ 353 13 3.4 1.8- 6.3 340 96.6 93.7-98.2

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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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