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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

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 6,506 486 6.6 5.7- 7.6 6,020 93.4 92.4-94.3
Pitt County 409 32 6.0 3.9- 9.1 377 94.0 90.9-96.1
GENDER
Male 157 10 6.3 3.1-12.4 147 93.7 87.6-96.9
Female 252 22 5.6 3.5- 8.8 230 94.4 91.2-96.5
RACE
White 288 21 6.3 3.7-10.7 267 93.7 89.3-96.3
Other 120 11 5.2 2.7- 9.6 109 94.8 90.4-97.3
AGE
18-44 214 4 1.2 0.4- 3.6 210 98.8 96.4-99.6
45+ 192 28 12.1 7.5-18.9 164 87.9 81.1-92.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 19 7.4 4.5-12.0 136 92.6 88.0-95.5
Some College + 252 13 5.1 2.5- 9.9 239 94.9 90.1-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 212 15 5.4 3.0- 9.4 197 94.6 90.6-97.0
$50,000+ 99 3 3.9 0.8-16.2 96 96.1 83.8-99.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 400 33 6.6 4.5- 9.6 367 93.4 90.4-95.5
Forsyth 453 36 5.9 4.1- 8.4 417 94.1 91.6-95.9
Guilford 408 32 5.9 4.0- 8.7 376 94.1 91.3-96.0
Henderson/Transylvania 460 31 4.0 2.7- 6.0 429 96.0 94.0-97.3
Mecklenburg 435 31 5.1 3.4- 7.4 404 94.9 92.6-96.6
Orange 426 23 3.7 2.4- 5.7 403 96.3 94.3-97.6
Randolph 419 31 7.1 4.6-10.7 388 92.9 89.3-95.4
Robeson 421 33 7.1 4.8-10.3 388 92.9 89.7-95.2
Wake 416 15 3.1 1.7- 5.6 401 96.9 94.4-98.3
Western NC 636 53 7.4 5.3-10.3 583 92.6 89.7-94.7
Piedmont NC 856 64 7.0 5.1- 9.5 792 93.0 90.5-94.9
Eastern NC 767 72 8.1 6.1-10.6 695 91.9 89.4-93.9

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#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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