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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 512 72 12.7 9.8-16.3 440 87.3 83.7-90.2
GENDER
Male 232 33 12.8 8.8-18.3 199 87.2 81.7-91.2
Female 280 39 12.7 8.9-17.9 241 87.3 82.1-91.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 305 43 14.5 10.5-19.7 262 85.5 80.3-89.5
Non-Hispanic Black 115 20 13.3 8.2-20.9 95 86.7 79.1-91.8
Other 89 *** *** *** 80 94.0 88.3-97.0
AGE
18-44 142 *** *** *** 137 95.7 89.1-98.4
45-64 199 29 15.0 10.3-21.3 170 85.0 78.7-89.7
65+ 168 38 24.5 17.7-32.8 130 75.5 67.2-82.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 243 48 17.1 12.4-23.1 195 82.9 76.9-87.6
Some College + 268 24 8.1 5.3-12.2 244 91.9 87.8-94.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 267 45 15.2 10.9-20.7 222 84.8 79.3-89.1
$50,000+ 137 *** *** *** 130 94.9 88.9-97.7

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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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