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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Regions 1 & 2 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
Regions 1 & 2 1,012 126 9.6 7.7-11.8 886 90.4 88.2-92.3
GENDER
Male 438 43 7.2 5.0-10.3 395 92.8 89.7-95.0
Female 574 83 11.7 8.9-15.2 491 88.3 84.8-91.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 873 109 9.9 7.9-12.5 764 90.1 87.5-92.1
Non-Hispanic Black 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 92 13 9.0 4.0-18.7 79 91.0 81.3-96.0
AGE
18-44 258 *** *** *** 252 98.6 95.4-99.6
45-64 355 46 10.8 7.5-15.4 309 89.2 84.6-92.5
65+ 383 74 19.8 15.3-25.2 309 80.2 74.8-84.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 421 69 13.0 9.7-17.2 352 87.0 82.8-90.3
Some College + 592 57 6.4 4.6- 8.8 535 93.6 91.2-95.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 521 93 14.7 11.4-18.8 428 85.3 81.2-88.6
$50,000+ 306 14 2.6 1.4- 4.8 292 97.4 95.2-98.6

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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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