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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 444 35 7.1 4.9-10.2 409 92.9 89.8-95.1
GENDER
Male 160 10 5.4 2.7-10.5 150 94.6 89.5-97.3
Female 284 25 8.6 5.6-13.1 259 91.4 86.9-94.4
RACE
White 321 24 7.1 4.5-11.0 297 92.9 89.0-95.5
Other 121 11 7.3 3.8-13.7 110 92.7 86.3-96.2
AGE
18-44 171 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 170 99.6 97.4-99.9
45+ 272 34 12.0 8.2-17.1 238 88.0 82.9-91.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 163 19 8.8 5.3-14.1 144 91.2 85.9-94.7
Some College + 281 16 6.1 3.5-10.5 265 93.9 89.5-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 231 21 8.4 5.2-13.2 210 91.6 86.8-94.8
$50,000+ 138 7 5.1 2.1-11.6 131 94.9 88.4-97.9

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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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