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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 490 72 13.4 10.4-17.1 418 86.6 82.9-89.6
GENDER
Male 212 41 17.9 12.9-24.3 171 82.1 75.7-87.1
Female 278 31 9.3 6.2-13.6 247 90.7 86.4-93.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 265 43 14.6 10.4-20.0 222 85.4 80.0-89.6
Non-Hispanic Black 156 25 16.0 10.5-23.5 131 84.0 76.5-89.5
Other 63 *** *** *** 60 96.1 88.2-98.8
AGE
18-44 162 *** *** *** 153 94.9 90.0-97.4
45-64 167 30 19.0 13.0-26.8 137 81.0 73.2-87.0
65+ 155 33 23.0 16.1-31.8 122 77.0 68.2-83.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 212 34 13.4 9.2-19.1 178 86.6 80.9-90.8
Some College + 276 37 13.3 9.4-18.4 239 86.7 81.6-90.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 264 40 13.9 9.8-19.4 224 86.1 80.6-90.2
$50,000+ 130 13 10.0 5.5-17.3 117 90.0 82.7-94.5

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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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