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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 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 5,792 690 9.9 9.0-10.8 5,102 90.1 89.2-91.0
Region 10 576 80 12.2 9.5-15.6 496 87.8 84.4-90.5
GENDER
Male 272 39 12.5 8.6-17.8 233 87.5 82.2-91.4
Female 304 41 12.0 8.5-16.7 263 88.0 83.3-91.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 367 46 11.6 8.3-16.0 321 88.4 84.0-91.7
Non-Hispanic Black 147 27 15.8 10.2-23.6 120 84.2 76.4-89.8
Other 53 *** *** *** 49 96.6 89.5-99.0
AGE
18-44 178 *** *** *** 171 96.8 92.0-98.8
45-64 224 33 14.3 9.8-20.5 191 85.7 79.5-90.2
65+ 169 40 26.4 19.1-35.3 129 73.6 64.7-80.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 231 37 13.8 9.5-19.7 194 86.2 80.3-90.5
Some College + 343 43 11.0 7.8-15.2 300 89.0 84.8-92.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 298 52 13.9 10.2-18.6 246 86.1 81.4-89.8
$50,000+ 178 *** *** *** 170 96.2 92.1-98.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 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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