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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 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 9 467 64 12.8 9.5-17.2 403 87.2 82.8-90.5
GENDER
Male 193 27 13.6 8.7-20.5 166 86.4 79.5-91.3
Female 274 37 12.2 8.1-17.9 237 87.8 82.1-91.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 286 34 9.0 6.0-13.4 252 91.0 86.6-94.0
Non-Hispanic Black 138 25 19.1 12.2-28.7 113 80.9 71.3-87.8
Other 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 120 *** *** *** 115 96.2 89.1-98.7
45-64 189 29 18.5 12.1-27.4 160 81.5 72.6-87.9
65+ 155 30 20.7 13.9-29.5 125 79.3 70.5-86.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 192 39 20.9 14.5-29.2 153 79.1 70.8-85.5
Some College + 274 25 6.0 3.9- 9.3 249 94.0 90.7-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 224 45 19.4 13.6-26.8 179 80.6 73.2-86.4
$50,000+ 158 *** *** *** 149 95.9 91.6-98.0

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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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