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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 859 82 8.4 6.5-10.8 777 91.6 89.2-93.5
GENDER
Male 403 28 5.8 3.8- 9.0 375 94.2 91.0-96.2
Female 456 54 10.7 7.8-14.4 402 89.3 85.6-92.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 558 59 9.7 7.2-12.9 499 90.3 87.1-92.8
Non-Hispanic Black 168 15 6.8 3.7-12.3 153 93.2 87.7-96.3
Other 122 *** *** *** 116 96.2 90.5-98.5
AGE
18-44 291 *** *** *** 283 96.5 91.8-98.5
45-64 315 28 8.4 5.7-12.4 287 91.6 87.6-94.3
65+ 244 46 18.2 13.4-24.3 198 81.8 75.7-86.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 326 36 10.2 7.0-14.6 290 89.8 85.4-93.0
Some College + 528 46 7.2 5.1-10.0 482 92.8 90.0-94.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 368 46 11.1 7.9-15.5 322 88.9 84.5-92.1
$50,000+ 342 14 4.0 2.1- 7.5 328 96.0 92.5-97.9

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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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