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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 708 57 6.3 4.7- 8.4 651 93.7 91.6-95.3
GENDER
Male 294 18 4.9 2.9- 8.3 276 95.1 91.7-97.1
Female 414 39 7.5 5.3-10.5 375 92.5 89.5-94.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 420 33 6.8 4.6- 9.9 387 93.2 90.1-95.4
Non-Hispanic Black 186 19 7.3 4.5-11.7 167 92.7 88.3-95.5
Other 96 *** *** *** 92 97.8 94.1-99.2
AGE
18-44 241 *** *** *** 237 98.7 96.2-99.6
45-64 274 21 7.0 4.4-11.1 253 93.0 88.9-95.6
65+ 183 32 16.5 11.3-23.4 151 83.5 76.6-88.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 252 30 8.7 5.8-12.8 222 91.3 87.2-94.2
Some College + 453 27 4.9 3.2- 7.5 426 95.1 92.5-96.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 298 38 9.6 6.7-13.6 260 90.4 86.4-93.3
$50,000+ 283 *** *** *** 274 97.0 94.0-98.6

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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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