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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 624 60 8.6 6.4-11.5 564 91.4 88.5-93.6
GENDER
Male 303 28 9.9 6.5-15.0 275 90.1 85.0-93.5
Female 321 32 7.5 5.0-11.2 289 92.5 88.8-95.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 393 37 9.1 6.3-13.1 356 90.9 86.9-93.7
Non-Hispanic Black 149 17 10.1 5.8-17.1 132 89.9 82.9-94.2
Other 80 *** *** *** 75 96.9 91.5-98.9
AGE
18-44 223 *** *** *** 219 98.4 94.7-99.5
45-64 207 23 11.5 7.1-17.9 184 88.5 82.1-92.9
65+ 182 32 19.4 13.3-27.5 150 80.6 72.5-86.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 203 27 12.9 8.4-19.2 176 87.1 80.8-91.6
Some College + 421 33 6.1 4.1- 9.1 388 93.9 90.9-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 266 31 12.0 7.9-17.6 235 88.0 82.4-92.1
$50,000+ 245 13 3.8 2.0- 6.9 232 96.2 93.1-98.0

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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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