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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 14,919 1,268 7.1 6.7- 7.6 13,651 92.9 92.4-93.3
-Alamance County 400 41 9.2 6.5-12.7 359 90.8 87.3-93.5
GENDER
Male 120 9 6.1 2.9-12.2 111 93.9 87.8-97.1
Female 280 32 11.4 7.8-16.3 248 88.6 83.7-92.2
RACE
White 312 27 7.0 4.6-10.5 285 93.0 89.5-95.4
Other 86 14 16.1 9.0-27.0 72 83.9 73.0-91.0
AGE
18-44 142 9 5.2 2.7-10.1 133 94.8 89.9-97.3
45+ 257 32 12.1 8.2-17.5 225 87.9 82.5-91.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 199 25 11.5 7.5-17.3 174 88.5 82.7-92.5
Some College + 200 16 6.9 3.9-12.0 184 93.1 88.0-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 244 32 12.2 8.3-17.6 212 87.8 82.4-91.7
$50,000+ 81 2 1.4 0.3- 5.4 79 98.6 94.6-99.7

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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