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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 654 93 11.3 9.0-14.1 561 88.7 85.9-91.0
GENDER
Male 273 30 8.7 5.7-13.0 243 91.3 87.0-94.3
Female 381 63 13.9 10.7-18.0 318 86.1 82.0-89.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 432 52 9.0 6.6-12.1 380 91.0 87.9-93.4
Non-Hispanic Black 122 32 22.2 15.0-31.6 90 77.8 68.4-85.0
Other 90 *** *** *** 82 91.6 83.0-96.1
AGE
18-44 210 11 4.6 2.5- 8.4 199 95.4 91.6-97.5
44-64 240 32 11.6 7.9-16.7 208 88.4 83.3-92.1
65+ 194 47 24.8 18.3-32.7 147 75.2 67.3-81.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 277 49 14.3 10.5-19.2 228 85.7 80.8-89.5
Some College + 375 44 8.7 6.2-12.0 331 91.3 88.0-93.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 311 55 14.4 10.7-19.0 256 85.6 81.0-89.3
$50,000+ 207 11 4.3 2.1- 8.6 196 95.7 91.4-97.9

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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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