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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 & 10 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 9 & 10 919 120 10.6 8.6-13.1 799 89.4 86.9-91.4
GENDER
Male 384 35 7.3 4.9-10.7 349 92.7 89.3-95.1
Female 535 85 13.7 10.6-17.5 450 86.3 82.5-89.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 598 71 9.0 6.8-11.9 527 91.0 88.1-93.2
Non-Hispanic Black 248 40 14.0 9.7-19.8 208 86.0 80.2-90.3
Other 62 *** *** *** 54 89.1 75.7-95.5
AGE
18-44 235 *** *** *** 228 98.2 96.0-99.2
44-64 377 52 15.8 11.7-21.0 325 84.2 79.0-88.3
65+ 299 60 20.7 15.4-27.3 239 79.3 72.7-84.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 393 65 13.3 10.0-17.7 328 86.7 82.3-90.0
Some College + 521 55 8.2 6.0-11.2 466 91.8 88.8-94.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 439 64 11.9 8.9-15.7 375 88.1 84.3-91.1
$50,000+ 289 20 6.2 3.6-10.4 269 93.8 89.6-96.4

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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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